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House Proceeding on Feb 15th, 2007 :: 0:05:43 to 0:11:35
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Gregory W. Meeks

0:03:31 to 0:05:43( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Gregory W. Meeks

Gregory W. Meeks

0:05:26 to 0:05:43( Edit History Discussion )

Gregory W. Meeks: today we ask your blessing upon lorraine miller and dan beard as they enter this chamber to be sworn in as officers of the house of representatives. may they faithfully fulfill the duties

Lloyd Doggett

0:05:43 to 0:05:58( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: that are about to be laid upon them. and serve this noble institution and its members with diligence, prudence, and right judgment. may they be welcomed with sincerity and gratitude. today, lord,

Lloyd Doggett

0:05:43 to 0:11:35( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Lloyd Doggett

Lloyd Doggett

0:05:58 to 0:06:14( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: we also pray fsh the honorable charlie norwood, who will be carried from your church here on earth and laid to rest. may the modest smile on his face come to full expression as he hears you say,

Lloyd Doggett

0:06:14 to 0:06:31( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: well done, my good and faithful servant. come, enter the joy of your master. grant his family and friends the consolation that comes from faith. may he and all those who serve and love others

Lloyd Doggett

0:06:31 to 0:06:47( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: and work in public service through your mercy rest in peace. amen. the speaker: the chair has examined the journal of the last day's proceedings and now announces to the house her approval thereof

Lloyd Doggett

0:06:47 to 0:06:59( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: pursuant to clause 1 of ru the speaker: for what purpose does the gentleman from maryland rise? mr. hoyer: madam speaker, i offer a prive lemmed resolution and ask it immediate consideration

Lloyd Doggett

0:06:59 to 0:07:10( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: to tell the united states senate the historic action we have taken today. the clerk: resolved that the senate be informed that lorraine c. miller, a citizen of the state of texas has been

Lloyd Doggett

0:07:10 to 0:07:21( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: elected clerk of the house of representatives of the 110th congress. the speaker: for what purpose does the distinguished gentleman rise? mr. hoyer: i offer another privileged resolution.

Lloyd Doggett

0:07:21 to 0:07:35( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: the speaker: i would like to say without objection the previous resolution is agreed to and the motion to reconsider is laid on the table. mr. hoyer: madam speaker, once again, i ask that a

Lloyd Doggett

0:07:35 to 0:07:46( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: privileged resolution be taken from the desk and immediately considered. the speaker: the clerk will report the resolution. the clerk: house resolution 166, resolved that the clerk be instructed

Lloyd Doggett

0:07:46 to 0:08:00( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: to inform the president of the united states that the house of representatives has elected lorraine c. miller, a citizen of the state of texas, clerk of the house of representatives of

Lloyd Doggett

0:08:00 to 0:08:13( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: the 110th congress. the speaker: without objection. the resolution is agreed to and the motion to reconsider is laid on the table. the chair lays before the house a communication. the clerk: the

Lloyd Doggett

0:08:13 to 0:08:26( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: honorable the speaker, house of representatives, sir -- madam, under clause 2-g of rule 2 of the rules of the u.s. house of representatives i herewith designate marjorie c. kelleher

Lloyd Doggett

0:08:26 to 0:08:40( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: deputy clerk and jorge sorensen deputy clerk to sign all acts they would be authorized to do by virtue of this designation except such are provided by statcht by my temporary absence or

Lloyd Doggett

0:08:40 to 0:08:50( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: disability. this shall remain in effect with the 110th congress or modified by me. with best wishes i am signed sincerely, lorraine c. miller, clerk of the house. the speaker: thank you.

Lloyd Doggett

0:08:50 to 0:09:02( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: the chair wishes to congratulate lorraine c. miller on this historic occasion as she assumes the duties of the clerk of the house. first time an african-american had held a position of leadership

Lloyd Doggett

0:09:02 to 0:09:12( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: in terms of being an officer of the house. the resolutions are necessary for the office of clerk and so there's much fanfare associated with that. we are also equally as pleased to have

Lloyd Doggett

0:09:12 to 0:09:25( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: the services of daniele p. beard as our chief mishtive officer of the house. congratulations to dan beard as well. the chair will entertain up to 10 one-minutes on each side. for what purpose

Lloyd Doggett

0:09:25 to 0:09:37( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: the gentleman from tennessee rise? >> i seek recognition to address the house for one minute. >> the gentleman from is recognized. >> thank you, madam speaker. madam speaker, i had a one-minute

Lloyd Doggett

0:09:37 to 0:09:49( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: prepared to talk about the debate on iraq but i think what is more appropriate at this time is to talk about what this house of representatives has experienced since january 4. the doors

Lloyd Doggett

0:09:49 to 0:10:00( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: of this house of representatives, indeed, this country has been opened to thought, perspectives and issues that have been stifled for the last 12 years. i want to thank the speaker for her leadership,

Lloyd Doggett

0:10:00 to 0:10:12( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: for the leadership of the democratic party and the chairman and what they brought forward. the first woman ever elected speaker in this country's house, the first african-american elected clerk.

Lloyd Doggett

0:10:12 to 0:10:24( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: history is being made. the issues coming forth for middle america, people in need, for the future of this planet. i want to thank the speaker. america is going in the right direction. i yield the

Lloyd Doggett

0:10:24 to 0:10:36( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: balance of my time. thank you. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose the gentleman from texas rise. mr. poe: request permission to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore:

Lloyd Doggett

0:10:36 to 0:10:48( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: without objection. mr. poe: mr. speaker, the band continues to play today while congress argues the resolution of retreat from iraq. this illness of defeatism is spreading. self-proclaimed

Lloyd Doggett

0:10:48 to 0:11:05( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: military experts are saying the war cannot be won, even with more troops. wars have always had homegrown critics and doom sayers even in the military. those who say we cannot win should

Lloyd Doggett

0:11:05 to 0:11:23( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: never be placed in a position to allow us to lose. they are thorns in the battlefield of hope. this resolution, this policy, no more troops for the troops leaves our volunteers in iraq in a

Lloyd Doggett

0:11:23 to 0:11:35( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: precarious vulnerable situation. since no hetch is coming to our aid what shall our troops in iraq do? fight a containment war? fight not to lose? or win not fight, retreat to the hills? this

Shelley Berkley

0:11:35 to 0:11:50( Edit History Discussion )

Shelley Berkley: resolution is good news to the terrorists, bad news for the troops. we should find the moral will to finish or mission in iraq and protect american interests with whatever number of troops is

Shelley Berkley

0:11:35 to 0:16:22( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Shelley Berkley

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