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House Votes to Expand Children’s Health Insurance Program

Bush has threatened to veto expanded health insurance for 3.4 million low-income kids… 151 republicans and 8 democrats voted against the bill. Hopefully they will reconsider when it comes time to vote to override the president’s veto.

House Votes to Expand Children’s Health Insurance Program – washingtonpost.com

That would be enough to boost the program’s enrollment to 10 million, up from the 6.6 million, and dramatically reduce the ranks of America’s 9 million uninsured children, supporters said.

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