The drop in participation in the federal food stamp program is widespread; some 47 states have seen cuts in their rolls.» Read More
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.
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.
A new study from the Congressional Research Service finds that federal spending on welfare has increased 33 percent since 2008. Larry Kudlow is outraged!
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.
The number of Americans on food stamps hit a record high in June.
Another spending scandal plaguing the General Services Administration, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers; and more than 46 million Americans are currently on food stamps. Are more government handouts the solution to unemployment? Rep. Paul Tonko (D-NY), and Tom Price, M.D. (R-GA), provide perspective.
Discussing the rising numbers of Americans receiving government checks, and whether the U.S. is becoming a nation of dependents, with Robert Reich, fmr Labor Secretary, and Steve Moore, Wall Street Journal sr. economic writer.