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House Proceeding 03-16-10 on Mar 16th, 2010 :: 1:28:25 to 1:30:10
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John B. Larson

1:28:22 to 1:28:44( Edit History Discussion )

John B. Larson: on a bipartisan health care reform. i yield back. thank you, madam speaker. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. for what purpose does the gentleman from connecticut, the chair of the democratic caucus, rise? mr. larson: to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. mr. larson: the republicans

John B. Larson

1:28:25 to 1:30:10( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John B. Larson

John B. Larson

1:28:45 to 1:29:05( Edit History Discussion )

John B. Larson: wants to privatize social security. they want to make sure that medicare is also -- well, doesn't just wither on the vine, aspeaker gingrich wanted it to do. wanted to ban it, end it for people under 65 years of age. the other side would like to ame this issue as a matter of process. it is a matter of process.

John B. Larson

1:29:06 to 1:29:26( Edit History Discussion )

John B. Larson: insurance process. and then denying people claims even on their way the operating table. this is why we are putting forth this bill to reform insurance and create health care for this entire country that they can depend on and rely on.

John B. Larson

1:29:27 to 1:29:47( Edit History Discussion )

John B. Larson: it comes a question of whose side are you on in the final analysis, are you siding with the insurance industry and great job they've done raising rates all across this nation, or are you standing with the american people and fighting on their behalf? that's what the people of this great country of ours want to know, and i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the

John B. Larson

1:29:48 to 1:30:08( Edit History Discussion )

John B. Larson: gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentleman from louisiana rise? >> i ask permission to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. the gentleman is recognized. >> the proponents of this health reform package are misleading the american public into believing you can raise the baseline and reduce spending at the same time.

John B. Larson

1:30:09 to 1:30:10( Edit History Discussion )

John B. Larson: you cannot expect to expand

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