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House Proceeding 02-24-10 on Feb 24th, 2010 :: 2:41:30 to 2:43:10
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Anthony D. Weiner

2:41:11 to 2:41:31( Edit History Discussion )

Anthony D. Weiner: the house and e precedence of the house? the speaker pro tempore: there has been no ruling at this time. the gentleman moves toithdraw his previous -- mr. lungren: i withdraw my reservation. the speaker pro tempore: without objection.

Anthony D. Weiner

2:41:30 to 2:43:10( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Anthony D. Weiner

Anthony D. Weiner

2:41:32 to 2:41:53( Edit History Discussion )

Anthony D. Weiner: the gentleman from oregon has two minutes and 50 seconds remaing. mr. defazio: ok. a minute and a h mr. weiner: i thank you very much. the point is simple, there are inequities in the present way we distribute insurance, the way we distribute health care. there are nners and there are losers. the winners are the insurce industry and our eorts to reel in the insurance profits new

Anthony D. Weiner

2:41:54 to 2:42:15( Edit History Discussion )

Anthony D. Weiner: york city just because they shouldn't make profits, they're doing what they're supposed to, but what they're drog is driving up taxes, they're driving our economy into the ground and we need competion and choice to deal with that. that's what this legislation does and the motion to recommit undermines it. and i've heard a couple of times today, we have an effort for bipartisanship here. no, there is not bipartisan on this fundamental issue.

Anthony D. Weiner

2:42:16 to 2:42:36( Edit History Discussion )

Anthony D. Weiner: and that is the people who sit offending anyone generally support the idea of standing up for the american people in their daily battles against high insurance and the people generally speaking who sit on this side of the chamber and specifically speak as well in a lot of cases simply won't permit that to happen and haven't for a generation. well, that's going to end now. that is going to end because we

Anthony D. Weiner

2:42:37 to 2:42:57( Edit History Discussion )

Anthony D. Weiner: are going to have competition, we are going to make sure that there are regulations and we're going to make sure the american people aren't gouged. that's what the american people stand for. and time and time again people say, well, i don't mind this bill, i just want to weaken it to the point where the meaningless and then i heard my good friend from texas say, well, this doesn't do anything but ever single time we've tried to do something like a

Anthony D. Weiner

2:42:58 to 2:43:12( Edit History Discussion )

Anthony D. Weiner: tiny sliver of competion called a public option, said, , we can't with stand competition, we can't have that. enough of the phonyness, we are going to solve this problem because for years our republican

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