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  • National Institutes of Health Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014


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    Representative Joe Barton

    From: TX District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-10-02

    BARTON asked and was given permission to revise and extend his remarks.) [[Page H6140]] Mr. BARTON. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong support of this resolution. I am the chairman emeritus of the Energy...



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    Representative Rosa L. DeLauro

    From: CT District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-10-02

    DeLAURO. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume. I rise in opposition to this cynical and, quite frankly, offensive NIH funding bill. Instead of simply allowing a vote on the budget...



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    Representative Steve Womack

    From: AR District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-10-02

    WOMACK. I thank the gentleman. Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of the resolution because it allows the NIH to continue to operate at the FY13 funding levels until mid- December. The bill mirrors the...



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    Representative Fred Upton

    From: MI District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-10-02

    UPTON. Mr. Speaker, let's face it: the failure of not having a CR is that both sides have failed to negotiate an agreement to keep the government open. Let's hope that the 5:30 meeting this afternoon...



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    Representative Renee L. Ellmers

    From: NC District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-10-02

    ELLMERS. Thank you to my colleague from Georgia. Mr. Speaker, this is such an important issue on which to be speaking here at the House. I rise in support of the Research for Lifesaving Cures Act and...



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    Representative Nita M. Lowey

    From: NY District 17

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-10-02

    LOWEY. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong opposition to the reckless Republican shutdown. There's no stronger supporter of the National Institutes of Health. Members on both sides of the aisle have long...



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    Representative Tim Murphy

    From: PA District 18

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-10-02

    MURPHY of Pennsylvania. Mr. Speaker, I thank my friends, colleagues, and fellow Americans. Please, listen. I'm not here to defend this government shutdown. Long after we are gone, people are going...



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    Representative Chris Van Hollen

    From: MD District 8

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-10-02

    VAN HOLLEN. Mr. Speaker, I have the great privilege of representing the congressional district that is home to the national treasure that we call the National Institutes of Health where you have scientists...



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    Representative Gregg Harper

    From: MS District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-10-02

    HARPER asked and was given permission to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. HARPER. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in support of the Research for Lifesaving Cures proposal. This vote is about helping...



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    Representative Sander M. Levin

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    Party:

    Date: 2013-10-02

    LEVIN asked and was given permission to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. LEVIN. Mr. Speaker, I've listened to the debate. Nobody on the Republican side has answered this question: Why not a vote...



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    Representative Steve Scalise

    From: LA District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-10-02

    SCALISE. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman from Georgia for yielding. I rise in strong support of this bill that funds the NIH and makes sure that cancer patients are able to get the treatments that...



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    Representative Steve Cohen

    From: TN District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-10-02

    COHEN. Mr. Speaker, I take umbrage at this whole process. In September of 1954, I came down with polio, which affects me to this day. The vaccine which was helped developed by the National Institutes...



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    Representative Keith J. Rothfus

    From: PA District 12

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-10-02

    ROTHFUS. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong support of the Research for Lifesaving Cures Act. To take a minute, you wonder why we're here right now. It's because the NIH has been closed. Why is it closed?...



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    Representative Diane Black

    From: TN District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-10-02

    BLACK. Mr. Speaker, as a registered nurse for over 40 years, I am privileged to speak on the importance of funding NIH, and the research that is done at this institute is invaluable to our health care...



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    Representative Keith Ellison

    From: MN District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-10-02

    ELLISON. You know, Mr. Speaker, it reminds me of the case where someone stole another person's coat and then came back and offered very piously to help them find it, all the while knowing that it's stashed...



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    Representative Andy Harris

    From: MD District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-10-02

    HARRIS. Mr. Speaker, when the President and Senate shut down the government yesterday, I don't think they realized what was going to happen at the NIH with pediatric cancer patients. I want to thank...



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    Representative Kathy Castor

    From: FL District 14

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-10-02

    CASTOR of Florida. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in strong opposition to H.J. Res. 73 which is a political gimmick designed to distract attention from the great harm being caused by the GOP government shutdown...



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    Representative Corrine Brown

    From: FL District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-10-02

    BROWN of Florida. Mr. Speaker, today on the House floor, instead of putting an end to the damaging Republican government shutdown by passing a clean funding compromise passed by the Senate, the House...



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    Representative Barbara Lee

    From: CA District 13

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-10-02

    LEE of California. Mr. Speaker, here we are day two of the hurtful Republican Government Shutdown. We still don't have a viable solution to reopen the government. The Republican refusal to back off...



    A picture of Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-10-02

    JACKSON LEE. Mr. Speaker, here we go again--the majority instead of opening Federal government they are introducing another scheme to waste time trying to make what they are doing even more painful to...