Saturday, August 04, 2007

Veto Proof: The Democrats Secure a Veto-Proof Margin to secure CHIPS

Our anti-child president received a Congressional thumping as Democrats secured a 68-vote veto proof result on the expansion of CHIPS, the critically important children's health program. Bush, who wanted to cut the program rather than bring more children into the health care system,can lick his wounds as American families celebrate the possible extension of health care to more of its people. It's now up to the conference committee to reconcile the Senate's bill with that of the House. Here's the story: