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House Proceeding 02-23-09 on Feb 24th, 2009 :: 0:21:00 to 0:24:35
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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:20:56 to 0:21:16( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: it is lady liberty that must inspire us to recapture our freedom for our own posterity. surely thomas jefferson would like that. i yield back my remaining time. the speaker pro tempore: ms. ros-lehtinen of florida. ms. ros-lehtinen: permission to

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:21:00 to 0:24:35( Edit History Discussion )
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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:21:17 to 0:21:39( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: revise and extend. the speaker pro tempore: without objection.. ms. ros-lehtinen: i would like to recognize the work of chuck and sue cobb. they have set a new standard for the great american family as leaders in business, as public service and loving parents.

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:21:40 to 0:22:02( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: ambassador chuck cobb is an alumnus of stanford business school and not the m.b.a. he earned there, but sue his wonderful future wife. his professional life was as successful as it has been diversified. as a businessman he has served on the boards of nine publicly traded companies as well as

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:22:03 to 0:22:23( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: numerous private ones. more than 30 master planned communities and entire towns have been developed under chuck's leadership. as a through the ranks of department of commerce where he ser under secretary and then assist ant secretary for president ronald reagan and saw the fruition of his labors with his

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:22:24 to 0:22:45( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: appointment to the position of ambassador to iceland for prident george h.w. bush. the people rewarded his work as an ambassador with their highest honor, the falcon grand cross star. ambassador sue cop bb's life was

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:22:46 to 0:23:06( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: no less exciting. she attempted to be the first woman from the united states to climb mount effort and wrote a book. following her service as chairman of the federal reserve of miami, sue cobb was appointed as u.s. ambassador to jamaica

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:23:07 to 0:23:30( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: where she served to improve health care, law enforcement and environmental management practices. sue's work as ambassador was acknowledged as excellent, that our nation's finest diplomats are honored with the sue m. cobb diplomatic service award. she codinated the relief

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:23:31 to 0:23:52( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: efforts to help jamaa's people's efforts. ambassador chuck was the co-chairman of the committee that secured $9 billion in federal funds to rebuild my community south florida after hurricane andrew. in addition to their exemplary work in both government and private enterprise, chuck and sue have made a home together

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:23:53 to 0:24:14( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: and than five decades. mr. speaker, on february 28, they will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. they have raised two sons, who are distinguished and remarkable people, christian is an harvard and tobin is an investment banker.

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:24:15 to 0:24:37( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: they have blessed the cobb family with seven beautiful grandchildren. there is much we can learn from the lives of the ambassadorso cobb but if we can glean a lesson, it would be how unbelievable far a man and a woman can go when the faith they

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