Barbara Lee

Representative for California's Ninth Congressional District

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Representative for California's Ninth Congressional District

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Millions of Americans try to survive on the weekly allotment of Food Stamps which averages to $21 dollars worth of groceries weekly.

Congresswoman’s Lesson in Food Stamps and Poverty

Millions of Americans try to survive on the weekly allotment of Food Stamps which averages to $21 dollars worth of groceries weekly.

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