Navigation Links
Democratic National Committee Chairman Tim Kaine's Statement on the Senate's Vote to Proceed to Full Floor Debate of Health Insurance Reform Legislation
Date:11/21/2009

WASHINGTON, Nov. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DNC Chairman Tim Kaine issued the following statement after the Senate voted to begin full debate of health insurance reform legislation.

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080519/DNCLOGO )

"Today, the Senate took another historic step on the road to enacting health insurance reform. By clearing this first procedural hurdle, senators will now have an opportunity to debate the health reform bill on the Senate floor and continue to make progress on delivering health insurance reform to the American people. I want to extend my congratulations to Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senator Dick Durbin for their tenacity in bringing the bill to the floor, and thank countless other senators for their commitment to reform as the Senate begins this historic debate.

"While unfortunate, it's not terribly surprising that no Republicans voted in favor of the motion to proceed. Defenders of the status quo have been working to derail reform for months -- unfortunately, their obstructionist, just-say-no tactics represent more of the same. No matter. We know that there are some members of the Republican Party who understand the urgent need for health insurance reform and we remain hopeful that we can continue to work with those members to find common ground on this historic effort to pass health insurance reform that provides greater security and stability to Americans who have insurance and more quality affordable options to those who don't. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act would bring down the skyrocketing costs of care for American families, businesses and our government, and reduce the national deficit $130 billion by 2019.

"We've been trying to reform our broken system since Harry Truman was president -- now, we're in the home stretch. This time, President Obama and C
'/>"/>

