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House Proceeding 03-17-09 on Mar 17th, 2009 :: 1:03:45 to 1:05:45
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Janice D. Schakowsky

1:03:43 to 1:04:04( Edit History Discussion )

Janice D. Schakowsky: history without remembering the thank you very much. i yield back the balance of my the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady yields back. the gentleman from california continues to reserve. the gentleman from missouri. mr. clay: mr. speaker, i'd like to yield two minutes to the distinguished gentlewoman from illinois, the speaker pro tempore: the

Janice D. Schakowsky

1:03:45 to 1:05:45( Edit History Discussion )
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Janice D. Schakowsky

1:04:05 to 1:04:26( Edit History Discussion )

Janice D. Schakowsky: gentlelady from illinois is recognized for two minutes. ms. schakowsky: thank you. i thank the gentleman for yielding. as co-chair of the congressional caucus on women's issues, it gives me great pleasure to rise in strong support of h.res. 211, recognizing march as women's history month. i'd like to thank congresswoman nn woolsey for introducing this resolution and to

Janice D. Schakowsky

1:04:27 to 1:04:47( Edit History Discussion )

Janice D. Schakowsky: acknowledge our own woman speaker of t house, nancy pelosi. women's history month is about recognizing the achievements of women throughout our history while also acknowledging the significant obstacles they had to overcome along the road to success and the many that we still face. i want to thank president obama for creating this month a high

Janice D. Schakowsky

1:04:48 to 1:05:08( Edit History Discussion )

Janice D. Schakowsky: level white house council on women and girls. our women's caucus, which is co-chaired by my friend and colleague, mary fallin, is dedicated to addressing those challenges by supporting legislation and developing policies through our eight task forces. and i want to thank my sisters in the house for making history

Janice D. Schakowsky

1:05:09 to 1:05:30( Edit History Discussion )

Janice D. Schakowsky: that will lift women and girls in the united states and around the world. we as the more privileged women of the united states of america see ourselves as part of an international sisterhood where women in places like the congo are facing weapon of war that is low cost and low tech called rape.

Janice D. Schakowsky

1:05:31 to 1:05:46( Edit History Discussion )

Janice D. Schakowsky: we are concerned about our sisters here in the united states who are victims of domestic violence and discrimination in the workplace. we understand all these challenges but we have seen women throughout our history fierce and strong women who have stood up to those and overcome those chaenges and

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