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Bush Veto Overturn on Kids Healthcare Fails

It is back to the drawing board for democrats who want more kids to have health insurance.

President George W. Bush
President George W. Bush

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Congress has failed to overturn a Presidential veto of the SCHIP Program. The most powerful country in thee world has been struggling for months over President Bush's commitment to deny kids health insurance coverage while he sends thousands of Americans and countless others to their deaths in a war based on dishonest information.

The AP reports that almost two dozen states may have to trim the number of families covered under a children's health program soon, if lawmakers and the Bush administration don't reach an settlement over how much money should be targeted for the program's survival.

Harry Reid, Democrat from Nevada and Senate Majority Leader, says a bipartisan group of lawmakers had already struck a compromise. "For those who talk about compromise, that's what we've done," he told reporters.

Bush's White House says it is prepared to talk about it with a goal of reaching a solution. The White House says it's ready to talk about compromise.

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Militant Mindset October 18, 2007 12:31 pm (Pacific time)

Republicans are sickening, they don't care about kids, don't believe any words that emerge from their selfish mouths, we are't going to take their crap much longer, let's show them what a society does when it is pushed too far.

Sue October 18, 2007 10:46 am (Pacific time)

Well I guess crossing our fingers isn't good enough to stop this hateful administration! What a shame...what a damn shame.

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