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    Facing Veto, Democrats Drop Plan for Vote on Child Bill

    September 8, 2008
    Facing Veto, Democrats Drop Plan for Vote on Child Bill
    By ROBERT PEAR



    WASHINGTON — Congressional Democrats have scrapped plans for another vote on expansion of the Children’s Health Insurance Program, thus sparing Republicans from a politically difficult vote just weeks before elections this fall.

    Before the summer recess, Democrats had vowed repeatedly to force another vote on the popular program. But Democrats say they have shifted course, after concluding that President Bush would not sign their legislation and that they could not override his likely veto.

    Mr. Bush vetoed two earlier versions of the legislation, which he denounced as a dangerous step toward “government-run health care for every American,
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    Americans do not want this because we do not want to cover illegals!
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