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House Proceeding 03-19-10 on Mar 19th, 2010 :: 0:54:45 to 0:56:40
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Keith Ellison

0:54:42 to 0:55:02( Edit History Discussion )

Keith Ellison: planet, the richest country on this planet, and tens of millions of our citizens do not have health care. we can do better and we will do better on sunday. i yield back my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman yields. the gentleman from utah is recognized. mr. chaffetz: i continue to reserve the balance of our time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves.

Keith Ellison

0:54:45 to 0:56:40( Edit History Discussion )
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Keith Ellison

0:55:03 to 0:55:24( Edit History Discussion )

Keith Ellison: the gentlewoman from california is recognized. mrs. capps: i'm pleased to yield to the gentleman from minnesota minute and a half. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for a minute and a half. mr. ellison: let me thank the work on the area of the environment, our oceans, and watershed but it seems like evy conversation here will be about health care so let's take that on. the fact is, madam speaker,

Keith Ellison

0:55:25 to 0:55:46( Edit History Discussion )

Keith Ellison: this bill that we'll vote on on sunday cuts deficit by $138 billion in the first 10 years. that level of deficit reduction is something the democrats are known for and republicans unfortunately have not been known for. we know that when the democrats left officin 2000, we had a surplus. and then we quickly, based on

Keith Ellison

0:55:47 to 0:56:10( Edit History Discussion )

Keith Ellison: tax cu for the wealthy and unpaid for wars and other things, we had a massive deficit. quite frankly if i was a republican i would be embarrassed to talk about deficits. but it seems like they are not. so the fact is, we have to talk about the facts. and straighten out this ituation so that the arican people will know that the fact is that this bill, this health

Keith Ellison

0:56:11 to 0:56:31( Edit History Discussion )

Keith Ellison: care bill, cuts the deficit by $138 billion in the first 10 years and in the next 10 cuts it by $1 trillion in the second 10 years. the fact is this bill is good for america, it is fiscally sound, it is paid for, it makes stens, and for any republican to stand up here and talk about deficits and lecture on deficits, they really do need to review their history because

Keith Ellison

0:56:32 to 0:56:41( Edit History Discussion )

Keith Ellison: they are the party of deficits. democrats are the party of deficit reduction. americans all over this country, some of whom have said they are scared about the

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