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House Proceeding 03-24-09 on Mar 24th, 2009 :: 0:20:45 to 0:22:00
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Marsha Blackburn

0:20:44 to 0:21:04( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: approximately $56 billion is in uncompensated care and we need to change that. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentlelady from tennessee rise? mrs. blackburn: to address the house for one minute. revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. the gentlelady is recognized. mrs. blackburn: thank you, mr. speaker. my constituents are tired of congress spending money they haven't made yet for programs they don't want.

Marsha Blackburn

0:20:45 to 0:22:00( Edit History Discussion )
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Marsha Blackburn

0:21:05 to 0:21:27( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: according to the c.b.o., total spending in 2009 is going to be over $4 trillion. the price tag on the president's budget? over $3.6 trillion. oucountry can't afford this budget because it spends too much, it taxes too much, and it boros too much money on our future. the c.b.o. predicts that this

Marsha Blackburn

0:21:28 to 0:21:50( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: budget will push our deficit to $9.6% of g.d.p. in 2010. that's historically high. c.b.o. predicts that this country will run historically high deficits for the next decade. and the global demand for american debt will only continue if our economic policies are sound. although we don't know the limits of the debt market, this

Marsha Blackburn

0:21:51 to 0:22:01( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: budget is going to push you us into unchartered territory. as lawmakers it is our duty to preserve and protect prosperity. if we pass this budget, we will

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