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House Proceeding 03-19-10 on Mar 19th, 2010 :: 1:41:10 to 1:43:25
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Keith Ellison

1:41:06 to 1:41:26( Edit History Discussion )

Keith Ellison: heavy hand of government with 16,000 more i.r.s. employees. we know what we need to do with this bill this weekend. let's vote no. let's start over and let's do it the right way. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman has yielded back. the gentlewoman from california. ms. speier: madam speaker, i now yield two minutes to the gentleman from minnesota. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from minnesota is recognized for two minutes. mr. ellison: madam speer,

Keith Ellison

1:41:10 to 1:43:25( Edit History Discussion )
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Keith Ellison

1:41:27 to 1:41:48( Edit History Discussion )

Keith Ellison: wouldn't it be nice continue honoring donald harington, a great novelist in america, but we can't because we have to counteract things that aren't exactly accurate which our friends are talking about on the subject of health care. the fact i great american novelist, but we have to divert conversation to focus onhe truth about health care. now here's the truth about health care.

Keith Ellison

1:41:49 to 1:42:10( Edit History Discussion )

Keith Ellison: the truth is that the republican caucus has been engaging in a campaign of fear to scare the american people from doing what is best for themselves. the fact that this campaign -- first they said there were death panels. then they said there were community-based sex clinics. now they're saying the i.r.s. is gog to come get you. america, this is not what's going on.

Keith Ellison

1:42:11 to 1:42:32( Edit History Discussion )

Keith Ellison: the truth is that 45,000 people a ye die for the lack of health care and that is what the democratic caucus is going to address and that is whathe american people are going to be able to benefit from. being able to not go bankrupt because you have health care, being able to not have to lose our loved ones because you have health care, being able to survive and thrive in america as a small business person, provide

Keith Ellison

1:42:33 to 1:42:54( Edit History Discussion )

Keith Ellison: a good benefit to your company because you can ato offer health care that's what's going on sunday. i wish we could talk about the great novelest donald harington right now. he deserves it, he earned it, he's a great american and we honor him but the republican caucus wants to go toe to toe on health care we can go toe to toe on health care because this is a gad bill, it's going to improve

Keith Ellison

1:42:55 to 1:43:15( Edit History Discussion )

Keith Ellison: this country, it's going to help small business, it's going to help people who are uninsured, it's going to help people who are underinsured and it's going to make this country stronger. y aren't our colleagues outraged about people being dropped for pre-existing conditions? why don't they join us in our outrage in trying to fix it? why don't our colleagues join us

Keith Ellison

1:43:16 to 1:43:26( Edit History Discussion )

Keith Ellison: in saying, you know what? medicine ought to be free, people shouldn't have to pay to do preventative medicine. we're doing that right now. people ought to be able to get a good, decent health care policy for a good price and they ought

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