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It's our right to drive by house Democrats.
To vote on the NASA Health Care Reform bill is still alive leaders expecting about to happen on Saturday up the weekend.
To the likelihood of all this happening democratic congresswoman Jackie -- -- California and Republican Tennessee representative Marsha Blackburn they are both.
With us now good to see -- -- as -- first you.
Pop art Republicans we know the Democrats are going all optical the president trying to persuade members of his party are Republicans also pulling on the short sleep through that.
The shirt tails among these Democrats and run offense.
We are continuing to talk not only to our colleagues that our constituents.
And -- to their constituents because they're calling us many times saying you know I've got questions about that.
And I like -- get some clarification.
Absolutely this is a very serious issue it would have very serious implications for our nation's economy.
And our nation's health care.
I you know you can look at what -- happened in Tennessee Massachusetts and Maine there is no example.
Where federal government controlled it's ever increase access are brought down cost of health care.
Kind of -- fear would -- a -- number of voters are calling -- Capitol Hill right now -- -- -- Rush Limbaugh saying look we don't like this don't stop that guy you know do something do with Ledbetter bill we don't like it.
Well we're we're hearing from Rush Limbaugh listeners and well we're also hearing from.
-- those in our districts and in my district right now it's running pretty strongly in favor of health insurance reform and you have to do.
-- look at what it's gonna bring to the average person you know at a forty year old woman who does not smoke.
Pays more for health insurance than a forty year old man who does smoke.
Those are the kinds of forms of discrimination that will no longer be allowed in the new health care plan.
By the way mark Blackburn we understand that Nancy Pelosi did try to get the ladies in congress together.
-- meeting on this and we did that include Republicans.
Now it did not -- what our understanding is it was Democrat -- And I think you know we have to look at the fact that this is then.
And -- from the Democrat party trying to have meetings and committee meetings and deal with that.
And I think in answer to -- my colleagues at about what this bill is going to date I have two grandsons what it is going to do is kept their future because it is going to leave.
-- -- -- CBO says.
This is -- -- trillion dollars at bats is going to how talented this enormous.
Thirteen trillion dollar debt that we only have they do not have the money this bill is too expensive to afford.
We have heard that from our governors we are hearing it from state legislatures.
They don't have the money -- cannot do this now.
They're kind of -- what happened at the meeting with house speaker Pelosi to do intensity here what happen.
-- I get a chance at you know the truth of the matter is that speaker Pelosi meets with groups of members all the time.
She needs with me freshman Democrat fashion meets with the software Democrats he meets with the women Democrats that happens.
All the time just like the insurers meet with the Republican membership.
I mean it's just the nature of our business.
Part of -- Driver and I get this baker has never invited the Republican women on the -- and on net.
I would look -- that because women in this country are the drivers on health care.
They're the ones that are making the decisions on health care.
I have spoken out in poll after poll by over 70%.
They do not like this -- And they feel very distant franchise from the system and indeed want.
One added up all last off moms that rule.
They can't Paul Light years that over 85%.
And the American women did not me I'm just speaking for them are representing them on the health care issue that's out of touch they are on as well I'd like it.
Respond to that but truth of the matter is that 60%.
Of the women in this country are under insured.
If you talk to any woman between the ages of 55 and 65.
Who is no longer employed she can't get health insurance in this country because she's got a preexisting condition.
And she's too young for Medicare.
There are one in eight women in this country who have breast cancer or a 140000.
People that die of cancer each and every year in this country.
For us not to have a health care plan that provides health care for people who need it.
It shameful -- -- English actor personal and I think that that figure you win when he uses 60% of the women in America.
Under insured what do you mean by underinsured.
Well let me tell you how that works out and -- take for instance the situation of maternity care.
Most of that popular planned health insurance plans in this country now 90% of them.
Do not cover maternity care in fact in congress woman's.
District did in Tennessee there is not one plan that offers health insurance with maternity care -- for a woman at the age of thirty.
I used to be a legislator in California I tried to carry a bill that covered maternity care -- companies have health insurance.
I go hide bad final -- figures are quite you're quite wrong on that and yes.
I think public option health care in expanding Medicaid they use the best health care and he answered all the questions Tennessee.
In his -- under this program tonight or what have the best acts as.
The best out -- and you can see it is that an out clause in his limited action as.
In order to have more people covered bring down costs and to have greater confidence competition -- -- on the wrong road.
And we need to do is handling patients ours not a government ladies.
Great debate thank you both for coming -- daddy -- -- black really there is an area all right.
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