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House Proceeding on Jan 14th, 2009 :: 1:37:30 to 1:38:50
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Henry A. Waxman

1:37:26 to 1:37:47( Edit History Discussion )

Henry A. Waxman: programs that in the tragic story of demonte driver resulted in the death of a 12-year-old boy from a problem that started as a toothache. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. the gentleman from new jersey. mr. pallone: madam speaker, i yield one minute to the gentleman from california, the chairman of the energy and commerce committee, mr. waxman. the speaker pro tempore: the

Henry A. Waxman

1:37:30 to 1:38:50( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Henry A. Waxman

Henry A. Waxman

1:37:48 to 1:38:09( Edit History Discussion )

Henry A. Waxman: gentleman from california is recognized for one minute. mr. waxman: madam speaker, i want to thank the gentleman from new jersey, the very able chairman of the subcommittee of the energy and commerce committee for his authorship and managing this bill dood. this is an important bill, and i want to commend chairman dingell for all the work he's done on this legislation. this bill and everything that's

Henry A. Waxman

1:38:10 to 1:38:30( Edit History Discussion )

Henry A. Waxman: in it has already passed the house in the last two years. so we're not talking about anything new. what we're talking about is legislation that president bush vetoed twice. even though there was a strong bipartisan majority in the house and the senate to try to get this legislation into law.

Henry A. Waxman

1:38:31 to 1:38:51( Edit History Discussion )

Henry A. Waxman: the original program was a bipartisan program adopted in 1998 and it's going to be expiring, so we need to re-authorize it. this bill is a down payment, a down payment on health care for all americans, but at least we'll start covering millions of low-income children, children who are above the

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