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In June 2013, more than two dozen [[U.S. House|House]] [[Democrats]], including {{{Name}}}}, took part in a SNAP challenge, feeding themselves for a week on the average benefit level of a SNAP recipient.<ref name="snapchallenge">[http://lee.house.gov/press-release/full-member-list-congressional-snap-challenge ''U.S. House.gov,'' "Full Member List of Congressional Snap Challenge," accessed September 25, 2013]</ref>
 
In June 2013, more than two dozen [[U.S. House|House]] [[Democrats]], including {{{Name}}}}, took part in a SNAP challenge, feeding themselves for a week on the average benefit level of a SNAP recipient.<ref name="snapchallenge">[http://lee.house.gov/press-release/full-member-list-congressional-snap-challenge ''U.S. House.gov,'' "Full Member List of Congressional Snap Challenge," accessed September 25, 2013]</ref>
  
The SNAP Challenge encourages participants to get a sense of what life is like for millions of low-income Americans facing hunger. By accepting the SNAP Challenge, participants commit to eating all meals from a limited food budget comparable to that of a SNAP participant, approximately $1.50 per meal, or $4.50 a day.<ref>[http://feedingamerica.org/get-involved/hunger-action-month/snap-challenge.aspx ''Feeding America,'' "Taking the SNAP Challenge," accessed September 25, 2013]</ref><noinclude>{{reflist}}[[Category:Congress templates]]</noinclude>
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The SNAP Challenge encouraged participants to get a sense of what life is like for millions of low-income Americans facing hunger. By accepting the SNAP Challenge, participants commit to eating all meals from a limited food budget comparable to that of a SNAP participant, approximately $1.50 per meal, or $4.50 a day.<ref>[http://feedingamerica.org/get-involved/hunger-action-month/snap-challenge.aspx ''Feeding America,'' "Taking the SNAP Challenge," accessed September 25, 2013]</ref><noinclude>{{reflist}}[[Category:Congress templates]]</noinclude>

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See also: United States Farm Bill 2013

In June 2013, more than two dozen House Democrats, including {{{Name}}}}, took part in a SNAP challenge, feeding themselves for a week on the average benefit level of a SNAP recipient.[1]

The SNAP Challenge encouraged participants to get a sense of what life is like for millions of low-income Americans facing hunger. By accepting the SNAP Challenge, participants commit to eating all meals from a limited food budget comparable to that of a SNAP participant, approximately $1.50 per meal, or $4.50 a day.[2]