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House Proceeding on Jun 12th, 2008 :: 1:00:27 to 1:01:57
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Charles B. Rangel

1:00:13 to 1:00:27( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: congress has enacted -- extended unemployment benefits on seven different occasions over the last 50 years in response to economic weakness. this is another one of those times in which congress

John S. Tanner

1:00:27 to 1:00:42( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: must take immediate action to address this emergency on behalf of the people in our country. i urge my colleagues to sposh this temporary, i repeat, temporary extension of unemployment benefits

John S. Tanner

1:00:27 to 1:01:57( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John S. Tanner

John S. Tanner

1:00:42 to 1:00:54( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: so we can provide much-needed relief to assist them with rapidly rising gas and food cost while they continue to struggle to find work in this slowing economy. i yield back the balance of my

John S. Tanner

1:00:54 to 1:01:08( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from washington. mr. hastings: thank you, madam speaker. madam speaker, i am pleased to yield

John S. Tanner

1:01:08 to 1:01:17( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: two minutes to the distinguished republican conference committee, mr. putnam of florida. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from florida is recognized for two minutes. mr. putnam: i thank

John S. Tanner

1:01:17 to 1:01:57( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: the gentleman for the time, and i appreciate the opportunity to debate this issue. it is an unfortunate situation that we have to debate unemployment compensation because of the underlying

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