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  • Hunger in America


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    Representative James P. McGovern

    From: MA District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-03-01

    McGOVERN. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to highlight our important Federal nutrition programs, and I rise today to remind my colleagues that we have a hunger problem in the United States of America. Mr....



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    Representative Robert C. "Bobby" Scott

    From: VA District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-03-01

    SCOTT of Virginia. Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the gentleman from Massachusetts not only for yielding, but also for his years of work fighting hunger. He is one of the strongest advocates we have...



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    Representative Rosa L. DeLauro

    From: CT District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-03-01

    DeLAURO. I thank the gentleman, and I thank my colleagues. I am so proud to join with you tonight And to Congressman McGovern, your unrelenting efforts to address the issue of ending hunger and doing...



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    Representative Gwen Moore

    From: WI District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-03-01

    MOORE. I thank the gentleman so much for yielding. Mr. Speaker, I join my colleagues in praising Mr. McGovern for his leadership on this issue. Of the many people who are hungry, none of them have...



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    Representative James P. McGovern

    From: MA District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-01

    McGOVERN asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. McGOVERN. Mr. Speaker, yesterday, Chairman Paul Ryan held a hearing on poverty--a...



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    Representative James P. McGovern

    From: MA District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-11-14

    McGOVERN. Mr. Speaker, last Wednesday, I had the privilege of joining Monte Belmonte, who is a radio host at WRSI in Northampton, Massachusetts, on a 26-mile walk to raise awareness about the issue of...



    A picture of Representative James P. McGovern

    Representative James P. McGovern

    From: MA District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-05

    McGOVERN. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to talk about the problem of hunger in America. We are the richest, most prosperous Nation in the world. Yet the sad fact is that in 2013 more than 50 million people...