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House Proceeding on Nov 8th, 2007 :: 0:29:01 to 0:31:17
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has -- will be a tremendous addition to senator demint as staff. he came earlier this year as an intern for congressman bill shuster of pennsylvania. his hard work, thoughtfulness, and personal integrity

John Lewis

0:29:01 to 0:29:18( Edit History Discussion )

John Lewis: have been an enormous asset to the people of the second district of south carolina. he will certainly be difficult to replace. a graduate of the university of south carolina, brian is the son

John Lewis

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Speech By: John Lewis

John Lewis

0:29:18 to 0:29:29( Edit History Discussion )

John Lewis: of david, an iraq war veteran, and denise of akin, south carolina. south carolina is proud of its native son and i'm excited for brian's success. i wish him all the best in the years to come.

John Lewis

0:29:29 to 0:29:45( Edit History Discussion )

John Lewis: brian has a bright future as a capable and competent public servant and i look forward to working with him in the future. in conclusion, god bless our troops and we will never forget

John Lewis

0:29:45 to 0:29:58( Edit History Discussion )

John Lewis: september 11. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentleman from new york rise? >> to address the house for one minute. revise and extend. the

John Lewis

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John Lewis: speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman in,s recognized for one minute. mr. israel: madam speaker, there is bad news and good news this n veterans day. the bad news is a study by harvard

John Lewis

0:30:11 to 0:30:24( Edit History Discussion )

John Lewis: medical srvchool that there are two million veterans who don't have health insurance and are not eligible for veterans care. two million veterans. what makes it worse is that president bush

John Lewis

0:30:24 to 0:30:38( Edit History Discussion )

John Lewis: is banning 273,000 veterans from receiving v.a. care because they are not inkohl eminlible. -- -- income eligible. he's balancing the budget on middle class and working veterans. the good news

John Lewis

0:30:38 to 0:30:51( Edit History Discussion )

John Lewis: is this democratic majority passed the largest increase in v.a. health care in the 77-year history of the v.a. we are going to add 1,800 new claims processors to make the law -- lines a little

John Lewis

0:30:51 to 0:31:06( Edit History Discussion )

John Lewis: shorter and wait shorter as well. now we have to go even further. i'm urging my colleagues to sign a letter i have sent to the president demanding that he reverse the policy of denying health care to

John Lewis

0:31:06 to 0:31:17( Edit History Discussion )

John Lewis: 273,000 veterans and not means test them. we didn't means test them when we asked them to fight our battles. we should not means test them when they come home for health care. i yield

Sander M. Levin

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Sander M. Levin: back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. for what purpose does the gentleman from ohio rise? mr. regula: permission to address the

Sander M. Levin

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Speech By: Sander M. Levin

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