Eli Saslow is a staff writer at the Washington Post, where he covered the 2008 presidential cam_paign and has chronicled the president’s life inside the White House. Previously a sportswriter for the Post, he has won multiple awards for news and feature writing. Two of his stories have also appeared in Best American Sports Writing.
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A Florida Republican pushing to overhaul the food stamp system toils to win over a divided Congress.
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