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House Proceeding on Mar 18th, 2010 :: 0:21:10 to 0:22:40
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Russ Carnahan

0:21:06 to 0:21:26( Edit History Discussion )

Russ Carnahan: in his memory, it will live on, and we will continue to remember eric's service to this country. mr. speaker, i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. for what purpose does the gentleman from missouri rise? >> to address the house for one minute and to revise and extend. the speaker pro tempore: without objection.

Russ Carnahan

0:21:10 to 0:22:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Russ Carnahan

Russ Carnahan

0:21:27 to 0:21:47( Edit History Discussion )

Russ Carnahan: mr. carnahan: thank you, mr. speaker. thousands of my constituents have shared their health care stories with me about america's broken health ca system. like christopher from st. louis. he said, i stayed in the job i hated five years just for the insurance. or like stacy also from st. louis. her grandmother died without preventive coverage two years ago. she said, leaving her grandfather broke due to

Russ Carnahan

0:21:48 to 0:22:09( Edit History Discussion )

Russ Carnahan: medical debt and her family wondering why she couldn't -- why her medical problems couldn't have been detected sooner. she wrote, please vote f health care reform for my grandmother. well, stacy and the thousands of otheri represent, i want to tell you i will. the american people have had it with the partisan bickering here and so have i.

Russ Carnahan

0:22:10 to 0:22:30( Edit History Discussion )

Russ Carnahan: the folks that want to play partisan political games with your health care need to get out of the way. the insurance companies that have made record profits during this economic recession and are sticking us with higher premiums all across the country , enough with the obstruction and the delay. it's -- this bill has already passed the house.

Russ Carnahan

0:22:31 to 0:22:40( Edit History Discussion )

Russ Carnahan: the bill has already passed the senate with a supeajority. it's time for every member of this congress to stand up and be counted to have a final up or down vote.

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