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House Proceeding 07-22-08 on Jul 22nd, 2008 :: 4:00:06 to 4:09:02
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Michelle Marie Bachmann

3:54:42 to 4:00:06( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Michelle Marie Bachmann

Michelle Marie Bachmann

3:59:49 to 4:00:06( Edit History Discussion )

Michelle Marie Bachmann: for two minutes. mr. foster: today i rise in strong support of h.r. 5235, the ronald reagan centennial commission act. madam speaker, this bill is especially significant for myself and for

Dean Heller

4:00:06 to 4:00:21( Edit History Discussion )

Dean Heller: my constituents because ronald reagan was a native son of my district. born in tmpico, illinois, and raised in dixon, he had the values of smalltown america. whatever your political philosophy,

Dean Heller

4:00:06 to 4:09:02( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Dean Heller

Dean Heller

4:00:21 to 4:00:39( Edit History Discussion )

Dean Heller: there is no doubt that ronald reagan left an imprint on the fabric of america. the great communicator, he had an emotional connection with the american people that was sustained through good times

Dean Heller

4:00:39 to 4:00:53( Edit History Discussion )

Dean Heller: and bad. as a physicist, i want to pay particular tribute to president reagan's solid belief that the world should be rid of nuclear weapons. that moment in 1986 when gorbachev and ronald reagan

Dean Heller

4:00:53 to 4:01:08( Edit History Discussion )

Dean Heller: reached an agreement in principle to rid the world of nuclear weapons is a moment and an opportunity that we should not have let slip between our fingers and we should grasp and seize in

Dean Heller

4:01:08 to 4:01:23( Edit History Discussion )

Dean Heller: the future. while we all recognize that we live in a dangerous world, nonthe less, nuclear disarmament is an aspirational goal that world leaders should strive to achieve. i'd like to commend

Dean Heller

4:01:23 to 4:01:39( Edit History Discussion )

Dean Heller: nancy reagan for her strength during her husband's illness and her steadfast devotion to president reagan during his last days. her work since his death has been essential in sprembing his

Dean Heller

4:01:39 to 4:01:55( Edit History Discussion )

Dean Heller: legacy, and we should pass this bill to honor her efforts. madam speaker, this bill, if passed, would establish the ronald reagan centennial commission in order to honor the 100th anniversary

Dean Heller

4:01:55 to 4:02:08( Edit History Discussion )

Dean Heller: of reagan's birth with activities, a postal stamp and a $1 coin. i urge my fellow representatives to vote in favor of this bill so we may properly celebrate the life, legacy and hometown of this

Dean Heller

4:02:08 to 4:02:27( Edit History Discussion )

Dean Heller: consequential president. he was loved by his country and he is deserving of this honor. i yield the balance of my time. y the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from virginia. mr. davis: i

Dean Heller

4:02:27 to 4:02:43( Edit History Discussion )

Dean Heller: would yield to the author of this resolution, mr. gallegly, the gentleman from california, as much time as he may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from california is recognized.

Dean Heller

4:02:43 to 4:02:57( Edit History Discussion )

Dean Heller: mr. gallegly: i thank the gentleman for yielding and i ask unanimous consent to revise and extend. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. gallegly: madam speaker, i rise today in support

Dean Heller

4:02:57 to 4:03:08( Edit History Discussion )

Dean Heller: of h.r. 5235, the ronald reagan centennial commission act. mr. blunt and i along with 160 co-sponsors from both parties introduced this legislation creating the ronald reagan centennial commission

Dean Heller

4:03:08 to 4:03:22( Edit History Discussion )

Dean Heller: to pay tribute to our 40th president. this 11-member bipartisan commission is similar to those created for abraham lincoln, theodore roosevelt, franklin roosevelt, harry truman and dwight

Dean Heller

4:03:22 to 4:03:35( Edit History Discussion )

Dean Heller: eisenhower this commission will develop plans and memorials to honor president reagan. these events will take place all over the country from here in washington, d.c. to his birth place

Dean Heller

4:03:35 to 4:03:50( Edit History Discussion )

Dean Heller: in illinois to california where he lived most of his life as a fellow californian. and as a fellow californian i had the pleasure of spending time with him when i first came to the house of representatis

Dean Heller

4:03:50 to 4:04:04( Edit History Discussion )

Dean Heller: in 1986. as a matter of fact, his presidential library and burl place is only a -- and burial place is only a few blocks from my own home in simi, california. the great communicator spoke

Dean Heller

4:04:04 to 4:04:24( Edit History Discussion )

Dean Heller: for the american people, capturing the hearts of small-town citizens and world leaders alike. his remarkable career spanned 50 years. it began as a student leader, sports broadcaster at

