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Senate Proceeding on Dec 3rd, 2009 :: 6:21:15 to 6:22:40
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Roger F. Wicker

6:21:12 to 6:21:32( Edit History Discussion )

Roger F. Wicker: on deaf ears on the of the aisle. mr. cra: i know my colleague from mississippi wants comment. may remaing for our side? the presiding officer: 7 1/2 minutes. mr. wicker: if i can take one minute of that time and then the gentleman can wrap it up. i want to emphasize what a

Roger F. Wicker

6:21:15 to 6:22:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Roger F. Wicker

Roger F. Wicker

6:21:33 to 6:21:53( Edit History Discussion )

Roger F. Wicker: devastating effect these medicare cuts are going to have on rural america. once again i want to quote some of my colleagues from the other end of the building because it shows the bipartisan that we have from rural america. mike ross, a democrat from arkansas, said "with more than $400 billion in cuts to medicare, it could force many of

Roger F. Wicker

6:21:54 to 6:22:14( Edit History Discussion )

Roger F. Wicker: our rural hospitals to close." this is a democrat. "providing less access and care for our senior citizens." representive larry castle of north carolina, "from the day i announced office, i promised to protect medicare." he voted no on the bill in the house of representatives.

Roger F. Wicker

6:22:15 to 6:22:36( Edit History Discussion )

Roger F. Wicker: ikekeleton said proposed reductions to medicare to further squeeze the budgets our our rural health care providers. tpoupblly -- finally representative from virginia said the plan could place at risk the survival of our region's hospitals. unless these medicare changes

Roger F. Wicker

6:22:37 to 6:22:40( Edit History Discussion )

Roger F. Wicker: are taken out of the bill, this bill devastates health care for

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