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House Proceeding 03-16-10 on Mar 16th, 2010 :: 2:24:55 to 2:26:15
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Sheila Jackson-Lee

2:24:52 to 2:25:12( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: the tyranny of a dictatorship. with that i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. the gentlelady from texas is recognized. for what purpose do you rise? >> address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. ms. jackson lee: madam speaker, medicare will be expanded, medicaid will be expanded to

Sheila Jackson-Lee

2:24:55 to 2:26:15( Edit History Discussion )
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Sheila Jackson-Lee

2:25:13 to 2:25:34( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: allow more people to be insured, our children will have more health insurance, it will be a major change for america, a positive change. it is interesting that every time america makes a historic and catastrophic change for the better there is large voices of opposition, confused voices, voices without the facts. i'm reminded of the history of

Sheila Jackson-Lee

2:25:35 to 2:25:55( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: the 1964 civil rights act in 19 -- and 1965 voting ri they did not pass in large margins. there were voices of opposition. african-americans should be second class citizens forever. it is time now for the courageous to recognize that americans cannot be second class and third class in the climate of needing health insurance,

Sheila Jackson-Lee

2:25:56 to 2:26:15( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: that they must be able to go to hospitals and not be kicked out, that they must be able to get insurance without saying you have a pre-existing condition, that women cannot be discriminated against. where's the courage to stand up as we did in a time when african-americans needed their freedom? it is now time to free others who do not have health insurance. do you have the courage to make these hard decisions when others

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