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  • Providing for Consideration of Senate Amendment to H.J. Res. 59, Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014


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    Representative Rob Woodall

    From: GA District 7

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-12-12

    WOODALL. Mr. Speaker, by direction of the Committee on Rules, I call up House Resolution 438 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: 2013-12-12

    SLAUGHTER. Mr. Speaker, I thank my friend for yielding me the customary 30 minutes, and I yield myself such time as I may consume. Mr. Speaker, I am pleased that the legislation before us today gives...



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    Representative James P. McGovern

    From: MA District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-12-12

    McGOVERN. I thank the ranking member for yielding me the time. Mr. Speaker, let me, first of all, begin by congratulating Congressman Ryan, Congressman Van Hollen, and Senator Murray for coming together...



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    Representative Sander M. Levin

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    Date: 2013-12-12

    LEVIN asked and was given permission to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. LEVIN. Mr. Speaker, I am glad we are talking about unemployment insurance. We are not showboating--we want to vote--and...



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    Representative Tom Cole

    From: OK District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-12-12

    COLE. I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in support of the rule and the underlying legislation, the bipartisan Budget Act of 2013. I had the privilege of sitting as one...



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    Representative Chris Van Hollen

    From: MD District 8

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-12-12

    VAN HOLLEN. I thank my friend, Ms. Slaughter. Mr. Speaker, I do believe that the budget agreement that was reached was a small but positive step forward, and I plan to talk about that a little later...



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    Representative Nydia M. Velázquez

    From: NY District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-12-12

    VELAZQUEZ. I want to thank the gentlelady from New York for yielding. Mr. Speaker, in 16 days, 1.3 million Americans will lose their unemployment benefits they have relied on to buy groceries and keep...



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    Senator Nancy Pelosi

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    Date: 2013-12-12

    PELOSI. I thank the gentlelady from New York for yielding, our ranking member on the Rules Committee, and thank her and our colleagues on that committee for trying so hard to have this rule contain an...



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    Representative Paul Tonko

    From: NY District 20

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-12-12

    TONKO. I thank the gentlelady for yielding. And absolutely, those benefits have been exhausted, and I think that needs to be very clear here. Mr. Speaker, while this budget compromise is not perfect,...



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    Representative Barbara Lee

    From: CA District 13

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-12-12

    LEE of California. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentlelady for yielding and for her tremendous leadership in her capacity as our ranking member on the Rules Committee. Thank you so much for standing in...



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    Representative Alcee L. Hastings

    From: FL District 20

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-12-12

    HASTINGS of Florida. Mr. Speaker, I am very pleased to yield 1 minute to the gentlewoman from Texas (Ms. Jackson Lee). Ms. JACKSON LEE. You know, it is very good that we have a deal. The American people...



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    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-12-12

    JACKSON LEE. You know, it is very good that we have a deal. The American people are frustrated and tired. Our offices are being bombarded by calls from people from all political perspectives that they...



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    Representative Luke Messer

    From: IN District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-12-12

    MESSER. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman from Georgia for yielding me time. I rise in support of the bipartisan budget act, the underlying rule, and Chairman Ryan's hard work. This isn't a perfect...



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    Representative Danny K. Davis

    From: IL District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-12-12

    DAVIS of Illinois. Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the ranking member for yielding. I rise in opposition to this rule, and I don't do so because it gives us limited opportunity to keep the government...



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    Representative David N. Cicilline

    From: RI District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-12-12

    CICILLINE. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentlewoman for yielding. The budget deal that we are voting on today is a step in the right direction because it blunts some of the painful cuts caused by sequestration....



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    Representative Eleanor Holmes Norton

    From: DC District 0

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-12-12

    NORTON. Mr. Speaker, I thank my good friend from New York for yielding. I don't see how my colleagues can go home for Christmas leaving their constituents who are unemployed with no Christmas at all....



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    Representative John Abney Culberson

    From: TX District 7

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-12-12

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    A picture of Representative Louise McIntosh Slaughter

    Representative Louise McIntosh Slaughter

    From: NY District 25

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-12-12

    SLAUGHTER. Mr. Speaker, on that I demand the yeas and nays. The yeas and nays were ordered. The SPEAKER. This is a 5-minute vote. The vote was taken by electronic device, and there were--yeas 226,...



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    Representative John Abney Culberson

    From: TX District 7

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-12-12

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