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  • Fairness for American Families Act


    A picture of Representative Tom Price

    Representative Tom Price

    From: GA District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-17

    PRICE of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, pursuant to House Resolution 300, I call up the bill (H.R. 2668) to delay the application of the individual health insurance mandate, and ask for its immediate consideration. ...



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    Representative Jim McDermott

    From: WA District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-17

    McDERMOTT. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume. Mr. Speaker, now we get to the real bill. If the Republicans can't repeal the Affordable Care Act, they're going to try and rot it...



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    Representative Todd C. Young

    From: IN District 9

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-17

    YOUNG of Indiana. Mr. Speaker, on July 2, the President announced the delay of ObamaCare's employer mandate tax. Now, we know this is great for business, for those businesses that have the resources,...



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    Representative G. K. Butterfield

    From: NC District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-17

    BUTTERFIELD. Let me thank you, Mr. McDermott, for yielding time, and thank you for you leadership on this issue. I've watched you for years doing your work, and you are consistent. I thank you so very...



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    Representative Erik Paulsen

    From: MN District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-17

    PAULSEN. Mr. Speaker, from the beginning, it was clear to many Americans that ObamaCare was far too burdensome, far too complex, and far too bureaucratic to be successfully implemented. And now it appears...



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    Representative David P. Roe

    From: TN District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-17

    ROE of Tennessee. I thank the gentleman for yielding. I rise in strong support of the Fairness for American Families Act. As chairman of the Health, Employment, Labor, and Pension Subcommittee, I've...



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    Senator Nancy Pelosi

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    Date: 2013-07-17

    PELOSI. I thank the gentleman for yielding. I thank him also for his leadership on this health care issue. I've watched him lead this debate for nearly three decades, and I'm so pleased that you are...



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    Representative Xavier Becerra

    From: CA District 34

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-17

    BECERRA. Mr. Speaker, I ask that the gentleman's words be taken down. The SPEAKER pro tempore. The gentleman will suspend. The gentleman will be seated. The Clerk will report the words. ...



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    Representative Robert Hurt

    From: VA District 5

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-17

    HURT. Mr. Speaker, in response to the minority leader's statement, I would suggest that this is in fact a jobs bill. This is a bill about health care. It is about the quality of health care. It is also...



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    Representative Steny H. Hoyer

    From: MD District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-17

    HOYER. I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, I rise to speak the truth. This bill and the other bill are not real; they are purely partisan politics. They have nothing to do with reality....



    A picture of Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers

    Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers

    From: WA District 5

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-17

    McMORRIS RODGERS. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong support of the Fairness for American Families Act, to protect families and individuals from a health care law that is unworkable and is making it harder...



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    Representative Gene Green

    From: TX District 29

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-17

    GREEN of Texas. Mr. Speaker and Members, I rise in strong opposition to the further Republican attempts to undermine the Affordable Care Act. The administration recently announced that due to logistical...



    A picture of Representative Candice S. Miller

    Representative Candice S. Miller

    From: MI District 10

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-17

    MILLER of Michigan. Mr. Speaker, it appears that the Obama administration has finally come to the conclusion that the employer mandate in ObamaCare is a job killer. Many have speculated that the Obama...



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    Representative Janice D. Schakowsky

    From: IL District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-17

    SCHAKOWSKY. Mr. Speaker, there's a word in Yiddish, ``chutzpah,'' that generally translates to ``nerve.'' It has been described as that quality enshrined in a man who, having killed his mother and father,...



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    Representative Bob Goodlatte

    From: VA District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-17

    GOODLATTE. Mr. Speaker, it is with great pleasure that I acknowledge the great work of the gentleman from Georgia on this issue and thank him. Mr. Speaker, all across the country, Americans are asking...



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    Representative Aaron Schock

    From: IL District 18

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-17

    SCHOCK. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman from Georgia. Wow, I'm sure our listening audience at home wonders who to believe. We are hearing charges of politics. We are hearing claims of chutzpah. ...



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    Representative Diane Black

    From: TN District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-17

    BLACK. I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, the President has previously described his health care law as ``a new set of rules that treats everybody honestly and treats everybody fairly.'' ...



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    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-17

    JACKSON LEE. Thank you to the manager--Dr. McDermott, I like to call him--who has been a mainstay of good health care in this Congress for a very long time. He is managing as well with the gentleman...



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    Representative Keith J. Rothfus

    From: PA District 12

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-17

    ROTHFUS asked and was given permission to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. ROTHFUS. I thank Dr. Price for his work on the Fairness for American Families Act, and I rise in support of the legislation. ...



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    Representative Brad R. Wenstrup

    From: OH District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-17

    WENSTRUP. Mr. Speaker, the unilateral decision by this administration to delay certain provisions of Federal legislation undermines the very rule of law. If President Obama can pick and choose what...



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    Representative Michael R. Turner

    From: OH District 10

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-17

    TURNER. Mr. Speaker, the administration recently announced that the Obamacare employer mandate, requiring businesses to provide their workers with health insurance, will be delayed until 2015. This decision...



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    Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson

    From: TX District 30

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-17

    JOHNSON of Texas. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in opposition to H.R. 2667 and H.R. 2668, two cynical Republican bills that play politics with Americans' lives. Instead of spending our time voting on the...



    A picture of Representative Sander M. Levin

    Representative Sander M. Levin

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    Date: 2013-07-17

    LEVIN. Mr. Speaker, on that I demand the yeas and nays. The yeas and nays were ordered. The SPEAKER pro tempore. This is a 5-minute vote. The vote was taken by electronic device, and there were--yeas...



    A picture of Representative Yvette D. Clarke

    Representative Yvette D. Clarke

    From: NY District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-17

    CLARKE of new york in the house of representatives Wednesday, July 17, 2013 Ms. CLARKE. Mr. Speaker, I oppose H.R. 2668 the...