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Senate Proceeding on Dec 4th, 2009 :: 7:47:55 to 7:49:19
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Jim DeMint

7:47:51 to 7:48:11( Edit History Discussion )

Jim DeMint: we have one correction to the record, which i will smivment. a senator: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from south contrarily. mr. demint: ank you, mr. president. i appreciate the comments from the senator from minnesota. it brought out a lot of important issues as far as the rising cost of health insurance,

Jim DeMint

7:47:55 to 7:49:19( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jim DeMint

Jim DeMint

7:48:12 to 7:48:32( Edit History Discussion )

Jim DeMint: and i certainly knew that, as small businessman. there's only one problem. the bill that we're going to vote on doesn't solve those problems. in fact, c.b.o. basically tells us that insurance will continue to increase at the same rate it is now and for those with individual insurance policies,

Jim DeMint

7:48:33 to 7:48:53( Edit History Discussion )

Jim DeMint: it's very likely to go up. mr. president, we're here on friday evening being told we're going to work through the weekend, maybe next the way up to christmas eve, with the intent to rush through a bill that many have called --

Jim DeMint

7:48:54 to 7:49:14( Edit History Discussion )

Jim DeMint: pieces of legislation and one of the biggest care that we've ever seen here in this country. and apparently the majority wants to rush this hopefully i think intimidate the minority into allowing it to go through by keeping us here on

Jim DeMint

7:49:15 to 7:49:20( Edit History Discussion )

Jim DeMint: weekends over the holidays. but i'm proud that republicans are standing together against

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