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House Proceeding on Feb 14th, 2008 :: 1:11:03 to 1:13:22
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Debbie Wasserman Schultz

1:09:34 to 1:11:03( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Debbie Wasserman Schultz

1:10:51 to 1:11:03( Edit History Discussion )

Debbie Wasserman Schultz: has expired. the gentlewoman from new york. ms. slaughter: madam speaker, i yield three minutes to the gentleman from kentucky. the speaker pr o tempore: the gentleman from kentucky is recognized

Sheila Jackson-Lee

1:11:03 to 1:11:26( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: for three minutes. >> i thank the distinguishedhe chairwoman from the rules committee, a native kentucky ian and someone who has always stood for the fine est traditions of this body. in november of 2006,

Sheila Jackson-Lee

1:11:03 to 1:13:22( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Sheila Jackson-Lee

Sheila Jackson-Lee

1:11:26 to 1:11:41( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: the american people decided to give the democrats the control of the house of representatives and the congress. i was fortunate enough to be elected as one of the 43 new democrats in that class. and

Sheila Jackson-Lee

1:11:41 to 1:12:00( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: many people have said in examine ing that election, oh, we were elected because of the war e in iraq, but that's not what ti heard. what i heard when i was campaign campaigning in 2006 -- and i think

Sheila Jackson-Lee

1:12:00 to 1:12:15( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: most of my colleagues in this class would say the same thing -- is we want to return the government to the tenants of the constitution, we want to restore the checks and balances that the founding fathers

Sheila Jackson-Lee

1:12:15 to 1:12:35( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: prescribed, we want to make sure that this president and every president is held accountable, is not above the law.ve so when we came here, one of the things we did was to start talk ing about article 1.

Sheila Jackson-Lee

1:12:35 to 1:12:51( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: article 1, which established the congress of the united states a nd vested all legislative powers therein. we started wearing these buttons buttons, article 1 buttons, and wean offered them to members

Sheila Jackson-Lee

1:12:51 to 1:13:07( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: of both parties hoping that this would not be a partisan iss aue and not be an expression of partisanship, and instead of respect for the integrity of this institution. unfortunately, most of my

Sheila Jackson-Lee

1:13:07 to 1:13:22( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: colleagues on the other side chose not to wear these buttons. they've chose eney to make this a partisan issue. in spite of the fact that during the last six years before we took control of the congress,

Lincoln Diaz-Balart

1:13:22 to 1:13:41( Edit History Discussion )

Lincoln Diaz-Balart: no subpoenas were issued against this president, no efforts to hold him accountable were made in spite of the fact that in the prior administration, 1,000 subpoenas were offered by the republican congress

Lincoln Diaz-Balart

1:13:22 to 1:16:12( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Lincoln Diaz-Balart

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