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House Proceeding on Jan 14th, 2009 :: 1:28:50 to 1:30:45
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Frank Jr.Pallone

1:28:38 to 1:28:59( Edit History Discussion )

Frank Jr.Pallone: children's health insurance program and for other purposes. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to house resolution 52, the gentleman from new jersey, mr. pallone, the gentleman from missouri, mr. blunt, the gentleman from new york, mr. rangel and the gentleman from california mr. herger each will control 15 minutes. the chair recognizes the

Frank Jr.Pallone

1:28:50 to 1:30:45( Edit History Discussion )
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Frank Jr.Pallone

1:29:00 to 1:29:20( Edit History Discussion )

Frank Jr.Pallone: gentleman from new jersey. mr. pallone: madam speaker, i ask unanimous consent that every member have five legislative days in which to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous material on the material now before us. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. mr. pallone: i yield myself one minute. the spker pro tempore: the gentleman will suspend.

Frank Jr.Pallone

1:29:21 to 1:29:41( Edit History Discussion )

Frank Jr.Pallone: members and staff in the chamber will take their seats. members and staff pursuing conversations will remove them fromhe floor. the gentleman from new jersey is recognized for one minute. mr. pallone: thank you, madam speaker. we had been working to re-authorize the children's health insurance program. we passed legislation that enjoyed bipartisan support in

Frank Jr.Pallone

1:29:42 to 1:30:04( Edit History Discussion )

Frank Jr.Pallone: both the house and senate as well as the support of the american people. unfortunately, it did not enjoy the support of the president, who vetoed the bill not once but twice and went on to proclaim that uninsured children can go to the emergency room to have their medical needs met, but this is a new day in washington. soon we will have a new president who has committed

Frank Jr.Pallone

1:30:05 to 1:30:26( Edit History Discussion )

Frank Jr.Pallone: himself to reforming our nation's health care system so every american can access affordable and quality health care. the bill we are considering makes a downpayment on that promise by putting the health and well-being of our children first. it will make improvements to chip and states will be able to enroll children, better

Frank Jr.Pallone

1:30:27 to 1:30:45( Edit History Discussion )

Frank Jr.Pallone: benefits. as a result, 11 million children will have access to the quality health coverage they need and deserve. after two years of trying to get this bill enacted -- the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's me has expired. mr. pallone: i yield myself 158 seconds. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for 15

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