Oct 30, 2012
As the 2012 presidential election enters its final days, we examine one of the stars of the campaign. Not binders or Big Bird. This one begins with the letter 'F' -- food stamps.
Oct 29, 2012
If millions more Americans are relying on food stamps, does that mean the program is working or failing?
Oct 24, 2012
VP candidate says businesses can grow jobs and private donations can displace the safety net.
Jul 11, 2012
The food assistance program grew from rural efforts to get urban support for farm subsidies.
Jun 6, 2012
The recession has boosted the number of Americans on food stamps to 44 million.
May 31, 2012
More long-term unemployed workers turn to food stamps and other government programs.
Mar 9, 2012
A recent report says that as the food stamp program has grown, so has fraud. And it's costing the government hundreds of millions of dollars.
Feb 2, 2012
The number of Americans who receive food stamps is up and the cost to taxpayers has nearly doubled since the last presidential election year. See where your state stands on this election issue.
Jan 30, 2012
Florida is the latest of states that are proposing to limit what kinds of food people on food stamps can buy.
Jan 30, 2012
After similar legislation failed in California, Texas, and Illinois, a lawmaker in Florida is hoping to ban the use of food stamps to buy soda, candy, and other junk food.