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House Proceeding 06-10-09 on Jun 10th, 2009 :: 0:51:45 to 0:53:15
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Russ Carnahan

0:51:41 to 0:52:01( Edit History Discussion )

Russ Carnahan: do anythin obfuscates the issue. which is very disappointing. so i urge my oppose this measure. the chair: the gentleman's time has expired. the gentleman from california. mr. berman: mr. chairman, i'm very pleased to yield to a great member of the committee, the gentleman from missouri, mr. carnahan, one minute. the chair: t missouri is recognized for one minute.

Russ Carnahan

0:51:45 to 0:53:15( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Russ Carnahan

Russ Carnahan

0:52:02 to 0:52:22( Edit History Discussion )

Russ Carnahan: mr. carnahan: thank you, mr. chairman. i rise in strong support of this foreign relations authorization act. it provides the necessary resources for the state department to fully carry out its core mission, u.s. diplomacy, based on smart power. as advanced by president obama and secretary of state clinton. from authorizing funding for the

Russ Carnahan

0:52:23 to 0:52:43( Edit History Discussion )

Russ Carnahan: u.n., peacekeeping operations, for international organizations to establishing a critical study abroad program and doubling the size of the peace corps. this bill provides critical support for the state department and helping to restore our image around the world, all critical tools for u.s. diplomatic power. on of my particular interests is looking for ways to increase and enhance study abroad

Russ Carnahan

0:52:44 to 0:53:04( Edit History Discussion )

Russ Carnahan: programs. having studied overseas myself in undergrad i'm very pleased with the inclusion of the paul simon study abroad act. american students who live and study in other countries not onlyain valuable experience but they serve as some of america's best ambassadors. i want to thank the chairman for including this provision as well as my amendment that will ensure

Russ Carnahan

0:53:05 to 0:53:15( Edit History Discussion )

Russ Carnahan: existing study abroad programs have equal access to grant funding so they can expand their already successful missions. mr. chairman, thank you for your work on this bill. it will make a substantial

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