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    Senator Richard J. Durbin

    From: IL

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-06-17

    DURBIN. Mr. President, this morning the majority leader and the Republican leader Senator McConnell came to the floor to speak to us about the challenge we are going to face, as soon as this week, when...



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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-06-04

    REID. Mr. President, every Senator wants to keep America safe, and that is why every Senator should be concerned about a particular threat to our national security. This threat to our national security...



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    Representative Michael R. Turner

    From: OH District 10

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-11-20

    TURNER asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. TURNER. Mr. Speaker, over the past year, I have heard from thousands of people in...



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    Representative J. Randy Forbes

    From: VA District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-08-01

    FORBES asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Mr. FORBES. Mr. Speaker, we're now in the 4th week of the civilian furloughs at the Department of Defense that are wreaking...



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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-06-20

    REID. Mr. President, a century ago, a person born in the United States could reasonably expect to live to their late forties. I repeat, 100 years ago, a person born in the United States could reasonably...



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    Senator Sheldon Whitehouse

    From: RI

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-05-23

    WHITEHOUSE. Mr. President, let me first thank Chairman Levin for the immense amount of work and passion and good thought he has put into trying to accelerate the day when we can say good riddance to...



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    Senator Susan M. Collins

    From: ME

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-05-22

    COLLINS. Madam President, of course my friend and colleague from Colorado is exactly right, and I want to thank him for his leadership on this issue and for working with me to develop a bipartisan, commonsense...



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    Senator Mark R. Warner

    From: VA

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-05-16

    WARNER. I thank the Senator from Oklahoma and wish him good travels. I rise briefly today to point out one more time some of the ramifications of the policy I have repeatedly called stupidity on steroids,...



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    Representative Steny H. Hoyer

    From: MD District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-05-15

    HOYER. Mr. Speaker, this week the House will be voting for the 37th time to repeal the Affordable Care Act. This vote comes at a time when we are facing serious and pressing challenges, one of the...



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    Representative Steny H. Hoyer

    From: MD District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-05-07

    HOYER. Mr. Speaker, I rise once again to call on Congress to replace the dangerous and irrational sequester with a big and balanced deficit solution. Ten weeks after the dysfunction of this Congress...



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    Representative G. K. Butterfield

    From: NC District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-05-07

    BUTTERFIELD asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Mr. BUTTERFIELD. Madam Speaker, sequestration--we must repeal the sequester now. Americans have lived under these budget...



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    Representative Hakeem S. Jeffries

    From: NY District 8

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-05-07

    JEFFRIES asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. JEFFRIES. Madam Speaker, this institution is commonly referred to as the people's...



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    Representative James R. Langevin

    From: RI District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-04-26

    LANGEVIN of rhode island in the house of representatives Friday, April 26, 2013 Mr. LANGEVIN. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to...



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    Senator Mitch McConnell

    From: KY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-04-24

    McCONNELL. Mr. President, something really remarkable happened in the Senate last night. It was sort of late in the day, so for those who missed it, here is a little recap. Late yesterday afternoon...



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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-04-24

    REID. Remember, Congressman Ryan, when he came up with one of these budgets, used these overseas contingency funds to balance his budget. Let's not even worry about that for purposes of this conversation,...



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    Representative Betty McCollum

    From: MN District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-04-23

    McCOLLUM asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend her remarks.) Ms. McCOLLUM. Congress should have never passed sequestration. These reckless cuts...



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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-04-23

    REID. Let's talk about sequestration just for a brief time. I talked about it yesterday in the afternoon when the Senate convened. On Sunday, the Federal Aviation Administration implemented sequester...



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    Senator Patrick J. Toomey

    From: PA

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-04-23

    TOOMEY. Mr. President, I thank the majority leader. I feel the need to respond to the comments from the leader about the sequester that has gone into effect. I wish to be very clear. The flight delays...



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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-04-23

    REID. Las Vegas is the destination resort of the world. I may get a little static from New York about that, but it is a place a lot of people wish to visit. We understand the importance of doing something...



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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-04-22

    REID. Mr. President, Americans arriving at the airport--almost any airport in America--to take off on their summer vacations already face long lines at security checkpoints. Soon they will be facing...



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    Representative John A. Yarmuth

    From: KY District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-04-10

    YARMUTH asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Mr. YARMUTH. Mr. Speaker, sequestration has been in effect for 41 days, and already it is hurting American families. Just...



