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House Proceeding on Jan 5th, 2007 :: 0:26:51 to 0:28:27
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David Dreier

0:17:40 to 0:26:51( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: David Dreier

David Dreier

0:26:37 to 0:26:51( Edit History Discussion )

David Dreier: i yield myself such time as i may consume before i yield to my next speaker. i wish to make a few comments so that all members may keep in mind the heart of what we are doing today. these two

Doris O. Matsui

0:26:51 to 0:27:06( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: days of debate on the house floor mark a historic moment for reform of the people's house. the american people grew tired of a republican congress too unethical to conduct its business in

Doris O. Matsui

0:26:51 to 0:28:27( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Doris O. Matsui

Doris O. Matsui

0:27:06 to 0:27:19( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: the light of day and too deaf to hear the peoples' complaint. so this past november the people exercised their right to vote in order to send a message. it was a mandate for change. to restore

Doris O. Matsui

0:27:19 to 0:27:30( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: civility decor rum and ethical behavior to congress. democrats are agenting swiftly in response to their call. when it passes the house later today the democratic ethics package will be the

Doris O. Matsui

0:27:30 to 0:27:43( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: greatest reform of this institution in history. there will be no more corporate jets travel paid by special interests, no more roll call votes held open for hours in the middle of the night

Doris O. Matsui

0:27:43 to 0:28:00( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: so members could be arm twisted on the floor, no more anonymous earmarks, no more last-minute provisions slipped in conference reports. in short, mr. speaker, the democratic reform package

Doris O. Matsui

0:28:00 to 0:28:13( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: is far tougher than anything runs ever proposed or enacted. and it will restore integrity to this sacred institution. with that i would like to yield five minutes for purpose of debate

Doris O. Matsui

0:28:13 to 0:28:27( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: only to tahj, our new member from vermont, mr. welch. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from vermont. mr. welch: thank you, mr. speaker. thank you member from california. together we have

0:28:27 to 0:28:43( Edit History Discussion )

a lot of work to do to help working families get ahead, restore america's standing in the world and bring our budget back in balance. making progress is what our constituents in 435 districts

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