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…let’s deny kids health insurance!

This time, the obstruction may not come from the Senate conservatives, but from Mr. Lame Duck himself, President Bush.

Today, the Senate Finance Committee passed a bipartisan compromise to expand the State Children’s Health Insurance Program, investing an additional $7 billion a year of new tobacco tax revenue to cover 3 to 4 million additional children (out of 9 million that remain uninsured).

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