Dean Heller

4:04:24 to 4:04:42( Edit History Discussion )

Dean Heller: illinois t and iowa, then to hollywood as an actor and long-time president of the screen actors guild. california enjoyed an economic resurgence during his term as governor and as president

Dean Heller

4:04:42 to 4:04:54( Edit History Discussion )

Dean Heller: of the united states, his legacy is extraordinary. in eight short years as president, ronald reagan pro pre-sided over international changes and ushered in unparalleled peace and pross prosperity,

Dean Heller

4:04:54 to 4:05:09( Edit History Discussion )

Dean Heller: not only for our nation, but the entire world. i want to thank my good friend, roy blunt, his staff for supporting, as well as chairman waxman and ranking member tom davis and their staffs

Dean Heller

4:05:09 to 4:05:23( Edit History Discussion )

Dean Heller: for their assistance in fewing this bill together. i also want to express my appreciation to majority leader hoyer for bringing this bill to the floor today and i ask my colleagues to join

Dean Heller

4:05:23 to 4:05:36( Edit History Discussion )

Dean Heller: me in strongly supporting h.r. 5235, the ronald reagan centennial commission act. with that, madam speaker, i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from new york is recognized.

Dean Heller

4:05:36 to 4:05:55( Edit History Discussion )

Dean Heller: mr. higgins: we have no more speakers, i'll continue to reserve. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from virginia is recognized. re mr. davis: thank you, madam speaker. i yield myself suctime

Dean Heller

4:05:55 to 4:06:15( Edit History Discussion )

Dean Heller: as i may consume.ma the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. davis: i want to thank mr. gallegly and mr. blunt for or their work on thisth bill. on 10 separate occasions, congress

Dean Heller

4:06:15 to 4:06:30( Edit History Discussion )

Dean Heller: has established a commission or joint committee to celebrate the life and accomplishments of one of our nation's presidents or first ladies. to date, we honored james madison, thomas jefferson,

Dean Heller

4:06:30 to 4:06:46( Edit History Discussion )

Dean Heller: abraham lincoln, teddy roosevelt, woodrow wilson, franklin roosevelt, his wife eleanor, harry truman, and dwight eisenhower. h.r. 5235, the ronald reagan commission act, would add president

Dean Heller

4:06:46 to 4:07:00( Edit History Discussion )

Dean Heller: rean tpro that list. it will use the occasion of what would have been his 100th birthday to call attention to his life and numerous accomplishments. the commission will plan activities for the year

Dean Heller

4:07:00 to 4:07:11( Edit History Discussion )

Dean Heller: leading to the president's birthday. in the past, activities including essay cob tests for students, symposiums, events atnt particular historical sites and nd even joint sessions of congress. the

Dean Heller

4:07:11 to 4:07:28( Edit History Discussion )

Dean Heller: coission will be composed of members of congress and individual who was a knowledge or other ex-pore tees of pres ident reagan,t including his childhood, hisareer in hollywood and his political

Dean Heller

4:07:28 to 4:07:45( Edit History Discussion )

Dean Heller: career and legacy. given the impact of president ray gone on his beloved californ ia, the united states, and the world, this is a fitting and proper tribute. madam speaker, ronald reagan

Dean Heller

4:07:45 to 4:08:02( Edit History Discussion )

Dean Heller: transformed our nation he spoke of limited government, common sense values, and the bedrock notion of democracy which built this country. he embodied the optimism, the principle, and the

Dean Heller

4:08:02 to 4:08:17( Edit History Discussion )

Dean Heller: determination of our citizens and our nation. the american people responded to his call and he led this country back from a decade of decline, transforming politics forever. as a broadcaster,

Dean Heller

4:08:17 to 4:08:37( Edit History Discussion )

Dean Heller: as an actor, as governor, and as president, he gave voice to americae . i am pleased to support this legislation and i ask my colleagues to join me. thank you, madam speaker. i reserve

Dean Heller

4:08:37 to 4:08:49( Edit History Discussion )

Dean Heller: the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: you reserve or yield back? mr. davis, the gentleman from virginia? mr. davis: i'm ready to yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman

Dean Heller

4:08:49 to 4:09:02( Edit History Discussion )

Dean Heller: from new york. mr. higgin: i thank the gentleman from california for introducing this measure, i urge its passage and i queeled back. -- and i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: all time

John Sarbanes

4:09:02 to 4:09:16( Edit History Discussion )

John Sarbanes: having expired, the question is will the house suspend the rules and pass h.r. 5235 as amended. those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. in the opinion of the chair, 2/3's being in the affirmative,

John Sarbanes

4:09:02 to 4:15:37( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John Sarbanes

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