A series of stories by Washington Post staff writer Eli Saslow, looking at the U.S. food stamps program. Saslow won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting for this series.
  1. The food stamp economy
    A look at how food stamps drive the economy in a Rhode Island town. http://wpo.st/gGSi0
  2. The recruiter
    A food stamp recruiter deals with wrenching choices. http://wpo.st/rGSi0
  3. Summer lunches
    A new way to help hungry children: A bus turned bread truck http://wpo.st/8HSi0
  4. Hard work
    A Florida congressman pushing to overhaul the food stamp system toils to win over a divided Congress. http://wapo.st/1W9CURK
  5. Waiting for the 8th
    The months seem a bit longer for a D.C. woman and her family after recent cuts to the food stamps they rely on. http://wapo.st/1kAmq9F
  6. Too much of too little
    A diet fueled by food stamps is making South Texans obese but leaving them hungry. http://wapo.st/1PGVzW5