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House Proceeding on Jul 23rd, 2009 :: 0:28:35 to 0:29:45
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Keith Ellison

0:28:32 to 0:28:52( Edit History Discussion )

Keith Ellison: less jobs, more taxe government spending and a mountain of debt on our kids and grand kids. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentleman from minnesota rise? mr. ellison: revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. mr. ellison: martin luther king spoke of the fierce urgency of

Keith Ellison

0:28:35 to 0:29:45( Edit History Discussion )
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Keith Ellison

0:28:53 to 0:29:14( Edit History Discussion )

Keith Ellison: now and he talked about the fact you can't set a deadline on somebody else's freedom. there is another civil rights movement going on and that is the right for health care. health care is what we need now and we cannot delay. i urge my colleagues to come together and pass the health care reform bill before we go out for august recess, because people absolutely need it.

Keith Ellison

0:29:15 to 0:29:36( Edit History Discussion )

Keith Ellison: people who are fearing being dropped or put off from pre-existing conditions, people being subject to discrimination because of their age or gender. we've got to stop this and make sure that a caring nation cares for the health of its people. the time is now. we cannot delay. we have had enough time, madam speaker.

Keith Ellison

0:29:37 to 0:29:45( Edit History Discussion )

Keith Ellison: six decades america has debated about what to fix. we have 45 hours of markup, 250

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