Great to hear about food benefits increasing. Especially helps children and the older Americans, the vast majority of the people whose nutrition benefits from SNAP.

Many studies indicate that adequate food has many, many positive outcomes (i.e. school performance, health care costs, completion of HS, future earnings.) And please understand, the people in need get the food and the middle class gets the $.

Farmers, food processors, the transportation sector, grocery stores, etc., etc., etc., all benefit. SNAP is a $ windfall for the middle class and a nutrition windfall for those not earning enough. Just like rent subsidies, health care coverage, or public school funding, the people get housing, medical care, and education. The middle class gets good jobs. Win, win, win. It is short-sighted, mean-spirited, or uninformed to be against such efficient and human-based policy.

Biden Effort to Combat Hunger Marks ‘a Profound Change’: nyti.ms/3ukOulp

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@TonyStark We did well electing him, and we must make sure everyone can vote so the Republicans can't stop us from electing the people we want again next time, Sen. Manchin

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I hope Joe Manchin remembers that the Republicans already got rid of the filibuster when it came to confirming judges. 

The Republicans in the last administration didn't have any policy goals that would require 60 votes: tax cuts (also achievable thru reconciliation) and appointment of judges (simple majority because they made it that way.)

We can be sure Republicans would abolish or weaken the filibuster when it suits their needs – regardless of whatever McConnell says now. Did McConnell ever act out of fairness, respect for the rules, or concern for the minority party's rights when he held the majority? No, and he won't in the future. 

@TonyStark @MariaHill, Manchin is such a fool. Yes, he is working with a small group of Republicans, but they will vote the party line when it counts. The Republicans are not interested in governing; instead, they are interested in gaining power.

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