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House Proceeding 03-25-10 on Mar 25th, 2010 :: 0:26:40 to 0:28:10
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Robert E. Andrews

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

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

Charles B. Rangel

0:26:40 to 0:28:10( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Charles B. Rangel

Charles B. Rangel

0:26:44 to 0:27:04( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: end the politics and vote yes. ms. slaughr: did i misspeak, mr. rangel has come and i'd like to give him -- i guess i have a minute and a half left. mr. dreier: i reserve the balance of my time. ms. slaughter: all right, let me yield a minute to mr. rangel, the gentleman from new yk. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from new york is recognized for one minute. mr. rangel: thank you, madam chairperson. on this historic occasn, i

Charles B. Rangel

0:27:05 to 0:27:25( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: guess those of white house who served so long in the congress hope -- those of us who served so long in the congress hoped and prayed that this night would come. and a lot of us are concerned how we will be remembered. when you reach my age that seems to be a little more important. and on this bill, when you just talk about health care and health reform, it seems to me

Charles B. Rangel

0:27:26 to 0:27:47( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: that now is an opportunity even for those who fought this concept over the years and have fought all the coepts such as medicare and social security, to think about how they would like to be rembered. and i hope that that memory would be that even though the bill was not as perfect as they would want it to be, that they

Charles B. Rangel

0:27:48 to 0:28:08( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: did vote for health reform because that means congresses that follow us the same way we followed those who created social security, those that created medicare, will have the opportunity to improve upon it. so we're not saying that this is the best legislation ever, we're saying this is the best and only oprtunity that we have now.

Charles B. Rangel

0:28:09 to 0:28:11( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: so i do hope that when the final

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