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House Proceeding 03-10-09 on Mar 10th, 2009 :: 0:51:25 to 0:55:35
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Elijah E. Cummings

0:51:22 to 0:51:42( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: on and on and on, madam speaker. so let me suggest that as we talk about financial reform, universal health care, that we also add a manufacturing policy toa8he united states plan for the future. and i yield back whatever time i have left. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. the gentleman from maryland, mr. cummings. mr. cummings: thank you, madam

Elijah E. Cummings

0:51:25 to 0:55:35( Edit History Discussion )
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Elijah E. Cummings

0:51:43 to 0:52:05( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: speaker. i wish to address the house for five minutes. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. cummings: first of all, madam speaker, i'd like to associate myself with the words of mr. ryan of ohio. he's absolutely right, and we can do better and this country with regard to the issues of making sure that we have a manufacturing base. not only must we have a manufacturing base, but we must

Elijah E. Cummings

0:52:06 to 0:52:27( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: have an innovation base. and in order to have that, certainly we have to build up our educational systems throughout these united states. now, madam chair, i came before -- madam speaker, i came before the house today as chairman of the subcommittee on the coast guard and maritime transportation to pay a special

Elijah E. Cummings

0:52:28 to 0:52:49( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: tribute to a true american hero . coast guard petty officer rst class lavaallus luck. a 3 -year-old woman tragically lost her life when her car was struck behind and pushed into the path of a garbage truck as she was preparing to drop her

Elijah E. Cummings

0:52:50 to 0:53:11( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: daughter off at a nursery school in glen burnie, maryland. petty officer at the nearby engineering logistic center at the coast guard yard in curtis bay, maryland, happened to be in the area at the time and immediately sprung into action. according to authorities, after

Elijah E. Cummings

0:53:12 to 0:53:35( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: realizing people were still in the badly damaged vehicle, petty officer lucky immediately pushed through a crowd of onlookers and pulled the 5-year-old girl from her car seat minutes before the car burst into flames. the little girl's mother was freed from the car by a police officer.

Elijah E. Cummings

0:53:36 to 0:53:56( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: unfortunately, the girl's mother, christine shooper, was pronounced dead at the scene. the girl survived the crash and was taken to john hkins hospital with life-threatening injuries. reports indicate she is improving. my prayers and i know the prayers of this congress are with the family of christine

Elijah E. Cummings

0:53:57 to 0:54:17( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: and her daughter as she begins to make what we hope will be a speedy and complete recovery. i'm extremely grateful that i have a chance to thanketty officer first class lucky for putting his life at great risk. after speaking to his commanding officers and fellow members of the coast guard,

Elijah E. Cummings

0:54:18 to 0:54:40( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: none of them were surprised by petty officer lucky's actions. petty ficer lucky was described as being an extremely dedicated member of the united states coast guard and as a great human being. these are powerful words that should not be taken lightly. far too often we look to the red carpets of hollywood and our local football stadiums to

Elijah E. Cummings

0:54:41 to 0:55:02( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: find our heroes while overlooking the individuals who perform truly heroic actions in our own neighborhoods. i take my hat off to petty officer first class lavellus lucky for his act of bravery and applaud the entire united states coast guard and the rest of our armed services for their efforts to protect this country from all harm.

Elijah E. Cummings

0:55:03 to 0:55:23( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: i also extend a special salute to all of the nation's first responders who risk their lives every day to save others. with that, madam speaker, i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: thank you. the gentleman yields back his time. for what purpose does e gentleman from new york rise? >> madam speaker, i send to the desk a privileged report from

Elijah E. Cummings

0:55:24 to 0:55:37( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: the committee on rules for filing under the rule. the speaker pro tempore: thank you. the clerk will report the title. the clerk:ouse resolution requirement of clause 6-a of rule 13 with respect to certain

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