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House Proceeding 07-14-09 on Jul 14th, 2009 :: 0:05:05 to 0:05:55
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Keith Ellison

0:04:47 to 0:05:08( Edit History Discussion )

Keith Ellison: do not make the c.i.a. political pinata for politic purpose. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentleman mr. ellson: to address the house for one minute and to revise and extend. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. ellison: mr. speaker, what a glorious day to be in congress.

Keith Ellison

0:05:05 to 0:05:55( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Keith Ellison

Keith Ellison

0:05:09 to 0:05:30( Edit History Discussion )

Keith Ellison: we have an opportunity to preside in this 111th congress when we pass comprehensive health care reform. with a public option. you know, the fact is is that millions of americans are looking forward to the day when being excluded for a preexisting condition, when they have true portability, when we can unlock the entrepreneurial talent of the american public because people can pursue their

Keith Ellison

0:05:31 to 0:05:52( Edit History Discussion )

Keith Ellison: entrepreneurial dreams without losing health care. the fact is the other team, look, they had their day. they tried and all we've gotten is sicker, at a higher expense and we've been dying earlier. we have not seen better outcomes with status quo health care, and people who stand for the status quo, they've had their shot and their time has run.

Keith Ellison

0:05:53 to 0:05:55( Edit History Discussion )

Keith Ellison: so, mr. speaker, thank you for presiding today.

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