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St. James Plaindealer - St. James, MN
  • Morning Jolt: Mayor Cory Booker begins living off food stamps

  • Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker today began his challenge of living off food stamps for a week. The brash mayor has about $30 to spend for an entire week. He formulated the food stamp plan after people sent tweets to him about the need for food stamp programs. 

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  • In the news: Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker today began his challenge of living off food stamps for a week. The brash mayor has about $30 to spend for an entire week. He formulated the food stamp plan after people sent tweets to him about the need for food stamp programs. 
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