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House Proceeding 03-16-10 on Mar 16th, 2010 :: 1:17:10 to 1:18:25
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Ed Whitfield

1:17:08 to 1:17:29( Edit History Discussion )

Ed Whitfield: on pre-existing conditions. that's what's in this bill and that's what the american people support. i yield ba. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose doeshe gentleman from kentucky rise? >> to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. the gentleman is recognized. >> since the founding of this great country, representatives of this people have come to this floor, this chamber to

Ed Whitfield

1:17:10 to 1:18:25( Edit History Discussion )
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Ed Whitfield

1:17:30 to 1:17:51( Edit History Discussion )

Ed Whitfield: debate legislation and either vote for it or against it. if you support legislation, stand up and support it. if you are opposed to it, stand up and oppose it. but today's washington on which further proceedings were postponed says that house -- but tday's "washington post" says that pelosi said she would

Ed Whitfield

1:17:52 to 1:18:12( Edit History Discussion )

Ed Whitfield: pass health care bill without members voting on it. instead she would rely on a procedural sleight of hand. they would vote on a popular piece of legislation, but under the house rule for that vote passage would signify that lawmakers deem the health care bill to be passed. speaker pelosi added that she

Ed Whitfield

1:18:13 to 1:18:25( Edit History Discussion )

Ed Whitfield: prefers this tactic because it would politically protect lawmakers who are reluctant to publicly support the health care bill. she says it's more insider process oriented than most

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