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House Proceeding on Jan 5th, 2007 :: 0:11:15 to 0:12:36
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Hilda L. Solis

0:11:02 to 0:11:15( Edit History Discussion )

Hilda L. Solis: rise? ms. watson: to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman is recognized. ms. watson: mr. speaker, this week with pride the new democratic house opened this congressional

Diane E. Watson

0:11:15 to 0:11:29( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: session by bringing ethics reform measures to the house floor that will sever the unethical and unhealthy ties between lawmakers and lobbyists. we made a promise to american people that we would

Diane E. Watson

0:11:15 to 0:12:36( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Diane E. Watson

Diane E. Watson

0:11:29 to 0:11:44( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: drain the swamp of unethical behavior here in washington and we begin this congress by living up to that promise by banning travel and gifts from lobbyists, getting tough on special interest

Diane E. Watson

0:11:44 to 0:11:56( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: earmarks, and ending the abusive processes that have destroyed democracy. the american people sent us all a message last november. they want us to work for them and not for special interests. i

Diane E. Watson

0:11:56 to 0:12:09( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: would hope that our agenda for reform would garner the support of both democrats and republicans. we should all be interested in policies that will ensure that the outrageous abuses of power

Diane E. Watson

0:12:09 to 0:12:24( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: that have taken place over the last couple of years do not continue. these important reforms are only the beginning. thank you, mr. speaker. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time

Diane E. Watson

0:12:24 to 0:12:36( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: has expired. pursuant to section 4 of house resolution 5, proceedings will now resume on house resolution 6 which the clerk will report by title. the clerk: house resolution 6, resolution adopting

Bart Stupak

0:12:36 to 0:12:50( Edit History Discussion )

Bart Stupak: the rules of the house of representatives for the 110th congress. the speaker pro tempore: when proceedings were postponed on thursday, january 4, 2007, the portion of the divided question comprising

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