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  • Honoring Congressman Sam Johnson on 40Th Anniversary of Release from Prisoner of War Camp


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    Representative Ted Poe

    From: TX District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-25

    POE of Texas. Mr. Speaker, I ask unanimous consent that all Members may have 5 legislative days in which to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous material on the topic of this Special...



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    Representative Pete Sessions

    From: TX District 32

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-25

    SESSIONS. I appreciate the gentleman from Texas (Mr. Poe) for leading the discussion tonight in honor of the great Member of Congress from the Third Congressional District, Sam Johnson. I want to take...



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    Representative Kay Granger

    From: TX District 12

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-25

    GRANGER. Mr. Speaker, we're here tonight to honor our friend and colleague, Sam Johnson, a man of service, a man of faith, and a man of tremendous courage. Sam was released from captivity 40 years...



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    Representative K. Michael Conaway

    From: TX District 11

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-25

    CONAWAY. I thank the gentleman from Texas for setting up this evening to honor our friend and colleague, Sam Johnson. Sam's career and exploits have been talked about several times now, and I won't...



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    Representative John R. Carter

    From: TX District 31

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-25

    CARTER. I thank the gentleman for yielding. Sam Johnson is an American hero, and everybody in this House knows that. He's an American hero for all kinds of ways that he served this country. Many of...



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    Representative Michael C. Burgess

    From: TX District 26

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-25

    BURGESS. I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, we are here tonight to honor Congressman Sam Johnson. It's also appropriate to take a moment and send our thoughts and prayers to Congressman...



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    Representative Louie Gohmert

    From: TX District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-25

    GOHMERT. I thank my friend, a former judge as well. It is an honor to be here and to be part of this Special Order to honor our friend Sam Johnson. Sam and Shirley are public servants in every sense...



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    Representative Lamar Smith

    From: TX District 21

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-25

    SMITH of Texas. First of all, I want to thank the gentleman from Texas (Mr. Poe) for organizing this Special Order tonight. Mr. Speaker, today's Special Order is to honor our friend, colleague and...



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    Representative Pete Olson

    From: TX District 22

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-25

    OLSON. I want to thank my friend and fellow Texan, Judge Ted Poe, for hosting this Special Order: celebrating the greatest Texan in Congress, Colonel Sam Johnson, on the 40th anniversary of his return...



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    Representative Roger Williams

    From: TX District 25

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-25

    WILLIAMS. I'm honored to stand here today and say a few words about one of my personal heroes and friends, and one of America's greatest patriots, Sam Johnson. This month is cause for celebration as...



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    Representative Randy Neugebauer

    From: TX District 19

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-25

    NEUGEBAUER. I thank the gentleman. It is indeed an honor and a privilege for me to participate in this recognition of our colleague but, more importantly, my friend, Sam Johnson. You know, when I got...



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    Representative Blake Farenthold

    From: TX District 27

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-25

    FARENTHOLD. Thank you, Congressman Poe. I'm honored today to stand up here to honor the bravery and commitment that Congressman Sam Johnson has shown his country. Sam lived through an experience that...



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    Representative Bill Flores

    From: TX District 17

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-25

    FLORES. I thank the gentleman from Texas for organizing this very special evening. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to express my deepest admiration and respect for Congressman Sam Johnson. Tonight, America...



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    Representative Jeb Hensarling

    From: TX District 5

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-25

    HENSARLING. Mr. Speaker, this year marks the 40th anniversary of ``Operation Homecoming,'' which made possible the release of hundreds of American heroes held captive in North Vietnam. One of those...



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    Representative Kenny Marchant

    From: TX District 24

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-25

    MARCHANT. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in celebration of Congressman Sam Johnson's 40th anniversary of freedom. On February 12, 1973, Congressman Johnson and 590 other American POWs were released from captivity...