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    Representative Ed Whitfield

    From: KY District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-02-29

    WHITFIELD. Mr. Speaker, I move to suspend the rules and pass the bill (H.R. 4238) to amend the Department of Energy Organization Act and the Local Public Works Capital Development and Investment Act...



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    Representative Bobby L. Rush

    From: IL District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-02-29

    RUSH. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume. Mr. Speaker, I would like to commend my colleague from the great State of New York (Ms. Meng) for her work in bringing forth H.R. 4238,...



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    Representative Grace Meng

    From: NY District 6

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-02-29

    MENG. Mr. Speaker, I am very pleased that H.R. 4238 has made it to the House floor today. As you know, this bill will strike the term ``Oriental'' from Federal law in the last two places it is used...



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    Representative Edward R. Royce

    From: CA District 39

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-02-29

    ROYCE. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to speak in support of H.R. 4238, which was introduced by my colleague, the gentlewoman from New York, Representative Meng. Racism and discrimination have no place...



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    Representative Frederica S. Wilson

    From: FL District 24

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-02-29

    WILSON of Florida. Mr. Speaker, during rollcall vote No. 102 on Feb 29, 2016, I was unavoidably detained. Had I been present, I would have voted ``yes.'' Mr. CASTRO of Texas. Mr. Speaker, my vote was...



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    Representative Joaquin Castro

    From: TX District 20

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-02-29

    CASTRO of Texas. Mr. Speaker, my vote was not recorded on rollcall No. 102. Had I been present, I would have voted ``aye.'' Ms. SEWELL of Alabama. Mr. Speaker, during the votes today, I was inescapably...



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    Representative Terri A. Sewell

    From: AL District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-02-29

    SEWELL of Alabama. Mr. Speaker, during the votes today, I was inescapably detained and away handling important matters related to my District and the State of Alabama. If I had been present, I would...



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    Representative Grace F. Napolitano

    From: CA District 32

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-02-29

    NAPOLITANO. Mr. Speaker, on Monday, February 29, 2016, I was absent during rollcall vote No. 102. Had I been present, I would have voted ``yea'' on the motion to suspend the rules and pass H.R. 4238--To...



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    Representative Gene Green

    From: TX District 29

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-02-29

    GREEN of Texas. Mr. Speaker, I was unable to vote on Monday, February 29, 2016, due to important events being held today in our district in Houston and Harris County, Texas. If I had been able to vote,...