Dean Baker, economist and co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research talks with Rachel Maddow about the economic impact of cutting back on unemployment benefits and food stamps and the economically stimulative advantage to giving money to people who need it more and will therefore sp
Dr. Thomas Farley and CNBC's Maria Bartiromo join the Morning Joe gang to discuss Mayor Michael Bloomberg's request to bar recipients of food stamps from using them to buy soda, as well as the overall importance of leading a healthy lifestyle.
SUPREME COURT FREE SPEECH, Pete Williams; MEDAL OF HONOR, Brian Williams; ATTACKED IN PAKISTAN, Andrea Mitchell; GULF OIL, Savannah Guthrie; SLUDGE, Brian Williams; WEATHER, Brian Williams; FOOD STAMPS, Brian Williams; STUCK AT HOME, Kevin Tibbles; LOUD WORKSPACES, Brian Williams; THE BOSS, Brian Wi
A new bill requiring schools to provide healthier lunches comes complete with a side dish of controversy. NBC's Tracie Potts reports money from future food stamp benefits will fund the program.
A flight attendant claims she was fired after telling a reporter she relied on food stamps to feed her family. KARE's Scott Seroka reports.
Rev. Jim Wallis and Rev. Al Sharpton join Ed Schultz to debate how the Obama administration should handle the record number of people receiving government assistance – food stamps, unemployment benefits, welfare, public housing and foreclosures.
NEW YORK - OCTOBER 07: A sign in a market window advertises the acceptance of food stamps on October 7, 2010 in New York City. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is proposing an initiative that would prohibit New York City's 1.7 million food stamp recipients from using the stamps, a subsidy for poor r