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Senate Democrats Look to Fight Deal on Children’s Health Program

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NationalJournal

By Dylan Scott

Don’t go celebrating the bipartisan Medicare “doc fix” deal just yet: there’s a major roadblock being set up in the Senate.

Democrats are digging in their heels in opposition to the idea a deal would only reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program for two years instead of four, setting up a potential fight with Republicans that could make it difficult to get the 60 votes needed to pass anything…

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