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House Proceeding 03-16-10 on Mar 16th, 2010 :: 1:56:05 to 1:57:10
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Barbara Lee

1:56:02 to 1:56:24( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: bureaucratic and -- monstrosity. it's not a way to recover 1/6 of our economy. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentlelady recognized? >> to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentlelady is recognized. ms. lee: quality affordable health care should be a fundamental human right, not a privilege for a few, as my colleagues on the other side of the aisle would have it.

Barbara Lee

1:56:05 to 1:57:10( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Barbara Lee

Barbara Lee

1:56:25 to 1:56:45( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: 47 million americans are uninsured including nine million kids. drug companies are raking in huge profits. wellpoint increased raising rates in california even as they made $4.2illion in profits last year and paid out million dollar coen packages to their top executives.

Barbara Lee

1:56:46 to 1:57:06( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: these rate hikes would hit democratic and republican districts alike. and the other side would have us do nothing. we talk about the big banks making a killing off of taxpayers. well, surance companies executives are literally getting million dollar compensation packages while our constituents are dying. health care reform is long overdue. the 31 million people this bill will cover are democrats,

Barbara Lee

1:57:07 to 1:57:10( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: they're republicans, they're independents, they're greens and they're people with no

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