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House Proceeding 01-28-09 on Jan 28th, 2009 :: 0:51:15 to 0:53:10
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John B. Larson

0:51:11 to 0:51:31( Edit History Discussion )

John B. Larson: wisconsin is recognized for 30 seconds. mr. obey: we are on the internet. that's all i would say to the gentleman. i yield two minutes to the distinguished gentlen -- the chair: the gentleman from connecticut is recognized for two minute >> i thank the speaker and the distinguished chairman for his incredible work bringing this legislation forward.

John B. Larson

0:51:15 to 0:53:10( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John B. Larson

John B. Larson

0:51:32 to 0:51:52( Edit History Discussion )

John B. Larson: last week two million of our fellow citizens stood on our nation's front lawn and brought they -- as they listened to president barack obama. his message was clear and realistic and hopeful.

John B. Larson

0:51:53 to 0:52:14( Edit History Discussion )

John B. Larson: we face as they do here in this chamber this day at this moment a rendezvous with reality. the crushing reality of what the last eight years has brought to our american citizens. our budget deficits, trade deficits, debt have reached record levels. unemployment has reached its highest level in 15 years.

John B. Larson

0:52:15 to 0:52:35( Edit History Discussion )

John B. Larson: on monday of this week alone, 71,000 jobs were lost. inflation is on the rise, states are facing enormous budget shortfalls and are being forced to cut services. my home state of connecticut is facing a billion deficit just this year. . .

John B. Larson

0:52:36 to 0:52:56( Edit History Discussion )

John B. Larson: our climb out will be steep but it will be steady. it will take hard work and sacrifice that theresident called upon. but it will also take innovation by the american people and investment in this country that we are making and putting forward here today in this paage. this package, this effort, this work is for those citizens who

John B. Larson

0:52:57 to 0:53:11( Edit History Discussion )

John B. Larson: are not concerned about 15 days. they are living moment to moment and counting on us as we face this daunting reality to bring recovery,

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