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House Proceeding 03-25-10 on Mar 25th, 2010 :: 1:15:20 to 1:18:55
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John A. Boehner

1:15:15 to 1:15:21( Edit History Discussion )

John A. Boehner: asking the question, where are

George Miller

1:15:20 to 1:18:55( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: George Miller

George Miller

1:15:22 to 1:15:42( Edit History Discussion )

George Miller: the jobs? the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from california. mr. miller: mr. speaker, i rise today in support of this legislation, the last leg of a

George Miller

1:15:43 to 1:16:03( Edit History Discussion )

George Miller: long journey to bring historic health insurance and student loan reforms to the american people. two days ago, president obama made our first piece of ground breaking health reforms the law of the land. a remarkable moment that will benefit millions of american families and small businesses. our health insurance reforms

George Miller

1:16:04 to 1:16:25( Edit History Discussion )

George Miller: and student loan reforms are truly historic, but the benefits for americans start right now. and with this law, we make college more affordable, and health care available to all americans. that's what we promised we would do and that's what we did. we voted to do what's right for

George Miller

1:16:26 to 1:16:46( Edit History Discussion )

George Miller: the american people, not for the insurance companies. our reforms responded directly to what we have been hearing from families and small businesses who a getting crushed by today's broken and unsustainable insurance system. our reforms respond to what we have been hearing from millions of students and families,

George Miller

1:16:47 to 1:17:08( Edit History Discussion )

George Miller: working very, very hard to try and pay for college. that's what we're voting on today. we're voting to make student loan pames more manageable for new borrowers. to strengthen community to invest in minority-serving institutions. to embolden the programs to help students succeed and ga a college degree.

George Miller

1:17:09 to 1:17:30( Edit History Discussion )

George Miller: and to reduce the deficit by $10 billion. we are voting to restore faith in the american dream to ensure quality, affordable insurance for all americans and to invest in students and our economy's future strength. that's what democrats in congress and president obama are doing for the american people this year. i want to thank speaker peli,

George Miller

1:17:31 to 1:17:51( Edit History Discussion )

George Miller: majority leader hoyer, majority wh clyburn and our entire leadership team for their tremendous work on this matter. i want to thank chairman waxman, levin, and slaughter, the dean of the house, john dingell, representatives rangel, andrews, pallone, and stark for their outstanding contributions to this effort.

George Miller

1:17:52 to 1:18:13( Edit History Discussion )

George Miller: i want to thank my counterpart in the senate for joining me in in-- in insisting on doing what's right for families and students. tonight we have the ability to put in the hands of every american family health security and a more affordable opportunity to have their children achieve a college education.

George Miller

1:18:14 to 1:18:35( Edit History Discussion )

George Miller: that's the road to prosperity, that's the road to freedom for america's families, for our students, for our economy, and for the ture of this country. join me tonight to vote aye for our families, for our small businesses, and for america. vote aye tonight, thank you

George Miller

1:18:42 to 1:18:56( Edit History Discussion )

George Miller: very much. the speaker pro tempore: all time for debate has expired. pursuant to house resolution 1225, the previous question is ordered. the questi the gentleman from california. those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. the ayes have it. the motion is agreed to.

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