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2006-07-19 13:17:19

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush said on Wednesday he used his first veto to block legislation expanding embryonic stem cell research, putting him at odds with top scientists, most Americans and some in his own Republican Party. "It crosses a moral boundary," Bush said.

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2006-07-19 13:20:00

President Bush cast the first veto of his 5 1/2-year presidency Wednesday, saying legislation easing limits on federal funding for embryonic stem cell research "crosses a moral boundary" and is wrong.

2006-07-18 15:58:10

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Tuesday approved legislation that would expand embryonic stem cell research, which President George W. Bush has vowed to veto.

2005-07-31 17:11:24

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An expansion of federally funded embryonic stem cell research could pass the U.S. Senate with a veto-proof margin now that the chamber's leader backs the idea, a leading sponsor of the effort said on Sunday.

2005-07-31 12:02:50

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An expansion of federally funded embryonic stem cell research could pass the U.S. Senate with a veto-proof margin now that the chamber's leader backs the idea, a leading sponsor of the effort said on Sunday.

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2005-05-25 14:55:00

Sen. Arlen Specter, newly bald from chemotherapy treatments for Hodgkin's disease, held himself up on Wednesday as Exhibit A for the possible benefits of embryonic stem cell research.

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2005-05-24 17:55:00

Ignoring threat of veto from President Bush, the House voted Tuesday to lift limits on embryonic stem cell research, a measure supporters said could accelerate cures for diseases but opponents viewed as akin to abortion. Bush called the bill a mistake and said he would veto it.


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