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  • Providing for Consideration of H.R. 161, Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act, and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 36, Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act


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    Representative Virginia Foxx

    From: NC District 5

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-21

    FOXX. Mr. Speaker, by direction of the Committee on Rules, I call up House Resolution 38 and ask for its immediate consideration. The Clerk read the resolution, as follows: ...



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    Representative James P. McGovern

    From: MA District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-21

    McGOVERN. Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the gentlewoman from North Carolina for yielding me the customary 30 minutes, and I yield myself such time as I may consume. Mr. Speaker, while I have great respect...



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    Representative Christopher H. Smith

    From: NJ District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-21

    SMITH of New Jersey. Mr. Speaker, I thank my very good friend for yielding and thank her for her strong leadership for human rights and for the unborn. Mr. Speaker, pain--we all dread it, we avoid...



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    Representative Louise McIntosh Slaughter

    From: NY District 25

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-21

    SLAUGHTER. I want to thank my colleague for his great work and for yielding to me. Mr. Speaker, today, The Wall Street Journal polled the American public and found that these are their top three priorities:...



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    Representative Bruce Poliquin

    From: ME District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-21

    POLIQUIN. Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of the rule and, most importantly, of the underlying bill, H.R. 161, the Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act. I encourage all of my colleagues, Republicans...



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    Representative Barbara Lee

    From: CA District 13

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-21

    LEE. I want to thank the ranking member for yielding, for his leadership, and for really making it clear exactly what we are dealing with today and why many of us strongly oppose this rule and this bill. ...



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    Representative Tim Huelskamp

    From: KS District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-21

    HUELSKAMP. I thank the gentlewoman from North Carolina for yielding. Mr. Speaker, over these next 2 days, you will hear many of my colleagues rise in support of H.R. 36, as well they should. This bill...



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    Representative Rosa L. DeLauro

    From: CT District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-21

    DeLAURO. Mr. Speaker, I rise in opposition to this rule and to the underlying bill. This bill is just as unconstitutional as it was when it was introduced in the last Congress. It poses just as serious...



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    Representative Trent Franks

    From: AZ District 8

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-21

    FRANKS of Arizona. I thank the gentlewoman. Mr. Speaker, a great shadow looms over America, the home of the brave. More than 18,000 very late-term abortions are occurring in America every year, placing...



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    Representative Katherine M. Clark

    From: MA District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-21

    CLARK of Massachusetts. I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, here we go again. Instead of prioritizing the needs of women and families, we are once again discussing a bill that attacks women's...



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    Representative Carolyn B. Maloney

    From: NY District 12

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-21

    MALONEY of New York. I thank the gentleman for his leadership and for yielding. Mr. Speaker, I rise in opposition to this rule. After all the talk by our Republican friends about focusing their efforts...



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    Representative Steve Cohen

    From: TN District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-21

    COHEN. Thank you, Mr. McGovern. Mr. Speaker, the fact is that pain is a subterfuge. This bill is not about pain to the fetus. This bill is about outlawing abortion and repealing Roe v. Wade. The...



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    Representative Theodore E. Deutch

    From: FL District 21

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-21

    DEUTCH. Mr. Speaker, I thank my friend from Massachusetts, a leader in the fight to get money out of politics. Last night, in his State of the Union Address, President Obama called on Republicans and...



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    Representative John P. Sarbanes

    From:

    Party:

    Date: 2015-01-21

    SARBANES. I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, I urge a ``no'' vote on ordering the previous question, so that we can consider the constitutional amendment, the Democracy for All amendment,...



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    Representative Matt Cartwright

    From: PA District 17

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-21

    CARTWRIGHT. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to express my frustration in the process by which this bill was brought to the floor and my disappointment that the process has yielded a bill that I cannot support. ...