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House Proceeding on Feb 7th, 2008 :: 0:15:56 to 0:17:18
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Timothy Walz

0:15:47 to 0:15:56( Edit History Discussion )

Timothy Walz: is the winds of change have been blowing. this democratic congress will restore these and put the priorities of american people first. and i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman

Keith Ellison

0:15:56 to 0:16:06( Edit History Discussion )

Keith Ellison: yields back the balance of his time. for what purpose does the gentleman from minnesota rise? >> to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro trempore: without objection. mr. ellison:

Keith Ellison

0:15:56 to 0:17:18( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Keith Ellison

Keith Ellison

0:16:06 to 0:16:14( Edit History Discussion )

Keith Ellison: mr. speaker, at a , time when more and more americans are struggling to obtain affordable health care, the president's budget drastically slashes health care for seniors and low north carolina working

Keith Ellison

0:16:14 to 0:16:25( Edit History Discussion )

Keith Ellison: americans. -- low-income working americans. 36 million seniors get health care coverage through medicare. the president's budget takes a swipe at their pocketbooks by proposing to nearly save

Keith Ellison

0:16:25 to 0:16:40( Edit History Discussion )

Keith Ellison: $6 billion by increasing the monthly premiums that seniors pay. if the president was concerned about seniors, he would instead go after the vast overpayments made by medicare to private managed

Keith Ellison

0:16:40 to 0:16:54( Edit History Discussion )

Keith Ellison: care plans. instead, he has raised premiums on our seniors and focused his cuts on our nation's hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, and other health care providers. the president also cuts medicaid

Keith Ellison

0:16:54 to 0:17:05( Edit History Discussion )

Keith Ellison: by $33 billion over the next five years. today, medicaid serves 55 million low-income and disabled americans, such cuts would force cash-strapped states to either reduce benefits or cut

Keith Ellison

0:17:05 to 0:17:18( Edit History Discussion )

Keith Ellison: provider payments . mr. speaker, as our economy faces difficult times, this is the worst time for the president to promote drastic cuts in medicare and medicaid. the democrats will not allow

Ron Klein

0:17:18 to 0:17:27( Edit History Discussion )

Ron Klein: these cuts to become law. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentleman from florida rise? >> to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro

Ron Klein

0:17:18 to 0:18:41( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Ron Klein

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