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House Proceeding on Dec 1st, 2009 :: 0:18:15 to 0:21:10
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Nancy Pelosi

0:18:12 to 0:18:32( Edit History Discussion )

Nancy Pelosi: months ago. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: what purpose does the distinguished speaker of the house from california rise? the speaker:: to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: the distinguished speaker is recognized for as much time as she may consume. the speaker:: i rise today to recognize the 21 stth annual world aids day and remember,

Nancy Pelosi

0:18:15 to 0:21:10( Edit History Discussion )
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Nancy Pelosi

0:18:54 to 0:19:14( Edit History Discussion )

Nancy Pelosi: must go on. the moral case alone is reason to act, but we also know that the spread of infectious diseases, especially hiv-aids, ca destroy the very fabric of nations and create a fury of despair. american leadership is essential to preventing suffering and instability in a developing world.

Nancy Pelosi

0:19:15 to 0:19:35( Edit History Discussion )

Nancy Pelosi: since the first world aids in 1998, we have made eormous progress. in 1988, we have made enormous progress. we have dramatically increased esources for both international hiv-aids prevention care, treatment, and research. these investments have provided

Nancy Pelosi

0:19:36 to 0:19:57( Edit History Discussion )

Nancy Pelosi: lifesaving and retroviral treatment to millions of people while also taking critical steps to prevent millions of new h.i.v. cases. reiterating our commitment, congress recently passed in a bipartisan way and president obama signed into law the ryan white hiv-aids treatment extension act, continuing this

Nancy Pelosi

0:19:58 to 0:20:18( Edit History Discussion )

Nancy Pelosi: essential lifeline of care, treatmentand support for more than half a million low-income americans living with this disease. and around the same time the president lifted the ban on entry of individuals with hiv-aids into our country. this was good news for all who

Nancy Pelosi

0:20:19 to 0:20:40( Edit History Discussion )

Nancy Pelosi: were concerned about the aids conference that's going to be held in the united states in 2012. when congress and the president make the dream of health insurance reform a reality for all americans, we will improve access to lifelong medications and open the door of high quality medical care to more

Nancy Pelosi

0:20:41 to 0:21:01( Edit History Discussion )

Nancy Pelosi: low-income, uninsured h.i.v.-positive individuals before they confront the nightmare of full-blown aids. it's better for their health and lower cost for all of us. today on world aids day, we remember all that we have lost, but also all that we have to hold on to. our hope u. our optimism, and steadfastness and our

Nancy Pelosi

0:21:02 to 0:21:12( Edit History Discussion )

Nancy Pelosi: determination to fight against this disease. to respond to the needs of the people who have it and one day and hopefully that will be soon,

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