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House Proceeding on Jun 14th, 2006 :: 0:18:02 to 0:19:21
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Mike Pence

0:16:52 to 0:18:02( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Mike Pence

Mike Pence

0:17:52 to 0:18:02( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Pence: balance of his time. for what purpose does the gentleman from new york rise? without objection, so ordered. >> mr. speaker, the house republican do-nothing congress refuses to do anything to address

Gregory W. Meeks

0:18:02 to 0:18:13( Edit History Discussion )

Gregory W. Meeks: the economic conditions that have led to large majorities of middle class americans feeling squeezed to make ends meet. since taking control of both the white house and congress five years

Gregory W. Meeks

0:18:02 to 0:19:21( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Gregory W. Meeks

Gregory W. Meeks

0:18:13 to 0:18:27( Edit History Discussion )

Gregory W. Meeks: ago, republicans have chosen to focus their attention on america's wealthiest, claiming the benefits would trickle down to the middle class. well, mr. speaker, the american people have waited for

Gregory W. Meeks

0:18:27 to 0:18:39( Edit History Discussion )

Gregory W. Meeks: five years and they have not seen any results. instead, they see a monthly paycheck today that is not much different than the one that he received back in 2001. and while their wages have stagnated,

Gregory W. Meeks

0:18:39 to 0:18:49( Edit History Discussion )

Gregory W. Meeks: a lot of their monty costs have increased dramatically. housing costs are at their highest levels in 14 years. health care costs for the average family have increased more than $1,200. college

Gregory W. Meeks

0:18:49 to 0:18:59( Edit History Discussion )

Gregory W. Meeks: tuition is up 40%. and gas prices have doubled. the middle class is indeed squeezed and yet they are getting no help from the republican congress that chooses to listen only to the wealthiest

Gregory W. Meeks

0:18:59 to 0:19:04( Edit History Discussion )

Gregory W. Meeks: few. mr. speaker, house democrats are ready to take america in a new direction. we'll start by listening to all of our constituents. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. for

Gregory W. Meeks

0:19:04 to 0:19:13( Edit History Discussion )

Gregory W. Meeks: what purpose does the gentleman from georgia rise? mr. gingrey: to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. mr. gingrey: i rise today to thank

Gregory W. Meeks

0:19:13 to 0:19:21( Edit History Discussion )

Gregory W. Meeks: our brave service men and women for their exceptional work fighting the global war on terror. i recently spent time in iraq with the 48th brigade combat unit of the georgia army national guard.

Phil Gingrey

0:19:21 to 0:19:32( Edit History Discussion )

Phil Gingrey: this unit was doing some incredible humanitarian work for the irblingey people. buildings schools, managing health clinics. of course these aren't the stories you read about on the front

Phil Gingrey

0:19:21 to 0:20:41( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Phil Gingrey

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