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House Proceeding on Feb 4th, 2010 :: 2:40:35 to 2:42:25
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James P. McGovern

2:40:32 to 2:40:52( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: advantage of the taxpayer, rip health care out from their advantage where they could have their own health care, take dollars away from their employers. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. mr. sessions: i thank you, madam speaker, and i'll tell you the republican party is going to stand up for jobs again today. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. the gentleman from massachusetts. mr. mcgovern: madam speaker, how much time do i have left? the speaker pro tempore: the

James P. McGovern

2:40:35 to 2:42:25( Edit History Discussion )
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James P. McGovern

2:40:53 to 2:41:14( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: gentleman from massachusetts controls 3 1/2 minutes. mr. mcgovern: i yid myself one minute. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. mcgovern: madam speaker, before i yield to our last speaker, let me again just remind my colleagues what this dete is about. it's about whether we should pay as we go. that's what families do. that's what we should do here. i don't know why that's a radical idea in the republican conference, but it's the responsible thing to do.

James P. McGovern

2:41:15 to 2:41:36( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: my friends on the other side are responsible for creating the second -- for creating this economic mess. they should share the responsibility with us now to get this econo out of the ditch. and one final thing, madam speaker, trying to balance the budget by going after social security and medicare is the wrong way to go. these are important programs

James P. McGovern

2:41:37 to 2:41:59( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: that provide important benefits mostly to our senior citizens and we should not allow them to wither on the vine or be subject to a republican budget that would basically take a meat axe to those programs. that's the wrong way to go. at this time, madam speaker, i would yield -- give the remaing time to -- i will give the remaing time to the

James P. McGovern

2:42:00 to 2:42:21( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: majority leader to close, mr. hoyer. who's -- let me take 30 more seconds, madam speaker. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from massachusetts is recognized. mr. mcgovern: madam speaker, again i would remind my colleagues that we are facing tough times but tough times

James P. McGovern

2:42:22 to 2:42:27( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: require tough decisions and statutory pay as you go to basically pay our way is the responsible thing.

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