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Senate Proceeding on Nov 19th, 2009 :: 0:23:30 to 0:24:20
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Tom Udall

0:23:28 to 0:23:50( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Udall: monopolies. mr. udall: senator kaufman, e issue on this competition -- i don't think the american people realize this -- is that we have exempted the insurance companies from the antitrust laws. and those are laws that you can move competition in the market, when there are too

Tom Udall

0:23:30 to 0:24:20( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Tom Udall

Tom Udall

0:23:51 to 0:24:12( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Udall: market to try to inject additional competion in the market. and so really what the public option, the first thing that we're trying to accomplish with the public option is to inject that competion into the market, to have insurance companies be competing, and this public option is going to help drive that cost down.

Tom Udall

0:24:13 to 0:24:21( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Udall: drive it down in now, i know senator merkley, who's worked on this health care legislation in his committees,

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