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House Proceeding 11-03-09 on Nov 3rd, 2009 :: 0:57:20 to 0:58:35
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Jim McDermott

0:57:17 to 0:57:39( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: need to destroy medicare advantage to reform health care. this week, replicans will offer a simpler, better proposal that offers real health care reform without taking benefits away from our nation seniors -- seniors and i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman for what purpose does the gentleman from washington rise?

Jim McDermott

0:57:20 to 0:58:35( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jim McDermott

Jim McDermott

0:57:40 to 0:58:00( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: without objection, so ordered. >> mr. speaker, prime menster merkel was in this hall not long ago. she represents a country where they've had health care security for 126 years. the americans have been waiting for 100 years. and when the republicans took

Jim McDermott

0:58:01 to 0:58:22( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: over the last time, they knocked out mrs. clinton's plan. and they bragged about it. and for 12 years, they made not one would bring to the floor for a vote. now, they want the status quo. they like what's going on.

Jim McDermott

0:58:23 to 0:58:36( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: and if folks back home like what's going on, stick with them because they're never going to change anything. they a about this is, not so fast. 100 years is too fast?

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