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House Proceeding on Mar 11th, 2010 :: 0:08:20 to 0:09:20
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Lamar S. Smith

0:08:06 to 0:08:26( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: across this country will be inspired to seek office at the local, state and federal level and i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does t gentleman from texas rise? mr. smith: to address the house for one minute and to revise and extend my remarks. the spear pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman is recognized for one minute. mr. smith: mr. speaker, here are the results of a new investors business daily public opinion poll about health care,

Lamar S. Smith

0:08:20 to 0:09:20( Edit History Discussion )
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Lamar S. Smith

0:08:27 to 0:08:48( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: and if you look at the chart right here you'll see those results. asked if congress should the current health care bill or start over, respondents said start fresh by a 2-1 ratio by 61% to 32% start over. for independents, the split was

Lamar S. Smith

0:08:49 to 0:09:11( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: 65% to only 24%. on using the budget reconciliation process to circumvent a senate filibuster to help pass the bill, 51% were opposed and 35% in favor. independents dislike the idea by 57% to 29% with 39% opposing it strongly.

Lamar S. Smith

0:09:12 to 0:09:20( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: by 41% to 27%, americans were more likely to oppose than support lawmakers who voted for the current health care reform bill.

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