In Jan 2009, when Obama took office, there were 31,983,716 Americans receiving food stamps, with a paid benefit of $ 3,633,188,682 that month.
IN May 2012, there were 46,496,788 Americans receiving food stamps, with a paid benefit of $ 6,181,720,325.
Do you have some other "improving" numbers ?
SNAP Monthly Data
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