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August 1st, 2012
10:55 AM ET

Ohio's important role in the election

CNN's John King examines the role the Buckeye State could play in deciding the presidential race in November.

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Filed under: 2012 election • Hunger • John King • Ohio • Unemployment
BLITZER’S BLOG: Hunger in America growing at staggering pace
August 4th, 2011
02:37 PM ET

BLITZER’S BLOG: Hunger in America growing at staggering pace

(CNN) - It’s hard to believe, but one in seven Americans – 15% of the country – now need government-provided food stamps simply to survive.

The new numbers just came out from the United States Department of Agriculture, which administers what’s officially called the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
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Filed under: Food stamps • Government aid • Hunger • Poverty • Wolf Blitzer