TITLE

Both sides look for political gains in battle over SCHIP

AUTHOR(S)
Young, Jeffrey
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Hill;7/17/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 86, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the failure to inact a reauthorization and expansion of the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) in the U.S. The House Democrats have proposed adding $50 billion on SCHIP from the currently $5 billion. However, president George W. Bush has denied the Democrats proposal. According to a former Republican ally the president's move would serve as political benefits for the Democrats over the Republicans during the November 2008 election.
ACCESSION #
25817001

 

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