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House Proceeding 03-16-10 on Mar 16th, 2010 :: 1:38:25 to 1:39:40
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Joe Courtney

1:38:22 to 1:38:43( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Courtney: my colleagues, i ask you, i that courage? i now yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. for what purpose does the gentleman from connecticut rise? without objection, so ordered. >> in the state of connecticut last weekend we had the opportunity to see the health care crisis up close mission of mercy, a national

Joe Courtney

1:38:25 to 1:39:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Joe Courtney

Joe Courtney

1:38:44 to 1:39:04( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Courtney: organization that holds free dental clintics was in connecticut, and it shattered the mission of mercy record, serving 2,045 working adults, sleeping in their cs, ling up two nights before to get acess to dental care. we are not talking about teeth whitenings or teeth cleanings. we are talking about people who

Joe Courtney

1:39:05 to 1:39:26( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Courtney: walked in with abscesses that were so pronounced it threatened the stability of their jaw, extractions. this is the state of health care in america today. there is one group that doesn't have to sleep in their car to get health care. members of congress who participate in a federal purchasing exchange subs diced by the american -- subsidized by the american taxpayer.

Joe Courtney

1:39:27 to 1:39:40( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Courtney: how do they demonize a plan which they benefit from every single day courtesy of the american taxpayer? i don't know how they do that. this week they have an opportunity to help those people who are lined up in their cars over the weekend to

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