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McGovern Reflects on Food Stamp Experiment

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You might enjoy a hearty breakfast every morning, but don't offer details of your recent culinary treats to Representative Jim McGovern.

The Worcester Democrat is one of the co-chairs of the House Hunger Caucus. He and several other lawmakers on Capitol Hill have spent the past week eating just $3 worth of food each day. That's the national average food stamp benefit in fiscal 2005.

Rep. McGovern is back to his usual cuisine today, and he joins us to talk about his experience.

This program aired on May 22, 2007. The audio for this program is not available.

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