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House Proceeding 03-18-10 on Mar 18th, 2010 :: 1:34:40 to 1:37:25
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Corrine Brown

1:34:37 to 1:34:57( Edit History Discussion )

Corrine Brown: which will not be discriminated against. ms. woolsey: the gentlewoman from florida is here with ideas and thoughts and i would like very much to hear them. ms. brown: thank you. before i begin, i just want to thank you for your leadership on this matter and thank you for night after might -- night

Corrine Brown

1:34:40 to 1:37:25( Edit History Discussion )
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Corrine Brown

1:34:58 to 1:35:18( Edit History Discussion )

Corrine Brown: coming to the floor after we do our day work. we can always count on you doing the night work coming here educating the american people. i want to personally thank you for your leadership. and all of the women that have come out tonight. let me just make a few remarks and then i have a series of questions that i want to ask you. but first of all, this is a

Corrine Brown

1:35:19 to 1:35:39( Edit History Discussion )

Corrine Brown: fight that -- i came here in 1992 and we started with clinton and just because we didn't pass health care does not mean it wasn't a serious problem and we got a piece of the loaf. we were able to get programs that covered children and so thawas step one. but here we are on this

Corrine Brown

1:35:40 to 1:36:03( Edit History Discussion )

Corrine Brown: historical event where we're going to have the opportunity to go to step two. and let me just say that this bill is not the perfect bill. i've never seen the perfect bill.

Corrine Brown

1:36:06 to 1:36:26( Edit History Discussion )

Corrine Brown: but this is public options, to me it's very important. i've been on v.a. for 18 years. v.a. is a public option. tricare is a public option. and that keeps the cost down. we make the department of veterans' affairs and the department of defense negotiate the price of the drugs to keep the cost down. we want to do that for all americans.

Corrine Brown

1:36:27 to 1:36:48( Edit History Discussion )

Corrine Brown: when we pass that hideous bill that help people with the doughnut hole one of the things in the bill against the law that the secretary did not have the option of negotiating the prices of drugs. so i would like to discuss when the president signed the bill,

Corrine Brown

1:36:49 to 1:37:09( Edit History Discussion )

Corrine Brown: what are some of the things that would immediately come in effect. and i ink one of them that i think is so important to families, particularly mothers that have kids in college, is that that age for family coverage would go up to 27. is that correct?

Corrine Brown

1:37:10 to 1:37:25( Edit History Discussion )

Corrine Brown: >> 26, actually. ms. brown: 26? that is so important. i as a mother who had a kid in school, when they got to a certain age, the plan, even our plan, dumped them system of this would be able to keep the

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