** FILE ** In this Oct. 29, 2012, photo, Newark Mayor Cory Booker, right, speaks during a news conference at the Office of Emergency Management in Newark, N.J. Booker says he plans to honor a Twitter challenge and live on food stamps for at least a week. In a Twitter exchange Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, Booker and a user named TwitWit discussed government funding for school meals. Booker suggested they both try living on food stamps for a week or month. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** In this Oct. 29, 2012, photo, Newark Mayor Cory Booker, right, speaks during a news conference at the Office of Emergency Management in Newark, N.J. Booker says he plans to honor a Twitter challenge and live on food stamps for at least a week. In a Twitter exchange Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, Booker and a user named TwitWit discussed government funding for school meals. Booker suggested they both try living on food stamps for a week or month. (Associated Press)