Comments for: Close vote looms in U.S. House on big Republican food-stamp cuts

Posted Sept. 17, 2013, at 9:07 p.m.

WASHINGTON — Food-stamp defenders appealed for two dozen Republican defectors to help kill their party’s proposed $40 billion cut in the main U.S. antihunger program as a close vote nears later this week in the House of Representatives. The reforms pushed by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and fiscal conservatives …

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