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House Proceeding on Mar 6th, 2009 :: 0:03:15 to 0:04:35
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Frank Jr.Pallone

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Frank Jr.Pallone: mr. fleming: i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. the speaker pro tempore: the chair will entertain up to five requests for one-minute speeches on each side of the aisle. for what purpose does the

Frank Jr.Pallone

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Frank Jr.Pallone

0:03:34 to 0:03:54( Edit History Discussion )

Frank Jr.Pallone: gentleman from new jersey rise? mr. pallone: to address the house for one minute, madam speaker. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. pallone: madam speaker, yesterday president obama had a health care summit which i attended and i must say it was really a great opportunity, bipartisan opportunity essentially on both sides of the aisle members said that we need health care reform and

Frank Jr.Pallone

0:03:55 to 0:04:15( Edit History Discussion )

Frank Jr.Pallone: that we need it now. there may be disagreements about how to achieve that but everyone agrees this is not something that can be delayed but needs to be addressed now. i would also mention that there were many people from the business community there, many of those who you might think might not necessarily be interested in reform on this subject.

Frank Jr.Pallone

0:04:16 to 0:04:37( Edit History Discussion )

Frank Jr.Pallone: there were insurance companies, there were representatives from nfib and some of the other business groups. so there's no question in my mind that there is consensus about the need for health care reform. and one of the ways that was stressed to achieve that was through cost efficiency. there's actually too mu money being spent in many ways and

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