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House Proceeding 05-21-09 on May 21st, 2009 :: 2:37:40 to 2:38:40
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Barbara Lee

2:37:36 to 2:37:57( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: i think that's not a good situation to be when you are running for re-election. ms. lee: you can't tell me the 47 million uninsured in our country are all in democrats' districts. you can't tell me that it's only democratic members, constituen, who are uninsured.

Barbara Lee

2:37:40 to 2:38:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Barbara Lee

Barbara Lee

2:37:58 to 2:38:18( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: the lack of health insurance is an equal opportunity destroyer. just as with the economic recovery package, i said over and over again, people have lost their jobs not only in democrats' districts, but in republican districts. so the public wants health care reform. i don't care what party they are

Barbara Lee

2:38:19 to 2:38:39( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: registered with and who represents them. we have to -- also remember that given this economic downturn, the first reason for bankruptcies, the top of the list, health care. health care. that's the reason people are filing bankruptcy.

Barbara Lee

2:38:40 to 2:38:41( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: first reason.

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