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House Proceeding 11-17-09 on Nov 17th, 2009 :: 1:54:50 to 1:57:40
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Chris Murphy

1:54:47 to 1:55:07( Edit History Discussion )

Chris Murphy: businesses are going to have to spend in buying d industrial goods. mr. murphy: this is not my . others have said this. this is a consumer takeover of the health care system. that's what this is. this is putting consumers and patients and rular, average ordinary americans back in charge.

Chris Murphy

1:54:50 to 1:57:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Chris Murphy

Chris Murphy

1:55:08 to 1:55:28( Edit History Discussion )

Chris Murphy: and people were angry about a lot of things when president bush was in charge and the republicans controlled the house and senate. they were angry that it seemed like the oil companies were running our energy policy. they were angry that the banks seemed to get whatever they wanted when it came to financial polcy. and they were angry that the insurance companies and drug companies seemed to get

Chris Murphy

1:55:29 to 1:55:50( Edit History Discussion )

Chris Murphy: everything they wanted when it came to health care polcy. they had some pretty good examples. i'll add to your list of all of the deficit increasers over the course of the republican this congress, medicare part d, the one time that this

Chris Murphy

1:55:51 to 1:56:12( Edit History Discussion )

Chris Murphy: decided to legislate on health care, they did it in a way that guaranteed enormous profits for the insurance and drug indury, in particular, by medicare part d law that specifically prohibited the federal government from negotiating deep discounts on behalf of all medicare beneficiaries against the drug companies.

Chris Murphy

1:56:13 to 1:56:33( Edit History Discussion )

Chris Murphy: and they paider for it all by borrowing. so ts sudden conversion to fiscal responsibility by the republicans is pretty transparent to people that have been caring about health care for long enough to remember when republicans came here proposed and passed a medicare drug benefit that was written by the drug and insurance

Chris Murphy

1:56:34 to 1:56:54( Edit History Discussion )

Chris Murphy: borrowing. . all of those tea baggers and all of those nonteat partiers who are concerned about the deficits, this health care bill isn't just deficit neutral, it brings down the deficit by $30

Chris Murphy

1:56:55 to 1:57:15( Edit History Discussion )

Chris Murphy: years. you can argu policy, but you can't argue c.b.o. score. the congressional budget says that this bill over the course of 10 years will bring down the deficit and actually tells us years will bring down the deficit by even more standing in contrast to the sole effort at health care reform when they controlled

Chris Murphy

1:57:16 to 1:57:36( Edit History Discussion )

Chris Murphy: this place which handed more power to the industry that were run to begin with and did it all by borrowing. so, mr. ryan, it's the war, it's the tax cuts but it's the republicans' policy on health care. and so -- and i don't have a lot of sympathy for our republican friends who come

Chris Murphy

1:57:37 to 1:57:42( Edit History Discussion )

Chris Murphy: down here and talk to us about the health care implications for the deficit.

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