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  • Providing for Consideration of H.J. Res. 59, Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014


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    Representative Tom Cole

    From: OK District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-09-19

    COLE. Mr. Speaker, by direction of the Committee on Rules, I call up House Joint Resolution 59 and ask for its immediate consideration. The Clerk read the resolution, as follows: ...



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    Representative Louise McIntosh Slaughter

    From: NY District 25

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-09-19

    SLAUGHTER. I thank the gentleman for yielding me the customary 30 minutes. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume. Mr. Speaker, if the House of Representatives fails to act, the government...



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    Representative Nita M. Lowey

    From: NY District 17

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-09-19

    LOWEY. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in strong opposition to this rule. Last night, the Rules Committee spent nearly 3 hours discussing the merits of health reform, food assistance in the farm bill, and...



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    Representative Michael C. Burgess

    From: TX District 26

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-09-19

    BURGESS. I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, of course we are here today to discuss the rule that will allow the continuing resolution to come to the floor; and coupled with the continuing...



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    Representative Rosa L. DeLauro

    From: CT District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-09-19

    DeLAURO. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong opposition to this cynical and reckless rule and the underlying funding bill. This is neither a serious nor a good faith effort to address the fundamental responsibilities...



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    Representative Pete Sessions

    From: TX District 32

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-09-19

    SESSIONS. I want to thank the young gentleman from Oklahoma for his service not only to the Rules Committee, but also the Appropriations Committee, that he very aptly serves this honorable body well. ...



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    Representative Steny H. Hoyer

    From: MD District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-09-19

    HOYER. Mr. Speaker, I need that hour to correct so much misinformation. But I've got to say something to my friend from Texas, who has now left the floor, or is about to leave the floor, and just remind...



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    Representative Chris Van Hollen

    From: MD District 8

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-09-19

    VAN HOLLEN. I thank my friend, the ranking member of the Rules Committee. Mr. Speaker, it is simply reckless for our Republican colleagues to say they [[Page H5691]] will shut down the United States...