TITLE

What's at Stake for Pelosi

AUTHOR(S)
Cohen, Richard E.
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
National Journal;10/13/2007, Vol. 39 Issue 39, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the actions being taken by U.S. Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California to show her opposition to the decision of U.S. President George W. Bush to veto the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) legislation. Pelosi decided to set October 18, 2007 as the date for the House to override the vetoed legislation. Pelosi's strategists argue that Democrats will still benefit by showing a sharp contrast between themselves and congressional Republicans despite their defeated attempt to override the veto.
ACCESSION #
27194285

 

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