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House Proceeding 05-04-09 on May 4th, 2009 :: 0:09:15 to 0:11:00
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Charles B. Rangel

0:09:13 to 0:09:33( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: us -- all of us who knew him loved him and cherished him. with that i yield to the dean of the new york delegation, rangel. mr. rangel: i thank the gentleman for yielding. i'd just like to join in for those that new jack kemp, you couldn't help but admire and respect him. he just wasn't a quarterback for the buffalo bills, but he was a quarterback for america and

Charles B. Rangel

0:09:15 to 0:11:00( Edit History Discussion )
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Charles B. Rangel

0:09:34 to 0:09:54( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: what's good for america. it wasn't really working across the aisle and working with him it was working with someone that was trying to improve the life conditions for people in this country no matter what color or what religion they had. i worked with him on the empowerment zones. i got all the credit, he did all the work. i worked with h the african-american growth and economic bill. he was one of the first to

Charles B. Rangel

0:09:55 to 0:10:16( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: testify not because of africa but because it was the right thing to do. when he became secretary of h.u.d., everybody in public housing knew him as the godfather. he would visit when he was running for vice presd in democratic districts they would come out to pay a respect to a guy that respected people regardless of their color. he was one of those people that when they asked what can i do

Charles B. Rangel

0:10:17 to 0:10:37( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: for you, do you need from me? it wasn't just an expression. jack kemp really meant it. his wife was a partner. he's got a great family. i know he's 9/11 because he lived a straight life. he was a great guy. we all will miss him, especially the new york delegation and those who were honored to work and respect the work he's done. thank you, i yield back the

Charles B. Rangel

0:10:38 to 0:10:51( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: mr. king: madam speaker, i ask for a moment of sil for congressman jack kemp. the speaker: members will please rise silence in honor o colleague, the honorable jack

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