ALG's Daily Grind - Why are taxpayers paying $80 billion a year for food stamps?

June 19, 2013

Why are taxpayers paying $80 billion a year for food stamps?

100 House Republicans in 2008 voted to override George W. Bush's veto of the Farm Bill that dramatically expanded eligibility for the food stamp program.

Paying back donors with 'Obamaphone' program

$2 billion a year program to give away cell phones receives new scrutiny.

Path to ending federal sugar subsidies?

Congress is considering an interesting new approach on sugar subsidies.

Eilperin: What did Holly Paz tell IRS investigators?

IRS official to congressional investigators: "political campaign intervention in 501(c)(4)s was not something we have previously dealt with very much." Then why were they so concerned about it?