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  • House passes children's health insurance bill; Obama plans same-day signing

    The House on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a bill extending health coverage to 4 million uninsured children, giving President Barack Obama a much-needed win on health care and taking a first step toward his promise of universal coverage.
  • Commentary: Break The Chain Of Neglect For The Mentally Ill

    Commentary: Break The Chain Of Neglect For The Mentally Ill
    My son Tim has a serious mental illness. Whenever a tragedy highlights the need for better mental health services, I wonder if policy leaders will finally enact some of the measures that would most make a difference for Tim. And for children who today are...

    Bush Promotes Healthcare Reform

    BETHESDA, Md. — President Bush made a fresh pitch today for his proposals to curb rising healthcare costs and expand access to medical insurance, as he promoted tax-deferred health savings accounts and a new publicity campaign to encourage...

    A passable kids' healthcare plan

    In a perfect world, Congress would pass the House's reauthorization of the State Children's Health Insurance Program by an overwhelming majority. Unfortunately, seeing as the 6.6 million children in the program have to deal with reality -- particularly...

    California politicians can't reform themselves

    Thursday, the Los Angeles Times ran an editorial pleading for California Republicans to help save the State Children's Health Insurance Program, or SCHIP, vetoed by President Bush. The very next day, The Times had another of many editorials pleading for...