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House Proceeding 04-02-09 on Apr 2nd, 2009 :: 0:44:55 to 0:46:45
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Maxine Waters

0:44:51 to 0:45:12( Edit History Discussion )

Maxine Waters: their right to lead based on the situation they brought this country to. we're prepared to lead. others need to step aside. the chair: the gentleman's time has expired. the gentleman from florida. mr. diaz-balart: i'll reserve. the chair: the gentleman has four minutes remaining. he's reserving his time. the gentleman from virginia has

Maxine Waters

0:44:55 to 0:46:45( Edit History Discussion )
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Maxine Waters

0:45:13 to 0:45:33( Edit History Discussion )

Maxine Waters: a minute and 15 seconds. mr. scott: i'd inquire of the gentleman from florida if he has additional speakers. mr. diaz-balart: we might have one but maybe not. i mean, we're definitely getting to the bottom here. bottom of thlist, i should say. mr. scott: thank you. i would yield one minute to the gentlelady from california,

Maxine Waters

0:45:34 to 0:45:55( Edit History Discussion )

Maxine Waters: waters. the chair: the genelady from california is recognized for one minute. ms. waters: thank you very much, madam speaker. i wanted to get to the floor to congratulate congressman bobby scott for the hard work that he has done to bring the c.b.c.'s budget before this congress and all of those who worked with him.

Maxine Waters

0:45:56 to 0:46:18( Edit History Discussion )

Maxine Waters: i'd like to thank my colleagues of the c.b.c. and especially our chairwoman barbara lee for continuing the tradition of having an alternative budget. it is so important because each year we show the world what is possible, what can be done, how we can invest in human pote this budget does just that.

Maxine Waters

0:46:19 to 0:46:39( Edit History Discussion )

Maxine Waters: what i really like about this budget is it truly is building upon the president's blueprint for success. this budget in investing in human potential invests $18 billion more on health care, $17 billion on education, job training and social services, $ billion more on transportation

Maxine Waters

0:46:40 to 0:46:45( Edit History Discussion )

Maxine Waters: and infrastructure. and i'm sure you've heard some of these numbers as c.b.c. members have come before you

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