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(Politics Daily) — The House on Thursday passed a child nutrition bill that contains elements crucial to First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move!” anti-childhood obesity drive launched last February.  The measure passed 264-157 after President Obama and White House Chief of Staff Pete Rouse helped calm Congressional Black Caucus fears that the poor will get shortchanged because of curbs in future food stamp benefits to help pay for the bill.  Mrs. Obama said in a statement, “I am so thrilled that the House of Representatives has passed “The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act” — a groundbreaking piece of bipartisan legislation that will significantly improve the quality of meals that children receive at school and will play an integral role in our efforts to combat childhood obesity.”

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