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House Proceeding 01-06-09 on Jan 6th, 2009 :: 1:21:25 to 1:23:15
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Louise McIntosh Slaughter

1:21:21 to 1:21:42( Edit History Discussion )

Louise McIntosh Slaughter: all americans will be represented in this place. sadly as we begin this congress in an inauspicious -- the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. mr. pence: i urge we vote no. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman from new york. ms. slaughter: mr. speaker, ease let me yield myself one or two minutes. one minute i think will be

Louise McIntosh Slaughter

1:21:25 to 1:23:15( Edit History Discussion )
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Louise McIntosh Slaughter

1:21:43 to 1:22:03( Edit History Discussion )

Louise McIntosh Slaughter: sufficient. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman from new york is recognized for one minute. ms. slaughter: i hadn't planned to do this but i think the record requires it. i want to quote from three of our republican members for whom i have great affection and an awful lot of respect. first one, representative tom davis, who is not with us this year, stated the minority's intent to use promptly motions

Louise McIntosh Slaughter

1:22:04 to 1:22:25( Edit History Discussion )

Louise McIntosh Slaughter: to kill legislation during debate on a motion to recommit lr 1403, the district of columbia house voting rights act, and let me quote me, let me just say to my colleagues, i think the gun ban in the district is religious and will join my colleagues in overturning it. this motion doesn't do that. instead of bringing it back to the floor forthwith for a vote

Louise McIntosh Slaughter

1:22:26 to 1:22:47( Edit History Discussion )

Louise McIntosh Slaughter: and send it to the sena it simply sends it back to the committee essentially killing it. representative joe barton of texaliked the -- likened motions to recommit to gimmicks. quote, i will tell my friends on the majority side, it's not going to be a gimmick. i think it will say forthwith, which means if we adopt it, we

Louise McIntosh Slaughter

1:22:48 to 1:23:08( Edit History Discussion )

Louise McIntosh Slaughter: vote on it. during the debate on representative -- the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman's time has expired. ms. slaughter: i yield myself 30 seconds. during the debate on representative paul ryan's motion to recommit on the lantos-hyde hiv-aids act, 2008, mr. ryan acknowledged that promptly motions are intended

Louise McIntosh Slaughter

1:23:09 to 1:23:16( Edit History Discussion )

Louise McIntosh Slaughter: to kill bills. the recommit motion is not intended to kill a bill. this is a forthwith recommit,

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