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Newark Mayor Booker Prepares For Week On Food Stamps

Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker’s week on food stamps will begin Tuesday, and he has prepared for the challenge with a grocery purchase of $27.98.


Newark Mayor Cory Booker speaks at  Democratic National Convention. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Newark Mayor Booker To Live On Food Stamps For A Week

Following a debate about the role of government on Twitter, Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker has accepted a challenge to live on food stamps for a week after Thanksgiving.