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House Proceeding 03-18-09 on Mar 18th, 2009 :: 2:14:15 to 2:15:25
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W. Todd Akin

2:14:11 to 2:14:33( Edit History Discussion )

W. Todd Akin: we're here tonight is because we oppose the bad policies because we knew it was bad policy, not because we want to be against or for this or that. mr. akin: you have gotten to a subject i wanted to get to tonight. this is something our other congressional fries joing us tonight and others perhaps would want to understand.

W. Todd Akin

2:14:15 to 2:15:25( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: W. Todd Akin


W. Todd Akin

2:14:34 to 2:14:55( Edit History Discussion )

W. Todd Akin: because this is an extremely exciting juncture really where we are timewise today and tomorrow. if you will, jus and you jump in, but i want to recreate what happened on the floor two weeks ago. first of all we voted for a measure that said that when this

W. Todd Akin

2:14:56 to 2:15:16( Edit History Discussion )

W. Todd Akin: great big bill this supposedly stimulus bill, which i somehow call porkulous bill, when it comes out, we'll have 48 hours to read the 1,000-plus pages. so we have some idea of what's in this bill. everybody on this floor voted that we would have 48 hours to have time to look at what was in

W. Todd Akin

2:15:17 to 2:15:26( Edit History Discussion )

W. Todd Akin: this bill. 700-plus billion dollars, we're talking about enough mon to buy, at the rate, i think of big things because i'm on armed

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