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  • Providing for Consideration of H. Res. 676, Authorization to Initiate Litigation for Actions By the President


    A picture of Representative Richard B. Nugent

    Representative Richard B. Nugent

    From: FL District 11

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-07-30

    NUGENT. Mr. Speaker, by direction of the Committee on Rules, I call up House Resolution 694 and ask for its immediate consideration. The Clerk read the resolution, as follows: ...



    A picture of Representative Louise McIntosh Slaughter

    Representative Louise McIntosh Slaughter

    From: NY District 25

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-30

    SLAUGHTER. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume, and I thank my good friend from Florida for yielding me the customary 30 minutes. Today, we are taking up the very serious issue of...



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    Representative Candice S. Miller

    From: MI District 10

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-07-30

    MILLER of Michigan. I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of the rule and the underlying resolution. Mr. Speaker, the ultimate law of our great Nation is not just the...



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    Representative James P. McGovern

    From: MA District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-30

    McGOVERN. Mr. Speaker, it is important that we remember why we are here today. We are here today not because of the majority's commitment to the rule of law, but because of politics. We are here because...



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    Representative Virginia Foxx

    From: NC District 5

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-07-30

    FOXX. I thank my friend from Florida for yielding, and I want to commend my colleague from Michigan, Congresswoman Miller, for explaining our motivation on this resolution. Mr. Speaker, I rise today...



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    Representative G. K. Butterfield

    From: NC District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-30

    BUTTERFIELD. Mr. Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to bring up H.R. 1010, the minimum wage increase, to jump-start the middle class, instead of this partisan lawsuit attacking President Obama. The SPEAKER...



    A picture of Representative Frank Pallone Jr.

    Representative Frank Pallone Jr.

    From: NJ District 6

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-30

    PALLONE. Mr. Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to bring up H.R. 4582, the Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act, to jump-start the middle class, instead of this partisan lawsuit attacking the President. ...



    A picture of Representative Janice Hahn

    Representative Janice Hahn

    From: CA District 44

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-30

    HAHN. Mr. Speaker, I also ask unanimous consent to bring up H.R. 377, the Paycheck Fairness Act, to jump-start our middle class, instead of this partisan lawsuit attacking our President. The SPEAKER...



    A picture of Representative Doris O. Matsui

    Representative Doris O. Matsui

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    Date: 2014-07-30

    MATSUI. Mr. Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to bring up H.R. 377, the Paycheck Fairness Act, to jump-start the middle class, instead of this partisan lawsuit attacking the President. The SPEAKER pro...



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    Representative Judy Chu

    From: CA District 27

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-30

    CHU. Mr. Speaker, I rise to bring up H.R. 4582, the Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act, to jump-start the middle class, instead of this partisan lawsuit attacking the President. The SPEAKER pro...



    A picture of Representative Katherine M. Clark

    Representative Katherine M. Clark

    From: MA District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-30

    CLARK of Massachusetts. Mr. Speaker, I rise to bring up H.R. 377, the Paycheck Fairness Act, to jump-start the middle class, instead of this partisan lawsuit attacking the President. The SPEAKER pro...



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    Representative Theodore E. Deutch

    From: FL District 21

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-30

    DEUTCH. Mr. Speaker, I rise to bring up H.R. 851, the Bring Jobs Home Act, to jump-start the middle class, instead of this partisan lawsuit against the President. The SPEAKER pro tempore. The Chair...



    A picture of Representative Anna G. Eshoo

    Representative Anna G. Eshoo

    From: CA District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-30

    ESHOO. Mr. Speaker, I rise to bring up the Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act, H.R. 4582, to strengthen the middle class, instead of this partisan lawsuit attacking the President. The SPEAKER...



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    Representative Richard M. Nolan

    From: MN District 8

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-30

    NOLAN. Mr. Speaker, I rise to bring up H.R. 1010, the minimum wage bill, to give America a pay raise and to jump-start the middle class, instead of this partisan attack on the President. The SPEAKER...



    A picture of Representative Zoe Lofgren

    Representative Zoe Lofgren

    From: CA District 19

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-30

    LOFGREN. Mr. Speaker, I rise to consider H.R. 4582, the Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act, which would help the middle class, instead of this partisan lawsuit attacking the President. The SPEAKER...



    A picture of Representative Donna F. Edwards

    Representative Donna F. Edwards

    From: MD District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-30

    EDWARDS. Mr. Speaker, I rise to bring up H.R. 1010. America deserves a raise by raising the minimum wage, which will jump-start the middle class, instead of this partisan lawsuit attacking the President...



    A picture of Representative Lucille Roybal-Allard

    Representative Lucille Roybal-Allard

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    Date: 2014-07-30

    ROYBAL-ALLARD. Mr. Speaker, I rise to bring up H.R. 851, the Bring Jobs Home Act, to jump-start the middle class, instead of this partisan lawsuit attacking the President. The SPEAKER pro tempore....



