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  • Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2279, Reducing Excessive Deadline Obligations Act of 2013


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    Representative Michael C. Burgess

    From: TX District 26

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-01-09

    BURGESS. Mr. Speaker, by direction of the Committee on Rules, I call up House Resolution 455 and ask for its immediate consideration. The Clerk read the resolution, as follows: ...



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    Representative Jared Polis

    From: CO District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-01-09

    POLIS. I yield myself such time as I may consume. I thank the gentleman, Mr. Burgess, for yielding me the customary 30 minutes. Mr. Speaker, I rise in opposition to the rule today under which three...



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    Representative Doug Collins

    From: GA District 9

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-01-09

    COLLINS of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, it is a new year. We come down and begin this week, and I have made a commitment, as I think many of us do, as resolutions on what are we going to do for the new year...



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    Representative Louise McIntosh Slaughter

    From: NY District 25

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-01-09

    SLAUGHTER. Mr. Speaker, the majority has passed so few bills into law that it is on pace to become the least-productive Congress in history. And, frankly, I think they are a little bit proud of that....



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    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-01-09

    JACKSON LEE. Mr. Speaker, I want to join the Rules Committee and thank Members on both sides of the aisle for their hard work, but I want to associate myself with Ranking Member Slaughter for recognizing...



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    Representative Gerald E. Connolly

    From: VA District 11

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-01-09

    CONNOLLY. Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague for yielding. [[Page H93]] I was listening as a student of history myself to our friend from Texas. In that little last bit about affordable health care,...



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    Representative Daniel T. Kildee

    From:

    Party:

    Date: 2014-01-09

    KILDEE. Thank you, Mr. Polis, for the time. Mr. Speaker, I urge my colleagues to join me in defeating the previous question, as my colleague said, so that we can immediately take up the question of...



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    Representative Steny H. Hoyer

    From: MD District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-01-09

    HOYER. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman for yielding. I appreciate this opportunity to comment not only upon this rule which provides, of course, for mostly closed rules--no amendments, no ability...



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    Representative David N. Cicilline

    From: RI District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-01-09

    CICILLINE. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman for yielding. In the last 12 days, nearly 1.4 million Americans have been cut off from their emergency unemployment benefits. Thousands more Americans will...



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    Representative Adam B. Schiff

    From: CA District 28

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-01-09

    SCHIFF. Mr. Speaker, on rollcall No. 5, had I been present, I would have voted ``no.'' The SPEAKER pro tempore. The question is on the resolution. The question was taken; and the Speaker pro tempore...