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House Proceeding 03-21-10 on Mar 21st, 2010 :: 1:20:40 to 1:21:35
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Mike Thompson

1:20:36 to 1:20:57( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Thompson: mr. levin: i yield one minute to the very distinguished the gentleman from california, mr. thompson. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for one minute. mr. thompson: i have worked for access for quality affordable health care sine day one of the first day of my campaign. today with the passagof this bill, we will be closer to that important goal than ever before. when the president signs this

Mike Thompson

1:20:40 to 1:21:35( Edit History Discussion )
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Mike Thompson

1:20:58 to 1:21:19( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Thompson: bill into law, insurance companies won't be able to drop your coverage if you get sick. kids won't be denied coverage because of pre-existing conditions. young adults will be able to stay on their parents' policy until they're 26. small business owners will be eligible for a tax credit. seniors will see the medicare doughnut hole start to close.

Mike Thompson

1:21:20 to 1:21:36( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Thompson: and preventative care will be covered without co-pay. the bill is paid for and will reduce our debt. in my district, 63,000 uninsured residents will have access to coverage and will save my district $70 milion. this bill is a great start

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