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House Proceeding 04-28-09 on Apr 28th, 2009 :: 3:11:05 to 3:12:35
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James P. McGovern

3:11:01 to 3:11:22( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: institutional obligations with both responsibility and accountability. with that, madam speaker, i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves. the gentleman from massachusetts. mr. mcgovern: i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is are recognize mr. mcgovern: it's difficult to hear lectures from the other

James P. McGovern

3:11:05 to 3:12:35( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: James P. McGovern

James P. McGovern

3:11:23 to 3:11:43( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: party, the party that inherited from bill clinton a record surplus and over the next eight years presided over an economy that turned that surplus into a record deficit that forced this economy into the ditch that we're now trying to dig ourselves out of. let me just finish here. i want to apologize to the gentleman for the democratic leadership's desire to

James P. McGovern

3:11:44 to 3:12:05( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: accomplish something to get thingsone. that's what we're trying to do here. we've done enough talking. there's been enough speechifying. the american people voted for change, a new direction. they didn't vote for more speeches they didn't vote for more of the same of what we had over the last eight years thofpble budget, just so it's

James P. McGovern

3:12:06 to 3:12:27( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: clear, we had more than 14 hours of markup in the budget committee. i was there because i'm also on the budget committee. we had a full debate on the house floor, four substitute amendments were made in order. people had an opportunity to vote for budgets to the left, the right, and everything in between. there was a. time for discussion. we had an open conference eting. the gentleman is going to have

James P. McGovern

3:12:28 to 3:12:35( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: over 24 hours to read the budget. for someone who hasn't read the budget, he is spouting out a lot of facts and figures, b he has 24 hours, over 24 hours

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