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House Proceeding on May 14th, 2008 :: 0:27:12 to 0:29:19
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Stephen Cohen

0:27:12 to 0:27:21( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen Cohen: rise? mr. pitts: to address the house for one minute. revise and extend. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. pitts: on april 24, 2006, while campaigning to become speaker of the

Stephen Cohen

0:27:12 to 0:29:19( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Stephen Cohen

Stephen Cohen

0:27:21 to 0:27:38( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen Cohen: house, the democrat leader said, quote, democrats have a commonsense plan to help bring down skyrocketing gas prices. end quote. on the day the democrats took control of congress in january of

Stephen Cohen

0:27:38 to 0:27:55( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen Cohen: 2007, gas in my home state of pennsylvania was averaging $2.37 a gallon. today it'sda averaging over $3.75 a gallon. many people have taken to calling this $1.38 increase the pelosi premium.

Stephen Cohen

0:27:55 to 0:28:16( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen Cohen: this congress has yet to do anything substantive to help american families who are paying nearly $4 a gallon at the pump. the democrats in congress have been voting against increasing domestic oil

Stephen Cohen

0:28:16 to 0:28:31( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen Cohen: and natural gas production as well as domestic refining capacity for years. this is a matter of supply and demand. we have billions of barrels of oil in alaska and the deep waters off the outer

Stephen Cohen

0:28:31 to 0:28:48( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen Cohen: continental shelf, right here in the united states, yet due mostly to the democrat opposition we have been unable to access these vast resources. we should take steps now to increase production.

Stephen Cohen

0:28:48 to 0:29:04( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen Cohen: i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. for what purpose does the gentlelady from california rise? ms. matsui: to address the house for one minute.

Stephen Cohen

0:29:04 to 0:29:19( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen Cohen: revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. the gentlelady is recognized. ms. matsui: mr. speaker, i rise today to commemorate may as asian pacific american heritage

Michelle Marie Bachmann

0:29:19 to 0:29:36( Edit History Discussion )

Michelle Marie Bachmann: month. there are over 50 million asian americans living in the united states froearly chinese, japanese, korean, and filipino immigrants to recent vietnamese, lay ocean, and hmong communities.

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