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House Proceeding 03-25-10 on Mar 25th, 2010 :: 0:24:35 to 0:26:35
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Robert E. Andrews

0:24:26 to 0:24:46( Edit History Discussion )

Robert E. Andrews: mr. dreier: then no more speakers other than your close, is that it? ms. slaughter: i have one more speaker and then i hope that you will close and then i will close. mr. dreier: ok, i'll reserve the balance of my time. ms. slaughter: i'm pleased to yield two minutes to the gentleman from new jersey, mr.

Robert E. Andrews

0:24:35 to 0:26:35( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Robert E. Andrews

Robert E. Andrews

0:24:47 to 0:25:07( Edit History Discussion )

Robert E. Andrews: andrews. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for two minutes, without objection. mr. andrews: i thank the speaker, i thank the gentlelady. the american people very clearly want bipartisanship but equally clearly they don't want paralysis. they've had 40 years of talk about solving this problem and now they want it solved.

Robert E. Andrews

0:25:08 to 0:25:29( Edit History Discussion )

Robert E. Andrews: at the blair house summit the minority said it would be a good idea to have new ways to cut back on fraud and abuse in medicare. so it's in the law the president signed on monday and in this underlying bill as well. the american people -- minority said they'd like a way for small businesses to pool together and make it easier to buy health insurance.

Robert E. Andrews

0:25:30 to 0:25:50( Edit History Discussion )

Robert E. Andrews: so it's in the law the president signed on tuesday and it's in the bill tonight. the minority said that they'd like to find a way that people could buy insurance across state lines. so the bill tonight says that the exchanges can be regional across state lines so people can buy and sell that way. the minority said they'd like to

Robert E. Andrews

0:25:51 to 0:26:11( Edit History Discussion )

Robert E. Andrews: see a way to cut back on lawsuits so it's in the bill the president signed on tuesday. there are many good ideas from both sides in this bill and on the law signed on tuesday but the best idea is to finally act after 40 years of promises, 40 years of powell tix, 40 years -- politics, 40 years of paralysis, 40 years of inaction.

Robert E. Andrews

0:26:12 to 0:26:33( Edit History Discussion )

Robert E. Andrews: isn't it time that people can't get turned away because they have pre-existing conditions? isn't it time that hardworking americans can afford health insurance? isn't it time that seniors can finally get th pescription dr coverage? the question tonight is whose time is it? it's time for the working families and seniors of america,

Robert E. Andrews

0:26:34 to 0:26:43( Edit History Discussion )

Robert E. Andrews: it is time to end the paralysis,

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