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House Proceeding 03-16-10 on Mar 16th, 2010 :: 13:07:30 to 13:08:50
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Jim McDermott

13:07:26 to 13:07:49( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: straight up or down vote on the majority party's health care proposal that is opposed by the i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentleman from washington rise? >> unanimous consent to address the house r one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. the gentleman is recognized.

Jim McDermott

13:07:30 to 13:08:50( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jim McDermott

Jim McDermott

13:07:50 to 13:08:10( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: mr. mcdermott: madam speaker, a great if i loss for george santianos, those who fail to learn from hisrytry -- history are doomed to repeat it. the republicans say we should scrap the bill and start over again. in 1994 newt gingrich very proudly killed mrs. clinton's health care efforts. we have waited 16 years, 12

Jim McDermott

13:08:11 to 13:08:32( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: years we had republicans in control of this house. we had six years with the republican senate, republican house, and republican president and nothing was offered. what you're saying today is, let's kill the democratic bill and we'll wait another 16 years

Jim McDermott

13:08:33 to 13:08:52( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: to 2026 until we try again. the americans are going into bankruptcy, 2/3 of them because of health care. and we cannot wait any longer. the time has come for a vote folks. let's stand up and tell the americ people, you want to

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