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House Proceeding 03-16-10 on Mar 16th, 2010 :: 1:44:50 to 1:46:40
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Rosa L. DeLauro

1:44:47 to 1:45:07( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: lower the cost of health care without spending trillions in bankrupting future generations. i yield back my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. for what purpose does the gentlelady from kentucky rise? >> to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. the gentlelady is recognized. ms. delauro: two weeks ago i went to dinner with my family.

Rosa L. DeLauro

1:44:50 to 1:46:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Rosa L. DeLauro

Rosa L. DeLauro

1:45:08 to 1:45:28( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: as we left the restaurant, a young woman stopped me and she said to me, rosa, can i talk to you for a moment? i have been rating for you. why didn't you come over to the she said i didn't want to disturb you and your family. no disturbance. i looked at this beautiful young woman with tears in her yes and she said to me, rosa, i have lung cancer. .

Rosa L. DeLauro

1:45:29 to 1:45:49( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: i have lung cancer and i cannot get the kind of help that i need. i can't leave my job because i will not be able to get insurance, pre-existing condition is killing me, pass health care reform. you don't know, melissa maratolli. i do.

Rosa L. DeLauro

1:45:50 to 1:46:10( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: and her face harms me single day. and this is not just one store eye. -- story. it is al of people who can't leave their job, w they need because the insurance companies have run roughshod over them. yes, they are ragging -- rationing health care in this country.

Rosa L. DeLauro

1:46:11 to 1:46:32( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: i know where i stand. i stand with the melissa maratollis of this nation. the republicans stand with the insurance companies. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman rise? >> to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. the gentleman is recognized. >> thank you, madam speaker. you know, this bill really is not about health insurance reform.

Rosa L. DeLauro

1:46:33 to 1:46:41( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: you watch the president's televised health care forum. you heard them say it time and time again. this is about entitlement expansion.

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