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House Proceeding on Jan 14th, 2009 :: 1:33:45 to 1:35:20
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Charles B. Rangel

1:33:41 to 1:34:01( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: ensure that they get health care first. and i look forward to the debate today. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time? does the gentleman from missouri reserve his time? mr. blunt: i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from msouri reserves his time.

Charles B. Rangel

1:33:45 to 1:35:20( Edit History Discussion )
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Charles B. Rangel

1:34:02 to 1:34:24( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: the gentleman from new york. mr. rangel: madam speaker, i'd like to get permission to consume as much time as i need. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from new york is recognized. mr. rangel: and that won't be long. this is a great opportunity for members who are returning to this congress but it's a better opportunity for the new members. i won't be speaking on this bill because so many people want to be associated with this

Charles B. Rangel

1:34:25 to 1:34:46( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: and i'm convinced it's not a republican-democratic issue. it's an issue of the families of 11 million kids are going to get health care. you cannot say in dollars and cents what it's worth. we had overwhelming support in the other congress. now we don't have the threat of a veto. so i hope that you consider the children and not technical

Charles B. Rangel

1:34:47 to 1:35:07( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: things that you're seeking in perfection. i'd like to turn my attention over to pete stark who over a year has attempted to perfect this bill, to reach the popularity and the support it's gain on both sides of the aisle. i thank chairman waxman for the work that his committee and mr. dingell has made to make certain that we all read from the same page.

Charles B. Rangel

1:35:08 to 1:35:21( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: and i look forward to this being the beginning where one day this congress can say that no american -- no child will be able to say they're not covered by decent health care program. so by unanimous consent i do

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