SOURCE Democratic National Committee
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Not Worthy of Support? Democratic Leaders Continue to Ignore Americas Youth
2. Women for Women International Congolese Country Director, Christine Karumba, Speaks Out About the Rape Epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
3. Top Democratic Vote-Counter Concedes No Chance of Overriding SCHIP Veto
4. Democratic Radio Address
5. Social Justice Issues Take Main Stage at Egypts National Democratic Party Convention
6. NBA Legend Dikembe Mutombo Joins Opportunity International Board of Advisors; Opens Doors in Democratic Republic of Congo
7. Democratic Candidates Miss Key Health Issue in Debate
8. SEIU Retaliates Against California Caregivers & Democratic Reform Movement
9. Open Hearings, Fact-Finding Today by SEIU Long Term Care Workers Continues Democratic Process Begun in 2006
10. Democratic National Committee McCain Myth Buster: John McCain and Americas Small Businesses
11. Emile Hirsch Visits the Democratic Republic of Congo With International Aid Agency Oxfam
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/3/2015)... March 03, 2015 Dan E. Chambers, an ... special focus on capital crimes, recently spoke on the radio ... trial. The hosts of the Independent Journal Review radio show ... working first as a prosecutor and now as a criminal ... decisions made in the trial and sentencing of this high-profile ...
(Date:3/3/2015)... 03, 2015 Today the Brain Injury ... of bike, skate, snow, water, and motorcycle helmets, announced ... injury. The partnership kicks off with Nutcase donating $2 ... http://www.nutcasehelmets.com to BIAA during the month of March ... year BIAA leads the nation in observing Brain Injury ...
(Date:3/3/2015)... March 03, 2015 The human augmentation ... the augmentation market. The wearable augmentation sector is predicted ... size in the upcoming years. , The eye-wear ... to a big number of new products launches in ... region, high technological advancements as well as the rising ...
(Date:3/3/2015)... 03, 2015 Dr. Michael ... and chief clinical integration and network development ... this newly established role, Dr. Nochomovitz is ... Healthcare System physician enterprise, its integration within ... Weill Cornell Physicians. , Dr. Nochomovitz brings ...
(Date:3/3/2015)... March 03, 2015 While it is ... primary reason why young Canadian drivers are signing up ... greater value proposition to be enticed. Due to current ... a very stripped-back form. Its full capability is ... where tracking, predictive maintenance, emergency breakdown services are at ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Dan E. Chambers Gives Radio Interview Providing Insights into American Sniper Guilty Verdict 2Health News:Dan E. Chambers Gives Radio Interview Providing Insights into American Sniper Guilty Verdict 3Health News:Brain Injury Association of America Partners with Nutcase Helmets to Raise Awareness About Brain Injury 2Health News:Human Augmentation Market to Pose 43.5% CAGR Through 2020, States MarketsandMarkets in its New Research Study Now Available at MarketPublishers.com 2Health News:Dr. Michael Nochomovitz to Lead Clinical Integration and Network Development for the NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System 2Health News:Dr. Michael Nochomovitz to Lead Clinical Integration and Network Development for the NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System 3Health News:Dr. Michael Nochomovitz to Lead Clinical Integration and Network Development for the NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System 4Health News:TU-Automotive: Wawanesa Insurance to Discuss How UBI Can Produce Happy, Loyal Customers 2
... Rehabilitation Research and Development (JRRD) mainly analyses articles related ... sexuality, chronic pain and prosthetics research. ,Under ... pain associated with spinal cord injury the author of ... cord injury) reported chronic pain. He inquired about their ...
... are said to account for a large portion of ... to assess// this assumption in the Arab world. ... WHO World Mental Health (WMH) Survey Initiative, a nationally ... in Lebanon between September, 2002, and September, 2003, through ...
... School of Veterinary Medicine have established a national ... to humans and animals using medical records of ... Professor of Epidemiology. Larry Glickman of the School ... Pet Hospital, a nationwide chain of veterinary hospitals ...
... Pete Burns, following complaints of "sleep deprivation and exhaustion", has ... ,Burns, who is 46, had been residing at ... expensive pounds 450-a-night. There has been gossip doing the rounds ... the star out of his room for not paying his ...
... study by the New England Research Institutes in collaboration with ... or too little// are at a greater risk of developing ... based on studies done on over 1709 men, in the ... a period of 15 yrs. ,According to the ...
... A novel study conducted by Columbia University Medical ... for use in osteoarthritis, could be effective// in ... Until now, drug treatment with Cox-2 inhibitors or ... patients with chronic shoulder pain. ,Approximately ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:JRRD Focuses On Issues Such As Spinal Cord Injury and Prosthetics 2Health News:JRRD Focuses On Issues Such As Spinal Cord Injury and Prosthetics 3Health News:A National Survey Revealed That Mental Disorders Are Common In Lebanon 2Health News:Pets As Disease Watchdogs 2Health News:Sodium Hyaluronate Shows Promise In Treatment Of Shoulder Pain 2
(Date:3/3/2015)...   Surefire Medical, Inc. today announced ... Surefire Infusion System with an end hole microcatheter.  ... cancer, using the Surefire resulted in statistically significant ... with significantly decreased uptake in normal liver tissue. ... Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) meeting in ...
(Date:3/3/2015)... , March 3, 2015  UnaliWear announces the ... advanced support for seniors that guards against wandering and ... The new wearable – the Kanega watch ( ... kind to use an easy speech interface rather than ... information without human input. The watch ...
(Date:3/3/2015)... March 3, 2015  Michigan brothers Dominique Larkin , ... arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia, or ARVD, a disease that causes ... death among young athletes. In 2007, doctors discovered ... game. They later tested Dominique and found his "condition was ... 19, 2015 story in The Ann Arbor News , ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Clinical Trial Comparing the Surefire Infusion Device to an End Hole Catheter Finds Surefire Increases Tumor Uptake and Decreases Non-Target Embolization In Every Patient, Multiple Liver Cancer Types 2UnaliWear's Wearable For Seniors Extends Independence With Advanced Technology 2Younger of 2 Brothers on the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart Gets a Donor Heart Transplant 2Younger of 2 Brothers on the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart Gets a Donor Heart Transplant 3
... , , ... chemistry sets, ham radio, amateur astronomy, and early computing?  Well, now it is ... the Do-It-Yourself Biology (DIYbio) community, working on everything from microbial fuel cells, low-cost ... , , ...
... American Medical Systems® (AMS) (Nasdaq: ... therapies for both male and female pelvic health, today ... the MiniArc® Precise Single-Incision Sling System, a product for ... Precise is the next generation sling in the MiniArc ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Responsible Science for Do-It-Yourself Biologists 2American Medical Systems Announces FDA Clearance for MiniArc(R) Precise Single-Incision Sling 2American Medical Systems Announces FDA Clearance for MiniArc(R) Precise Single-Incision Sling 3
... The SleepStyle 200 series offers ... integrated CPAP models. The design delivers ... patients. Performance features promote results in ... care. The strongest differentiator in the ...
... 200 series offers a range of ... The design delivers therapy to meet ... promote results in commercial and clinical ... differentiator in the SleepStyle 200 series ...
The SleepStyle 600 series with ThermoSmart delivers humidification with anti-rainout benefits. ThermoSmart technology offers a heated breathing tube that allows the constant delivery of optimal level...
... REMstar Plus with C-Flex ... controls, and the comfort of ... the REMstar Plus with C-Flex ... to deliver sleep therapy by ...
Medicine Products: