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House Proceeding 03-25-10 on Mar 25th, 2010 :: 0:34:15 to 0:35:50
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Ed Perlmutter

0:34:11 to 0:34:32( Edit History Discussion )

Ed Perlmutter: colorado, a member of the rules committee, mr. perlmutter. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for two minutes. mr. perlmutter: thank you, madam speaker. thanks to the chairman of the rules committee. this morning, i was at the meeting, breakfast of the epilepsy foundation of america. i have a daughter who has epilepsy and she and one of my

Ed Perlmutter

0:34:15 to 0:35:50( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Ed Perlmutter

Ed Perlmutter

0:34:33 to 0:34:53( Edit History Discussion )

Ed Perlmutter: other daughters and i attended this breakfast. the relief that people feel, particularly parents, abouus having passed this bill, us working to advance really freedom by doing away with the discrimination against people

Ed Perlmutter

0:34:54 to 0:35:14( Edit History Discussion )

Ed Perlmutter: who have prior illnesses, was palpable in that room. as a dad i can tell you, we have advanced the cause of millions of people across this country. everybody in this room has somebody who is close to them, could be a family member could be a friend, a neighbor, who has a prior illness, has some kind of condition suffered in

Ed Perlmutter

0:35:15 to 0:35:35( Edit History Discussion )

Ed Perlmutter: some accident. and what we've done is given those people the freedom to have some health care so they can seize the opportunities that this nation provides. it's relief. it's freedom. it's civil rights that we passed in this last couple of

Ed Perlmutter

0:35:36 to 0:35:51( Edit History Discussion )

Ed Perlmutter: days. i know it's been contentious, i know there are strong philosophical differences, but when the rubber hits the road for parents, for kids, for people who have these kinds of pre-existing conditions, we really advanced the ball for them.

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