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House Proceeding 11-17-09 on Nov 17th, 2009 :: 2:12:20 to 2:14:25
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Chris Murphy

2:12:20 to 2:12:41( Edit History Discussion )

Chris Murphy: program is tryin. murphy: one last thing, mr. ryan. is that the people we are talking about, the stories we are telling, i don't think you or i know whether these people that have approached us are republicans or democrats. i have no idea whether that guy who had to drain his entire college savings listens -- watches msnbc or watches fox news.

Chris Murphy

2:12:20 to 2:14:25( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Chris Murphy

Chris Murphy

2:12:42 to 2:13:02( Edit History Discussion )

Chris Murphy: i have no idea. because health care crises, health care caused bankruptcies strike republicans and democrats, liberals and conservatives, people on the left and people on the right. this is a nonpartisan, nonpolitical issue. and maybe i was naive when i came here a couple years ago,

Chris Murphy

2:13:03 to 2:13:23( Edit History Discussion )

Chris Murphy: but i just thought that there was going to be a way with 50 millio uninsured, with health care costs rising 120% per the average small business in this country over the last 10 years, with bankruptcies caused by medical costs on the rise. i just figured there would b

Chris Murphy

2:13:24 to 2:13:44( Edit History Discussion )

Chris Murphy: way to get together on this for republicans and democrats to say let's do something. and i think for the longest time i believed that there was still going to be chance for republicans to ce to the table here. and i don't want to believe that the republicans' opposition to this bill is about political gain. don't want to believe that the reason members come down here

Chris Murphy

2:13:45 to 2:14:06( Edit History Discussion )

Chris Murphy: and oppose every single thing the democrats want to do and then propose an alternative bill that was a joke that actually left more people uninsured at the end of it than had the bill not gone into effect. i just -- i don't want to believe that. but there is mounting evidence of that case. so, listen, this thing's not over, mr. ryan.

Chris Murphy

2:14:07 to 2:14:25( Edit History Discussion )

Chris Murphy: we are going to continue to come down here and press the case for reform. we are going to contue to come down here and press the need for both parties to be of this solution. but it is increasingly apparent that ere is only one piece of this house and one piece of the senate that's really pushing to

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