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Senate Proceeding 01-27-09 on Jan 27th, 2009 :: 3:01:05 to 3:02:50
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Sheldon Whitehouse

3:01:05 to 3:02:50( Edit History Discussion )
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Sheldon Whitehouse

3:01:12 to 3:01:33( Edit History Discussion )

Sheldon Whitehouse: quorum call: mr. whitehouse: madam president? the presiding officer: the senator from rhode island. mr. whitehouse: madam psident, may i ask tha quorum call be terminated. the presiding officer: without objection, so ordered. mr. wh i see the very distinguished senator from take over managing this bill. before i leave the floor, i just wanted to make two points.

Sheldon Whitehouse

3:01:34 to 3:01:56( Edit History Discussion )

Sheldon Whitehouse: i've been here while a great deal of d place about who are eligible for children's health care but who, through lack of effort, it is claimed, the state programs are not finding. the purpose of the argument has been to argue if we could make

Sheldon Whitehouse

3:01:57 to 3:02:18( Edit History Discussion )

Sheldon Whitehouse: the states find these kids, they would be the ones who the program was truly designed for and that the 4.1 million additional children we're going to help with this legislation is a sort of a distraction from that figure. i haven't been able to source that 5.4 million number to anything.

Sheldon Whitehouse

3:02:19 to 3:02:41( Edit History Discussion )

Sheldon Whitehouse: i population basis, my state, rhode island, is the country. so i out there in that circumstance, rhode island should have, by my math, 18,000 of them.

Sheldon Whitehouse

3:02:42 to 3:02:50( Edit History Discussion )

Sheldon Whitehouse: we only have 12,000 kids in the chip-funded porti we call "right care" program. just from my own experience, the

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