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  • Govt. Benefits Fueling Poverty? Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 7:15 PM ET
    Govt. Benefits Fueling Poverty?

    More than 46 million Americans are living below the poverty line. Casey Mulligan, University of Chicago Professor of Economics; Rana Foroohar, Time Magazine; Katie Burke, Edelman; Katherine Mangu-Ward, Reason Magazine; and Morgan Brittany Townhall columnist, provide perspective.

  • Growth Ahead? Jobs, Policy & More Thursday, 17 Jan 2013 | 7:00 PM ET
    Growth Ahead? Jobs, Policy & More

    Discussing what's holding back growth in the markets, with Dean Baker, Center For Economic & Policy Research; Jim Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute; and Stephen Weiss, Short Hills Capital.

  • Jobless Rate Down, Food Stamps Up Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 7:32 PM ET
    Jobless Rate Down, Food Stamps Up

    Caroline May, Daily Caller political reporter, discusses why the number of people applying for food stamps is increasing despite a drop in the nation's unemployment rate, with Margie Omero, democratic strategist.

  • USA: Food Stamp Nation? Tuesday, 13 Nov 2012 | 7:50 PM ET
    USA: Food Stamp Nation?

    Is America on the path to welfare and government dependency, or is there a future of free market capitalism? Larry Elder, author of "Dear Father, Dear Son," and radio talk show host, discusses the impact of the U.S. depending on the government.

  • Welfare Spending Soars Under Obama Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 7:04 PM ET
    Welfare Spending Soars Under Obama

    A new study from the Congressional Research Service finds that federal spending on welfare has increased 33 percent since 2008. Larry Kudlow is outraged!

  • Trillion Dollar Welfare Nation Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 7:00 PM ET
    Trillion Dollar Welfare Nation

    CNBC Contributor Robert Costa weighs in on the Romney Camp's efforts in Florida today; and a CRS report says the Federal and State Governments combined have spent almost $1.03 trillion on welfare, with Douglas Holtz-Eakin, American Action Forum president, and CNBC Contributor Jared Bernstein.

  • Record 46 Million Americans Are on Food Stamps Tuesday, 4 Sep 2012 | 3:37 PM ET

    The number of Americans on food stamps hit a record high in June.

  • Food Stamps Blog Post Sunday, 1 Dec 2002 | 12:00 AM ET