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House Proceeding on Jul 23rd, 2009 :: 0:20:50 to 0:22:05
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Mazie Hirono

0:20:47 to 0:21:07( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: enough. republicans have introduced financial reform that says to the american people, we think you're smart enough when you have the right information. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does gentlelady from hawaii rise? ms. hirono: permission to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. ms. hirono: rather than emulate

Mazie Hirono

0:20:50 to 0:22:05( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Mazie Hirono

Mazie Hirono

0:21:08 to 0:21:29( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: strategy of the previous administration, president obama signed the american recovery and reinvestment act less than a month after taking office. now, just five months after its passage some on the other side of the aisle are proclaiming it a failure. in january, 2009, before passage of the recovery act, the economy lost 741,000 jobs, foreclosures

Mazie Hirono

0:21:30 to 0:21:50( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: were at record highs and the economic growth rate had hit negative 6.3%, some $10 trillion had been lost in the stock market. it allows teachers, law enforcement officials, firefighters to stay on the job to educate our children and protect our public, to call this

Mazie Hirono

0:21:51 to 0:22:06( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: a failure is putting rhetoric ov people. more than $20 billion has been made available to fund over 6,000 shovel-ready projects. over 2,500 of which are under way. the recovery act is not a

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