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House Proceeding on Aug 4th, 2007 :: 0:34:28 to 0:36:48
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Lincoln Diaz-Balart

0:28:20 to 0:34:28( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Lincoln Diaz-Balart

Lincoln Diaz-Balart

0:34:14 to 0:34:28( Edit History Discussion )

Lincoln Diaz-Balart: unfair and should be soundly defeated. with that, i reserve the balance of my time. >> gentleman from vermont is recognized. >> i yield two minutes to the gentleman from of massachusetts.

Edward J. Markey

0:34:28 to 0:34:41( Edit History Discussion )

Edward J. Markey: >> gentleman from massachusetts is recognized for two minutes. >> i thank the gentleman very much and i rise in support of o this rule. this rule today lays the frame work for a historic debate.

Edward J. Markey

0:34:28 to 0:36:48( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Edward J. Markey

Edward J. Markey

0:34:41 to 0:34:54( Edit History Discussion )

Edward J. Markey: a debate that will talk about the energy future of the united states of america. an agenda that has not been discussed out here on the house floor. a you will though there has been a pent-up

Edward J. Markey

0:34:54 to 0:35:11( Edit History Discussion )

Edward J. Markey: demand by the american people that we move to this new, renewable energy agenda for the 21st century. climate change has now become a problem not only for the united states but for the whole world.

Edward J. Markey

0:35:11 to 0:35:32( Edit History Discussion )

Edward J. Markey: we must be the leader. in 1986 we imported 27% of our oil. today, we import 61% of our oil. today, we begin the effort to turn that around. to unleash the entrepreneurial spirit of our country. to

Edward J. Markey

0:35:32 to 0:35:40( Edit History Discussion )

Edward J. Markey: unleash a technological revolution that can capture the solar, capture the wind, capture the future for our country. make our country more 0 efficient. have the devices which we use to consume energy

Edward J. Markey

0:35:40 to 0:35:57( Edit History Discussion )

Edward J. Markey: infinitely more efficient. that's the debate that we have been missing here in america. and today, we begin that debate here on the house h floor. this is what the american people want. this is

Edward J. Markey

0:35:57 to 0:36:08( Edit History Discussion )

Edward J. Markey: what the world has been waiting for. for a debate on the energy future of the united states and unleashing its technological genius and its resultaking it possible for the rest of the world to gain

Edward J. Markey

0:36:08 to 0:36:20( Edit History Discussion )

Edward J. Markey: access to these technologies. this is the day and we have to be the leaders. and so, this rule is now constructed in a way in which we can begin this debate. i urge passage of the rule. i yield back

Edward J. Markey

0:36:20 to 0:36:33( Edit History Discussion )

Edward J. Markey: the balance of my time. >> time of the gentleman expired. the florida of gentleman is acknowledged. >> gentle woman from tennessee is recognized for three minutes. >> thank you. t i rise to oppose

Edward J. Markey

0:36:33 to 0:36:48( Edit History Discussion )

Edward J. Markey: the rule t bringing thishi legislation to the floor today because what we have is 768 pages of the bill, hr 3221, and guess what? it doesn't do a thing about producing one drop of energy. it does

Marsha Blackburn

0:36:48 to 0:37:03( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: not get the price down at the pump. and that is what the american people continue to ask us -- what are you going to do about high home heating bills? what are you going to do about the price at

Marsha Blackburn

0:36:48 to 0:40:11( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Marsha Blackburn

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