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House Proceeding 03-19-10 on Mar 19th, 2010 :: 2:43:40 to 2:45:15
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Robert E. Andrews

2:43:36 to 2:43:56( Edit History Discussion )

Robert E. Andrews: americans will be able to get health insurance and poor people will see an expansion of the medicaid program so they get into that program. that's in the legislation, is it not, mr. andrews? mr. andrews: it is. i'd like to thank the gentleman for being here, for being the fomer insurance commissioner of

Robert E. Andrews

2:43:40 to 2:45:15( Edit History Discussion )
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Robert E. Andrews

2:43:57 to 2:44:17( Edit History Discussion )

Robert E. Andrews: california and really knowing about this a few years ago, i was in my best friend's wedding, i was in the bridal party, there was a beautiful young lady in the bridal party as a bridesmaid, the wedding was in june, we had a great time, my wife and i had a wonderful time.

Robert E. Andrews

2:44:18 to 2:44:38( Edit History Discussion )

Robert E. Andrews: a few months later she started to feel sickness. sheafs part-time cafeteria aide in a public school, her husband was a truck driver who lost his job. she started feeling smach discomfort. they said they'd run a series of tests over the next couple of days.

Robert E. Andrews

2:44:39 to 2:44:59( Edit History Discussion )

Robert E. Andrews: she was terfid if she stayed in the hospital that time she'd run up huge bill she couldn't afford so she checked herself out. she continue to have had some stomach problems and again, afraid to go see a doctor because she couldn't pay the bill. this is around thanksgiving. she died the day after christmas. leaving her kids behind. a lot of politics on this

Robert E. Andrews

2:45:00 to 2:45:20( Edit History Discussion )

Robert E. Andrews: floor. i say to the gentleman from california, she's not here today to hear those politics. her did don't -- her kids don't have a mother because someone who worked hard for a living, who was in a rough time in their life could not afford health care. she's the issue and her children are the issue on

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