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House Proceeding on Jan 14th, 2009 :: 0:24:15 to 0:25:45
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Lloyd Doggett

0:24:11 to 0:24:31( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: government actions and textiles cost thousands of jobs. let's look for a way to soften this blow to our people. i yield my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from florida. mr. hastings: the gentleman from texas continues to reserve. mr. sessions: we would. mr. hastings: thank you. at this time i'm very pleased to yield to my classmate and good friend, the distinguished

Lloyd Doggett

0:24:15 to 0:25:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Lloyd Doggett

Lloyd Doggett

0:24:32 to 0:24:53( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: gentleman from texas, a member of the ways and means committee, mr. doggett, for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from texas is recognized for one minute. mr. doggett: what progress when this congress and our new president accord such a high priority to the health of our children. a healthy body like an educate mind is an opptunity that all children should share.

Lloyd Doggett

0:24:54 to 0:25:15( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: an opportunity denied to over a million texas children because of the failures of governor bush and culminating in the vetoes of president bush. good health care also means prevention. preventing the scourge of tobacco related diseases. by hiking tobacco taxes today, we will reduce childhood nicotine addiction tomorrow.

Lloyd Doggett

0:25:16 to 0:25:37( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: and this bill takes modest steps to reduce tobacco's smuggling while adding a new provision that i authored directing the treasury department to move forward promptly on more effective ways to reduce this serious public health and law enforcement problem. ironic, ironic that today once again the republican leadership

Lloyd Doggett

0:25:38 to 0:25:46( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: has one complaint, that we democrats move too fast to do too much for too many young children across this country when it comes to health care.

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