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House Proceeding on Feb 4th, 2010 :: 2:17:30 to 2:18:25
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James P. McGovern

2:17:26 to 2:17:47( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: the reason that they don't want to address spending is they don't intend to cut spending, they intend to raise taxing. i encourage my colleagues to vote against the rul the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from massachusetts. mr. mcgovern: this debate is laughable. during the republican-controlled congress and under president bush from 2002 to 2006, the debt limit

James P. McGovern

2:17:30 to 2:18:25( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: James P. McGovern

James P. McGovern

2:17:48 to 2:18:09( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: was raised by over $3 trillion. that's just a fact. can't deny that. secondly, why are they so against pay-go? why are they so against being responsible? because they have an alternative plan. we saw it in the budget committee the other day. their plan is try to reduce the deficit and balance the budget by going after medicare and social security.

James P. McGovern

2:18:10 to 2:18:25( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: privatizing medicare, privatizing social security, letting medicare wither on the vine. going after these programs which is something they have tried to do time and time again. let me just say this for the record. while the democrats control this congress, we are not going

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