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House Proceeding 07-15-09 on Jul 15th, 2009 :: 4:05:00 to 4:06:00
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Chris Murphy

4:04:56 to 4:05:16( Edit History Discussion )

Chris Murphy: america once and for all for the american people. i thank my colleagues and i yield back. mr. murphy: i thank the gentleman, mr. langevin. such a great leader on this issue for a very long time. i think he's right, this is our moment. it's no coincidence that it's taken a long time to get here because there are a lot of force that is are aligned against

Chris Murphy

4:05:00 to 4:06:00( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Chris Murphy

Chris Murphy

4:05:17 to 4:05:38( Edit History Discussion )

Chris Murphy: health care reform happening here. for whatever reason for a long time they had control to the levers of power down here, the folks that have been doing very well off the status quo have stopped health care reform from happening here for a long time. there are a few individuals out there o are run aring some of the big health care companies who are down on wall street who have made they are fortunes off this health care system.

Chris Murphy

4:05:39 to 4:05:59( Edit History Discussion )

Chris Murphy: what's happened is that they priced their products, whether it be a drug or medical device or insurance plan, to such an expensive degree people can't afford to get it. so the cost of their fortune ends up being people's life's, people's health. so it is no coincidence it's taken us this long to get here.

Chris Murphy

4:06:00 to 4:06:01( Edit History Discussion )

Chris Murphy: there are powerful interests

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