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  • Providing for Consideration of H.R. 807, Full Faith and Credit Act


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    Representative Pete Sessions

    From: TX District 32

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-05-08

    SESSIONS. Mr. Speaker, by direction of the Committee on Rules, I call up House Resolution 202 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: 2013-05-08

    SLAUGHTER. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman, my friend from Texas, for yielding me the customary 30 minutes and yield myself such time as I may consume. Mr. Speaker, before I really begin, I want...



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    Representative Tom McClintock

    From: CA District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-05-08

    McCLINTOCK. I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of this rule to bring the Full Faith and Credit Act to the House floor. I had hoped that amidst all the controversies...



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    Representative Sander M. Levin

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    Date: 2013-05-08

    LEVIN asked and was given permission to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. LEVIN. You know, when you boil this all down, essentially what this bill says is pay some bills first and not others. I came...



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    Representative Jared Huffman

    From: CA District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-05-08

    HUFFMAN. Mr. Speaker, I rise to oppose the impossibly misnamed Full Faith and Credit Act, a bill which would actually make a mockery of our country's full faith and credit. It prepares our country for...



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    Representative Jim Cooper

    From: TN District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-05-08

    COOPER. Mr. Speaker, I'm opposed to the rule, and I'm opposed to the Pay China First bill. It is my understanding that they've added something, I think it's called the Camp amendment, that would make...



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    Representative Ed Perlmutter

    From: CO District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-05-08

    PERLMUTTER. Article I, section 8.1: The Congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes, duties, imposts, and excises to pay the debts and provide for the common defense and general...



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    Representative Jeb Hensarling

    From: TX District 5

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-05-08

    HENSARLING. I thank the distinguished chairman of the Rules Committee for yielding, Mr. Speaker. I also want to thank the gentleman from California (Mr. McClintock), who has been, perhaps, the most...



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    Representative Jerrold Nadler

    From: NY District 10

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-05-08

    NADLER. I thank the gentlelady for yielding. Mr. Speaker, this bill would raise the debt ceiling, but only insofar as necessary and only for the purpose of paying our debts to China and to Social Security. ...



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    Representative Tony Cárdenas

    From: CA District 29

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-05-08

    CARDENAS. Mr. Speaker, I rise in opposition to House Resolution 202 and H.R. 807 because the last time Congress did something this dumb it cost the American public $19 billion over the next 10 years....



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    Representative Joe Courtney

    From: CT District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-05-08

    COURTNEY. Mr. Speaker, I rise in opposition to the previous question. As the gentlelady said, defeat of the previous question will allow her to propose, instead, an amendment to the rule to a bill...