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    A picture of Representative Paul Tonko

    Representative Paul Tonko

    From: NY District 20

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-09-29

    TONKO. Madam Speaker, undeniably, the issue that we hear about the most in our districts across America is the need to create a climate that grows jobs to allow the dignity of work to be realized by...



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    Representative Steny H. Hoyer

    From: MD District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-09-29

    HOYER. I thank the gentleman for yielding. Madam Speaker, the gentleman from New York (Mr. Tonko) has been a leader on our agenda of Make It In America. It is a jobs plan which has included reauthorizing...



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    Representative Louise McIntosh Slaughter

    From: NY District 25

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-09-29

    SLAUGHTER. Thank you, Mr. Tonko. I am delighted to be here with you. Mr. Tonko has pointed out that he and I were elected to the New York State Assembly on the same day. We have worked diligently while...



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    Representative Richard M. Nolan

    From: MN District 8

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-09-29

    NOLAN. Thank you, Mr. Tonko. I want to commend you. There is no more powerful and articulate advocate for good jobs--protecting good jobs and creating new jobs--in this Congress than you, yourself,...



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    Representative Daniel Lipinski

    From:

    Party:

    Date: 2015-09-29

    LIPINSKI. Thank you, Mr. Tonko. I will just take a short time here to add my voice in strong support of reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank. It has been 3 months since the Bank's charter ended, and...



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    Representative Marcy Kaptur

    From: OH District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-09-29

    KAPTUR. Thank you so much, Congressman Tonko, for bringing us together and, as always, helping to be a vanguard for jobs in America and the importance of reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank. Mr. Speaker,...



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    Representative Gwen Moore

    From: WI District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-09-29

    MOORE. Thank you Representative Tonko. I want to associate myself with all the comments from my great colleague, Marcy Kaptur. Mr. Speaker, I can tell you, when I was elected to Congress, no one could...



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    Representative John Garamendi

    From: CA District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-07-14

    GARAMENDI. Madam Speaker, we are going to spend about an hour here talking about something that is of great importance to the American people, to the economy, to the strength of America, and, indeed,...



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    Representative Ann M. Kuster

    From: NH District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-07-14

    KUSTER. Mr. Garamendi, I appreciate you yielding, and I appreciate you taking the time to share with the American people our Make It In America agenda. I really want to thank you for the fantastic work...



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    Representative Steny H. Hoyer

    From: MD District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-07-14

    HOYER. I thank you very much, Mr. Garamendi. You do such an extraordinary job for California--and have for a long period of time-- but you are doing an extraordinary job here in Washington on behalf of...



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    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-07-14

    JACKSON LEE. Let me add my appreciation as well to be one of those Members who joined Mr. Hoyer 5 years ago to emphasize that Make It In America is a double win. Make It In America, and we will make...



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    Representative Donald Norcross

    From: NJ District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-07-14

    NORCROSS. Thank you. Certainly, we appreciate what you are doing here today, and that is highlighting what is going on in America. In south Jersey, where I am from, born and raised, a half century ago,...



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    Representative Marcy Kaptur

    From: OH District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-07-14

    KAPTUR. I want to thank you, Congressman Garamendi, for your continuing leadership on jobs in America and Make It In America. It is a pleasure to join also with Congressmen Norcross and Sherman, who...



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    Representative Paul Tonko

    From: NY District 20

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-07-14

    TONKO. Thank you, Representative Garamendi. It is always a pleasure to join you on the House floor to speak to any issue, but in this case, to Make It In America. I am certain through the hour you...



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    Representative Marc A. Veasey

    From: TX District 33

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-23

    VEASEY asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Mr. VEASEY. Mr. Speaker, I rise to talk about the Democrats' plan to get the middle class working in America again. The Democrats'...



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    Representative John Garamendi

    From: CA District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-22

    GARAMENDI. Madam Speaker, when talking on the floor, presenting legislation, it is always good to have a compass, so you can have some sense of where you are going and what it is all about. This is...



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    Representative Marcy Kaptur

    From: OH District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-22

    KAPTUR. Well, first of all, I want to compliment Congressman John Garamendi for his exceptional leadership in the Make It In America agenda and allowing Members like myself, Congressman Tonko from New...



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    Representative Paul Tonko

    From: NY District 20

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-22

    TONKO. We were, and it is always a pleasure to join with you, Representative Garamendi, and with Representative Kaptur for the purposes of highlighting what can be done in this arena to cultivate a climate...



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    Representative John Garamendi

    From: CA District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-06-10

    GARAMENDI. Mr. Speaker, I don't think we will take a full hour here, but there are a couple of things that we need to talk about. I always like to start these hour sessions with why we are here; what...



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    Representative John Garamendi

    From: CA District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-03-04

    GARAMENDI. Mr. Speaker, thank you very much for this opportunity to delve into what is a major piece of our work here in Washington, and that is the budget and the appropriation process. Today is one...



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    Representative Paul Tonko

    From: NY District 20

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-03-04

    TONKO. Thank you Representative Garamendi, and thank you for introducing on this House Floor some of the concepts that have been presented by the President in his budget presentation to Congress. Certainly,...



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    Representative John Garamendi

    From: CA District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-09-17

    GARAMENDI. Mr. Speaker, earlier in the session today, we paused in remembrance of those who were killed here in Washington, D.C., yesterday, yet another tragedy for this Nation, another shooting, senseless...



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    Representative Paul Tonko

    From: NY District 20

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-09-17

    TONKO. Thank you, Representative Garamendi, and thank you for bringing us together on what will be thoughtful discussion in how to invest in America and grow the economy and grow job opportunities, create...



    A picture of Representative John Garamendi

    Representative John Garamendi

    From: CA District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-16

    GARAMENDI. Mr. Speaker, thank you for the opportunity to discuss this evening jobs, putting Americans back to work, building our foundation for economic growth. For many, many days now, in fact, for...



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    Representative John K. Delaney

    From: MD District 6

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-16

    DELANEY. I will do that. Thank you, Mr. Speaker, for allowing us this time this evening. And I want to thank my good friend and colleague from California for organizing our discussion here this evening...



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    Representative Joaquin Castro

    From: TX District 20

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-16

    CASTRO of Texas. First of all, thank you, Congressman, for your leadership on this issue and on this legislation Make It In America. Thank you to Congressman Delaney for all of the work that he's doing...



    A picture of Representative John Garamendi

    Representative John Garamendi

    From: CA District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-05-14

    GARAMENDI. Mr. Speaker, I had intended to talk about this subject, rebuilding the American manufacturing sector, and I will. But I just heard the most remarkable 1-hour debate in my life--not a debate,...



    A picture of Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-05-14

    JACKSON LEE. I want to thank my good friend from California for really framing the discussion tonight around, I think, the only theme that gives us the kind of positive agenda that puts Americans back...



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    Representative David N. Cicilline

    From: RI District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-04-10

    CICILLINE asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Mr. CICILLINE. Mr. Speaker, later today, I will join House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer to announce our Make it In America...



    A picture of Representative Daniel T. Kildee

    Representative Daniel T. Kildee

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    Party:

    Date: 2013-02-05

    KILDEE asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Mr. KILDEE. Mr. Speaker, America's manufacturing sector has played an invaluable role over the last century in propelling our...