Democrats Press House to Expand Health Care Bill - New York Times

Democrats Press House to Expand Health Care Bill - New York Times

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States to expand health coverage

January 7, 2007. Dennis Cauchon, USA TODAY. States are planning large expansions in health care coverage this year in an aggressive and potentially expensive attempt to reduce the ... (more...)

Many States Begin To Consider Proposals To Expand Health Insurance To ...

The Philadelphia Inquirer on Thursday examined recent efforts by states to expand health insurance coverage to more residents and to make health care more accessible and affordable ... (more...)

ERISA Could Prevent State Efforts To Expand Health Care Access ...

The Christian Science Monitor on Thursday examined how the Employee Retirement Income Security Act -- a federal law enacted in 1974 that exempts employer-sponsored pension plans ... (more...)

States to expand health coverage - USATODAY.com

States are planning large expansions in health care coverage this year in an aggressive and potentially expensive attempt to reduce the ranks of the 42.4 million Americans who are ... (more...)

The Buffalo News: Opinion: Expand health coverage

The Buffalo News updated every day with news from Buffalo, New York. Links to national and business news, entertainment listings, recipes, sports teams, classified ads, death ... (more...)

ERISA Could Prevent State Efforts To Expand Health Care Access

The Christian Science Monitor on Thursday examined how the Employee Retirement Income Security Act -- a federal law enacted in 1974 that exempts employer-sponsored pension plans ... (more...)

House votes to expand health insurance for kids

The House voted Tuesday to expand health insurance for children, but the Democratic-led victory may prove short-lived because the margin was too small to override President Bush''s ... (more...)

House votes to expand health insurance program for children

House votes to expand health insurance program for children. Article:House votes to expand health insurance program for chil:/c/a/2007/09/25/MN1MSE76I.DTL (more...)

Senate Budget Would Expand Health Care

March 14, 2007. Lori Montgomery, Washington Post Staff Writer. Plan Would Erase Deficit in 4 Years, Senator Says. Senate Democrats unveiled a spending blueprint yesterday that ... (more...)

SCHIP Veto Sustained

Outside the Beltway: President Bush got another victory today, as Congress was unable to override his veto of a massive, costly expansion of SCHIP. House Democrats were unable Thursday to override President Bush’s veto of their pre-election year effort to expand a popular government health insurance program to cover ... (more...)

CBS Champions Support for S-CHIP Expansion, But When People Know Facts...

NewsBusters.org - Exposing Liberal Media Bias: A day after a USA Today/Gallup Poll discovered the majority of Americans, when provided with basic facts about the scope and impact of the plan to expand the S-CHIP program, agree with President Bush''s concerns which led to his veto, on Wednesday''s CBS Evening News Katie Couric trumpeted ... (more...)

Fox News anchor slams Bush’s SCHIP double standard.

Think Progress: Yesterday, on Fox News’ All Star Panel, conservative Roll Call editor Mort Kondracke slammed President Bush’s SCHIP “compromise,” which “cut off about a million children from the rolls.” Kondracke called Bush out on making a prominent 2004 campaign promise to expand ... (more...)

NYT Blog Asks Readers to Pressure Representatives to Override S-CHIP Veto

NewsBusters.org - Exposing Liberal Media Bias: It certainly isn''t shocking that the New York Times wants to expand government-sponsored health insurance. However, is it appropriate for the Editorial Board of the Times Blog to ask readers to pressure House Representatives to override a presidential veto? Or, does this fall into a similar level ... (more...)

FOX Business Panel Leaves the Word "Children" Out of Discussion of SCHIP

News Hounds: On Saturday October 20, 2007, during Cashin'' In, the panel of business experts discussed a "free health care program" that had just been voted down in Congress. For a moment I was confused. What program were they talking about? Then it dawned on me. It was the State Children''s Hospital Insurance Program ... (more...)

SCHIP Stories: In The Aftermath

Daily Kos: The lay of the land is that the SCHIP bill will be ''adjusted'' and returned for another vote, perhaps as soon as the next few weeks. Democratic leaders said today that they will send another bill to President Bush within two weeks to expand a health-care plan to 10 million children. Defiant after ... (more...)

Politico, Wash. Times uncritically reported GOP claims that Democrats unwilling to compromise on SCHIP

Media Matters: In recent reports on the House''s failed attempt to override President Bush''s veto of compromise legislation to expand the State Children''s Health Insurance Program , The Washington Times and the Politico uncritically reported that Republicans are urging Democrats to seek a compromise, ... (more...)

Eight in 10:

Think Progress: Number of Americans who favor Congress’s legislation to expand SCHIP, “including large majorities of Republicans, Democrats, and Independents.” Just 22 percent of the public approves of President Bush’s handling of health care, a number even lower than his approval rating on ... (more...)

Claiming he never attacked the Frosts, Limbaugh mimicked Graeme Frost and attacked Dems for "exploiting" family

Media Matters: On the October 18 edition of Fox News'' Hannity & Colmes , while discussing Graeme Frost, the 12-year-old who delivered a Democratic radio address criticizing President Bush''s veto of a bill to expand the State Children''s Health Insurance Program , co-host Alan Colmes told guest ... (more...)

President Bush''s veto of SCHIP expansion upheld

Reality Hammer: Victory! WASHINGTON - House Democrats were unable Thursday to override President Bush''s veto of their pre-election year effort to expand a popular government health insurance program to cover 10 million children. Democrats will have to find some other way to try to bribe middle class voters into ... (more...)