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Senate Proceeding 12-15-09 on Dec 15th, 2009 :: 4:02:40 to 4:04:19
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Kay Hagan

4:02:35 to 4:02:40( Edit History Discussion )

Kay Hagan: for four years before any of the programs that the b supposed to put forward will be there.

Max Baucus

4:02:40 to 4:04:19( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Max Baucus

Max Baucus

4:02:41 to 4:03:01( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: so the amendment that senator thune and i are merely says that the taxes start being implemented. so whatever programs are being offered to the people of america, whatever insurance programs,

Max Baucus

4:03:02 to 4:03:23( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: benefits that there might be in the bill would start at the same time as you're not going to be paying taxes before you options that you would be able to take in this bill. so it's simple, it's clear. we believe that if you pay taxes

Max Baucus

4:03:24 to 4:03:47( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: for four years before you see any of the programs in this bill, that the american people can't really be sure that there will ever be a program because there will be intervening congresses and an intervening presidential election that will occur before this bill is

Max Baucus

4:03:48 to 4:04:09( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: designed to start. 2014. we have congressional elections in 2010. we have a presidential election plus congressional elections in 2012. and two years fol 2014, is when this bill will be implemented.

Max Baucus

4:04:10 to 4:04:21( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: so really, mr. president, i hope that everyone will look at this amendment and support the endment that -- that we're putting forward.

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