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What's Next for SCHIP Legislation?

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What's Next for SCHIP Legislation?

Children's Health

What's Next for SCHIP Legislation?

What's Next for SCHIP Legislation?

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President Bush on Wednesday vetoed a bill that would have expanded SCHIP — the State Children's Health Insurance Program. The bill has bipartisan support in the House and Senate, but not quite enough to override the veto.

Political commentators E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and the Brookings Institution, and David Brooks of The New York Times talk with Robert Siegel about the political implications of the move.

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