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House Proceeding 07-21-09 on Jul 21st, 2009 :: 0:14:45 to 0:16:10
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Jim McDermott

0:14:41 to 0:15:02( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: when you are sick or your son or daughter is sick, you don't want the doctor just to do something. you want them to do the righ thing. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman's time has expired. gentleman from washington rise? mr. mcdermott: i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute and to revise and extend. the speaker pro tempore: without objection.

Jim McDermott

0:14:45 to 0:16:10( Edit History Discussion )
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Jim McDermott

0:15:03 to 0:15:23( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: mr. mcdermott: mr. speaker, 15 years ago frank luntz wrote the speeches for newt gingrich to come out here and scare the american people about the clinton health reform. they succeeded 15 years ago, and what have the people gotten since then? nothing. the number of people have gone

Jim McDermott

0:15:24 to 0:15:45( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: up and up and up and up who do not have health insurance. so here they are all here again today one at a time. folks, they're here to scare yoagain. mr. speaker, the people are smarter this time. in the election of 2008, they

Jim McDermott

0:15:46 to 0:16:07( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: elected a president who said he would bring health care reform to this country, and they gave the democrats an overwhelming majority because they're tired of the fear machine. now, i know you all have your talking points. frank luntz pulled them out of

Jim McDermott

0:16:08 to 0:16:11( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: the door and shined them up for 2008 and heaid, here's what

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