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House Proceeding on Jul 17th, 2009 :: 0:21:55 to 0:24:15
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James P. McGovern

0:21:52 to 0:22:13( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: american people expect us to be doing these days as they face the many challenges that they're facing. and th that, madam speaker, i reserve the balance of my time. the chair: the gentlelady reserves the balance of her time. the gentleman from massachusetts. mr. mcgovern: madam speaker, i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the

James P. McGovern

0:21:55 to 0:24:15( Edit History Discussion )
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James P. McGovern

0:22:14 to 0:22:34( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: gentleman is recognized. mr. mcgovern: just in brief response to the gentlewoman's comments, as she knows, when the manager's bill is adopted, this bill will have no cost. and in response to her question about what the democratic priorities are, they are to create jobs, they are to pass an energy bill, to create more jobs, to deal with climate change, our priorities include passing a health care bill that will lower the cost of health

James P. McGovern

0:22:35 to 0:22:55( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: care for average americans. i don't know about in north carolina, but i can tell that you in my district, and everywhere i go around the country, people claim, with great justificion, that they are paying too much for health care. she may represent a bunch of millionaires but i think most of us don't. the fact of the matter is health

James P. McGovern

0:22:56 to 0:23:16( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: care costs are too high, we need to make it more affordable for the average family, for small businesses, and so that's what our priorities are. i should say to the gentlelady as well that according to in her state jobs were created or saved in north

James P. McGovern

0:23:17 to 0:23:37( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: carolina are 105,000 jobs. you i'd also like to ask unanimous consent to submit into the record, madam speaker, an editorial from the knox news in support of this stimulus package as it relates to the great smoky mountains national park which --

James P. McGovern

0:23:38 to 0:23:58( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: smoky mountains national park which includes part of the gentlewoman's distri. our priorities are pretty clear and what we're trying to do right now is dig ourselves out of a ditch that her party and the republican president george bush dug our economy into. the ditch is much deeper than anybody had thought. and it's going to take as you

James P. McGovern

0:23:59 to 0:24:16( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: ttle time to get out of it. but through the stimulus package, through passing health care reform to lower health care costs on families and small businesses, throu our climate change bill to create thousands and thousands of more green jobs, i think we've got to turn

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