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House Proceeding on Jun 19th, 2009 :: 1:58:50 to 1:59:40
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Keith Ellison

1:58:41 to 1:59:01( Edit History Discussion )

Keith Ellison: the gentleman from california. mr. berman: yes, mr. speaker, i'm pleased to yie minutes to an excellent member of the house foreign affairs mmittee, the gentleman from minnesota, mr. ellison. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from minnesota is recognized for two minutes. mr. ellison: i want to thank the crafters of the legislation. it's carefully crafted.

Keith Ellison

1:58:50 to 1:59:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Keith Ellison

Keith Ellison

1:59:02 to 1:59:22( Edit History Discussion )

Keith Ellison: it's clear that the universal values of freedom that are expressed in the resolution are done with a great amount of prudence and i think that's right. i think it is also important to understand that when the congress of the united states speaks, a lot of people listen, and so it's important to not allow the congress to be used as a tool in what is essentially an eternal --

Keith Ellison

1:59:23 to 1:59:41( Edit History Discussion )

Keith Ellison: internal fight in iran. so i would urge caution and urge the united states congress to stand up and speak about the universal values that we care about, democracy, freedom, due process of law, lack of violence in terms of solving political disputes, and not allow ourselves to be used as a weapon against the people who

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