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    Representative Steve Cohen

    From: TN District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-03-14

    COHEN asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Mr. COHEN. Mr. Speaker, the other day, it became public that Valerie Harper, the star of ``Rhoda,'' was diagnosed with terminal...



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    Representative Steny H. Hoyer

    From: MD District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-03-06

    HOYER asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. HOYER. Mr. Speaker, I am extremely disappointed that the sequestration has taken effect...



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    Representative Scott R. Tipton

    From: CO District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-03-06

    TIPTON asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. TIPTON. Mr. Speaker, the record is clear: the House of Representatives has acted responsibly....



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    Representative Marc A. Veasey

    From: TX District 33

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-03-06

    VEASEY asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Mr. VEASEY. Mr. Speaker, I rise today about the recent sequestration cuts to important Federal programs, cuts that are harmful...



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    Representative Richard L. Hanna

    From: NY District 22

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-03-06

    HANNA asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. HANNA. Mr. Speaker, last Friday, sequestration went into effect. The House has passed...



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    Senator Lamar Alexander

    From: TN

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-03-05

    ALEXANDER. Mr. President, we remember President Lyndon Johnson's courage and skill in passing the Civil Rights Act. We remember President Nixon going to China. We remember President Carter and the Panama...



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    Representative Virginia Foxx

    From: NC District 5

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-03-04

    FOXX asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Ms. FOXX. Mr. Speaker, the President is wrong to suggest taking more money away from the American people would ease the effects...



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    Representative Mo Brooks

    From: AL District 5

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-28

    BROOKS of Alabama asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Mr. BROOKS of Alabama. Madam Speaker, in 2011, I voted against the Budget Control Act and President Obama's sequester...



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    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-28

    JACKSON LEE asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend her remarks.) Ms. JACKSON LEE. Many of my constituents ask the question of what work are we doing...



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    Representative Pete Olson

    From: TX District 22

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-28

    OLSON asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. OLSON. Madam Speaker, I rise today to ask the White House to lead and turn away from...



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    Representative Scott H. Peters

    From: CA District 52

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-28

    PETERS of California asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Mr. PETERS of California. Mr. Speaker, the sequester is scheduled to go into effect in less than 24 hours, and...



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    Representative Virginia Foxx

    From: NC District 5

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-28

    FOXX asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Ms. FOXX. Mr. Speaker, the President seems to think that the only way for us to replace the arbitrary spending cuts, known as...



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    Representative Alan S. Lowenthal

    From: CA District 47

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-28

    LOWENTHAL asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. LOWENTHAL. Mr. Speaker, unless we do something, Friday will be a day that none...



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    Representative Marc A. Veasey

    From: TX District 33

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-28

    VEASEY asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. VEASEY. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to speak about the impending cuts to the Federal...



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    Representative Donna F. Edwards

    From: MD District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-28

    EDWARDS. Mr. Speaker, in this Chamber, we've heard over the last several days numerous speakers who have spoken quite eloquently about the impact of sequestration on their communities and their constituents...



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    Representative Carolyn B. Maloney

    From: NY District 12

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-28

    MALONEY of New York. I want to thank my colleague for leading this very important Special Order and to note two women's issues that will be introduced next week. One is the women's museum. It will...



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    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-28

    JACKSON LEE. Let me thank the gentlelady from Maryland and thank her for her leadership. This is a very important statement today because I was on the floor earlier this morning and said that we should...



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    Senator Mitch McConnell

    From: KY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-28

    McCONNELL. Mr. President, earlier this year, the Democrats who run Washington promised America things would be different under a reelected President Obama. Instead of politics, they would focus on policy....



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    Senator Roy Blunt

    From: MO

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-28

    BLUNT. Mr. President, I rise today to talk about a disappointing milestone that we passed yesterday. Yesterday was the 1,400th day since the Senate passed a Federal budget--1,400 days. So I guess today...



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    Senator Richard J. Durbin

    From: IL

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-28

    DURBIN. We will have a vote on the floor of the Senate. It is an important vote because tomorrow is the day of sequestration. The American people are learning new terminology. The fiscal cliff meant...



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    Senator Christopher A. Coons

    From: DE

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-28

    COONS. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded. The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore. Without objection, it is so ordered. Mr. COONS. Mr. President, what...



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    Senator John McCain

    From: AZ

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-28

    McCAIN. I have to ask for regular order. The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore. The majority time has expired. Mr. COONS. I ask unanimous consent for 30 seconds to conclude my remarks. The ACTING PRESIDENT...