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    Representative Joseph Crowley

    From: NY District 14

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-30

    CROWLEY. Mr. Speaker, I rise to bring up H.R. 377, the Paycheck Fairness Act, to jump-start the middle class, instead of this unprecedented, partisan lawsuit against our President. The SPEAKER pro...



    A picture of Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-30

    JACKSON LEE. Mr. Speaker, I rise to bring up--and I am pleading to bring up--H.R. 377, the Paycheck Fairness Act, to jump-start the middle class, instead of this partisan lawsuit attacking the President...



    A picture of Representative Rosa L. DeLauro

    Representative Rosa L. DeLauro

    From: CT District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-30

    DeLAURO. Mr. Speaker, I rise to bring up the Paycheck Fairness Act--for men and women, same job, same pay--to jump-start this middle class, instead of this partisan lawsuit attacking the President of...



    A picture of Representative Susan A. Davis

    Representative Susan A. Davis

    From: CA District 53

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-30

    DAVIS of California. Mr. Speaker, I rise to bring up H.R. 851, the Bring Jobs Home Act, to jump-start the middle class, instead of this partisan lawsuit, which we don't need, attacking the President. ...



    A picture of Representative Janice D. Schakowsky

    Representative Janice D. Schakowsky

    From: IL District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-30

    SCHAKOWSKY. Mr. Speaker, I rise to bring up the Paycheck Fairness Act and a minimum wage increase, which would jump-start the middle class, instead of this partisan lawsuit attacking the President. ...



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    Representative Al Green

    From: TX District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-30

    GREEN of Texas. Mr. Speaker, I rise to bring up H.R. 1010, a minimum wage increase, to jump-start the middle class, instead of the partisan lawsuit attacking the Honorable Barack Obama, President of...



    A picture of Representative Steny H. Hoyer

    Representative Steny H. Hoyer

    From: MD District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-30

    HOYER. I thank the gentlewoman for yielding. I rise to bring up H.R. 851, the Bring Jobs Home Act. Surely, Mr. Speaker, the gentleman from Florida would want to yield time for that-- to jump-start the...



    A picture of Representative Daniel T. Kildee

    Representative Daniel T. Kildee

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    Date: 2014-07-30

    KILDEE. Mr. Speaker, I rise to immediately bring up H.R. 377, the Paycheck Fairness Act, which would jump-start the middle class, instead of this partisan lawsuit attacking the President of the United...



    A picture of Representative Tom Rice

    Representative Tom Rice

    From: SC District 7

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-07-30

    RICE of South Carolina. I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, the only people I hear talking about impeachment in this Chamber are the Democrats. The Democrats must want the President impeached...



    A picture of Representative Hakeem S. Jeffries

    Representative Hakeem S. Jeffries

    From: NY District 8

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-30

    JEFFRIES. I thank the distinguished gentlewoman from the Empire State for yielding. Mr. Speaker, this lawsuit is nothing more than a waste of time and a coverup with respect to the House Republicans'...



    A picture of Representative Peter Welch

    Representative Peter Welch

    From: VT District 0

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-30

    WELCH. Mr. Speaker, I have been kind of scratching my head as to why it is we are filing this lawsuit. Why is it that the independent House, the Speaker of the House, second in line for the Presidency,...



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    Senator Nancy Pelosi

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    Date: 2014-07-30

    PELOSI. Mr. Speaker, I thank Congresswoman Slaughter, our ranking member on the Rules Committee, for the time and also, more importantly, for her great leadership in so many ways. In so many ways, it...



    A picture of Representative Bill Pascrell Jr.

    Representative Bill Pascrell Jr.

    From: NJ District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-30

    PASCRELL. Mr. Speaker, I thank the managers of this legislation. Unemployment. The deficit. Outsourcing. Higher education. Immigration. Tax reform. Gun control. Medicare. Social Security. Transportation....



    A picture of Representative Louise McIntosh Slaughter

    Representative Louise McIntosh Slaughter

    From: NY District 25

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-30

    SLAUGHTER, Mr. GEORGE MILLER of California, Ms. KUSTER, Messrs. RICHMOND and LANGEVIN changed their vote from ``yea'' to ``nay.'' So the previous question was ordered. [[Page H7086]] The result...



    A picture of Representative Robert Hurt

    Representative Robert Hurt

    From: VA District 5

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-07-30

    HURT. Mr. Speaker, I was not present for rollcall vote No. 466, a recorded vote on H. Res. 694. Had I been present, I would have voted ``yea.'' Mr. RODNEY DAVIS of Illinois. Mr. Speaker, on rollcall...



    A picture of Representative Rodney Davis

    Representative Rodney Davis

    From: IL District 13

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-07-30

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