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House Proceeding 07-15-09 on Jul 15th, 2009 :: 0:13:10 to 0:14:10
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Doris O. Matsui

0:13:06 to 0:13:26( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: that kind of a pledge. so this is wrong, and that's why we're making these points and with that i'll yield back to the gentleman from arizona. mr. flake: i reserve. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from arizona reserves his time. for what purpose does the gentlewoman from california rise? ms. matsui: mr. speaker, i yield myself such time as i may

Doris O. Matsui

0:13:10 to 0:14:10( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Doris O. Matsui

Doris O. Matsui

0:13:27 to 0:13:47( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman is recognized. ms. matsui: technically, this point of order is about whether or not to consider this rule and ultimately the underlying bill. in reality it's trying to block this bill without any opportunity for debate and without any opportunity for an up or down vote on the legislation itself. i think that is wrong.

Doris O. Matsui

0:13:48 to 0:14:09( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: i hope my colleagues will vote to consider this important legislation on its merits and not stop it on a procedural motion. those who oppose the bill can vote against it in final passage. we must consider this rule and we must pass this legislation today. i have the right to close, but in the end i will urge my colleagues to vote yes so we

Doris O. Matsui

0:14:10 to 0:14:10( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: can consider the rule and get

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