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Surgeon General Nominee

President Obama announced his nominee for the position of Surgeon General, Dr. Regina Benjamin, calling her “a relentless promoter” of… read more

President Obama announced his nominee for the position of Surgeon General, Dr. Regina Benjamin, calling her “a relentless promoter” of programs to fight preventable illness. In her remarks she cited preventable illness such as diabetes as the reason her family was not with her at the announcement.

President Obama also talked about the pace of negotiations over health care reform legislation, urging lawmakers to pass a bill before the summer recess. close

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Location:
Rose Garden, White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 13, 2009 | 11:50am EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jul 14, 2009 | 1:25am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Jul 13, 2009 | 11:50am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 13, 2009 | 12:41pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 13, 2009 | 5:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 13, 2009 | 8:42pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 13, 2009 | 9:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 14, 2009 | 1:25am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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