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Pork Barrel Politics: A Report
A new analysis by the Office of Congresssman George Miller finds that 14 members of Congress voted to continue farm subsidies from which they personally benefit while failing to continue nutrition aid for 47 million Americans. These members of Congress:
- Are each Republicans;
- Have a total net worth of up to $124.5 million;
- Have received a total of at least $7.2 million in farm subsidies;
- Each previously voted to gut the SNAP program by giving states large financial incentives to kick families off SNAP
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