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House Proceeding 02-26-10 on Feb 26th, 2010 :: 0:33:20 to 0:36:15
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Michael R. Turner

0:33:17 to 0:33:37( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: i will, for one, answer for health care reform for america. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady yields back. mr. poe of texas. ms. kaptur. mr. jones. mr. turner. for what purpose does the gentleman rise? >> request unanimous consent to

Michael R. Turner

0:33:20 to 0:36:15( Edit History Discussion )
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Michael R. Turner

0:33:38 to 0:33:58( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: address the house for five minutes an my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, gentleman is recognized for five minutes. >> mr. speaker, i rise today to pay tribute to my longtime staff member and dear friend stacy. as she departs from her distinguished service for the united states congress.

Michael R. Turner

0:33:59 to 0:34:19( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: she's served as my sheaf of star for four terms. she has served the people of any community with great enthusiasm and will be missed by all who have had the honor of working with her. stacy grew up in calvert county, maryland where her grandparents owned a tobacco farm. she attended northern middle

Michael R. Turner

0:34:20 to 0:34:40( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: and northern high schools and attended st. mary's. after beginning her graduate studies in university of delaware, she enrolled in a fellowship program thought congressional black caucus program, it was then she began her distinguished hill career serving the representative of washington, d.c., eleanor

Michael R. Turner

0:34:41 to 0:35:02( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: holmes norton. she served another year after he fellowship and then served with a firm with a development on urban focus, representing clients such as the u.s. conference of mayors. i first met stacy in her work with the u.s. conference of mayors. she formed her own lobbying

Michael R. Turner

0:35:03 to 0:35:23( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: firm, the barton company, in 1999 and lobbied for many mayors throughout the country. in 2002, stacy closed her firm to serve as chief of staff in my congressional office on the seventh floor of the longworth house office building. she served with great distinction and at times has been the only african-american chief of staff to a republican

Michael R. Turner

0:35:24 to 0:35:44( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: member in the house or senate. it's been suggested that stacy barton may be the first female african-american to serve as a chief of member of the house. i dare say she's probably the only staffer from eleanor holmes norton's office to serve as chief of star for a

Michael R. Turner

0:35:45 to 0:36:05( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: republican's office. her public service has come with many personal sacrifices, including spending time away from her husband lee and her two incredible children, morgan and miles. in addition to the battles fought daily on capitol hill, she's lived with multiple sclerosis, cared for her mother, diagnosed with cancer,

Michael R. Turner

0:36:06 to 0:36:15( Edit History Discussion )

Michael R. Turner: and raised a daughter with autism. we have worked together for 10 years. a use leave the seventh floor of longworth this evening, i owe you my sincere thanks and

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