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House Proceeding on Jan 14th, 2009 :: 1:54:35 to 1:56:05
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Anna G. Eshoo

1:54:33 to 1:54:54( Edit History Discussion )

Anna G. Eshoo: there are no other medical facilities in this general area. this will be it. and we will be shutting this down. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. the gentleman from new jersey. mr. pallone: i yield one minute to the gentlewoman from california, ms. eshoo. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for one minute.

Anna G. Eshoo

1:54:35 to 1:56:05( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Anna G. Eshoo

Anna G. Eshoo

1:54:55 to 1:55:16( Edit History Discussion )

Anna G. Eshoo: ms. eshoo: i thank the chairman of our subcommittee, mr. pallone, to mr. dingell, to mr. waxman and everyone that's been involved in shaping this legislation. senator hubert humphrey was fond of saying that a society is measured of how it treats those in the autumn of their lives and

Anna G. Eshoo

1:55:17 to 1:55:38( Edit History Discussion )

Anna G. Eshoo: how it treats those in the spring of their lives. today we rise to honor the young in our country with legislation that will provide for them, what is one of the great necessities of life, and that is health care. we will not have healthy adults in our country unless we have healthy children.

Anna G. Eshoo

1:55:39 to 1:56:00( Edit History Discussion )

Anna G. Eshoo: today, we put down a magnificent down payment to ensure health care for 11 million children in our country. this is a smartly drafted bill. why? because it is responsible because it is paid for. over 90% of the providers are private sector.

Anna G. Eshoo

1:56:01 to 1:56:05( Edit History Discussion )

Anna G. Eshoo: so i think today is not only a profound moment in the congress, but a sacred one and i look

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