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  • Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2668, Fairness for American Families Act


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    Representative Michael C. Burgess

    From: TX District 26

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-17

    BURGESS. Mr. Speaker, by direction of the Committee on Rules, I call up House Resolution 300 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: 2013-07-17

    SLAUGHTER. Mr. Speaker, I want to thank my friend for yielding me the customary 30 minutes, and I yield myself such time as I may consume. Mr. Speaker, I feel as though I could give the same speech...



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    Representative John Kline

    From: MN District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-17

    KLINE. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in strong support of the rule and the underlying legislation. As the attention of the American people turned to celebrating...



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    Representative Joe Courtney

    From: CT District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-17

    COURTNEY. Mr. Speaker, the premise of H.R. 2667, the employer mandate bill, which is part of the rule here today, is that somehow the administration overreached by announcing this postponement of the...



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    Representative Pete Sessions

    From: TX District 32

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-17

    SESSIONS. Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the gentleman, the member of the Rules Committee, Dr. Michael Burgess, from Lewisville, Texas. Dr. Burgess is a brand-new member of the Rules Committee and came...



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    Representative Larry Bucshon

    From: IN District 8

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-17

    BUCSHON. Mr. Speaker, I was a practicing physician for 15 years, and I rise today to support the rule and support delaying the Affordable Care Act's employer and individual mandates. I support these...



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    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-17

    JACKSON LEE. Mr. Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to oppose the rule and the underlying bill because it takes health care away from America's children, seniors, and others. Again, getting a sound bite...



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    Representative Corrine Brown

    From: FL District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-17

    BROWN of Florida. Today, we are here to finish the job of ensuring that all taxpayer-funded infrastructure investments support American jobs. If we defeat the previous question, the gentlewoman from...



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    Representative Louise McIntosh Slaughter

    From: NY District 25

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-17

    SLAUGHTER. Mr. Speaker, on that I demand the yeas and nays. The yeas and nays were ordered. The SPEAKER pro tempore. This is a 5-minute vote. The vote was taken by electronic device, and there were--yeas...



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    Representative Andy Barr

    From: KY District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-17

    BARR. Mr. Speaker, on rollcall No. 358, I was unavoidably detained and unable to vote. Had I been present, I would have voted ``yea.'' Stated against: Mrs. BUSTOS. Mr. Speaker, on rollcall No. 358...



    A picture of Representative Cheri Bustos

    Representative Cheri Bustos

    From: IL District 17

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-17

    BUSTOS. Mr. Speaker, on rollcall No. 358 I was detained. Had I been present, I would have voted ``nay.'' ____________________ ...