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Capitol Hill Update: Expanding Children's Health Insurance, Supreme Court's New Term

The debate over the Iraq war is taking a backseat to domestic issues this week in Congress. We speak to Eric Niiler from Capitol News Connection about the issues that will be discussed in the next cou

Capitol Hill Update: Expanding Children's Health Insurance, Supreme Court's New Term

Tom Fudge: A poll in today's Washington Post shows that most Americans oppose President Bush on two major current issues. About 70 percent want the president's $190 billion request for war spending in Iraq and Afghanistan reduced. On the domestic side of the ledger, about 70 percent of Americans want Bush to sign a $30 billion increase in spending for the State Children's Health Insurance Program . Bush has threatened to veto the bill passed by Congress.

Guest

  • Eric Niiler, assignment editor for Capitol News Connection , which provides Capitol Hill coverage to KPBS and other public radio stations
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