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  • Providing for Further Consideration of Senate Amendments to H.R. 22, Hire More Heroes Act of 2015


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    Representative Rob Woodall

    From: GA District 7

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-11-04

    WOODALL. Mr. Speaker, by direction of the Committee on Rules, I call up House Resolution 512 and ask for its immediate consideration. The Clerk read the resolution, as follows: ...



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    Representative Jared Polis

    From: CO District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-11-04

    POLIS. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume, and I thank the gentleman for yielding me the customary 30 minutes. Mr. Speaker, we will get to what is in the bill in a minute. With regards...



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    Representative Peter A. DeFazio

    From: OR District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-11-04

    DeFAZIO. Mr. Speaker, in terms of what the gentleman from Georgia just said, I do appreciate the fact that we are debating many policy amendments. That is the way the process should work, both sides...



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    Representative Steny H. Hoyer

    From: MD District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-11-04

    HOYER. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman. I need 10 minutes at least to respond to that assertion. There is no party with whom I have served over the last 35 years that has been any more into self-flagellation...



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    Representative Bill Pascrell Jr.

    From: NJ District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-11-04

    PASCRELL. Mr. Speaker, I was proud to join my Ways and Means Committee colleague, my counterpart--Mr. Renacci of Ohio--along with several other Members, in submitting to the Rules Committee a modified...



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    Representative Earl Blumenauer

    From: OR District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-11-04

    BLUMENAUER. I thank the gentleman. Mr. Speaker, my friend from Georgia suggests that this is very complex and difficult and that we have wrapped ourselves around the axle, and we can't do this in the...



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    Representative Dina Titus

    From: NV District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-11-04

    TITUS. I thank the gentleman. Mr. Speaker, when the new Speaker took the gavel last week, he promised us that the House would run differently in that Members on both sides of the aisle would get a...



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    Representative John K. Delaney

    From: MD District 6

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-11-04

    DELANEY. Mr. Speaker, my good friend from Georgia talks about the certainty that will be obtained by this bill. There will be certainty. There will be an absolute certainty that we will continue to underinvest...



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    Representative John J. Duncan Jr.

    From:

    Party:

    Date: 2015-11-04

    DUNCAN of Tennessee. Mr. Speaker, first, I thank the gentleman from Georgia for yielding me this time. In my 27 years in this Congress, I can think of very few Members who are better orators, greater...



    A picture of Representative Rosa L. DeLauro

    Representative Rosa L. DeLauro

    From: CT District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-11-04

    DeLAURO. Mr. Speaker, I rise in opposition to the previous question. Defeating the previous question will allow us to amend the rule to provide for consideration of the Healthy Families Act. It is an...



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    Representative Richard E. Neal

    From: MA District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-11-04

    NEAL. Mr. Speaker, we shouldn't be bragging about this legislation today, boasting about this legislation. Let me give you the perspective of 27 years here. This used to be the easiest legislation...



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    Representative Peter Welch

    From: VT District 0

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-11-04

    WELCH. Mr. Speaker, as Mr. Neal said, this transportation highway bill used to be a solid, bipartisan bill that invested in the future of this country. This Congress has set different expectations. I...



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    Representative Donna F. Edwards

    From: MD District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-11-04

    EDWARDS. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in opposition to the rule precisely because it makes in order various Export-Import Bank amendments that are actually designed to kill what we just did to make sure...



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    Representative Kyrsten Sinema

    From: AZ District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-11-04

    SINEMA. Mr. Speaker, on rollcall No. 597 I was unavoidably detained. Had I been present, I would have voted ``no.'' The SPEAKER pro tempore. The question is on the resolution. The question was taken;...



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    Representative Jared Polis

    From: CO District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-11-04

    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 243, noes...