Reagan's Revolution Devolves Into a Food-Stamp Skirmish

The two parties are unwittingly refighting a battle over food stamps of many years ago. 

Last week, Republicans in the House of Representatives delivered on their threat to reduce funding for food stamps. In a narrow 217-210 vote -- every Democrat voted against the measure, as did 15 Republicans -- the House moved to cut $39 billion from the program over the next decade.

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