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House Proceeding on Apr 10th, 2008 :: 0:34:05 to 0:35:09
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Lincoln Diaz-Balart

0:25:25 to 0:34:05( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Lincoln Diaz-Balart

Lincoln Diaz-Balart

0:33:54 to 0:34:05( Edit History Discussion )

Lincoln Diaz-Balart: and on bills where there's some controversy as well. on tuesday the distinguished member of the rules committee, representative hastings of washington, had an amendment. however, that amendment

Doris O. Matsui

0:34:05 to 0:34:16( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: was defeated. so here we are 16 months in the new majority under another restrictive rule. other than on appropriations bills, the new majority has allowed only one open rule. today, they had

Doris O. Matsui

0:34:05 to 0:35:09( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Doris O. Matsui

Doris O. Matsui

0:34:16 to 0:34:30( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: a chance to double the number of open rules, but instead they decided to use a restrictive process for a noncontroversial bill. i don't know what they are afraid of, mr. speaker. the original

Doris O. Matsui

0:34:30 to 0:34:46( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: beach act was considered under an open rule, a true open rule. we should have considered this bill under suspend the rules -- suspension of the rules, which doesn't require a rule. it goes

Doris O. Matsui

0:34:46 to 0:34:57( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: automatically to the floor because it's noncontroversial and we should have finished the foreign intelligence surveillance act, known as fisa. or we coulhave considered legislation to

Doris O. Matsui

0:34:57 to 0:35:09( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: postpone the scheduled 10.1% cut in medicare payments for physicians and other health care professionals. instead, what we are doing today, mr. speaker, the majority leadership has decided to do

Cathy Castor

0:35:09 to 0:35:22( Edit History Discussion )

Cathy Castor: today is to make sh a day of legislative action that will live in infamy. ever since 1974 legislation has existed, mr. speaker, to permit agreements that are negotiated with foreign governments

Cathy Castor

0:35:09 to 0:38:12( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Cathy Castor

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