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Bush vetoes stem-cell research bill

1st use of such power during his presidency survives a House vote

By Rick Klein
Globe Staff / July 20, 2006

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WASHINGTON -- Using his first veto since taking office in 2001, President Bush yesterday rejected a measure that would have expanded federal funding for embryonic stem-cell research, marking an evolution in tone -- if not substance -- of a president who has grappled before with the moral complexities surrounding one of the most promising areas of science. (Full article: 878 words)

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