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House Proceeding 11-07-09 on Nov 7th, 2009 :: 2:36:50 to 2:39:10
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Charles B. Rangel

2:36:47 to 2:37:08( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: and i believe in freedom to choose your doctor and to get the treatment you nee america s built on these principles and the pelosi health care plan would take us in the opposit i urge every m house to live up to our obligation. listen to the people and say no

Charles B. Rangel

2:36:50 to 2:39:10( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Charles B. Rangel

Charles B. Rangel

2:37:09 to 2:37:29( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: to government-run health care. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from new york. mr. rangel: i yield myself 30 seconds, mr. speaker. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. rangel: because the gentleman who just spoke said that the democrats didn't listen to the republicans

Charles B. Rangel

2:37:30 to 2:37:50( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: i've had the honor to serve with outstanding republicans on the ways and means committee and having as chairman whamse committee, there wasn't much to listen to until last tuesday when you presented a bill. in any event, i appreciate the gentleman's contribution.

Charles B. Rangel

2:37:51 to 2:38:12( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: mr. speaker, we have been privileged, those of us who served on the ways and means by -- the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. mr. rangel: i yield myself such time as i may coon soum. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is reck are niced. mr. rangel: we have been designated as one of the three committees to work on this bill

Charles B. Rangel

2:38:13 to 2:38:33( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: for th house of representatives and we chairman waxman as well as chairman diller and i don't think in the history of the congress we have found three separate committees working in such cooperation. buas i said earlier, we had

Charles B. Rangel

2:38:34 to 2:38:54( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: such hardworking, dedicated members and such a strong support staff that it's almost embarrassing that they are so limited in sharing with you the work and the time and the support that they've given to this important issue for the congress and for our country. in any event, i have to admit

Charles B. Rangel

2:38:55 to 2:39:10( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: as chair, there was one member i relied on gentleman from california, and since 1984 he's served as -- and continues to the chairman of the health committee.

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