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House Proceeding 07-23-09 on Jul 23rd, 2009 :: 2:47:30 to 2:49:25
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Charles B. Rangel

2:47:26 to 2:47:47( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: people in this room we servants, 2/3 of the people america. it's wrong. champlete the gentleman's time has expired. the gentleman from n mr. rangel: am i closing now? the chair: time has expired.

Charles B. Rangel

2:47:30 to 2:49:25( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Charles B. Rangel

Charles B. Rangel

2:47:48 to 2:48:08( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: you have 1 1/2 minutes left. mr. rangel: i say this to my republican friends that i sincerely wish we had a better balance of parties in this house and in this country. i sincerely wish that the things we were debating would not be the rich against the poor, but

Charles B. Rangel

2:48:09 to 2:48:29( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: what we could do collectively to make this a stronger country, better educated, better health care, things we can do to secure us. it would seem to me that when issues like this come up, that america can bet your life that the minority party, if it concerns the poor, if it concerns people that need some

Charles B. Rangel

2:48:30 to 2:48:50( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: people, if it concerns health, if it concerns education, we can almost depend that they will be walking lock stop in opposition. some of the reasons they give it would appear to be merit tore youse. but why is it we always find the

Charles B. Rangel

2:48:51 to 2:49:11( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: opposing party wanting to punish and show that they have no compassion for those americans who are less fortunate than themselves. i do hope that we can find some middle ground, not just to punish the wall street activates, which clearly that's

Charles B. Rangel

2:49:12 to 2:49:26( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: wrorl, but that we can find something to offer the republican party and get ready -- rid of this terrible stigma they have somehow thrust on them.

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