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House Proceeding on Jan 28th, 2009 :: 0:25:00 to 0:25:30
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Louise McIntosh Slaughter

0:24:51 to 0:25:12( Edit History Discussion )

Louise McIntosh Slaughter: gentlewoman is recognized. ms. slaughter: technically, this point of order is about whether or not to consider this rule and ultimately the underlying bill. in reality, it's about trying to block this ll without any opportunity for debate and without any opportunity for an up or down vote on the legislation itself. i think that is wrong and hope my colleagues will vote yes so we consider this important

Louise McIntosh Slaughter

0:25:00 to 0:25:30( Edit History Discussion )
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Louise McIntosh Slaughter

0:25:13 to 0:25:32( Edit History Discussion )

Louise McIntosh Slaughter: legislation and not kill it on a procedural motion. >> will the gentlewoman yield? ms. slaughter: i will not. we have a long day ahead. let's not waste more time on dilltory measures. those who oppose this bill can vote against it on final passage. we must consider this rule and

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