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  • Nelson Mandela


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    Representative Chaka Fattah

    From: PA District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-12-12

    FATTAH. Mr. Speaker, I rise at this moment for the House to appropriately acknowledge the life and legacy, the truly extraordinary leadership, of President Nelson Mandela who has passed on to history...



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    Representative Marcia L. Fudge

    From: OH District 11

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-12-12

    FUDGE. Thank you, Mr. Fattah, for leading this Special Order. Mr. Speaker, today we celebrate the life and legacy of former South African President Nelson Mandela, a relentless pioneer for justice,...



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    Representative John Lewis

    From: GA District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-12-12

    LEWIS. Mr. Speaker, I want to thank my friend and colleague for yielding. I rise to join my colleagues to pay tribute to a man I deeply admire, President Nelson Mandela. When I first met Mr. Mandela,...



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    Representative Maxine Waters

    From: CA District 43

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-12-12

    WATERS. Mr. Speaker, I want to thank my friend and colleague from Pennsylvania for that warm introduction, and I want to thank the members of the Congressional Black Caucus. We just returned from South...



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    Representative Barbara Lee

    From: CA District 13

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-12-12

    LEE of California. Thank you very much. Let me thank you, Congressman Fattah, first of all, for yielding and for your tremendous leadership on so many fronts. And thank you so much for this Special Order...



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    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-12-12

    JACKSON LEE. Let me thank the Congressional Black Caucus and Mr. Fattah and our chairwoman, Congresswoman Fudge, for bringing us all together on this very important evening. It gives me great privilege...



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    Representative Joyce Beatty

    From: OH District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-12-12

    BEATTY. Thank you, Mr. Fattah, for organizing this Special Order hour for us. First, let me say, as I stand here today, I am honored to talk about a man who is hard to define because he is a man who...



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    Representative Eleanor Holmes Norton

    From: DC District 0

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-12-12

    NORTON. I thank my good friend, the gentleman from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, who is so honorably following the great example of his [[Page H8093]] predecessor Bill Gray in leading us today in the...



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    Representative Yvette D. Clarke

    From: NY District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-12-12

    CLARKE of New York. I thank Congressman Fattah for leading us in this Special Order in commemoration of ``Madiba.'' I stand today to honor the memory of President Nelson Mandela of South Africa, a...



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    Representative Donald M. Payne Jr.

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    Date: 2013-12-12

    PAYNE. Mr. Speaker, Nelson Mandela, as we know, was a hero for social justice and a model of leadership for me and leaders around the globe. Born during the years of apartheid, he was a resilient democratic...



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    Senator Nancy Pelosi

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    Date: 2013-12-12

    PELOSI. Thank you very much, Mr. Fattah, for taking this Special Order as part of the Congressional Black Caucus period of mourning for President Mandela. I was so proud that so many members from the...



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    Representative Chris Van Hollen

    From: MD District 8

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-12-12

    VAN HOLLEN. I want to thank my friend, Mr. Fattah; my friend, Ms. Fudge; and the entire CBC for organizing this time to honor the life of Nelson Mandela. Nelson Mandela was a man who stood up so bravely...



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    Representative Henry C. "Hank" Johnson Jr.

    From: GA District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-12-12

    JOHNSON of Georgia. I thank you, Mr. Fattah. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to join my distinguished colleagues in a tribute to the life of President Nelson Mandela. I do so with a heavy heart. The people...



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    Representative Sanford D. Bishop Jr.

    From: GA District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-12-12

    BISHOP of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honor a man who has inspired me and millions of people across the globe. He died last week at the age of 95, but lived a full life defined by a dedication...



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    Representative Sam Farr

    From: CA District 20

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-12-12

    FARR. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honor Nelson Mandela--a man who leaves South Africa and the world a better place for his presence. From a childhood herding cattle to an adulthood fighting for his...