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Jan 11, 2013 | Drudge Retort

GOP Counties Lead in Food Stamp Growth

Seventy percent of counties with the fastest-growth in food-stamp aid during the last four years voted for the Republican presidential candidate in 2008, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture data compiled by Bloomberg.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US Politics, John McCain, US News, Liberal Political News

Mon Nov 26, 2012

The Huffington Post

Good News For Your Paycheck

Personal income grew in all major U.S. metropolitan areas in 2011, the first time in four years that all of the country's 366 large cities and surrounding suburbs registered increases, according to federal data released on Monday.

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Related Topix: Texas, Odessa, TX, Agriculture, Science, Midland, TX

Tue Nov 20, 2012

Wizbang

CNN Mad at Low-Voting Obama County, Not Worried Over No-Voting Romney Counties

CNN was gobsmacked over a county in Texas that saw an extremely low voter turnout for Barack Obama in the late elections.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

Fri Nov 16, 2012

WIAT-TV Birmingham

The most anti-Obama county in the US

President Barack Obama was re-elected to the highest office of the land just two weeks ago, and it was a close race.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

Mon Nov 05, 2012

Democratic Underground Latest Breakin...

Republican-Heavy Counties Eat Up Most Food-Stamp Growth

Source: Bloomberg Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney said in May that he'd written off votes from 47 percent of Americans who are collecting government aid.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Agriculture, Science, John McCain, Life, Food, Nutrition, Collin County, TX

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