Once again, SNAP is a political football: And Americans suffer for it


by TheHill

TheHill— A game of chicken is playing out in Congress, and millions of people who rely on government-sponsored food initiatives to stay alive food are being caught in the middle.

NewsBusters—The Worst Political Scandal in American History?. This week, Special Counsel John Durham released a 316-page report detailing the origins of Operation Crossfire Hurricane -- the FBI’s investigation into supposed connections between the Trump campaign and the Russian government. The report is an astounding expose of corruption and collusion -- not between Trump and Russia, but between the Hillary Clinton campaign, friendlies at the FBI and top officials at the Obama administration. As it turns out, Crossfire Hurricane was initiated based on...

NewsBusters—The Worst Political Scandal in American History?. This week, Special Counsel John Durham released a 316-page report detailing the origins of Operation Crossfire Hurricane -- the FBI’s investigation into supposed connections between the Trump campaign and the Russian government. The report is an astounding expose of corruption and collusion -- not between Trump and Russia, but between the Hillary Clinton campaign, friendlies at the FBI and top officials at the Obama administration. As it turns out, Crossfire Hurricane was initiated based on...

Newsy—How Americans feel about crime can have a big impact on politics. ViewFrom political ads to local news, Americans hear a lot about crime. Over the last 50 years, at least one in four Americans said they feel like crime is worse than the year before. But nationally, violent crime rates have been going down for decades.There are some exceptions. FBI crime data shows a spike in homicides and aggravated assaults from 2019 to 2020. But overall, violent crime has been trending down since the early 1990s. However, that hasn't stopped Americans from worrying."The...