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House Proceeding 06-16-09 on Jun 16th, 2009 :: 0:21:35 to 0:22:40
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Keith Ellison

0:21:33 to 0:21:53( Edit History Discussion )

Keith Ellison: for all is i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman yields back the balance of herime. for what purpose does the gentleman from minnesota rise? house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. ellison: mr. speaker, the american people don't need to be told there's a health care crisis in america. they are the ones living it every day. they are the ones who for decades have been -- have seen

Keith Ellison

0:21:35 to 0:22:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Keith Ellison

Keith Ellison

0:21:54 to 0:22:15( Edit History Discussion )

Keith Ellison: the price they pay out of every paycheck for health insurance skyrocket while their coverage has sha runge and been denied altogether. they have seen the increasing co-pays and premiums. but we can give every american a choice. we can offer an alternative to the mountains of medical debt that so often lead to bankruptcy. we can offer an alternative to

Keith Ellison

0:22:16 to 0:22:38( Edit History Discussion )

Keith Ellison: the fear or -- that they or their children might be denied a doctor visit simply because it is more profitable to deny them coverage than to see them get well. i want to encourage all americans to stand up to the same fear mongering attacks that have prevented them from getting -- the health care they deserve for decades. we can offer a public option that helps all americans.

Keith Ellison

0:22:39 to 0:22:40( Edit History Discussion )

Keith Ellison: i implore the american people to remember that we are not the

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