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  • Reading of the Constitution

    by Representative Steve Scalise

    Posted on 2015-01-09

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    SCALISE. ``The number of Representatives shall not exceed one for every thirty-thousand, but each State shall have at least one Representative; and until such enumeration shall be made, the State of New Hampshire shall be entitled to chuse three, Massachusetts eight, Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations one, Connecticut five, New-York six, New Jersey four, Pennsylvania eight, Delaware one, Maryland six, Virginia ten, North Carolina five, South Carolina five, and Georgia three.'' Mr. GOODLATTE. I now yield to the gentleman from Tennessee (Mr. Cohen).

    Mr. COHEN. ``When vacancies happen in the representation from any State, the executive authority thereof shall issue writs of election to fill such vacancies.

    ``The House of Representatives shall chuse their Speaker and other officers; and shall have the sole power of impeachment.'' Mr. GOODLATTE. I now yield to the gentleman from South Carolina (Mr. Wilson).

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