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Obama’s Welfare State? Food Stamp Recipients Hit 45 Million for 50 Straight Months

As the Free Beacon [1] reported:

The number of beneficiaries of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), otherwise known as food stamps, has exceeded 45 million for 50 straight months, according to data [2] released by the Department of Agriculture (USDA).

In June 2015, the latest month for which data is available, there were 45,510,153 beneficiaries of the food stamp program, an increase of 14,869 between May and June.