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House Proceeding 11-06-09 on Nov 6th, 2009 :: 4:25:45 to 4:28:00
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Kathy Castor

4:25:41 to 4:26:02( Edit History Discussion )

Kathy Castor: is not socialized, they label it as being socialized. doesn't make any sense. ms. castor: i think you have summed it up well. we are going to stand up for american families. powerful interests -- and the way health care is developed in america, it is take the money

Kathy Castor

4:25:45 to 4:28:00( Edit History Discussion )
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Kathy Castor

4:26:03 to 4:26:23( Edit History Discussion )

Kathy Castor: from well people and the profits of these health insurance companies have been astronomical. and why is it so difficult when someone needs to call on their policy, have been diagnosed with cancer, have high blood pressure and it's a fight. it's not a fight when you have to send the co-payment in, but

Kathy Castor

4:26:24 to 4:26:44( Edit History Discussion )

Kathy Castor: it's a fight when you need to call upon what you have been paying for month after month. our reform is going to give the consumers, these families that we have the privilege to represent greater bar beganning power when it comes to their health. and you have to hand it to president obama, because he has reached out.

Kathy Castor

4:26:45 to 4:27:05( Edit History Discussion )

Kathy Castor: he reached out early on in a bipartisan way. i know each of us here on the floor tonight have done the same. early on, i called a bipartisan meeting from the state of florida to say what are our florida priorities? we have a terrible doctor shortage. we want to improve medicare. and i'm glad some of those ideas

Kathy Castor

4:27:06 to 4:27:26( Edit History Discussion )

Kathy Castor: are incorpated in our legislation. we have been having bipartisan meetings. we have had hundreds of committee meetings. and our families back home, this isn't something where we are only listening to one side of the aisle. i know all of us have been

Kathy Castor

4:27:27 to 4:27:48( Edit History Discussion )

Kathy Castor: taking the ideas no matter what your political persuasion is because this is a critical american issue and demands a unique american solution. and we begin the debate, i know there will be a lot of partisan wrote, but i want folks to know at home, we will stand up for you know matter what your

Kathy Castor

4:27:49 to 4:28:01( Edit History Discussion )

Kathy Castor: party registration is. if you have a diagnosis in your family, we aren't going to let the insurance company cancel you. if you have to change your job and your cancer is in remission,

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