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Senate Proceeding on Dec 4th, 2009 :: 1:16:35 to 1:18:50
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John McCain

1:16:32 to 1:16:53( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: these medicaid cuts and the -- medicare cuts talking about today is the medicare advantage plan. i understand there will be an amendment by senator hatch, who i'm sure will talk about his own amendment. he of course was present on the finance committee, a l member, when medicare advan was created -- that there will be an amendment today to say send back to the finance

John McCain

1:16:35 to 1:18:50( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John McCain

John McCain

1:16:54 to 1:17:14( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: committee and say don't cut medicare advantage. mr. mccain: i listened to senator hatch's very important statement last night, which he will add to today. he was able to take us down trip on memory lane. in june 2003 when the medicare modernization act was before

John McCain

1:17:15 to 1:17:35( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: senate, several our colleagues, including senator schumer and kerry, offered a bipartisan amendment on the floor to provide additional funding for benefits under the medicare advantage program. but amnesia is not confined to one side of the aisle around here. but

John McCain

1:17:36 to 1:17:56( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: friend from -- you know, this discussion about medicare advantage. we have to better understand, what is it so is it because it offers seniors a chance to get additional benefits? maybe you could just give me a short definition of that because

John McCain

1:17:57 to 1:18:18( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: i think the american people may not be totally clear of what we're discussin discussing here and why million men's -- 300,000 citizens in my own state -- have chosen medicare aantage and has prompted, according to bloomberg, senator casey of

John McCain

1:18:19 to 1:18:40( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: pennsylvania to say, quote, "we're not going to be able to say, if you like what you have, you can deep," said senator bob casey, a pennsylvania democrat. that basic commitment that a lot of us around here have made will be called the question is "deem senator says medicare advantage cuts

John McCain

1:18:41 to 1:18:52( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: break a president's pledge." so maybef the senator from tennessee would just give me a brief outline of what seniors get under medicare advantage and

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