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  • Celebrating Bill Gray


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    Representative Chaka Fattah

    From: PA District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-15

    FATTAH of pennsylvania in the house of representatives Monday, July 15, 2013 Mr. FATTAH. Mr. Speaker, I submit the following...



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    Representative Chaka Fattah

    From: PA District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-08

    FATTAH. Mr. Speaker, let me first thank the House for setting aside this time to appropriately reflect on and to celebrate the life of service of William H. Gray--Bill Gray, as we know him--who represented...



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    Representative Marcia L. Fudge

    From: OH District 11

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-08

    FUDGE. I thank the gentleman for yielding, and I thank him for leading this Congressional Black Caucus Special Order hour to honor a man that was a friend to so many of us, former Congressman William...



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    Representative Sanford D. Bishop Jr.

    From: GA District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-08

    BISHOP of Georgia. I thank the gentleman for yielding, and I thank him so much for having this Special Order so that we can celebrate the life of our friend and mentor, Bill Gray. Shakespeare wrote: ...



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    Representative Charles B. Rangel

    From: NY District 13

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-08

    RANGEL. Let me first congratulate and thank my colleague, Congressman Fattah, for putting together this moment. I know this is going to be one of a series of tributes that we're going to have that reminds...



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    Representative Maxine Waters

    From: CA District 43

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-08

    WATERS. Thank you so very much. I would like to first take a moment to thank you, Congressman Chaka Fattah, for putting together this moment for us to reflect on the life and legacy of Bill. I want you...



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    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-08

    JACKSON LEE. Let me thank my classmate, and we certainly owe him a debt of gratitude for the respect that he is allowing us to show on the floor of the House in honor of the Honorable William H. Gray,...



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    Representative Gregory W. Meeks

    From: NY District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-08

    MEEKS. I want to thank the gentleman for organizing the opportunity to say thank you. First, thank you to God for sending us Bill Gray. Thank you to God for having an individual who understands who...



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    Representative Barbara Lee

    From: CA District 13

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-08

    LEE. Let me thank my classmate, and we certainly owe him a debt of gratitude for the respect that he is allowing us to show on the floor of the House in honor of the Honorable William H. Gray, III. I,...



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    Representative G. K. Butterfield

    From: NC District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-08

    BUTTERFIELD. I thank you, Congressman Fattah, for convening this Special Order this evening, and I thank you for doing so much for so many. Mr. Speaker, I rise to pay tribute to my friend and great...



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    Senator Nancy Pelosi

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    Date: 2013-07-08

    PELOSI. I thank the gentleman from Philadelphia for yielding and for giving us this opportunity to sing the praises of a great man, Chairman Bill Gray, Democratic Whip Bill Gray. Mr. Speaker, I had...



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    Representative Keith Ellison

    From: MN District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-08

    ELLISON. I thank the gentleman from Pennsylvania. Mr. Speaker, young people often say, I'm interested in politics; I'm interested in public service. Who might I look at to model myself after? I can...



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    Representative Yvette D. Clarke

    From: NY District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-08

    CLARKE. To my colleague, Congressman Chaka Fattah, it was a great day, November 21. But let me just say this: I want to thank you for your leadership. It is very appropriate that we're here on the [[Page...



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    Representative Robert C. "Bobby" Scott

    From: VA District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-08

    SCOTT of Virginia. Mr. Speaker, I thank my Alpha brother for yielding. It was with great sadness that I learned of the passing of our Alpha Phi Alpha brother, the Honorable William Herbert Gray III,...



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    Representative Joyce Beatty

    From: OH District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-08

    BEATTY. Mr. Speaker, I would also like to thank my colleague, Mr. Fattah, for leading the CBC's celebration of Congressman William H. Gray, III's life and legacy. Our nation has lost a strong community...



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    Representative Eleanor Holmes Norton

    From: DC District 0

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-08

    NORTON. Mr. Speaker, Bill Gray lived the very definition of a fulfilled life--full of family, friends, history making as a public man and above all, as a public servant. The first African American House...



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    Representative Donald M. Payne Jr.

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    Date: 2013-07-08

    PAYNE. Mr. Speaker, today we honor someone who truly embodied what it means to be a ``public servant,'' former Congressman Bill Gray. Whether it was during his time as a professor, as a Member of Congress,...



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    Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson

    From: TX District 30

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-08

    JOHNSON of Texas. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to pay tribute to a remarkable man, a former Committee Chair, Majority Whip of this distinguished body and an outstanding American, Congressman Bill Gray. ...



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    Representative John R. Carter

    From: TX District 31

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-08

    CARTER of texas in the house of representatives Monday, July 8, 2013 Mr. CARTER. Mr. Speaker, I rise to join the chorus...



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    Representative Wm. Lacy Clay

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    Date: 2013-07-08

    CLAY of missouri in the house of representatives Monday, July 8, 2013 Mr. CLAY. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize...



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    Representative Robert A. Brady

    From: PA District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-08

    BRADY of pennsylvania in the house of representatives Monday, July 8, 2013 Mr. BRADY of Pennsylvania. Mr. Speaker, I rise...