The farm bill proposes a $1 billion cut to food stamps, which would affect nearly 850,000 struggling families who already depend on food banks like the Alameda County Community Food Bank in Oakland, Calif. Antonio Mena/Courtesy of Alameda County Community Food Bank hide caption

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Small Cuts To Food Stamps Add Up To Big Pains For Many Recipients

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks Tuesday on Capitol Hill, where a massive spending bill, aimed at funding the government through October and putting to rest the bitter budget battles of last year, is getting generally positive bipartisan reviews. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., speaks on CBS's Face the Nation in Washington on Oct. 27. A new report lists Issa as the wealthiest member of Congress. CHRIS USHER/AP hide caption

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., cited the bad December jobless numbers as a reason Congress should extend federal unemployment insurance. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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U.S. Rep. Henry "Trey" Radel, R-Fla., at a Capitol news conference on July 9. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Defying GOP Leaders, Rep. Trey Radel Won't Resign After Rehab

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President Obama speaks to current and retired members of the U.S. military and their families as they eat a Christmas Day meal in the Anderson Hall mess hall at Marine Corps Base Hawaii on Wednesday. Getty Images hide caption

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Congress Poised To Permanently Fix Its Medicare Payment Glitch

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