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  • Jobs for America Act


    A picture of Representative Charles B. Rangel

    Representative Charles B. Rangel

    From: NY District 13

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-09-18

    RANGEL. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I might consume. It is awkward and embarrassing to stand on this floor to discuss something described as a Jobs for America bill. Fortunately, we Democrats...



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    Representative Bob Goodlatte

    From: VA District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-09-18

    GOODLATTE. Mr. Speaker, I thank the chairman for yielding, and I very much appreciate his leadership on this issue. In every State across this country, and most certainly in the Commonwealth of Virginia,...



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    Representative Maxine Waters

    From: CA District 43

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-09-18

    WATERS. Mr. Speaker, I thank Mr. Rangel for yielding. Mr. Speaker, I rise to oppose H.R. 4, the so-called Jobs for America Act. Six years ago this week marked the collapse of Lehman Brothers. That...



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    Representative Henry C. "Hank" Johnson Jr.

    From: GA District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-09-18

    JOHNSON of Georgia. I thank the gentleman from New York. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong opposition to H.R. 4, the so-called Jobs for America Act. It brings to mind occasions where, as a youth, my sister...



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    Representative Mike Kelly

    From: PA District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-09-18

    KELLY of Pennsylvania. I thank the chairman for his great work. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong support of H.R. 4, and I will tell you why: the world is looking for the next great, emerging economy, and...



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    Representative Elijah E. Cummings

    From: MD District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-09-18

    CUMMINGS. Mr. Speaker, I rise in opposition to H.R. 4. The special interest bills that make up this package have all passed the House before and went nowhere in the Senate. This is not just a waste of...



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    Representative Rodney Davis

    From: IL District 13

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-09-18

    DAVIS of Illinois. Thank you, Mr. Chairman, for your service in this great institution. Mr. Speaker, we are here debating this jobs package because our economy is stagnant. Our unemployment rate hasn't...



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    Representative Chris Van Hollen

    From: MD District 8

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-09-18

    VAN HOLLEN. Mr. Speaker, I thank my good friend from New York for all his good work on these issues. Just to underscore what he said with respect to Mr. Davis' proposal, we would love to have that...



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    Representative Todd C. Young

    From: IN District 9

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-09-18

    YOUNG of Indiana. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to speak in support of H.R. 4, the Jobs for America Act. The undeniable fact is the U.S. House has passed more than 40 individual jobs bills, sent them to...



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    Representative Lloyd Doggett

    From: TX District 35

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-09-18

    DOGGETT. I thank the gentleman. Mr. Speaker, House Republicans are shutting down this House early today, and they are shutting it down with the same happy talk and tax cut hocus pocus that they began...



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    Representative Robert Hurt

    From: VA District 5

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-09-18

    HURT. I thank Chairman Camp for his leadership on this bill. I thank Chairman Hensarling for his leadership on the issue that I rise to speak about today. Mr. Speaker, I rise to support the Jobs for...



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    Representative Ron Kind

    From: WI District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-09-18

    KIND. I thank my friend for yielding me this time. Mr. Speaker, I am not quite sure if I have been living in a parallel universe over the last few years, but I thought there was genuine concern in...



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    Representative Erik Paulsen

    From: MN District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-09-18

    PAULSEN. I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, Americans have been pleading for Congress to take action to spur economic growth and create jobs. And the House has repeatedly acted to pass...



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    Representative Danny K. Davis

    From: IL District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-09-18

    DAVIS of Illinois. Thank you, Mr. Chairman, for your service in this great institution. Mr. Speaker, we are here debating this jobs package because our economy is stagnant. Our unemployment rate hasn't...



    A picture of Representative James R. Langevin

    Representative James R. Langevin

    From: RI District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-09-18

    LANGEVIN. Mr. Speaker, it is with a great sense of disappointment that I deliver my remarks today. For the past 21 months, this House has failed to take any meaningful action to reduce unemployment or...



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    Representative Patrick J. Tiberi

    From: OH District 12

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-09-18

    TIBERI. Mr. Speaker, I oppose the motion to recommit. The SPEAKER pro tempore. The gentleman from Ohio is recognized for 5 minutes. Mr. TIBERI. Mr. Speaker, the motion to recommit does not solve the...



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    Representative Susan A. Davis

    From: CA District 53

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-09-18

    DAVIS of California. Mr. Speaker, on rollcall No. 512, had I been present, I would have voted ``yes.'' The SPEAKER pro tempore. The question is on the passage of the bill. The question was taken;...



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    Representative Jim McDermott

    From: WA District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-09-18

    McDERMOTT. 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...