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House Proceeding on Jul 31st, 2007 :: 0:08:02 to 0:10:59
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Christopher Shays

0:03:15 to 0:08:02( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Christopher Shays

Christopher Shays

0:07:42 to 0:08:02( Edit History Discussion )

Christopher Shays: of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the chair recognizes the gentleman from ohio for five minutes. >> wish to revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. >> i

Zack Space

0:08:02 to 0:08:25( Edit History Discussion )

Zack Space: ask -- i hail from ohio's 18th congressional district. a district of proud, hard-working people who understand the virtues of personal responsibility. a district oh, whose constituency was

Zack Space

0:08:02 to 0:10:59( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Zack Space

Zack Space

0:08:25 to 0:08:44( Edit History Discussion )

Zack Space: betrayed in years past by a member of this body who crossed a line. my predecessor is now in prison, and he has been imprisoned for having betrayed his constituents and sold his vote. he became

Zack Space

0:08:44 to 0:08:59( Edit History Discussion )

Zack Space: consumed by a scandal involving lobbyists. this legislation helps to further break the link that exists between lobbyists, legislators and the wealthy clients that legislators represent. it represents

Zack Space

0:08:59 to 0:09:23( Edit History Discussion )

Zack Space: yet another positive step forward. it is not the end. it represents more of the beginning of a process whereby bribery will become de-institutionalized from this body. it represents a process

Zack Space

0:09:23 to 0:09:41( Edit History Discussion )

Zack Space: whereby we can make decisions in this body on an informed, rational basis designed specifically to benefit the good people who put us here. early on in this congress we banned trips and gifts and

Zack Space

0:09:41 to 0:10:00( Edit History Discussion )

Zack Space: meals from lobbyists, a good first step. now we're bringing transparency to the system, but it can't stop here. my colleague from connecticut raises the prospect of an independent organization

Zack Space

0:10:00 to 0:10:17( Edit History Discussion )

Zack Space: to review potential breaches of law, something that i associate myself with. but we need yet to go beyond even that with aggressive and comprehensive campaign finance reform. i support this measure

Zack Space

0:10:17 to 0:10:30( Edit History Discussion )

Zack Space: because i think it represents a good first step along that process, but, again, i urge my colleagues to give serious consideration to taking it yet farther. and that is, again, with the de-institutionalization

Zack Space

0:10:30 to 0:10:59( Edit History Discussion )

Zack Space: of bribery through comprehensive campaign finance reform. mr. speaker, i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the chair recognizes the gentleman from pennsylvania,

Joe Sestak

0:10:59 to 0:11:18( Edit History Discussion )

Joe Sestak: mr. sussteck, for two minutes. -- mr. sessteck for two minutes. sestak. mr. sestak: i'm here to speak about iraq. i watched the republicans and our concern, as democrats, is that they believe

Joe Sestak

0:10:59 to 0:13:36( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Joe Sestak

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