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    A picture of Representative Kevin McCarthy

    Representative Kevin McCarthy

    From: CA District 23

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-06

    McCARTHY. Mr. Speaker, I offer a privileged resolution and ask for its immediate consideration. The Clerk read the resolution, as follows: H. Res. 5 Resolved,...



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    Representative Eleanor Holmes Norton

    From: DC District 0

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-06

    NORTON. Mr. Speaker, I rise to offer a motion that is at the desk. [[Page H11]] The SPEAKER pro tempore. The Clerk will report the motion. The Clerk read as follows: Ms. Norton moves to...



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    Representative Earl L. "Buddy" Carter

    From: GA District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-06

    CARTER of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, on rollcall No. 3, I was unavoidably detained. Had I been present, I would have voted ``yes.'' Mr. TROTT. Mr. Speaker, on rollcall No. 3, I was unavoidably detained....



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    Representative David A. Trott

    From: MI District 11

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-06

    TROTT. Mr. Speaker, on rollcall No. 3, I was unavoidably detained. Had I been present, I would have voted ``yes.'' Mr. GROTHMAN. Mr. Speaker, on rollcall No. 3, had I been present, I would have voted...



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    Representative Glenn Grothman

    From: WI District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-06

    GROTHMAN. Mr. Speaker, on rollcall No. 3, had I been present, I would have voted ``yes.'' Stated against: Mrs. WATSON COLEMAN. Mr. Speaker, on rollcall No. 3, I was detained in meeting. Had I been...



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    Representative Bonnie Watson Coleman

    From: NJ District 12

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-06

    WATSON COLEMAN. Mr. Speaker, on rollcall No. 3, I was detained in meeting. Had I been present, I would have voted ``no.'' personal explanation Mr. PRICE of North Carolina....



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    Representative David E. Price

    From: NC District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-06

    PRICE of North Carolina. Mr. Speaker, because of inclement weather and two grounded flights, I was unable to vote during rollcall 2--Electing the Speaker of the House of Representatives. I would have...



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    Representative Pete Sessions

    From: TX District 32

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-06

    SESSIONS. Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the gentleman from California (Mr. McCarthy), the majority leader. Mr. Speaker, for the purpose of debate only, I yield the customary 30 minutes to the gentlewoman...



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    Representative Louise McIntosh Slaughter

    From: NY District 25

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-06

    SLAUGHTER. Mr. Speaker, I thank my friend from Texas for yielding me the time, and if I could just take a minute to wish everybody a great new session. It is good to be back. I yield myself such time...



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    Representative Steny H. Hoyer

    From: MD District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-06

    HOYER. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentlelady for yielding. Unfortunately, I don't have time to respond to many of the representations that Mr. Sessions made with reference to our economy, but we can all...



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    Representative Chris Van Hollen

    From: MD District 8

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-06

    VAN HOLLEN. Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague. Mr. Speaker, it is absolutely astounding that within minutes-- minutes--of our being sworn in, our Republican colleagues want to pass a rule that will...



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    Representative Rosa L. DeLauro

    From: CT District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-06

    DeLAURO. Mr. Speaker, I rise in opposition to the Republican rule package and to the previous question. If we defeat that question, Ms. Slaughter will offer an amendment to end corporate desertion. ...



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    Representative James E. Clyburn

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    Date: 2015-01-06

    CLYBURN. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentlewoman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, like most Americans, I spent the holidays with family and friends reflecting on the blessings of the past year. There were many. ...



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    Representative James P. McGovern

    From: MA District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-06

    McGOVERN. Mr. Speaker, I thank the distinguished ranking member for the time. Mr. Speaker, I suppose I should simply take this time to say to my colleagues: welcome back, happy new year, and I missed...



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    Representative Lloyd Doggett

    From: TX District 35

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-06

    DOGGETT. Mr. Speaker, to those who have wondered, what would be the top priority of this Republican-controlled Congress? What would they do on day one? Well, now we know. It is deception, what some could...



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    Representative Tom Price

    From: GA District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-06

    PRICE of North Carolina. Mr. Speaker, because of inclement weather and two grounded flights, I was unable to vote during rollcall 2--Electing the Speaker of the House of Representatives. I would have...



