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House Proceeding 10-27-09 on Oct 27th, 2009 :: 1:37:15 to 1:39:05
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Tom Cole

1:37:14 to 1:37:34( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Cole: summer long as we got to this point was, name me the day in the last 10 years that your health care went down? name the day. you name the day. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. gentleman from oklahoma rise? >> i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one

Tom Cole

1:37:15 to 1:39:05( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Tom Cole

Tom Cole

1:37:35 to 1:37:55( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Cole: minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. cole: mr. speaker, the democratic health re bill now being drafted behind closed doors is bad for seniors, bad for taxpayers and bad for the quality of america's health care system. it will cut medicare spending on seniors. it will cost taxpayers $1 tr american medical system toward

Tom Cole

1:37:56 to 1:38:17( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Cole: and underfunded, overregulated government-run health care system. we can do better than that. republicans have offered in good faith positive proposals, reforms that protect the doctor-patient relationship, increase accessibility and truly make health care more affordable. however, these ideas have never been heard in the back rooms of the capitol where the

Tom Cole

1:38:18 to 1:38:38( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Cole: democratic -- democrats are crafting their own partisan proposals. and, mr. speaker, the majority's proposals continue to ignore medical liability reform, something the president himself said would be addressed. tort rsm has yet to be raised during the deliberations of our democratic majority. mr. speaker, we cannot allow the government to stand between patients and health care.

Tom Cole

1:38:39 to 1:38:59( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Cole: americans are smart enough to know the difference between no choice and a real choice. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentlelady from the district of columbia rise? ms. norton: to address the house for one minute and to revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. ms. norton: mr. speaker, the tea party minority didn't

Tom Cole

1:39:00 to 1:39:05( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Cole: succeed this summer as they thought they had so they've come to the floor this afternoon and they are not

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