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House Proceeding 03-04-09 on Mar 4th, 2009 :: 0:02:45 to 0:04:40
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Patrick T. McHenry

0:02:41 to 0:03:01( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: Our country and we should all embrace a voice that unites us around a common thread that despite all our disagreements, we are all still Americans. The speaker o tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. are there further one-minute requests. for what purpose does the gentlewoman from North Carolina rise the gentleman from north

Patrick T. McHenry

0:03:02 to 0:03:23( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: carolina? >> to addres the house for one minute and revise remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. >> thank you, mr. speaker, my district lost a great leader when they lost three-term city councilman james l. watson who passed away this wednesday. i became -- he became a great baseball player youth and

Patrick T. McHenry

0:03:24 to 0:03:44( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: was always known as slug. he was a great friend of mine and an early supporter of mine. he was an army veteran, president of his own small business a stalwart. citizens of west gas tonya have no greater friend and advocate than james watson. james was also an active member of his church where he was a deacon. upon his election in 2003, his

Patrick T. McHenry

0:03:45 to 0:04:05( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: constituents in ward six, the only area of gas tonya that overlaps with my congressional district, found themselves served by a city councilman who had a passion for service and loved helping people. he showed you us all he had ran three times for city council and lost but he was also also elected three times

Patrick T. McHenry

0:04:06 to 0:04:26( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: after that the i want to extend my condole ens to his wife of nearly 50 years, and the entire watson family, as well as the mayor and city counc of gastonia who have all lost, we've all lost a true statesman and a great leader and i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time.

Patrick T. McHenry

0:04:27 to 0:04:40( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: the chair will receive a message. the secretary: mr. speaker. the speaker pro tempore: ms. secretary. the secretary: i am directed by the president of the united states to deliver messages in

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