PBS NewsHour

With 47 Million on Food Assistance, Congress Considers Cuts

Clip: 06/06/2013 | 8m 46s

The Senate will soon vote on the farm bill, which includes funding for food assistance programs that help roughly 47 million Americans. How would spending cuts impact needy families? Judy Woodruff hears debate from Chris Edwards of the Cato Institute and Lori Silverbush, co-director of the documentary "A Place at the Table."

Aired: 06/06/13

Rating: NR

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