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House Proceeding 03-16-10 on Mar 16th, 2010 :: 4:20:25 to 4:26:00
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Diane E. Watson

4:20:19 to 4:20:39( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: the speaker pro tempore: the yeas and nays are requested. all those in favor of taking this vote by t yeas and nays will rise and remain standing until counted. a sufficient number having arisen, the yeas and nays are ordered. pursuant to clause 8 of rule 20 and the chair's prior announcement, further proceedings on this motion will

Diane E. Watson

4:20:25 to 4:26:00( Edit History Discussion )
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Diane E. Watson

4:20:40 to 4:21:00( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: be postponed. for what purpose does the gentlewoman from california seekecognition? ms. watson: mr. speaker, i move to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution h.res. 1128 as amended. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the title of the resolution. the clerk: house resolution 1128, resolution thanking vancouver for hosting the world

Diane E. Watson

4:21:01 to 4:21:22( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: during the 2010 winter olympics and honoring the athletes from team u.s.a. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentlewoman from california, ms. watson, and the gentlewoman from florida, ms. ros-lehtinen, each will control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentlewoman from california. ms. watson: mr. speaker, i ask

Diane E. Watson

4:21:23 to 4:21:45( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous material on the resolution under consideration. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. ms. watson: mr. speaker, i rise in strong support of this resolution and yield myself

Diane E. Watson

4:21:46 to 4:22:07( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: such time as i may consume. last month over 2,600 athletes from 82 nations came together in the beautiful city of vancouver, canada, to compete in the 21st winter olympic games. all of us were proud to watch

Diane E. Watson

4:22:08 to 4:22:28( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: as team u.s.a. not only won more medals than any other country, the first time they had done that since 1932, but the most medals ever won by a single nation in any winter games.

Diane E. Watson

4:22:29 to 4:22:51( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: apollo ohno, his seventh and eighth olympic medals in short track speed skating, making him the most decorated american winter olympian of all-time. americans lindsey vaughn and

Diane E. Watson

4:22:52 to 4:23:14( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: body milr won multiple medals in the thrilling alpine event. they won events of nortic combined for the first time ever and the first gold in bobsled since 1948.

Diane E. Watson

4:23:15 to 4:23:36( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: and evelyn lasicec won the gold in the men's figure skatey, the first time an american had done that since 1988. as we celebrate the incredible achievements of team u.s.a., it is also important to recognize the accomplishments of other

Diane E. Watson

4:23:37 to 4:23:58( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: nations and athletes. host nation canada won 14 gold medals, more than any other country. some nations won their first olympic gold medals, others competed for the first time ever. we will never forget the

Diane E. Watson

4:24:03 to 4:24:25( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: performance of canadian joany rochette who competed days after her mother died and ended up winning the silver medal in women's figure skating. and we mourn the loss of an

Diane E. Watson

4:24:26 to 4:24:47( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: athlete from georgia who died in the traing of the luge. we honor the training and sacrifice of the athletes. the vast majority of them did not win medals, but all of them tried their best and all had the unique experience of being olympians.

Diane E. Watson

4:24:48 to 4:25:08( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: their determination in the face of adversity helps us all, recognize our common values and foster the mutual respect that brings nations closer together. olympic athlet inspire young people around the world to set

Diane E. Watson

4:25:09 to 4:25:29( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: their highest and most ambitious goals, to pursue those goals and to believe that they can achieve their dreams. we salute the athletes of team u.s.a. for serving as role models and for their important contributions to the olympic

Diane E. Watson

4:25:30 to 4:25:51( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: ideal. finally, we send our thanks to the canadian people for being such gracious host and for thanking the vancouver committee to ensuring that the games were a great success. and i thank my good friend and

Diane E. Watson

4:25:52 to 4:26:00( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: colleague from california, susan davis, for taking the initiative to introduce this important resolution, and i

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