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Senate Proceeding on Mar 24th, 2010 :: 16:34:10 to 16:35:34
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James Webb

16:34:01 to 16:34:21( Edit History Discussion )

James Webb: amendment. the senate will suspend. -- the senator will suspend. the clerk: mr. are issue proposes amendment numbered

James Webb

16:34:10 to 16:35:34( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: James Webb

James Webb

16:34:22 to 16:34:43( Edit History Discussion )

James Webb: 3645. mr. risch: mr. president, i ask unanimous consent for reading eaflt be dispensed with. the presiding officer: without objection, so ordered. the senator is recognized for one minute. mr. risch: thank you, mr. president. i can't imagine anyone wanting to vote against this amendment of let kneel you what we have here, senators. very simple:?? apparentst apparently you made an air when you drafted the

James Webb

16:34:44 to 16:35:04( Edit History Discussion )

James Webb: original bill because what did you is you levied a tax on people who make less than $200,000 a year. what it bill does is it corrects that. right now under the bill that the president signed on monday, it raised the threshold to 10% from 7.5% at which you can deduct medical expenses.

James Webb

16:35:05 to 16:35:26( Edit History Discussion )

James Webb: that tax falls on the most vulnerable people in america, mostly the elderly, mostly very low-income, and it rses taxes on 14.7 million people that make less than $200,000 a year. the president of the united states said -- he told us -- he committed that he would not

James Webb

16:35:27 to 16:35:34( Edit History Discussion )

James Webb: raise taxes on people that make less than $200,000 a year. i'm sure he was just confused when he signed the bill on monday.

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