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Senate Proceeding on Mar 25th, 2010 :: 2:18:40 to 2:20:05
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Jim DeMint

2:18:20 to 2:18:41( Edit History Discussion )

Jim DeMint: and the amendment falls. without objection. a senator: madam president? the presiding officer: the senator from south the clerk will report. the clerk: the senator from south carolina, mr. demint, moves to commit the bill, h.r. 4872, to the comttee on finance of the senate with

Jim DeMint

2:18:40 to 2:20:05( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jim DeMint

Jim DeMint

2:18:42 to 2:19:02( Edit History Discussion )

Jim DeMint: instructions to report back the same to the senate within one day with changes that ensure that the patient protection and affordable care act, including the amendments made by such act, does not prohibit americans from purchasing healt across state lines. mr. brownback: thank you, madam president. this motion will ensure that the --

Jim DeMint

2:19:03 to 2:19:23( Edit History Discussion )

Jim DeMint: mr. demint: thank you, madam president. this motion will ensure that the new government health regime that has just been made law will not prohibit americans from purchasing private health insurance plans across state lines without going through a vernment exchange. throughout this yearlong health care debate, we have talked about the importance of

Jim DeMint

2:19:24 to 2:19:45( Edit History Discussion )

Jim DeMint: competition between insurance companies, how it could bring accountability and lower costs. yet the laws of the land have actually created state-by-state monopolies that have not been responsive to the american people and have run up costs. this amendment could change that, creating hundreds of

Jim DeMint

2:19:46 to 2:20:05( Edit History Discussion )

Jim DeMint: choices for every american all across our nation of insurance companies competing for their business. c.b.o. says this would lower costs at least 5%. other folks say much more, particularly if you're in a state with -- with a lot of mandates. my colleagues will argue that this will -- the presiding officer: the

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