Is There a War on Food Stamps?

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Democrats say a massive increase in food stamps is helping millions to stay out of poverty in economic hard times. Republicans say food-stamp spending is out of control, and they're calling for major reductions. On Capitol Hill, the debate is still raging, but Republican leaders in several states are about to act on their own. We hear what that could mean. Also, Republicans keep up the pressure to defund Obamacare, and how malls have become an important symbol of progress in expanding African cities.

Banner image: Clementine Gallot

Credits

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Sonya Geis, Liyna Anwar