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Unlike 2013, food aid would stop with another government shutdown

Federal food assistance program has no reserves to hold it over in the event of a government shutdown.

Maryland Lawmakers React to John Boehner’s Surprise Resignation

Maryland representatives weigh in on House Speaker John Boehner’s impending resignation.

Pope Francis Asks Americans to Aid the Poor, Save the Planet

The pope’s speech, which had been widely expected to wade into political territory, subtly touched on issues of immigration, climate change, abortion and marriage, weaving them into a narrative about securing a more peaceful and just future.