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  • Providing for Consideration of the Senate Amendment to H.R. 1314, Ensuring Tax Exempt Organizations the Right to Appeal Act, and Providing for Consideration of the Senate Amendments to H.R. 644...


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    Representative Tom Cole

    From: OK District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-10-28

    COLE. Mr. Speaker, by direction of the Committee on Rules, I call up House Resolution 495 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: 2015-10-28

    SLAUGHTER. Mr. Speaker, I am here to do my part of the rule. I thank the gentleman from Oklahoma, my friend, for yielding me the time, and I yield myself such time as I may consume. Mr. Speaker, I...



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    Representative Carolyn B. Maloney

    From: NY District 12

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-10-28

    MALONEY of New York. Mr. Speaker, I thank my good friend and the ranking member on the Rules Committee for yielding to me and for her extraordinary leadership for the State of New York and for so many...



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    Representative Tom Cole

    From: OK District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-10-28

    COLE. 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 392, noes...



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    Representative Pete Sessions

    From: TX District 32

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-06-11

    SESSIONS. Mr. Speaker, by direction of the Committee on Rules, I call up House Resolution 305 and ask for its immediate consideration. The Clerk read the resolution, as follows: ...



    A picture of Representative Louise McIntosh Slaughter

    Representative Louise McIntosh Slaughter

    From: NY District 25

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-06-11

    SLAUGHTER. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume and thank the gentleman for yielding me the customary time. Mr. Speaker, shortly after midnight Tuesday night, the Rules Committee...



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    Representative David G. Reichert

    From: WA District 8

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-06-11

    REICHERT. Mr. Speaker, I am rising today in support of today's rule, which will allow us to proceed in consideration of trade promotion authority, trade adjustment assistance, and customs legislation. ...



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    Representative Marcy Kaptur

    From: OH District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-06-11

    KAPTUR. Mr. Speaker, I rise in opposition to this rule because America's middle class and our workers have been under economic attack. I rise to voice my opposition to the very restrictive process being...



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    Representative K. Michael Conaway

    From: TX District 11

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-06-11

    CONAWAY. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong support of the rule, and I especially want to commend Chairman Ryan and his colleagues on Ways and Means for their hard work in bringing us the underlying legislation. ...



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    Representative Barbara Lee

    From: CA District 13

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-06-11

    LEE. Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the gentlewoman for yielding and for her tremendous leadership on so many issues. I rise today in strong opposition to this rule. Our country has already lost too...



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    Representative Candice S. Miller

    From: MI District 10

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-06-11

    MILLER of Michigan. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in very strong support of this rule. I come from southeast Michigan, which, of course, is the heart of...



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    Representative Stephen F. Lynch

    From: MA District 8

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-06-11

    LYNCH. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentlewoman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, prior to coming to Congress, I worked for a while as an ironworker at the Quincy shipyard in Quincy, Massachusetts. I was a welder. ...



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    Representative George Holding

    From: NC District 13

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-06-11

    HOLDING. Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank Chairmen Ryan, Sessions, and Tiberi for their tireless effort to move us closer to realizing trade deals that will unlock new markets and bolster our national...



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    Representative Debbie Dingell

    From: MI District 12

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-06-11

    DINGELL. Mr. Speaker, the rule we are considering today represents everything for me that is wrong with politics. We are currently debating the most important package of trade legislation in a generation;...



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    Representative Dan Newhouse

    From: WA District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-06-11

    NEWHOUSE. I thank the chairman for yielding his time. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to support the rule and the underlying trade promotion authority granted by H.R. 1314. As a member of the Rules Committee,...



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    Representative Paul Tonko

    From: NY District 20

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-06-11

    TONKO. Mr. Speaker, the rule before us today is filled with plenty of procedural gimmicks but with no opportunities to actually improve the underlying bills. These bills fail to have enforceable environmental...



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    Representative Charles W. Boustany Jr.

    From: LA District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-06-11

    BOUSTANY. I thank the chairman for yielding time. Mr. Speaker, there are hundreds of trade agreements being carried out all over the world today, and the United States--our country--is sitting on the...



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    Representative Lloyd Doggett

    From: TX District 35

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-06-11

    DOGGETT. Mr. Speaker, the only way to get better trade agreements is to reject this fast-track bill and develop a better alternative that reflects our values and the realities of the 21st century. ...



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    Representative Mike Kelly

    From: PA District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-06-11

    KELLY of Pennsylvania. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong support of this. We have a duty here to legislate based on truth and not on fiction. Let's establish the facts. First of all, if you want really strong...



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    Representative Sander M. Levin

    From:

    Party:

    Date: 2015-06-11

    LEVIN asked and was given permission to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. LEVIN. Mr. Speaker, this rule covers three bills. It covers TAA and TPA. I asked Rules to place in order a substitute bill...



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    Representative Patrick J. Tiberi

    From: OH District 12

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-06-11

    TIBERI. Mr. Speaker, I thank the chairman for his leadership. Texas is lucky to have him. Ladies and gentlemen, today and tomorrow, we are not voting on a trade agreement. We are not voting on a trade...



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    Representative Keith Ellison

    From: MN District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-06-11

    ELLISON. I thank the gentlewoman for yielding me the time. Mr. Speaker, there really is quite a lot on the line here, despite what some speakers would submit, which is, oh, you know, this is just the...



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    Representative Bennie G. Thompson

    From: MS District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-06-11

    THOMPSON of Mississippi. Mr. Speaker, I rise in opposition to the rule to consider the Senate amendment to H.R. 644, Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015. I strongly support legislation...