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House Proceeding 02-12-08 on Feb 12th, 2008 :: 1:18:51 to 1:22:09
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Sheila Jackson-Lee

1:17:19 to 1:18:51( Edit History Discussion )
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Sheila Jackson-Lee

1:18:35 to 1:18:51( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: concur rent resolution 209. i yield myself such time as i may consume. the resolution has been adequately explained, again, by the gentleman from arizona. i would like to commend congressman

Thomas E. Petri

1:18:51 to 1:22:09( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Thomas E. Petri

Thomas E. Petri

1:18:51 to 1:19:06( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: whitfield for his work on this resolution that designates the museum of the american quilter's society in paducah, kentucky, as the national quilt museum of the united states. this designation

Thomas E. Petri

1:19:06 to 1:19:16( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: brings us a great deal of warmth and comfort and helps ties together the loose ends of our society. i'm grateful this resolution has been brought to the floor. it gets worse -- so we can finally

Thomas E. Petri

1:19:16 to 1:19:32( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: put this to bed. at this point i have a statement from the bill's author, mr. whitfield, who wanted to be here today but his flight has been unavoidably detained because of weather conditions.

Thomas E. Petri

1:19:32 to 1:19:47( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: and i would like to ask, mr. speaker, unanimous conkesent to includ e his statement in the record. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. bishop: thank you. i urge adoption of this

Thomas E. Petri

1:19:47 to 1:19:59( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: resolution and i reserve. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves. the gentleman from arizona. mr. grijalva: thank you, mr. speaker. at this time i yield three minutes to the gentlelady

Thomas E. Petri

1:19:59 to 1:20:14( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: from texas, congresswoman jacksongr lee. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady from texas is recognized for three minutes. ms. jackson lee: i thank then distinguished gentleman from

Thomas E. Petri

1:20:14 to 1:20:31( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: arizona and thank the sponsor of this bill. i add my appreciation and recognition of h.con.res 209, expressing the sense of congress that the museum of america's quilter's society located in kentucky

Thomas E. Petri

1:20:31 to 1:20:47( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: should be designated as the national quilt museum of the united states. having had the opportunity to have the traveling quilters from alabama come to houston, i know that quilting is a national

Thomas E. Petri

1:20:47 to 1:21:02( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: freshure. and it is an important part of our history. it is important for this congress, each step of the way, to remind americans of how valuable their history is. we have happen to be in black

Thomas E. Petri

1:21:02 to 1:21:17( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: history month, and i know that as we look to honor everyone's history, it is to say that americans are united, we are one. so i'm very proud to acknowledge this resolution and to support

Thomas E. Petri

1:21:17 to 1:21:29( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: it. and as i ask for my colleague's indungens, i just got off the plane from texas, i want to mention as a member of the homeland security committee, i rise to honor the life of fallen border

Thomas E. Petri

1:21:29 to 1:22:09( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: patrol agent luis a. aguilar who lost his life in the line of duty as yuma, arizona, on january 19, 2008. many times, americans don't understand that our border patrol agents put themselves

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