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House Proceeding 05-19-08 on May 19th, 2008 :: 1:43:51 to 1:47:26
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Sanford D. Jr.Bishop

1:39:17 to 1:43:51( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Sanford D. Jr.Bishop

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop

1:43:41 to 1:43:51( Edit History Discussion )

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop: again, thank my colleagues who are co-sponsors for their extraordinary support of this resolution, and i urge its immediate adoption.at i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore:

Darrell E. Issa

1:43:51 to 1:44:02( Edit History Discussion )

Darrell E. Issa: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from california. mr. issa: thank you, mr. speaker. and i, too, rise in support of su this resolution. is i certainly believe

Darrell E. Issa

1:43:51 to 1:47:26( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Darrell E. Issa

Darrell E. Issa

1:44:02 to 1:44:17( Edit History Discussion )

Darrell E. Issa: that 100 years of the attempts by spouses to have this bill work together in a better, more collegial fashion, is north worthy. -- is noteworthy. today, as we honor the work of our

Darrell E. Issa

1:44:17 to 1:44:32( Edit History Discussion )

Darrell E. Issa: spouses and particularly those who would say that if in fact you don do what i'd like you to do it could cause a great deal of domestic unhappiness, i believe was the line, in washington.

Darrell E. Issa

1:44:32 to 1:44:47( Edit History Discussion )

Darrell E. Issa: we should take note that this body is not operating in a collegial fashion. this body has in fact broken down, that the concept of bipartisan behavior, including the long tradition a motion to

Darrell E. Issa

1:44:47 to 1:45:04( Edit History Discussion )

Darrell E. Issa: recommit, opportunities for amendments, for ideas to be exchanged on and off the day has broken down. so i do think it's important that we turn to recognizing an effort made 100 years ago at

Darrell E. Issa

1:45:04 to 1:45:15( Edit History Discussion )

Darrell E. Issa: a time in which members of congress, house, senate, republican, democrat, went to dinner together, at each other's homes, their children played together. they, in fact, lived here in washington.

Darrell E. Issa

1:45:15 to 1:45:29( Edit History Discussion )

Darrell E. Issa: living here in washington has become sort of a term for misconduct. the idea that you would come and that you would work with 434 of your colleagues to make a better america, that you would

Darrell E. Issa

1:45:29 to 1:45:41( Edit History Discussion )

Darrell E. Issa: walk across the capitol and work with 100 senators to make a better america seems to have fallen out of favor. today, unfortunately, we spend a lot of time meeting in our conferences on a partisan

Darrell E. Issa

1:45:41 to 1:45:52( Edit History Discussion )

Darrell E. Issa: basis . in those conferences we ask, well, how can we beat them? how can we beat them now? how can we beat them in the election? we should be asking, how do we work together for a better government

Darrell E. Issa

1:45:52 to 1:46:07( Edit History Discussion )

Darrell E. Issa: and a better america? so i hope that the efforts of this club, which have been long, hard, and successful in many, many ways, certainly in bringing our spouses together, certainly in activities

Darrell E. Issa

1:46:07 to 1:46:17( Edit History Discussion )

Darrell E. Issa: for the community, will be a starting point today for us looking across the aisle and asking, why is it that we're afraid to have dinner together? why is it that our meetings are republicans

Darrell E. Issa

1:46:17 to 1:46:29( Edit History Discussion )

Darrell E. Issa: with republicans and democrats with democrats? we need to work together. we have big problems in america today. some of them are obvious to americans. we talk of the war and we talk of gas

Darrell E. Issa

1:46:29 to 1:46:42( Edit History Discussion )

Darrell E. Issa: prices. we even talk of the pelosi premium. well, i believe it's a pelosi premium, but it's a premium built on years of other people's mistakes and other people's watches. so today, i use

Darrell E. Issa

1:46:42 to 1:46:55( Edit History Discussion )

Darrell E. Issa: the opportunity given to me to talk about this important bipartisan resolution to say, let's solve gas and oil problems on a bipartisan basis. let's deal with the challenges we face in iraq and afghanistan

Darrell E. Issa

1:46:55 to 1:47:10( Edit History Discussion )

Darrell E. Issa: on a bipartisan basis. let's deal with the immigration reform challenge on a bipartisan basis. and most of all, let's make sure that america's next 100 years is 100 years of success in competing

Darrell E. Issa

1:47:10 to 1:47:26( Edit History Discussion )

Darrell E. Issa: worldwide. we can do this if we do it on a bipartisan basis. 100 years ago, mostly women worked tirelessly to form an organization to help us do just that. let's commit ourselves to doing just

Diane E. Watson

1:47:26 to 1:47:39( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: that today. with that i would yield back the balance of my time. i urge support. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentlewoman from california.

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