bbc.co.uk The Republican-led House of Representatives passed the bill by 217-200. But it has little chance in the Democratic-held Senate. The bill would save $39bn (£24bn) over a decade, but affect four million people on the programme. It comes a day after census data showed 15% of Americans live in poverty. An estimated one in seven Americans - most of them children, elderly or disabled - receive food stamps. to read more click here: bbc.co.uk
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