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What Can You Buy With $3.6 Billion — Lunches

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Lindsey Boerma
Oct. 26, 2010, 4:35 p.m.

What’s this cam­paign worth to you? Na­tion­al Journ­al looks at 12 oth­er ways you could have spent the $3.6 bil­lion that’s been spent on Sen­ate and House races so far. Be­low: #5.

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5. 1,323,529,412 School Lunches:

The U.S. De­part­ment of Ag­ri­cul­ture pays $2.72 for every free lunch provided through the Na­tion­al School Lunch Pro­gram.. For $3.6 bil­lion, a lot more kids could eat — or the ones who already get free lunches might be able to eat bet­ter.

See what else you could buy for $3.6 bil­lion: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12

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