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Ted Kennedy on Hillary's role in the creation of SCHIP...
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"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," Kennedy told The Associated Press.



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  -Ted Kennedy on Hillary's role in the creation of SCHIP... SaveElmer  Oct-06-07 06:28 PM   #0 
  - That quote is how many decades old?  IndianaGreen   Oct-06-07 06:30 PM   #1 
  - Why Are You Comparing A Quote That Seems To Be Prophetic To A Quote That Has Become A Target Of  DemocratSinceBirth   Oct-06-07 06:34 PM   #2 
  - The deification of Hillary includes giving her credit for all successes, whether deserved or not,  IndianaGreen   Oct-06-07 06:41 PM   #6 
     - "deification " ?? Idiocy at the DU knows no bounds  durrrty libby   Oct-06-07 06:47 PM   #15 
        - In the case of Indiana and her "insights"...  SaveElmer   Oct-06-07 06:53 PM   #19 
  - So you think Ted Kennedy is lying?...nt  SaveElmer   Oct-06-07 06:37 PM   #3 
  - No, Elmer. She is saying the quote is old.  Katzenkavalier   Oct-06-07 06:39 PM   #4 
  - What difference does it make how old it is...  SaveElmer   Oct-06-07 06:42 PM   #8 
     - I decree that anything a candidate has done more than... a year old? Two? Be null and void!  wyldwolf   Oct-06-07 06:59 PM   #26 
     - How old Hillary's statement is does make a big difference...  Just-plain-Kathy   Oct-06-07 09:34 PM   #50 
  - No, but that's what Ted said a long time ago. Kerry wrote the bill, not Hillary!  IndianaGreen   Oct-06-07 06:39 PM   #5 
  - So you are saying Ted Kennedy is lying then...  SaveElmer   Oct-06-07 06:43 PM   #10 
  - I said what I said, not what you are trying to spin n/t  IndianaGreen   Oct-06-07 06:45 PM   #12 
     - Man you can't even keep your own bullshit straight...  SaveElmer   Oct-06-07 06:47 PM   #16 
        - SCHIPS was part of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997  frazzled   Oct-06-07 06:58 PM   #25 
  - So you were a big Kerry supporter in 2004 !!!  Zandor   Oct-06-07 08:30 PM   #40 
  - Why are Hillary's supporters so insecure that they need to pull a quote  Mass   Oct-06-07 08:34 PM   #41 
     - Read posts 4 and 5  Zandor   Oct-06-07 08:39 PM   #44 
        - Well, the quote is old and out of any context.  Mass   Oct-06-07 08:46 PM   # 
  - Hillary fought for it from the WH prodding her husband to support it:  beachmom   Oct-07-07 12:24 AM   #51 
  - No - he was crediting her with pushing her husband to keep it  karynnj   Oct-07-07 12:53 AM   #54 
  - Does it's age make it any less accurate?  wlucinda   Oct-06-07 06:41 PM   #7 
     - "What have you done for me lately?" applies in politics as it does in interpersonal relations  IndianaGreen   Oct-06-07 06:43 PM   #9 
        - Not for me when in comes to electing a President  wlucinda   Oct-06-07 06:47 PM   #14 
  - Does that mean that Bill Clinton was against it? Because it is what the quote seems to imply?  Mass   Oct-06-07 06:44 PM   #11 
  - I am sure that Bill was distracted by other, more mundane matters.  IndianaGreen   Oct-06-07 06:46 PM   #13 
  - I was half joking, but apparently, I was right. Hillary convinced Bill.  Mass   Oct-06-07 06:51 PM   #17 
  - I firmly believe that as terrific as Bill was, she will be even better.  durrrty libby   Oct-06-07 06:56 PM   #21 
  - "our empty, shallow lives", Of course, speaking only for yourself  durrrty libby   Oct-06-07 06:53 PM   #18 
  - Don't you ever get tired of this monotony?  juajen   Oct-06-07 08:46 PM   #45 
  - Bill was the one that assigned Hillary to work on universal health insurance  Maribelle   Oct-06-07 06:55 PM   #20 
     - This is actually false, but if you want to rewrite history. The quote actually refers to the WH  Mass   Oct-06-07 06:58 PM   #24 
        - SCHIP was founded by Senator Ted Kennedy and First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton.  Maribelle   Oct-06-07 07:09 PM   #28 
           - Kennedy  ProSense   Oct-06-07 07:16 PM   #31 
           - I've heard there were even other democrats working on childrens health insurance as well.  Maribelle   Oct-06-07 07:28 PM   #36 
              - Precursor means just that, precursor. n/t  ProSense   Oct-06-07 07:31 PM   #39 
              - NYT confirms in this excellent article that Kerry/Kennedy was the bill that started it.  beachmom   Oct-07-07 12:36 AM   #53 
              - Read the NYT article from when S-CHIP passed  karynnj   Oct-07-07 01:04 AM   #56 
           - That sounds ceremonial to me. The bill originated from the Senate.  beachmom   Oct-07-07 12:33 AM   #52 
           - Wikipedia is suspect in that anyone can edit it  karynnj   Oct-07-07 01:01 AM   #55 
  - Hillary Clinton was President???  Debi   Oct-06-07 06:57 PM   #22 
  - Good for Hillary,  seasonedblue   Oct-06-07 06:58 PM   #23 
  - I don't think anyone is saying the hillary never did anything good, she  movonne   Oct-06-07 07:08 PM   #27 
  - Sure they are...constantly...for gods sake her laugh became a source...  SaveElmer   Oct-06-07 07:10 PM   #29 
  - but we love you anyway....  IndianaGreen   Oct-06-07 07:12 PM   #30 
  - And please let us know how Bill's website helped you. I'm pulling for you  durrrty libby   Oct-06-07 07:28 PM   #35 
  - Death of a thousand paper cuts?  Debi   Oct-06-07 07:17 PM   #32 
  - They call her a whore, come on. Democrats - or so it would seem.  Skip Intro   Oct-06-07 07:28 PM   #37 
  - Kennedy the driving force behind the program, and the former first lady's pressure was crucial  Maribelle   Oct-06-07 07:21 PM   #33 
  - Kennedy and Kerry speak on the floor, October 1, 1996  ProSense   Oct-06-07 07:27 PM   #34 
  - I do not think that we disagree with Maribelle. Hillary convinced her husband to support Kennedy's  Mass   Oct-06-07 07:31 PM   #38 
  - Yeah, right. I can hear it now:  ProudDad   Oct-06-07 08:39 PM   #43 
     - Wow So you are writing really lame slash fiction about the Clintons  durrrty libby   Oct-06-07 08:49 PM   #47 
     - I'd alert,, but it is so much better to see an ugly exposed  durrrty libby   Oct-06-07 08:53 PM   #48 
  - Yeah, right  ProudDad   Oct-06-07 08:37 PM   #42 
  - Here's what the Guardian has to say about the quote  dmr   Oct-06-07 08:47 PM   #46 
     - ...  ProudDad   Oct-06-07 08:53 PM   #49 
        - They were looking - But Kennedy  karynnj   Oct-07-07 01:13 AM   #57 
 

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