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House Proceeding on Jan 27th, 2010 :: 0:32:35 to 0:34:00
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Lois Capps

0:32:31 to 0:32:51( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: as we continue to debate the health care bill, we must honor their wish. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady yields back her time. for what purpose does the gentlelady from california rise? mrs. capps: to address the house for one minute and to revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. mrs. capps: mr. speaker, one year ago our economy was on the brink of collapse.

Lois Capps

0:32:35 to 0:34:00( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Lois Capps

Lois Capps

0:32:52 to 0:33:12( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: wall street was in a downward spiral. credit markets were completely frozen, and more than 7,000 americans were losing their jobs every month. but president obama and the democratic-led house -- congress responded quickly and responsibly with historic measures. these measures may be unpopular, unpleasant and expensive but they have worked.

Lois Capps

0:33:13 to 0:33:33( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: i have been meeting recently with business, labor and community leaders throughout my district to get a better sense of how the recovery is working for main street. my constituents have made it clear to me that we have made great progress. financial and housing markets have stabilized, monthly job losses have abated, and banks have begun to lend again. however, they also made it

Lois Capps

0:33:34 to 0:33:54( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: clear that they need more help, and that's why this democratic-led congress has passed the jobs for main street act in the house. this plan builds economic opportunity for the long term, creates new jobs that are sustainable for years ahead, rebuilds our infrastructure, creates new energy sources and develops the new technologies

Lois Capps

0:33:55 to 0:34:00( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: and innovative products that we in the world want to buy. we are committed to rebuilding america's economy, putting

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