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House Proceeding on Apr 14th, 2010 :: 1:17:40 to 1:19:05
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Mario Diaz-Balart

1:17:37 to 1:18:01( Edit History Discussion )

Mario Diaz-Balart: december, 2009. with that, madam speaker, i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from florida. mr. di-balart: thank you very much, madam speaker. i would like to yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. diaz-balart: thank you. the gentleman from georgia just did a great job explaining why we are here today.

Mario Diaz-Balart

1:17:40 to 1:19:05( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Mario Diaz-Balart

Mario Diaz-Balart

1:18:02 to 1:18:23( Edit History Discussion )

Mario Diaz-Balart: i'm not going to go through, again, this distinguished american's extensive record of public service. i do want to, though, as the gentleman from georgia just mentioned, i want to just highlight what he just said, this is the first person to serve as chief judge in two different federal circuits.

Mario Diaz-Balart

1:18:24 to 1:18:44( Edit History Discussion )

Mario Diaz-Balart: which is really a remarkable achievement. and also prior to his appointment to the bench, judge godbold was in private practice, but he also served in the u.s. army. i always like to highlight when we are here on the floor and we are doing something like namin a building, if someone has also served in the u.s. military,

Mario Diaz-Balart

1:18:45 to 1:19:05( Edit History Discussion )

Mario Diaz-Balart: which i think is the most noble way to serve our country, i think it's important to highlight. again i want to thank the gentleman from georgia, mr. lewis, for bringing this bill. i understand that the entire georgia delegation is not only supporting this legislation but are co-sponsors with him. ain this is a gentleman who has -- individual who has

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