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Chris Murphy On Gun Control (Again), Hillary vs. Bernie, SOTU Preview, And Food Stamped Out!

Released Thursday, 7th January 2016
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This week, President Barack Obama has kicked off 2016 by issuing a new set of executive actions intended to reduce the number of people who end up as casualties to America's gun culture. But it's an open question as to how significant, and how lasting, these orders will be. Joining us to discuss this is Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy. Meanwhile, out on the 2016 campaign trail, Hillary Clinton has launched some hot broadsides against Bernie Sanders' Wall Street policies. Which is...very strange? It's not where Sanders is vulnerable and, if I recall correctly, Clinton is routing Sanders in most of the primary polls. So why make these attacks at all? We will try to figure it out. Finally, for food stamps beneficiaries, 2016 could be a troublesome year, as Congressional desire to kick people out of the program continues to run a few miles ahead of where the economic recovery really is. Now, hundreds of thousands of Americans face a new year of unexpected and unnecessary food insecurity. We'll talk with one...  
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