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Senate Proceeding on Oct 1st, 2009 :: 0:53:55 to 0:55:25
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Kirsten Gillibrand

0:53:52 to 0:54:13( Edit History Discussion )

Kirsten Gillibrand: prevent preventive healthar we will now turn to senator gillibrand of new york. as a member of the house of repr gillibrand was a champion of children's and family health care issues and was a leading voic services

Kirsten Gillibrand

0:53:55 to 0:55:25( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Kirsten Gillibrand

Kirsten Gillibrand

0:54:14 to 0:54:35( Edit History Discussion )

Kirsten Gillibrand: i yield four minutes. mrs. gillibrand: thank you, mr. president. the presiding officer: the senator from new mrs. gillibrand: we are in a debate system. congress must act now family insurance purchased through an employer was approximately -- $6,700.

Kirsten Gillibrand

0:54:36 to 0:54:57( Edit History Discussion )

Kirsten Gillibrand: in 2008 itearly double to $12,600. if we don't act now family health insurance is expected to double again to nearly $24,300. we pay nearly twice the average pay for health care, $2.2 trillion a year, more than 16% of our gross domestic product. however, the united

Kirsten Gillibrand

0:54:58 to 0:55:18( Edit History Discussion )

Kirsten Gillibrand: 29th in the more at it equipment we have more than -- mortality. we have more than 47 million uninsured americans. in 2000 and 2008, every three americans under 65 went without health insurance for some period of there is a hidden tax in america's

Kirsten Gillibrand

0:55:19 to 0:55:26( Edit History Discussion )

Kirsten Gillibrand: that all insured americans pay to -- to cover the costs of uninsured. more than half of

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