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House Dems Rip GOP Leadership’s Effort to ‘Take Food Away From Vulnerable Americans’


Jake Johnson, Common Dreams Democrats on the U.S. House Agriculture Committee on Monday slammed the Republican leadership’s ongoing attacks on federal nutrition assistance, specifically criticizing members of Speaker Kevin McCarthy’s team for floating eligibility restrictions on top of those already imposed by the bipartisan debt ceiling agreement. “You have seen …

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Biden, McCarthy Reach Tentative Debt Limit Agreement

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy announced a deal in principle Saturday night that would stave off a first-ever default on the nation’s debt as long as it can clear both chambers of Congress before June 5. The agreement would address the nation’s debt limit and include a “historic” reduction in spending, …

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