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House Proceeding on Mar 24th, 2010 :: 0:06:20 to 0:07:15
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Jeff Flake

0:06:06 to 0:06:27( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Flake: i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman yields back the balance of her time. for what purpose does the gentleman from arizona rise? mr. flake: to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: please proceed. mr. flake: madam speaker, when the president signed the health care reform bill into law he noted that, of course, the overheated rhetoric of reform will finally confront the reality of reform. he's right. here's the reality. insurance companies will now be required to accept children

Jeff Flake

0:06:20 to 0:07:15( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jeff Flake

Jeff Flake

0:06:28 to 0:06:48( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Flake: with pre-existing condition and carry adults up to the age of 26 on their parents' policies. new policies will have to cover preventative care without co-pays. such requirements may or may not be in the public interest, but health insurance can no longer -- that is no longer a hedge against risk cannot be accurately be called health insurance. health insuran companies are

Jeff Flake

0:06:49 to 0:07:09( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Flake: more like public utilities. keep in mind that individual mandates requiring the purchase of insurance to broaden the pool will notkick in for four years. new competition is not required, nor is tre any serious effort to deal with legal liability. in other words, there's no downward pressure on cost, only upward pressure. madam speaker, in this body we can pass all the laws that we

Jeff Flake

0:07:10 to 0:07:17( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Flake: want but we cannot suspend the laws of economics nor can we suspend them.

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