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    Senator Chuck Grassley

    From: IA

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-28

    GRASSLEY. Madam President, the last 2 days in the debate here, a lot has been said about the sequestration that presumably is going to happen tomorrow. I would like to speak on that subject because it...



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    Senator Sherrod Brown

    From: OH

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-28

    BROWN. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. Mr. BROWN. Mr. President, I ask unanimous...



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    Representative Roger Williams

    From: TX District 25

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-27

    WILLIAMS. Madam Speaker, President Obama's sequester is bad for America. There's no getting around it. Good programs are going to be cut, good people are going to be furloughed; and bad leadership from...



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    Representative Joe Courtney

    From: CT District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-27

    COURTNEY. Madam Speaker, it just came over the newswire a few minutes ago that on Friday morning, March 1, there will be a meeting at the White House involving President Obama, the leadership of the...



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    Representative Ann Kirkpatrick

    From: AZ District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-27

    KIRKPATRICK. Madam Speaker, the voters sent us to Congress because they want solutions, but reckless, across-the-board cuts are not solutions. We are just 2 days away from the start of these cuts known...



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    Representative Donald M. Payne Jr.

    From:

    Party:

    Date: 2013-02-27

    PAYNE. Madam Speaker, I stand here today in absolute disappointment with this body and the total lack of Republican leadership. I can't even begin to express the disappointment I have with the GOP leaders...



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    Representative Earl Blumenauer

    From: OR District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-27

    BLUMENAUER. The sequester drama that we are watching play out this week is exactly why I voted against the New Year's Day budget package. Two months ago, all of the forces were aligned to force a bigger...



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    Representative Sam Johnson

    From: TX District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-27

    JOHNSON of Texas asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. SAM JOHNSON of Texas. In just 2 days, President Obama's devised plan of...



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    Representative Steny H. Hoyer

    From: MD District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-27

    HOYER asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. HOYER. Mr. Speaker, we are now 2 days away from failure- triggered, ideologically driven,...



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    Representative Julia Brownley

    From: CA District 26

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-27

    BROWNLEY of California asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend her remarks.) Ms. BROWNLEY of California. Mr. Speaker, this Friday, the U.S. budget faces...



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    Representative Juan Vargas

    From: CA District 51

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-27

    VARGAS asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. VARGAS. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in strong opposition to sequestration. The word...



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    Representative C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger

    From: MD District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-27

    RUPPERSBERGER asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. RUPPERSBERGER. Mr. Speaker, I rise to voice strong opposition to the sequester,...



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    Representative Lois Frankel

    From: FL District 22

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-27

    FRANKEL of Florida asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend her remarks.) Ms. FRANKEL of Florida. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to talk about Ruth. She's...



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    Representative Tammy Duckworth

    From: IL District 8

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-27

    DUCKWORTH asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend her remarks.) Ms. DUCKWORTH. Mr. Speaker, last week I traveled across my district listening to my...



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    Representative Rob Woodall

    From: GA District 7

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-27

    WOODALL asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Mr. WOODALL. Mr. Speaker, as a freshman here on the House floor just 2 years ago, it does my heart good to see my freshman...



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    Representative Rosa L. DeLauro

    From: CT District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-27

    DeLAURO asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend her remarks.) Ms. DeLAURO. The House majority should bring legislation to this floor that will prevent...



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    Representative John Garamendi

    From: CA District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-27

    GARAMENDI asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. GARAMENDI. I rise today to tell the story of how northern California communities...



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    Representative Susan A. Davis

    From: CA District 53

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-27

    DAVIS of California asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Mrs. DAVIS of California. The once inconceivable now seems to be becoming the inevitable. On Friday, the sequester,...



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    Representative Joseph Crowley

    From: NY District 14

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-27

    CROWLEY asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. CROWLEY. Starting Friday, careless and devastating across-the- board spending cuts...



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    Representative Steny H. Hoyer

    From: MD District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-26

    HOYER. Thank you very much, Mr. Speaker. Today, Mr. Speaker, we continue an unfortunate and unnecessary countdown to the irrational and reckless automatic cuts the Republican policies will impose....



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    Representative G. K. Butterfield

    From: NC District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-26

    BUTTERFIELD. The gentleman from Tennessee who just spoke said that sequestration is a game of scare tactics. Apparently, he hasn't looked at the statistics from his district in Tennessee. Let me tell...



