Plan to protect kids' health spawns needless veto fight

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Author(s) USA Today editorial board
Source USA Today
Date September 27, 2007
Quotes-start.png "The president says SCHIP is an unacceptable expansion of government-run health care. That would be a much more compelling argument if the Bush administration also condemned Medicaid and Medicare, which together cover about 100 million people, as socialized medicine. SCHIP covers roughly 6 million now, and the renewal would push it above 9 million. In any case, should kids be caught in an ideological squabble?" Quotes-end.png

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This item argues for the position Program should be expanded on the topic State Children's Health Insurance Program.