In this morning's Washington Post, Meghan Clark and Nichole Flores explain who gets hurt in a government shutdown: women and children in need. Of course, the House of Representatives earlier voted to slash the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (food stamps) so perhaps we should not be surprised. But, the point must be made again and again - the political theater that is Washington today has real world effects.
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