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House Proceeding 03-16-10 on Mar 16th, 2010 :: 4:39:15 to 4:43:20
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Diane E. Watson

4:39:11 to 4:39:31( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: i have no further requests for time, mr. speaker. so i thank you. and i yield back the balance of our time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady yields back. for what purpose does the gentlelady from california rise? ms. watson: mr. speaker, again i want to thank my colleague, representative ros-lehtinen, and thank the house for the

Diane E. Watson

4:39:15 to 4:43:20( Edit History Discussion )
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Diane E. Watson

4:39:32 to 4:39:52( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: opportunity to honor the achievements of all olympic athletes who participated in the 2010 winter games and the nation of canada for their sucessful execution for this event. the lighting of the olympic torch every two years for both

Diane E. Watson

4:39:53 to 4:40:15( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: the summer and winter games initiates the beginning of a great global coming together all around the world, people are uniquely unified by the thril of competition and a spirit of sportsmanship. i recall my own relatives back

Diane E. Watson

4:40:16 to 4:40:37( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: in 1964, who ran in the japanese olympics and won the 100-yard dash. and she became quite interested in where this ability came from, because her mother played tennis at ucla. and so she traced this way back

Diane E. Watson

4:40:38 to 4:40:59( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: and found out that we came from nazi france, through quebec and then down to new orleans, through the louisiana purchase. but i s all this to say that being an american and having a good health care system is essential.

Diane E. Watson

4:41:00 to 4:41:21( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: and she would say to me now, we need to reform health care. we need to provide every american with the best health care that money can provide. and so we are proposing to this house that we do the right thing.

Diane E. Watson

4:41:22 to 4:41:43( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: i want morrow limbians in my family. my brother has eight children and i want to see that they have an opportunity to be their best, like our young people were. and we won the most medals. i was so happy. and i used to ski when i was teaching school in france and i am so happy that we are

Diane E. Watson

4:41:44 to 4:42:04( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: preparing our youth to be winners. and we can only do that when we have a health care system that provides for every american. and that's what we are attempting to put in place. so i am so proud. and i want to thank our ranking member for bringing the health

Diane E. Watson

4:42:05 to 4:42:27( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: care reform to the attention and all this morning from 12 to just a few minutes ago, all their people came and they weren't to happy with what we were trying to do. but we're going to clarify the misstatements and we're going to let america know that we cannot wait.

Diane E. Watson

4:42:28 to 4:42:48( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: we cannot delay health care, because we want champions. we want winers in this country and america has been kown for being a nation o winners and other countries need to lok up to us again. and that is what we are preparing to do.

Diane E. Watson

4:42:49 to 4:43:10( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: so i urge my colleagues to support the bill. and mr. speaker, i have no further requests for time. and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the question is, will the house house resolution 1128 as amended. those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. in the opinion of

Diane E. Watson

4:43:11 to 4:43:20( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: the chair, 2/3 being in the affirmative, the rules are suspended, the resolution is agreed to and without objection, the motion to reconsider is laid on the table. ms. watson: on that vote, i

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