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More hungry Americans than many in Congress think

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One can’t help but wonder how far-right Republicans who led last week’s House vote to cut the federal food stamp program $4 billion a year over the next decade would react to Thursday’s Page One story indicating a vastly under-served population of Capital Region seniors. The numbers provided at a press conference at Schenectady’s Inner City Ministry were staggering: Only three in 10 of the 37,000 Capital Region seniors who are eligible and could benefit ...

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