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House Proceeding 01-23-07 on Jan 23rd, 2007 :: 0:56:22 to 0:59:31
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Christopher Shays

0:52:37 to 0:56:22( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Christopher Shays

Christopher Shays

0:56:10 to 0:56:22( Edit History Discussion )

Christopher Shays: the gentleman for yielding. i hope that the president -- he only has a couple of years left, mr. speaker. and i hope he really uses this as an opportunity to reengage congress and reengage the

Tim Ryan

0:56:22 to 0:56:37( Edit History Discussion )

Tim Ryan: american people than and have bold initiatives and not just the rhetoric. we went through and our staffs went through and comparing everything that the president had said in previous state of

Tim Ryan

0:56:22 to 0:59:31( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Tim Ryan

Tim Ryan

0:56:37 to 0:56:50( Edit History Discussion )

Tim Ryan: the union addresses and then what the reality is. and you can pick an issue and we'll give you the web site and you can check it all out. so a very skeptical congress will be hear listening

Tim Ryan

0:56:50 to 0:57:06( Edit History Discussion )

Tim Ryan: tonight. in regards to health care, i hope we can focus -- of course, we want everyone covered. but we have a universal health care system right now, but it's just run through emergency

Tim Ryan

0:57:06 to 0:57:19( Edit History Discussion )

Tim Ryan: rooms. it's run in the most gin efficient, ineffective way that you can most set up a health care system. it's really not even a system but health care, kind of. and we try to get some of these

Tim Ryan

0:57:19 to 0:57:35( Edit History Discussion )

Tim Ryan: investment on the front end. make sure that kids have access and we are pulling people who may qualify for some of these programs but don't actually sign up for them. what's the outreach going to

Tim Ryan

0:57:35 to 0:57:48( Edit History Discussion )

Tim Ryan: be? as we're competening in a global community, we only have 300 million people in the united states of america. we are competing against china who has 1.3 billion and india who has a billion

Tim Ryan

0:57:48 to 0:57:59( Edit History Discussion )

Tim Ryan: and everyone else. we only have 300 million. we have to make our best efforts count, because we need 300 million on the playing field, especially these young kids coming up through the ranks.

Tim Ryan

0:57:59 to 0:58:16( Edit History Discussion )

Tim Ryan: and when we're talking about the minimum wage and we're talking about making sure that student loan rates are cut in half so we can have more kids go to college and we passed the stem cell

Tim Ryan

0:58:16 to 0:58:31( Edit History Discussion )

Tim Ryan: bill, so we are creating a passionate kind of research that will save people's lives and quality of life, but that is creating jobs in the economy. then we also repealed the corporate welfare

Tim Ryan

0:58:31 to 0:58:44( Edit History Discussion )

Tim Ryan: and we take the $13 billion or $14 billion and create a a a sector for alternative energy resources. that bold leadership, these are the kind of initiatives that we really need in the country.

Tim Ryan

0:58:44 to 0:58:59( Edit History Discussion )

Tim Ryan: and speaker pelosi has provided us with that leadership. i hope in regards to health care, we get some bold -- tax credits -- how about a bold program where all americans are going to be covered

Tim Ryan

0:58:59 to 0:59:16( Edit History Discussion )

Tim Ryan: and where we're going to put the money instead of manage disease, prevent diseases from happening and investing in these young people so they are healthy, educated and create opportunity

Tim Ryan

0:59:16 to 0:59:31( Edit History Discussion )

Tim Ryan: for us. i yield to my friend from florida. mr. meek: i think it's important to talk about many of the issues that are facing us right here right now congress, right here, right now, not, well, what

Kendrick B. Meek

0:59:31 to 0:59:41( Edit History Discussion )

Kendrick B. Meek: we would like to do, pie in the sky, something realistic. mr.murphy, i can tell you, it's very important that when we look at the issue of iraq that we have a real discussion. the president is going

Kendrick B. Meek

0:59:31 to 1:08:33( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Kendrick B. Meek

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