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House Proceeding 11-07-09 on Nov 7th, 2009 :: 5:16:00 to 5:18:20
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Robert E. Andrews

5:15:56 to 5:16:17( Edit History Discussion )

Robert E. Andrews: consent to submit a letter from five of myepublican colleagues from pennsylvania on this issue. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. approved. the gentleman from new jersey. mr. an yield myself three minutes. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for three minutes. mrandrews: ask unanimous consent to revise and stepped my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without

Robert E. Andrews

5:16:00 to 5:18:20( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Robert E. Andrews

Robert E. Andrews

5:16:18 to 5:16:39( Edit History Discussion )

Robert E. Andrews: objection, so ordered. mr. andrews: i thank my friends on both sides of the aisle. this has been a stressful time for americans and today may have been a stressful day for americans. this might have been the day that someone thought they were go to go get a job but found out they won't get the job because they had breast cancer five years ago and can't get health insurance because of their pre-existing condition.

Robert E. Andrews

5:16:40 to 5:17:02( Edit History Discussion )

Robert E. Andrews: it might be a day that the senior citizen decides they don't have the money to renew their prescription because they are in the doughnut hole so ey're going to pay their rent instead of their prescription bill. it's not their day. it might be the day that someone is lying awake in bed churning about the fact that their child seems sicker than usual, but if

Robert E. Andrews

5:17:03 to 5:17:24( Edit History Discussion )

Robert E. Andrews: they take them to the docr, they might get sent to the hospital and can't pay the hospital bill because they have no health insurance and might mean bankruptcy or foreclosure or losing theihome. it's just not their day. if we pass this bill and it gets to the president's desk, a new day will come to this country,

Robert E. Andrews

5:17:25 to 5:17:45( Edit History Discussion )

Robert E. Andrews: because no person with a pre-existing condition will ever suffer discrimination again. because effective next year, eventually, no senior will run out of drug coverage at any time during the year because they work for it and they deserve it. and the new day will come to

Robert E. Andrews

5:17:46 to 5:18:07( Edit History Discussion )

Robert E. Andrews: that uninsured person because no hardorking american will ever go without health insurance in this country. you know, the special interests and the lobbyists and the health insurance industry, they have all had their day arnd here for a long time and i hate to disappoint them, but today is

Robert E. Andrews

5:18:08 to 5:18:20( Edit History Discussion )

Robert E. Andrews: not their day. it is a day for uninsured americans. it is a day for hard-working americans. this is the day when we will begin the change and every americawill get the health

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