The White House Confronts Congress over Domestic Spending

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Some of the Senate's most powerful conservatives want President Bush to approve expansion of the State Children's Health Insurance Program, but he says he'll veto it anyway.  We look at the pros and cons and compare the cost to funding war in Iraq and Afghanistan. Also, good news from Iraq, and the first day of the US Supreme Court's new session.


Children shout slogans after dropping off sacks of petitions calling on US President George W. Bush not to veto SCHIP, the State Children's Health Insurance Program. Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

Credits

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Christian Bordal, Katie Cooper