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  • Providing for Consideration of H.J. Res. 75, Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014


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    Representative Tom Cole

    From: OK District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-10-04

    COLE. Mr. Speaker, by direction of the Committee on Rules, I call up House Resolution 371 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: 2013-10-04

    SLAUGHTER. Mr. Speaker, I thank my good friend for yielding me the time, and I yield myself such time as I may consume. Unless the silent Members of the majority speak up, today's debate is a fait...



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    Representative James P. McGovern

    From: MA District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-10-04

    McGOVERN. I thank the distinguished ranking member for the time. Mr. Speaker, here we are on day 4 of the Republican shutdown of the people's government. The other day after meeting with the President...



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    Representative Steny H. Hoyer

    From: MD District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-10-04

    HOYER. I thank the ranking member of the Rules Committee for yielding, and I thank Ms. Slaughter for the extraordinary leadership she has shown and the work she has been doing. Mr. Speaker, the people...



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    Representative Rob Woodall

    From: GA District 7

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-10-04

    WOODALL. Mr. Speaker, I thank my friend from the Rules Committee for yielding me the time. Mr. Speaker, I listened with great interest to what my friend, the minority whip, just said. He said, There...



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    Representative John L. Mica

    From:

    Party:

    Date: 2013-10-04

    MICA. Mr. Speaker, we are here on a Friday. The government has partially been shut down for some 4 days now. Republicans have tried to be reasonable. Many of us did not like ObamaCare. Some folks,...



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    Representative Danny K. Davis

    From: IL District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-10-04

    DAVIS of Illinois. I thank the gentlewoman from New York for yielding. [[Page H6249]] I oppose this rule, and I oppose the bill. I don't oppose it because my district does not need the assistance....



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    Representative Harold Rogers

    From: KY District 5

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-10-04

    ROGERS of Kentucky. I thank the gentleman for yielding. Might I engage in a colloquy with the gentleman? Mr. COLE. Certainly. Mr. ROGERS of Kentucky. What is the normal time-honored procedure in...



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    Representative Sam Farr

    From: CA District 20

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-10-04

    FARR. Thank you, Ms. Slaughter, for yielding me the time. Mr. Speaker, I am a member of the Appropriations Committee. This process is about appropriations. That's how we keep government open. Unfortunately,...



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    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-10-04

    JACKSON LEE. Mr. Speaker, I again rise in strong opposition to the rule and the underlying resolution. I oppose this rule because it is not a serious effort to end the government shutdown engineered...