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    Representative Xavier Becerra

    From: CA District 34

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-06

    BECERRA. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentlelady for yielding. It is time to get to work. Americans don't care who won or lost in the election. They just want us to get our work done. They want us to work...



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    Representative Sander M. Levin

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    Date: 2015-01-06

    LEVIN. Mr. Speaker, what was said by the Budget Committee chairman is not correct. This is not about more information. This is a requirement that these official cost estimates really be part of the enforcement...



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    Senator Nancy Pelosi

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    Date: 2015-01-06

    PELOSI. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentlelady for yielding, and I thank her for her wonderful work on behalf of the American people as the ranking member on the Rules Committee for such a long time and...



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    Representative Steve Israel

    From: NY District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-06

    ISRAEL. Mr. Speaker, I thank my friend from New York, the distinguished ranking member. Mr. Speaker, I congratulate all of my colleagues on our swearing in. I just hope that it doesn't trigger 2 years...



    A picture of Representative Bob Goodlatte

    Representative Bob Goodlatte

    From: VA District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-06

    GOODLATTE. Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of the rules package for the 114th Congress. I would like to begin by taking this opportunity to thank you, Chairman Sessions, the Speaker's Office, and the...



    A picture of Representative Tom Price

    Representative Tom Price

    From: GA District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-06

    PRICE of North Carolina. Mr. Speaker, because of inclement weather and two grounded flights, I was unable to vote during rollcall 2--Electing the Speaker of the House of Representatives. I would have...



    A picture of Representative Donald M. Payne Jr.

    Representative Donald M. Payne Jr.

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    Date: 2015-01-06

    PAYNE. Mr. Speaker, on rollcall No. 4, had I been present, I would have voted ``no.'' Motion to Commit Mr. VAN HOLLEN. Mr. Speaker, I have a motion to commit at the desk. ...



    A picture of Representative Theodore E. Deutch

    Representative Theodore E. Deutch

    From: FL District 21

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-06

    DEUTCH. Mr. Speaker, on rollcall No. 6, had I been present, I would have voted ``nay.'' Mrs. WATSON COLEMAN. Mr. Speaker, on rollcall No. 6, had I been present, I would have voted ``nay.'' [[Page...



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    Representative Eleanor Holmes Norton

    From: DC District 0

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-01-03

    NORTON. Mr. Speaker, I rise to offer a motion that is at the desk. The SPEAKER pro tempore. The Clerk will report the motion. The Clerk read as follows: Ms. Norton moves to refer the resolution...



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    Representative Scott Perry

    From: PA District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-01-03

    PERRY. Mr. Speaker, on rollcall No. 3 I was unavoidably detained. Had I been present, I would have voted ``yea.'' Mr. MULVANEY. Mr. Speaker, I missed rollcall No. 3 on January 3, 2013. I was with my...



    A picture of Representative Mick Mulvaney

    Representative Mick Mulvaney

    From: SC District 5

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-01-03

    MULVANEY. Mr. Speaker, I missed rollcall No. 3 on January 3, 2013. I was with my family and unable to make it to the floor. Had I been present, I would have voted ``yea.'' The SPEAKER pro tempore (Mrs....



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    Representative Pete Sessions

    From: TX District 32

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-01-03

    SESSIONS. Madam Speaker, for the purpose of debate only, I yield the customary 30 minutes to the gentlewoman from Rochester, New York (Ms. Slaughter). During consideration of this resolution, all time...



    A picture of Representative Louise McIntosh Slaughter

    Representative Louise McIntosh Slaughter

    From: NY District 25

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-01-03

    SLAUGHTER. Madam Speaker, I thank the gentleman for yielding me the customary 30 minutes and yield myself such time as I may consume. Madam Speaker, I want to begin by congratulating my colleague, Mr....



    A picture of Representative Steny H. Hoyer

    Representative Steny H. Hoyer

    From: MD District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-01-03

    HOYER. I thank the ranking member, Ms. Slaughter, and I thank her for the work that she's doing and has been doing over the years as our representative and leader on the Rules Committee. I also want...



