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Senate Proceeding on Dec 21st, 2009 :: 3:58:10 to 3:59:09
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Lamar Alexander

3:58:06 to 3:58:28( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: so i would ask my friend from tennessee, who has justpoken about medicare, wouldn't you think that patients who have been promised that they can keep the health care that they should be able, or at least the senate ought to be able to debate an amendment about allowing medicare patients the right to privately contract for medical services with the physician of their wouldn't that seem fair? mr. alexander: mr. pre

Lamar Alexander

3:58:10 to 3:59:09( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Lamar Alexander

Lamar Alexander

3:58:29 to 3:58:50( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: i agree with the senator from wyoming. of course under the procedure that we're following -- and i think it's important for the american people to know this -- the bill, the 400-page bill that was added to the underlying bill was brought up over and is being presented to us in

Lamar Alexander

3:58:51 to 3:59:11( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: a way that it can't be amended. and so something that affects a sixth of the economy, which you've had a day and a half to read, which is part of an overall bill that will raise taxes, cut medicare, send big bills to states, has many questions, could be improved

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