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  • Providing for Consideration of H.R. 444, Require Presidential Leadership and No Deficit Act


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    Representative Rob Woodall

    From: GA District 7

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-05

    WOODALL. Mr. Speaker, by direction of the Committee on Rules, I call up House Resolution 48 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: 2013-02-05

    McGOVERN. I want to thank the gentleman from Georgia, my good friend, for yielding me the customary 30 minutes, and I yield myself such time as I may consume. (Mr. McGOVERN asked and was given permission...



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    Representative Louise McIntosh Slaughter

    From: NY District 25

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-05

    SLAUGHTER. Mr. Speaker, I do love my country, and my country is begging me, as I'm sure it is all other Members of Congress, to for heaven's sake get some of this taken care of and have some certainty. ...



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    Representative Chris Van Hollen

    From: MD District 8

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-05

    VAN HOLLEN. Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague, Mr. McGovern, who said it exactly right. This unfortunately is another political gimmick we've seen from our Republican colleagues, and it is exactly why...



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    Representative Michael C. Burgess

    From: TX District 26

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-05

    BURGESS. I thank the gentleman for yielding. This is an important discussion that we're having today, and I urge my colleagues to vote for the rule and to vote for the underlying bill that follows. ...



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    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-05

    JACKSON LEE. My friend from Massachusetts is absolutely right. What most of America is waiting for is for us to address the very abyss that we've put ourselves in, the cliff that we've put ourselves...



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    Representative Joe Courtney

    From: CT District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-05

    COURTNEY. Mr. Speaker, in 23 days, by law, an indiscriminate chain saw is going to go through all quarters, all sectors of the American Government. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta on Sunday, along...



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    Representative Theodore E. Deutch

    From: FL District 21

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-05

    DEUTCH. Mr. Speaker, I rise today disappointed that my amendment to the Require a PLAN Act has been left out of this rule. This bill is bad political theater. Not even the devastatingly dangerous Ryan...



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    Representative James P. McGovern

    From: MA District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-05

    McGOVERN. Mr. Speaker, I demand a recorded vote. A recorded vote was ordered. The SPEAKER pro tempore. This is a 5-minute vote. The vote was taken by electronic device, and there were--ayes 228,...



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    Representative Randy K. Weber Sr.

    From: TX District 14

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-05

    WEBER of Texas. Mr. Speaker, on rollcall No. 34 I missed the vote because I was meeting with a constituent in my office. Had I been present, I would have voted ``yea.'' personal...



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    Representative David N. Cicilline

    From: RI District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-05

    CICILLINE. Mr. Speaker, on the Legislative Day of February 5, 2013, upon request of a leave of absence, a series of votes were held. Had I been present for these rollcall votes, I would have cast the...