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    Representative Pete Sessions

    From: TX District 32

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-09-19

    SESSIONS. Mr. Speaker, by direction of the Committee on Rules, I call up House Resolution 351 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: 2013-09-19

    McGOVERN. Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the gentleman from Texas (Mr. Sessions), my friend, the chairman of the committee, for yielding me the customary 30 minutes. I yield myself such time as I may...



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    Representative Tom McClintock

    From: CA District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-09-19

    McCLINTOCK. I thank the gentleman so much for yielding. Mr. Speaker, listening to the debate on the other side, I think there's a misunderstanding on the nutrition bill. It doesn't cut people off from...



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    Representative Collin C. Peterson

    From: MN District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-09-19

    PETERSON. I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in strong opposition to this rule and the bill made in order on this rule, H.R. 3102, which is just another example of the Republican...



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    Representative Marcia L. Fudge

    From: OH District 11

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-09-19

    FUDGE. Mr. Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to insert into the Record the story of Adam, a disabled man from Ohio, a face of hunger in America. The SPEAKER pro tempore. Is there objection to the request...



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    Representative Beto O'Rourke

    From: TX District 16

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-09-19

    O'ROURKE. Mr. Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to insert into the Record references to pages 1 through 4 of report S. 2201 from the U.S. Census Bureau showing that 329 Active Duty military families at...



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    Representative Keith Ellison

    From: MN District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-09-19

    ELLISON. Mr. Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to insert into the Record the story of Dorothy, a grandmother from a State very near Minnesota--South Dakota--and she represents the face of hunger. Here...



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    Representative Lois Capps

    From:

    Party:

    Date: 2013-09-19

    CAPPS. Mr. Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to insert into the Congressional Record the story of Rosemary. She is a grandmother from Little Rock, Arkansas. She is a face of hunger today in the United...



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    Representative Bill Pascrell Jr.

    From: NJ District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-09-19

    PASCRELL. Mr. Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to insert into the Record the story of Beatrize, a mother from Camden, New Jersey, a face of hunger. This is her child. The SPEAKER pro tempore. Is there...



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    Representative Marcy Kaptur

    From: OH District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-09-19

    KAPTUR. Mr. Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to insert into the Record the story of Shellie, an unemployed mother with two children, from Ohio, a face of hunger in America. The SPEAKER pro tempore....



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    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-09-19

    JACKSON LEE. Mr. Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to insert into the Record the story of Melinda, a cancer survivor and single mother from Texas, a face of hunger. The SPEAKER pro tempore. Is there...



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    Representative Barbara Lee

    From: CA District 13

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-09-19

    LEE. Mr. Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to insert into the Record the story of Melinda, a cancer survivor and single mother from Texas, a face of hunger. The SPEAKER pro tempore. Is there objection...



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    Representative Rosa L. DeLauro

    From: CT District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-09-19

    DeLAURO. Mr. Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to insert into the Record the story of Jennifer, a mother from New Mexico, a face of hunger in America. The SPEAKER pro tempore. Is there objection to...



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    Representative G. K. Butterfield

    From: NC District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-09-19

    BUTTERFIELD. Mr. Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to insert into the Congressional Record the story of Stephanie, a mother from Roanoke, Virginia, a face of hunger in America. [[Page H5674]] The...



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    Representative Steve Cohen

    From: TN District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-09-19

    COHEN. Mr. Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to insert into the Record the story of Naquila, a mother from Little Rock, Arkansas, just west of Memphis, a face of hunger in America. The SPEAKER pro tempore....



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    Representative David E. Price

    From: NC District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-09-19

    PRICE of North Carolina. Mr. Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to insert into the Record the story of Nathan, a veteran from Rapid City, South Dakota, a face of hunger in America. The SPEAKER pro tempore....



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    Representative Kathy Castor

    From: FL District 14

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-09-19

    CASTOR of Florida. Mr. Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to insert into the Record the story of Lorraine, a mother from Sarasota, Florida, and Gwendolyn Friedman, a senior citizen from Tampa, Florida,...



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    Representative Peter Welch

    From: VT District 0

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-09-19

    WELCH. Mr. Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to insert into the Record the story of Marvin, a disabled man from Atlanta, Georgia--a face of hunger in America. The SPEAKER pro tempore. Is there objection...



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    Representative Doug Collins

    From: GA District 9

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-09-19

    COLLINS of Georgia. Mr. Chairman, I appreciate the time. Mr. Speaker, I come to the floor, and I am getting ready to speak on an issue that is very close on this rule. I support all of the rules combined...



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    Representative Greg Walden

    From: OR District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-09-19

    WALDEN. Mr. Speaker, I thank the chairman for his good work on this legislation, and I want to thank my colleagues for what I hope will be their support of passage of this legislation, specifically the...



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    Representative Nydia M. Velázquez

    From: NY District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-09-19

    VELAZQUEZ. I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, I rise in opposition to the rule and to this unconscionable legislation. Make no mistake, if you support this bill, you are voting to take...



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    Representative James A. Himes

    From: CT District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-09-19

    HIMES. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to urge the defeat of this rule and of the underlying bill which will throw millions of Americans off of food stamps at a time when they need it. And I urge that on behalf...



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    Representative Lloyd Doggett

    From: TX District 35

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-09-19

    DOGGETT. Mr. Speaker, this Republican ``let them starve'' bill would undermine what Professors Miguel Ferguson, Stacey Borasky, and Scott Harding recently described in an article as a ``modern antipoverty...



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    Representative Gerald E. Connolly

    From: VA District 11

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-09-19

    CONNOLLY. I thank my colleague. Mr. Speaker, here we go again. Social Darwinism, survival of the fittest at its worst. And what's ironic is it's a program that works. Cutting $40 billion, 3.8 million...