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President Bush Issues Promised S-CHIP Veto

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President Bush Issues Promised S-CHIP Veto

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President Bush Issues Promised S-CHIP Veto

President Bush Issues Promised S-CHIP Veto

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President Bush vetoes bipartisan legislation that would expand health care coverage to millions of uninsured children. He objects to the bill's $35 billion price tag over the next five years, and, to what he considers an unwarranted expansion of the federal government in providing health care.