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House Proceeding on Mar 18th, 2010 :: 1:19:50 to 1:20:45
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James P. McGovern

1:19:46 to 1:20:07( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: avoids an up or down vote. this is not what the american people sent us here for. they didn't send us here to undermine the rule of law and to do things with tricks. they know this is the wrong thing to do. that's why they have been jamming the phones and telling our colleagues vote no. with that, madam speaker, i'm going to reserve the balance of

James P. McGovern

1:19:50 to 1:20:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: James P. McGovern

James P. McGovern

1:20:08 to 1:20:28( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman reserves. the gentleman from massachusetts is recognized. mr. mcgovern: madam speaker, let me just yield myself 30 seconds. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. mcgovern: to remind my colleagues that there's a cost to doing nothing. there is a cost to embracing the status quo as my republican colleagues have suggested.

James P. McGovern

1:20:29 to 1:20:45( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: for middle income families alone the number of uninsured people in this income group would increase by 7.3 million people. that's in the middle income categories. is that the direction we want to go? to force millions and millions of more people into the ranks of the uninsured?

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