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House Proceeding 03-25-10 on Mar 25th, 2010 :: 0:41:15 to 0:43:00
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Virginia Foxx

0:41:12 to 0:41:33( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: on rules, the latest resipent of the ronald reagan award, ms. foxx. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman from north carolina is recognized for one minute and a half. ms. foxx: i thank my colleague from california for yielding time. i want to say that it's been said over and over again that republicans want to block health care reform.

Virginia Foxx

0:41:15 to 0:43:00( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Virginia Foxx

Virginia Foxx

0:41:34 to 0:41:55( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: we don't want to block health care reform. we want commonsense health care reform, not an overhaul of the system that is a government takeover of health care. health insurance and health care in our country. one of the things that people tell me they dislike the most about the way the congress

Virginia Foxx

0:41:56 to 0:42:16( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: operates is when the democrats put together two bills that are totally unrelated because one of those bills cannot get passedn its own -- past -- passed on its own and that's what happened in the reconciliation bill, a bill totally unrelated it to health care, where the government's going to take over the student loan program in this country, making the federal government

Virginia Foxx

0:42:17 to 0:42:39( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: the fifth largest bank. and that is reprehensible to the people of this country. we shouldn't have done that. i offered an amendment in the rules committee to separate those two. the bill on student loans should have stood on its own, but it can't and so it got attached to this bill. these are minor technical amendments but we were denied

Virginia Foxx

0:42:40 to 0:43:00( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: major amendments, 109 amendments were offered in the rules committee on saturday, we had 13 hours of debate, some of our amendments were excellent amendments and should have been accepted. we want reform, republicans want to change many things. we want to take care of pre-existing conditions, we wan to lower the cost. the problem with this bill is it

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