Robert Rector

Heritage Foundation

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Senior Research Fellow on Domestic Policy at the Heritage Foundation

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The Agriculture Department says that  49 million Americans did not get enough to eat  last year.  Scholars at Cornell and Washington Universities report that half America's children…

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President Obama has repeated his campaign pledge to reduce "the trend of rising hunger," which  recent reports  call worse than ever.

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