Friday, October 05, 2007

Bush Says No to Children's Health Insurance

A few days ago President Bush vetoed a bill that would have expanded a children’s heath insurance program by over $35 million over the next five years. Speaking in Pennsylvania, Bush claimed he vetoed the bill because he felt it was a step towards federalizing medicine and inappropriately expanding the program to help more children. Senate and House Democrats alike were quick to condemn the veto, which had received bipartisan support. House Majority Leader Nanci Pelosi has already announced plans to gain enough votes to overturn the veto. For more coverage on this issue, check out

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