For Our Next Obstruction…

Bill Scher

…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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