Clinton’s Role Disputed in Children’s Health Program

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Candidate often touts her 1990s work on SCHIP, but lawmakers remember it differently.

“The White House wasn’t for it. We really roughed them up.”

But: Clinton points to old words from Obama-supporting Sen. Kennedy (quoted in AP story downplaying Clinton’s role):

“The children’s health program wouldn’t be in existence today if we didn’t have Hillary pushing for it from the other end of Pennsylvania Avenue.”

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