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House Proceeding 02-25-10 on Feb 25th, 2010 :: 4:20:35 to 4:21:50
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Jim McDermott

4:20:27 to 4:20:48( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: person in the other body has stopped the unemployment extension for several months. we don't know even as we pass this bill over there today what will happen if that gentleman does not lift his restriction on the senate bill.

Jim McDermott

4:20:35 to 4:21:50( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jim McDermott

Jim McDermott

4:20:49 to 4:21:09( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: we may be into a closure tuation again. now what they did before, they put -- they held up unemployment insurance, held it up and held it up, then when it came to the end, everybody voted for it. it is clear from the first words out of my colleague from california's mouth that this is

Jim McDermott

4:21:10 to 4:21:30( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: about trying to prove to the people that the democrats can't run the congress. they can't run the congress with the filibuster in the senate stopping issues like this that are going to go through here unanimously. nobody in his right mind is going to vote against health care and unemployment benefits

Jim McDermott

4:21:31 to 4:21:52( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McDermott: for people who are out there struggling. annobody's going to vote against floodnsurance for people and nobody is going to vote against small business loan guarantees and a lot of other things in this extension bill because of the filibuster in the senate. i urge my colleagues to vote

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