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SNAP Challenge: 5 Congressmen Live On $4.50 A Day
- 08/10/2013 10:41 AM EDT Politics
They're calling it the SNAP Challenge, and nearly 30 members of Congress have taken it on. The idea is to walk a mile in the shoes of an American living on SNAP (Supplemental Nurtrition Assistance Program), the program that's replaced food stamps. People on the program have a budget of about $4.50/day for food, or $1.50 a meal.