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  • Debt Ceiling


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    Representative Mike Quigley

    From: IL District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-10-27

    QUIGLEY. Mr. Speaker, in 1983, President Ronald Reagan wrote to then-Senate Majority Leader Howard Baker, urging him to raise the debt ceiling. In his letter, he said: ``The risks, the costs, the disruptions,...



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    Representative Alan S. Lowenthal

    From: CA District 47

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-10-23

    LOWENTHAL asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Mr. LOWENTHAL. Mr. Speaker, on November 3, our Treasury Department has informed us that we are going to begin to default...



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    Representative Ruben Gallego

    From: AZ District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-10-21

    GALLEGO asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Mr. GALLEGO. Mr. Speaker, as Republicans bicker behind closed doors, the deadline to raise the debt limit draws closer and...



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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-02-12

    REID. Mr. President, it is encouraging that some of my Republican colleagues seem to be regaining their grip on sanity this week. Republicans have shown a willingness to compromise to restore veterans'...



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    Senator John McCain

    From: AZ

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-02-12

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    Representative Michael M. Honda

    From: CA District 17

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-02-05

    HONDA asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. HONDA. Madam Speaker, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has been urging Congress to act before...



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    Representative Peter Welch

    From: VT District 0

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-01-29

    WELCH asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. WELCH. Mr. Speaker, I understand our Republican colleagues are [[Page H1484]] about...



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    Representative Donald M. Payne Jr.

    From:

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    Date: 2013-10-15

    PAYNE asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Mr. PAYNE. Mr. Speaker, this madness has got to stop. Yesterday, I heard from a local homeless shelter in Irvington, New Jersey,...



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    Representative Virginia Foxx

    From: NC District 5

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-10-07

    FOXX asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Ms. FOXX. Mr. Speaker, it is a sad truth that our jaw-dropping $16.7 trillion national debt pales in comparison to the totality...



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    Representative Gerald E. Connolly

    From: VA District 11

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-05-16

    CONNOLLY. Madam Speaker, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office's latest forecast says this year's Federal deficit will shrink by 41 percent compared to last year's. That point bears repeating....



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    Senator Jerry Moran

    From: KS

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-01-22

    MORAN. Madam President, let me take a moment to welcome you to the Senate. I look forward to working with you and welcome you, coming from the House of Representatives to the Senate. Over the Christmas...



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    Senator James M. Inhofe

    From: OK

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-01-22

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