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  • Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5230, Secure the Southwest Border Act of 2014


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    Representative Tom Cole

    From: OK District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-07-31

    COLE. Mr. Speaker, by direction of the Committee on Rules, I call up House Resolution 696 and ask for its immediate consideration. The Clerk read the resolution, as follows: ...



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    Representative Chris Van Hollen

    From: MD District 8

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-31

    VAN HOLLEN. Mr. Speaker, parliamentary inquiry. The SPEAKER pro tempore. The gentleman from Maryland will state his parliamentary inquiry. Mr. VAN HOLLEN. Mr. Speaker, I am looking over the rule that...



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    Representative Jared Polis

    From: CO District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-31

    POLIS. Mr. Speaker, I will further yield 1 minute to the gentleman from Maryland. Mr. VAN HOLLEN. Look, yesterday, we were on the floor of the House, Mr. Speaker, and our Republican colleagues passed...



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    Representative James P. McGovern

    From: MA District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-31

    McGOVERN. Mr. Speaker, my House Republican friends never cease to amaze me. Once again, House Republicans have turned control of their agenda to Senator Speaker Ted Cruz. The last time they did this,...



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    Representative Beto O'Rourke

    From: TX District 16

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-31

    O'ROURKE. Mr. Speaker, allow me to address some of the concerns raised in the underlying bill concerning unaccompanied alien children. If our concern is with a secure border, you can talk to someone...



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    Representative Louise McIntosh Slaughter

    From: NY District 25

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-31

    SLAUGHTER. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman for yielding. We spent a good time here yesterday debating and voting on a resolution to sue the President for doing his job, and we are up to about the...



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    Representative Lloyd Doggett

    From: TX District 35

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-31

    DOGGETT. Sadly, Mr. Speaker, the do-nothingism of the 19th century, the anti-immigrant fervor of that time, is alive and well here today in the House. Republicans are overwhelmed with fear. They are...



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    Representative Zoe Lofgren

    From: CA District 19

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-31

    LOFGREN asked and was given permission to revise and extend her remarks.) Ms. LOFGREN. Mr. Speaker, I enter into the Record the story of an 11- year-old Salvadoran boy who is applying for asylum because...



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    Representative Lois Capps

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    Date: 2014-07-31

    CAPPS asked and was given permission to revise and extend her remarks.) Mrs. CAPPS. Mr. Speaker, I enter into the Record the story of an 11- year-old Honduran boy who was kidnapped, tortured, and murdered. ...



    A picture of Representative Lucille Roybal-Allard

    Representative Lucille Roybal-Allard

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    Date: 2014-07-31

    ROYBAL-ALLARD asked and was given permission to revise and extend her remarks.) Ms. ROYBAL-ALLARD. Mr. Speaker, I enter into the Record the story of seven very young Honduran children who were tortured...



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    Representative Ben Ray Luján

    From: NM District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-31

    LUJAN of New Mexico asked and was given permission to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. BEN RAY LUJAN of New Mexico. Mr. Speaker, I enter into the Record the story of a young Honduran girl who resisted...



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    Representative Janice D. Schakowsky

    From: IL District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-31

    SCHAKOWSKY asked and was given permission to revise and extend her remarks.) Ms. SCHAKOWSKY. Mr. Speaker, I enter into the Record the story of a 17-year-old girl who fled her country with her 2-year-old...



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    Representative Judy Chu

    From: CA District 27

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-31

    CHU asked and was given permission to revise and extend her remarks.) Ms. CHU. Mr. Speaker, I enter into the Record the story of a 15-year- old Salvadoran boy whose body was found in a plastic bag with...



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    Representative Tony Cárdenas

    From: CA District 29

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-31

    CARDENAS asked and was given permission to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. CARDENAS. Mr. Speaker, I will enter into the Record the story of an 18-year-old Mexican boy who was trafficked into the...



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    Representative Barbara Lee

    From: CA District 13

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-31

    LEE of California asked and was given permission to revise and extend her remarks.) Ms. LEE of California. Mr. Speaker, I will enter into the Record the story of a 12-year-old girl who was trafficked...



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    Representative Sam Farr

    From: CA District 20

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-31

    FARR. Mr. Speaker, I stand today in the well to appeal to my Republican colleagues about this debate, which isn't about the underlying bill, it is about the rule. You ought to all be worried. We all...



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    Representative Nydia M. Velázquez

    From: NY District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-31

    VELAZQUEZ asked and was given permission to revise and extend her remarks.) Ms. VELAZQUEZ. Mr. Speaker, I enter into the Record the story of two Honduran brothers who were tortured and murdered by...



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    Representative Rubén Hinojosa

    From: TX District 15

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-31

    HINOJOSA. Mr. Speaker, as chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, I rise in opposition to H.R. 5230 and the underlying rule. I represent McAllen, Texas, which has been the epicenter for this...



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    Representative Bennie G. Thompson

    From: MS District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-31

    THOMPSON of Mississippi. I thank the gentleman from Colorado for yielding. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong opposition to H. Res. 696. This rule would provide for consideration of a supplemental appropriations...



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    Representative John Abney Culberson

    From: TX District 7

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-07-31

    CULBERSON. Mr. Speaker, the heartbreaking stories my colleagues are telling about these young people coming across the border and being exploited and hurt and injured just confirm the wisdom of the approach...



    A picture of Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-31

    JACKSON LEE. Mr. Speaker I rise to speak in strong opposition to the Rule for H.R. 5230, a bill to make supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014 to address the humanitarian...



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    Representative Jared Polis

    From: CO District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-31

    POLIS. 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 220, noes...



    A picture of Representative Vicky Hartzler

    Representative Vicky Hartzler

    From: MO District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-07-31

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