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    Representative Elizabeth H. Esty

    From: CT District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-26

    ESTY. Last week, I organized leaders from across Connecticut in small business, labor, government, health care, and social services to hear from them about the impact of sequestration. My constituents...



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    Representative Henry C. "Hank" Johnson Jr.

    From: GA District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-26

    JOHNSON of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, sequestration is a self- inflicted wound that really does not have to happen. I hate to make my Tea Party friends uncomfortable by using a dirty word, but with a little...



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    Representative Joseph R. Pitts

    From: PA District 16

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-26

    PITTS asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. PITTS. Mr. Speaker, we have just 3 days until the sequestration cuts take effect. Instead...



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    Representative David N. Cicilline

    From: RI District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-26

    CICILLINE asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Mr. CICILLINE. Mr. Speaker, there's no doubt that we need to reduce the [[Page H640]] size of our deficit, but we have...



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    Representative Mike Rogers

    From: AL District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-26

    ROGERS of Alabama asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. ROGERS of Alabama. Mr. Speaker, the Anniston Army Depot is in my hometown...



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    Representative Brett Guthrie

    From: KY District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-26

    GUTHRIE asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Mr. GUTHRIE. Mr. Speaker, I'm pleased to see that President Obama now recognizes his proposed sequester is a meat-ax approach...



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    Representative Brian Higgins

    From: NY District 26

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-26

    HIGGINS asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Mr. HIGGINS. Mr. Speaker, sequestration will have serious consequences for the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, which is...



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    Representative Beto O'Rourke

    From: TX District 16

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-26

    O'ROURKE asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Mr. O'ROURKE. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to bring to your attention the devastating impacts that the sequester will have on...



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    Representative Elijah E. Cummings

    From: MD District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-26

    CUMMINGS asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Mr. CUMMINGS. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in opposition to the harmful spending cuts that will threaten our economy and a range...



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    Representative Judy Chu

    From: CA District 27

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-26

    CHU asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Ms. CHU. Here we are just days away from the catastrophe that we've known about for months, just days away from a self-inflicted...



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    Representative John A. Boehner

    From: OH District 8

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-26

    BOEHNER asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Mr. BOEHNER. Mr. Speaker, I hear my colleagues on the other side of the aisle complaining about the President's sequester....



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    Representative Corrine Brown

    From: FL District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-26

    BROWN of Florida asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend her remarks.) Ms. BROWN of Florida. Here we go again. Our Nation is on the brink of disaster...



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    Senator Patty Murray

    From: WA

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-26

    MURRAY. Madam President, one of my colleagues recently said something that, after a week at home with my constituents, I am sure we are all feeling. Referring to the across-the-board cuts from sequestration...



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    Representative Steny H. Hoyer

    From: MD District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-25

    HOYER asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. HOYER. Mr. Speaker, we have now entered the final week before the dangerous, arbitrary,...



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    Representative Eric Swalwell

    From: CA District 15

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-25

    SWALWELL of California asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. SWALWELL of California. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to express my strong...



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    Representative Jerrold Nadler

    From: NY District 10

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-25

    NADLER asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. NADLER. Mr. Speaker, when the Republicans refer to President Obama's sequestration,...



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    Representative Albio Sires

    From: NJ District 8

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-14

    SIRES asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Mr. SIRES. Madam Speaker, if we face yet another fiscal cliff in 2 weeks, it is imperative that this Chamber produces a real...



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    Representative Steny H. Hoyer

    From: MD District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-13

    HOYER. Mr. Speaker, the President spoke to us last night and he talked to us about avoiding the sequester. I was at a political event being interviewed and a gentleman, Mr. Pompeo from Kansas, was with...



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    Representative Judy Chu

    From: CA District 27

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-13

    CHU asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Ms. CHU. Last night, President Obama challenged all of us to come together to improve our country's fiscal health today and for...



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    Representative Pete Olson

    From: TX District 22

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-12

    OLSON asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. OLSON. Mr. Speaker, tonight the American people see if President Obama will keep his...



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    Representative Austin Scott

    From: GA District 8

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-05

    SCOTT of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to bring note to the fact that for the fourth time in 5 years, President Obama is, once again, late in delivering his budget to Congress and the citizens of...



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    Representative Joe Courtney

    From: CT District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-04

    COURTNEY asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. COURTNEY. Yesterday, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta bluntly warned if sequester...