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House Proceeding on Jan 14th, 2009 :: 1:40:15 to 1:41:40
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Jim McDermott

1:40:11 to 1:40:32( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: irresponsible to shut down a strong stream of economic activity in these states while shutting down patient access to care. i yield back my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. the gentleman from california. mr. stark: madam speaker, i'm delighted to yield one minute to the distinguished gentleman from washington, dr. mcdermott. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from washington is recognized for one minute.

Jim McDermott

1:40:15 to 1:41:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jim McDermott

Jim McDermott

1:40:33 to 1:40:53( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: mr. mcdermott: i ask unanimous coent to revise and extend my remarks. madam speaker, i rise in strong support for schip re-authorization legislation, and i want to thank speaker pelosi for her leadership in bringing this bill to the floor as the first bill. h.r. 2 clearly says that changes arrive for our country and our chilen, instead of a veto pen that was used last

Jim McDermott

1:40:54 to 1:41:15( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: year by thoutgoing president to deny health care to children, our new president will sign this legislation and in so doing to begin a new chapter in america's commitment to its children and our future. h.r. 2 is a real down payment on our efforts to get universal access to health care for all

Jim McDermott

1:41:16 to 1:41:36( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: americans. it builds on a successful model that's expanded access to millions of chdren nationwide. health care should be a ght, not a privilege, for the rich in america. this legislation affirms the commitment of the new congress to serve all the people, not merely those of means who can pay any price for health care while the nation pays a steep

Jim McDermott

1:41:37 to 1:41:41( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: price for not covering its children. h.r. 2 represents an additional

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