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House Proceeding 06-26-09 on Jun 26th, 2009 :: 4:11:05 to 4:13:05
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Henry A. Waxman

4:11:02 to 4:11:22( Edit History Discussion )

Henry A. Waxman: takes us back to 1875. this is a bad bill. it deserves to be defeated. please vote no. thank you, madam speaker. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. the gentleman from california. the gentleman from california. mr. waxman: i yield myself the balance of our time.

Henry A. Waxman

4:11:05 to 4:13:05( Edit History Discussion )
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Henry A. Waxman

4:11:23 to 4:11:45( Edit History Discussion )

Henry A. Waxman: the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for 13 minutes. mr. waxman: 30 minutes? the speaker pro tempore: 13. mr. waxman: i won't take 13 minutes. my colleagues, we have a unique historical opportunity today to pass a bill that will lead us to

Henry A. Waxman

4:11:46 to 4:12:07( Edit History Discussion )

Henry A. Waxman: greater independence as a nation controing our own national security. we he an opportunity to transform our economy with new jobs. and we must do something about the carbon emissions that are causing such an enormous problem to our planet.

Henry A. Waxman

4:12:08 to 4:12:29( Edit History Discussion )

Henry A. Waxman: we have this opportunity because president obama has set this high on his agenda. we have it because of the commitment of speaker pelosi. we have it because the scientists are telling us there is an overwhelming consensus that despite the comments that we've heard from the other side of the aisle, global warming is

Henry A. Waxman

4:12:30 to 4:12:50( Edit History Discussion )

Henry A. Waxman: real and it's moving very rapidly. and we may get to a point that will be a tipping point. our actions will make no difference after tha let us not lose this historical opportunity for our national security, for jobs in this

Henry A. Waxman

4:12:51 to 4:13:06( Edit History Discussion )

Henry A. Waxman: country, to protect our environment, to make us the leader once again in the international community and to get them to join with us in doing what we must to avoid the disasters that many scientists have predicted.

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