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9,000 Maine Residents Lose Food Stamps Under New Rules

9,000 Maine Residents Lose Food Stamps Under New Rules AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — More than 9,000 Maine residents have been removed from the state’s food stamp program since Republican Gov. Paul LePage’s administration began enforcing work and volunteer requirements late … Continue reading

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Texas Senate approves drug testing for some welfare applicants

Texas Senate approves drug testing for some welfare applicants Some Texas applicants for welfare would be subjected to drug testing and would be permanently cut off if they fail three times under a bill passed Wednesday by the state Senate. … Continue reading

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Romney keeps relearning history’s gaffe lessons

Romney keeps relearning history’s gaffe lessons WASHINGTON (AP) – Who says Mitt Romney doesn’t worry much about the very poor? That he believes corporations are people, too? That his wife drives two Cadillacs? Romney himself, that’s who. When it comes … Continue reading

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Obama to ask agency heads for budget cuts

Obama to ask agency heads for budget cuts WASHINGTON — President Obama said Saturday he will ask all of his department and agency heads for specific proposals for cutting their budgets at his Cabinet meeting early next week as he … Continue reading

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