Even with bipartisan support, House Democrats couldn't push the efforts to expand the State Children's Health Insurance Program past Bush's veto.
Right now, the government program subsidizes health care insurance coverage for about 6 million children. The bill would've added 4 million more children.
Read more about it in this story by the AP's Kevin Freking.
In the photo: Singer Paul Simon, left, Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday to discuss the Children's Health Care Compromise Bill.
-- Hillary Rhodes