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House Proceeding 03-03-10 on Mar 3rd, 2010 :: 0:04:05 to 0:07:00
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Charlie Melancon

0:03:46 to 0:04:06( Edit History Discussion )

Charlie Melancon: the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. melancon: mr. speaker, on behalf of the committee on oversight and government reform, i'm proud to present house resolution 1079 for consideration. this resolution congratulates the national football league champion new orleans saints for winning super bowl xliv and for bringing -- for bringing new orleans its first lombardi trophy in history.

Charlie Melancon

0:04:05 to 0:07:00( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Charlie Melancon

Charlie Melancon

0:04:07 to 0:04:27( Edit History Discussion )

Charlie Melancon: house resolution 1079 was introduced by joseph crow of louisiana on february 9, 2010, and enjoys the support of over 70 members of congress. mr. speaker, on february 7, 2010, after a hard-fought dramatic game, the new orleans saints playing in their first ever championship game defeated

Charlie Melancon

0:04:28 to 0:04:49( Edit History Discussion )

Charlie Melancon: the naacp colts by a score of 31-17 to win super bowl xliv. the victory is a firs championship in the saints' 43-year history and captured truly remarkable season for the fran chiles. the saints finished the regular season with a franchise best 13 wins and three losses. duringhe 2009 season, they led the national football league in average points per game and

Charlie Melancon

0:04:50 to 0:05:11( Edit History Discussion )

Charlie Melancon: yards per game. furthermore the 2009-2010 saints set franchise records for most points and most touchdowns in a season as well as most interceptions returned for a touchdown in a single game. still it was during the super bowl thathe saints truly distinguished themselves as the best team in the nfl. despite facing the formidable opponent in the indianapolis

Charlie Melancon

0:05:12 to 0:05:32( Edit History Discussion )

Charlie Melancon: colts led by a new orleans native, payton manning, and four-time -- and the saints relied on head coach payton's aggressive plan and drew brees to win the game. brees, who was named super bowl m.v.p., passed for 288 yards, threw two touchdown passes and

Charlie Melancon

0:05:33 to 0:05:53( Edit History Discussion )

Charlie Melancon: tied a super bowl record with 32 pass completions. . the saints also successfully executed a risky onside kick to

Charlie Melancon

0:05:54 to 0:06:14( Edit History Discussion )

Charlie Melancon: start the second half of the game, 74-yard interception for a touchdown and ensured the victory. the new orleans saints' success stands as a testament to what can be achieved through hard work, dedication and never say never spirit. the saintso motto through the

Charlie Melancon

0:06:15 to 0:06:35( Edit History Discussion )

Charlie Melancon: season was finish strong. and they certainly did. the saints commitment to team work and achievement of excellence is inspiring and commendable. their victory helped raise the spirits of new orleans and the state of louisiana in the midst of reconstruction efforts

Charlie Melancon

0:06:36 to 0:06:56( Edit History Discussion )

Charlie Melancon: following hurricanes katina and subsequent hurricanes since. the northerly saints' achievements deserve our praise and i applaud the players, coaches and management and all those who head accomplish this historic event. let's commend this year's super bowl champions through the

Charlie Melancon

0:06:57 to 0:07:01( Edit History Discussion )

Charlie Melancon: passage of house resolution 1079, which congratulates the

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