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House Proceeding 01-28-09 on Jan 28th, 2009 :: 1:12:40 to 1:14:00
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Louise McIntosh Slaughter

1:12:26 to 1:12:46( Edit History Discussion )

Louise McIntosh Slaughter: and republicans can come together to provide that immediate jump-start that we need. with that i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from california yields back the balance of his time. the gentlewoman from new york is recognized for one minute. ms. never would have guessed i was immore tuned more than once to make sure there weren't too many

Louise McIntosh Slaughter

1:12:40 to 1:14:00( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Louise McIntosh Slaughter

Louise McIntosh Slaughter

1:12:47 to 1:13:08( Edit History Discussion )

Louise McIntosh Slaughter: amendments out here today. that there were pending trips and things that people had to. e hypocrisy of it sometimes gets the better of me and i must admit that even mentioning it is somewhat betty on my part. nonetheless i think it needs to be said. i would be happy to stay here tomorrow and continue to debate this. but frankly i don't know how

Louise McIntosh Slaughter

1:13:09 to 1:13:29( Edit History Discussion )

Louise McIntosh Slaughter: anyone can go home this weekend and look in the faces ofur constituents and look at the young people as one of my neighborhoods said who had to be pulled from college because he couldn't afford it, foreople who don't know if they are going to be working next week, for people who absolutely don't know if they have any future, how do we continue?

Louise McIntosh Slaughter

1:13:30 to 1:13:51( Edit History Discussion )

Louise McIntosh Slaughter: this cold and bitter winter in the state of new york where the heating price goes up every single day and where absolutely too many people don't know where the next meal is coming from. at the same time the community kitchens are running out of food. we are in very serious condition here, madam speaker. this is no time for politics. everybody says it, but so few people mean it. i mean it.

Louise McIntosh Slaughter

1:13:52 to 1:14:00( Edit History Discussion )

Louise McIntosh Slaughter: i really -- i yield back the balance of my time. i urge a yes vote on the previous question. and on the rule. and hope that we can do one

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