    A picture of Representative James E. Clyburn

    Representative James E. Clyburn

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    Date: 2013-01-03

    CLYBURN. I thank the ranking member for yielding me the time. Madam Speaker, today is a day of great pride for every Member who has just been sworn in, particularly our newly elected Members. It is...



    A picture of Representative James P. McGovern

    Representative James P. McGovern

    From: MA District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-01-03

    McGOVERN. Madam Speaker, I want to thank the ranking member for the time and for her extraordinary leadership. I also want to congratulate the incoming chairman, Mr. Sessions. I am hopeful that the 113th...



    A picture of Representative Jared Polis

    Representative Jared Polis

    From: CO District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-01-03

    POLIS. Madam Speaker, House Republicans in this rule are seeking to authorize lawyer fees for a costly Federal takeover of marriage that would single out legally married couples for discriminatory treatment...



    A picture of Representative Jerrold Nadler

    Representative Jerrold Nadler

    From: NY District 10

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-01-03

    NADLER. Madam Speaker, I rise in opposition to this rules package and, in particular, to one specific provision that places the House on the wrong side of history and misrepresents the position of this...



    A picture of Representative Adam B. Schiff

    Representative Adam B. Schiff

    From: CA District 28

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-01-03

    SCHIFF. I thank the gentlewoman for yielding. I rise for two purposes: First, to oppose the rule, which institutes, again, the folly of spending taxpayer dollars to defend the unconstitutional, and...



    A picture of Representative Theodore E. Deutch

    Representative Theodore E. Deutch

    From: FL District 21

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-01-03

    DEUTCH. Madam Speaker, I urge a ``no'' vote on the previous question. The 113th Congress convenes as we embark on a new year and, we hope, for new politics. Yet anyone with a New Year's resolution knows...



    A picture of Representative Donna F. Edwards

    Representative Donna F. Edwards

    From: MD District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-01-03

    EDWARDS. Although I do support the changes to our ethics rules contained in the package, I cannot support the overall package, and I rise in opposition to the previous question for the purposes of allowing...



    A picture of Representative John A. Boehner

    Representative John A. Boehner

    From: OH District 8

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-01-03

    BOEHNER. Madam Speaker, I am inserting the following memorandum of understanding: Memorandum of Understanding Between the Committee on Foreign Affairs and the Committee on Natural...



    A picture of Representative Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan

    Representative Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan

    From: MP District 0

    Party: Independent

    Date: 2013-01-03

    SABLAN. Madam Speaker, we have just sworn to uphold the Constitution. We have taken an oath to pursue the ideal of a more perfect Union. We take that oath proudly, believing that the United States...



    A picture of Representative Pedro R. Pierluisi

    Representative Pedro R. Pierluisi

    From: PR District 0

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-01-03

    PIERLUISI. Madam Speaker, for the second straight Congress, I oppose the rules package, because it sends a message of exclusion to residents of the territories and the District of Columbia. Under a...



    A picture of Representative Michael G. Fitzpatrick

    Representative Michael G. Fitzpatrick

    From: PA District 8

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-01-03

    FITZPATRICK. Madam Speaker, on rollcall No. 4, I was unavoidably detained. Had I been present, I would have voted ``yea.'' Stated against: Mr. LARSON of Connecticut. Madam Speaker, on January 3, 2013--I...



    A picture of Representative John B. Larson

    Representative John B. Larson

    From: CT District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-01-03

    LARSON of Connecticut. Madam Speaker, on January 3, 2013--I was not present for rollcall vote 4. If I had been present for this vote, I would have voted: ``Nay'' on rollcall vote 4. ...



    A picture of Representative Robert Pittenger

    Representative Robert Pittenger

    From: NC District 9

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-01-03

    PITTENGER. Mr. Speaker, on rollcall No. 5, I was unavoidably detained. Had I been present, I would have voted ``nay.'' The SPEAKER pro tempore (Mr. Latham). The question is on the resolution. The...



    A picture of Representative Kyrsten Sinema

    Representative Kyrsten Sinema

    From: AZ District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-01-03

    SINEMA. Mr. Speaker, during rollcall No. 6 on H. Res. 5, I was unavoidably detained. Had I been present, I would have voted ``nay.'' General Leave Mr. SESSIONS. Mr. Speaker,...