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Senate Proceeding on Jun 9th, 2009 :: 1:39:15 to 1:42:10
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Harry Reid

1:39:15 to 1:39:16( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: the authority to the f.d.a. to

Barbara Boxer

1:39:15 to 1:42:10( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Barbara Boxer

Barbara Boxer

1:39:17 to 1:39:37( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Boxer: vigorously enforce strict new la a big, positive difference. so clearly i'm very proud to be here in support of this important legislation. i want to say again to senator kennedy if he's anywhere near

Barbara Boxer

1:39:38 to 1:39:58( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Boxer: watching this debate how much i respect, admire and miss his presence here on this bill. miss him. because if he was here he wod be roaring from the back of the chamber. roaring at us. in the budget of ways. and challenging us to move forward on this bill as quickly as we can. the house has acted. once the senate acts, we can

Barbara Boxer

1:39:59 to 1:40:21( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Boxer: have a conference or, maybe, the house will take the senate bill and this bill will be on the president's desk before we do health care reform. imagine what a great preamble this would be to health care reform. taking this incredible rob this problem

Barbara Boxer

1:40:22 to 1:40:42( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Boxer: in our set, tobacco so much suffering, so much dependence, so much addiction, so tackle this as a preamble to our health care reforei care reform, i will be so

Barbara Boxer

1:40:43 to 1:41:04( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Boxer: proud and i know each of us who support this will be very proud. i know president obama will be very proud he has struggled with tobacco addiction. he knows how tough it is to say no to cigarettes. clearly the best way is to prevent someone getting addicted

Barbara Boxer

1:41:05 to 1:41:26( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Boxer: in the first place. i don't want my grandkids be lured into smoking by looking at a box of cigarettes and trying one, and two, and three and four and i don't want that for anybody's grandkids. if people decide when they're

Barbara Boxer

1:41:27 to 1:41:48( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Boxer: older and they know all the facts, when they're much older and they are going to go smoke, you know what, in many ways that is there problem but it is our job to let them know the risks and dangers. very clearly. we've been dancing around the edges with the little warning labels but we have not comed tobacco.

Barbara Boxer

1:41:49 to 1:42:09( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Boxer: we need to do that. so i urge all my colleagues on both sides of the aisle, again, thanking those republicans, those eight or thank you for that. i urge always you will to make investment in the health of the american people and support this legislation. i thank you very much,

Barbara Boxer

1:42:10 to 1:42:11( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Boxer: madam president, and i yield the floor.

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