Democrats Celebrate Passing Of Child Health Insurance Legislation
Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) (lower right) speaks shortly after the signing legislation for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) at the U.S. Capitol September 28, 2007 in Washington, DC. Joining Reid are (L-R) Sen. Max Baucus (D-MT), Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), holding 2-year-old Malik Fields, Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-WV), and Rep. John Dingell (D-MI). The $35 billion legislation sets up a showdown between Congress and President Bush who has threatened to veto the bill in its current form.
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