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In the morning news

Posted By Ray DeLorenzi On October 12, 2007 @ 9:15 am In Notebook | No Comments

USA Today [1]: Give children ‘good start’

It is unconscionable that in a country as prosperous as the United States is, the number of uninsured children has increased by nearly 1 million over the past two years.

Wall Street Journal [2]: Compromise Bill Sets Up A Less Expensive Schip

Assertions that the bill expands coverage to higher-income children are baseless. In fact, the bill puts tremendous pressure on states to not cover higher incomes. Just like now, the only way a state may cover higher income families is with administration approval, which the Bush administration has given repeatedly.

Politico [3]: Dems barely beat Bush’s dismal ratings

Twenty-five percent of adults said health care is a top issue, with the economy (13 percent) and immigration (12 percent) picking up the rear.

Washington Post [4]: Tiptoeing on the Third Rail

When it comes to the presidential race, the problem of runaway entitlement spending is something like the weather: All the candidates complain about it, but few want to get specific about what they would do to change it.

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[1] USA Today: http://blogs.usatoday.com/oped/2007/10/keep-health-car.html

[2] Wall Street Journal: http://online.wsj.com/page/2_0048.html

[3] Politico: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1007/6309.html

[4] Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/10/11/AR2007101101880.html

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