Pioneer Editorial: House steps forward with line-item veto
The U.S. House moved in the right direction on Thursday when it approved in a 247-172 vote an important budget tool for President Bush and future presidents -- the line-item veto.
The new version is weaker than the original line-item veto authority approved by Congress but stricken down in 1998 by the U.S. Supreme Court.
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