Boehner and the GOP leadership pushed the the Farm bill even farther to the right, using a party-line vote on to pass a bill that doesn't include food stamps. It's the first time in 40 years that the program has been stripped out of a farm bill. Steve Kornacki’s panelists discuss.
The farm bill failed to pass in the House of Representatives in dramatic fashion last week, largely because Speaker John Boehner could not deliver enough members of his caucus. Josh Barro, Maya Wiley, Matthew Yglesias, and Maggie Haberman join MSNBC's Steve Kornacki to discuss.
Bravo celebrity chef and food activist Tom Colicchio discusses with MSNBC's Alex Wagner the need to make hunger a voting issue in America and why some have it all wrong when it comes to the SNAP food stamp assistance program.
The House is currently debating a bill that will cut $20 billion over the next decade from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, better known as food stamps. This is a decision that could affect 22 million low-income children. The New York Time’s Andrew Ross Sorkin, Time Magazine’s Joe Klei
The GOP is flexing its conservative muscles, passing abortion and immigration restrictions this week. Plus, the House voted won a Democratic amendment to the Farm bill that would have restored over $20 billion in cuts to the food stamp program. Is this the best strategy for the GOP? Rep. Debbie Wass
Democratic Rep. Jan Schakowsky and Karen Finney join Rev. Sharpton to discuss the GOP’s relentless pursuit of food stamps cuts that hurt the neediest Americans, including children.
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
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