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House Proceeding on Jan 9th, 2009 :: 1:23:20 to 1:24:50
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Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

1:23:17 to 1:23:38( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: from our country. we should tell them they can reach for and achieve any dream. i urge my colleagues to support this. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. the gentleman from california continues to reserve. the gentlema and and we yield one minute to the gentlelady from texas, ms. jackson lee, one minute.

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

1:23:20 to 1:24:50( Edit History Discussion )
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Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

1:23:39 to 1:24:00( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman from texas is recognized for one minute. ms. jackson lee: ask to revise and extend. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. ms. jackson lee: i take my time to salute our distinguished airman, chairman miller and rosa delauro for bringing to the forefront in this cris of unemployment 500,000 unemployed

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

1:24:01 to 1:24:21( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: to recognize and to acknowledge to america we believe in fair employment. lilly ledbetter, we've heard you and we salute you. you lost 200,000 in back wages because of a supreme court decision. no we know that it will clarify that each paycheck that is discriminatory, that is less

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

1:24:22 to 1:24:43( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: than it should be, will constitute a discriminatory practice and will fall within the 180 days statute of limitations. the paycheck fairness act will create meaningful penalties against employers whose pay practices have been proven to have been discriminatory and protect workers when employees

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

1:24:44 to 1:24:50( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: discuss their pay with co-workers. what are we in america than a country that believes in work

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