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House Proceeding 02-25-09 on Feb 25th, 2009 :: 0:43:30 to 0:44:40
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Debbie Wasserman Schultz

0:43:26 to 0:43:47( Edit History Discussion )

Debbie Wasserman Schultz: republicans in congress will be here to uphold his veto of this piece of legislation, and i yield back. gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from wisconsin reserve his time? mr. obey: i yield one minute to the distinguished gentlewoman from florida. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman from florida is recognized for one minute.

Debbie Wasserman Schultz

0:43:30 to 0:44:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Debbie Wasserman Schultz

0:43:48 to 0:44:08( Edit History Discussion )

Debbie Wasserman Schultz: ms. wasserman schultz: i thank the speaker and i rise in support of this legislation and suggest that our good friends on the other side of the aisle are either suffering from some state of amnesia or maybe stuck in an alternative universe because it's pretty clear that the american peoe are suffering, that we are living through the worst economic crisis in almost any of our lifetimes.

Debbie Wasserman Schultz

0:44:09 to 0:44:29( Edit History Discussion )

Debbie Wasserman Schultz: i don't know that there's anybody who is a member of this congress today that lived through the great depression, but this is -- there is an unprecedented crisis that the spending and appropriations in this legislation will help address beyond the important recovery legislation that we passed last week.

Debbie Wasserman Schultz

0:44:30 to 0:44:40( Edit History Discussion )

Debbie Wasserman Schultz: it is critical that we invest in the quality of public education, that we make sure that children and the frail elderly have the services they need, that we make sure we rebuild our infrastructure and

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