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These Republicans Who Want To Limit Food Stamps Represent A Lot Of Food Stamp Recipients

These are some of the members of Congress who have been the most vocal in support of limiting SNAP and the number of households receiving SNAP benefits in their districts.

1. Louie Gohmert - Texas’ 1st Congressional District

2. Mick Mulvaney - South Carolina’s 5th Congressional District

3. Tim Huelskamp - Kansas’ 1st Congressional District

4. Michele Bachmann - Minnesota’s 6th Congressional District

5. Ann Wagner - Missouri’s 2nd Congressional District

6. Steve King - Iowa’s 4th Congressional District

7. Austin Scott - Georgia’s 8th Congressional District

8. David McKinley - West Virginia’s 1st Congressional District

Data via the Department of Agriculture. Numbers are not exact because new data for 2012-2013 will not be ready until the fall and several of these districts have been slightly redrawn.

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Andrew Kaczynski is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
Contact this reporter at andrew.kaczynski@buzzfeed.com
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