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  • Nuclear Iran Prevention Act of 2013


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    Representative Edward R. Royce

    From: CA District 39

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-31

    ROYCE. Mr. Speaker, I move to suspend the rules and pass the bill (H.R. 850) to impose additional human rights and economic and financial sanctions with respect to Iran, and for other purposes, as amended. ...



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    Representative Keith Ellison

    From: MN District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-31

    ELLISON. Mr. Speaker, I rise to claim time in opposition to the motion. The SPEAKER pro tempore. Is the gentleman from New York opposed to the motion? Mr. ENGLE. I am not opposed. The SPEAKER pro...



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    Representative Eliot L. Engel

    From: NY District 16

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-31

    ENGEL. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself 3 minutes. I rise in strong support of H.R. 850, the Nuclear Iran Prevention Act of 2013. It's been a pleasure working with Chairman Royce to craft this bipartisan...



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    Representative David E. Price

    From: NC District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-31

    PRICE of North Carolina. Mr. Speaker, I rise in reluctant opposition to this measure before us today. I have supported the repeated rounds of sanctions that Congress has already enacted. I have supported...



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    Representative John A. Boehner

    From: OH District 8

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-31

    BOEHNER. Let me thank my colleague from California--the chairman of the committee--and his whole committee for their hard work on this issue, and a special thanks to the chairman emeritus of the committee,...



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    Representative Steny H. Hoyer

    From: MD District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-31

    HOYER. I thank the gentleman for yielding. I rise in support of this legislation, but I also thank my friend Keith Ellison for his perspective on this, and I want to speak to that as well. I want to...



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    Representative Brad Sherman

    From: CA District 30

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-31

    SHERMAN. I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, in February, I joined with our ranking member and our chairman and others in introducing this legislation, which passed our committee unanimously. ...



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    Representative Earl Blumenauer

    From: OR District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-31

    BLUMENAUER. Thank you. Mr. Speaker, we have heard on the floor that we shouldn't base our diplomacy on the Iranian political calendar--I agree--but we shouldn't base our diplomacy and our foreign policy...



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    Senator Nancy Pelosi

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    Date: 2013-07-31

    PELOSI. I thank the gentleman for yielding, and I thank you for the time and for your leadership as the ranking member on the Foreign Affairs Committee. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to reiterate my strong...



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    Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

    From: FL District 27

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-31

    ROS-LEHTINEN. I thank the gentleman. Mr. Speaker, a nuclear Iran is one of our biggest national security threats and the number one existential threat to our ally, the democratic Jewish State of Israel....



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    Representative James P. McGovern

    From: MA District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-31

    McGOVERN. Mr. Speaker, I have great respect for Chairman Royce and Ranking Member Engel and incredible respect for my Democratic leaders and the Republican leaders who have spoken in favor of this bill....



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    Representative Alcee L. Hastings

    From: FL District 20

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-31

    HASTINGS of Florida asked and was given permission to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. HASTINGS of Florida. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman, and I rise in support of the measure that is being...



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    Representative Christopher H. Smith

    From: NJ District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-31

    SMITH of New Jersey. Mr. Speaker, first of all, let me thank Chairman Royce for offering this urgent and necessary bill, and Eliot Engel for his good cooperation on this important bill. The Iranian...



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    Representative Jim McDermott

    From: WA District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-31

    McDERMOTT asked and was given permission to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. McDERMOTT. Mr. Speaker, I am standing here asking: What's the rush? The Iranian President is being sworn in in 4 days....



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    Representative Ted Poe

    From: TX District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-31

    POE of Texas. This new so-called President of Iran is no different than Ahmadinejad. Rouhani is no moderate; he's just slick. He has lied to the United States in the past. Don't be deceived; he is not...



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    Representative Al Green

    From: TX District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-31

    GREEN of Texas. Mr. Speaker, with respect to all of my colleagues and the various positions that are being put forth, I support H.R. 850, a copy of which I happen to have in my hand; and I would point...



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    Senator Tom Cotton

    From: AR

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-31

    COTTON. Mr. Speaker, Hassan Rouhani is no moderate. He was a devoted follower of the 1979 revolutionary cabal in Iran. He led the 1999 crackdown on students in Iran. He's bragged about deceiving Western...



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    Representative Theodore E. Deutch

    From: FL District 21

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-31

    DEUTCH. Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank Chairman Royce and Ranking Member Engel for working so hard to shepherd this bill through the House in a bipartisan way. This legislation before us today...



    A picture of Representative Betty McCollum

    Representative Betty McCollum

    From: MN District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-31

    McCOLLUM. Mr. Speaker, last week The Hill published a column entitled ``Don't force an irresponsible vote on Iran sanctions.'' The column started with the following two sentences: ``The House of Representatives...



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    Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson

    From: TX District 30

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-31

    JOHNSON of Texas. Mr. Speaker, I rise to express concern about the decision to bring H.R. 850 to the floor for a vote today. We must act strongly and strategically to prevent a nuclear- armed Iran, and...



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    Representative Gerald E. Connolly

    From: VA District 11

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-31

    CONNOLLY. Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of H.R. 850, which provides our diplomats the leverage they need to persuade Iran that the only viable course of action is to suspend work on its nuclear program. ...



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    Representative Jeff Miller

    From: FL District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-31

    MILLER of Florida. Madam Speaker, due to being unavoidably detained, I missed the following Rollcall Vote: No. 427 on July 31, 2013. If present, I would have voted: Rollcall vote No. 427--H.R. 850, Nuclear...



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    Representative Barbara Lee

    From: CA District 13

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-31

    LEE of california in the house of representatives Wednesday, July 31, 2013 Ms. LEE of California. Mr. Speaker, I agree with...



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    Representative Kevin Yoder

    From: KS District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-31

    YODER of kansas in the house of representatives Wednesday, July 31, 2013 Mr. YODER. Mr. Speaker, I rise to enter into the...



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    Representative Yvette D. Clarke

    From: NY District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-31

    CLARKE of new york in the house of representatives Wednesday, July 31, 2013 Ms. CLARKE. Mr. Speaker, today, I rise in opposition...



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    Representative John Conyers Jr.

    From: MI District 13

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-31

    CONYERS, JR. of michigan in the house of representatives Wednesday, July 31, 2013 Mr. CONYERS. Mr. Speaker, I regretfully...



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    Representative Gene Green

    From: TX District 29

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-31

    GREEN of texas in the house of representatives Wednesday, July 31, 2013 Mr. GENE GREEN of Texas. Mr. Speaker, I rise in...