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FACT CHECK: Food stamp debate has empty calories

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WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republican leaders say food stamps serve too many Americans and the almost $80 billion-a-year program needs to be slimmed down. This week, the House is expected vote on a bill that would cut almost $4 billion a year from food stamps. The bill, opposed by most every Democrat, would let states put broad new work requirements in place for many recipients and permit...