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House Proceeding 09-10-09 on Sep 10th, 2009 :: 0:29:30 to 0:33:40
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Nita M. Lowey

0:29:14 to 0:29:35( Edit History Discussion )

Nita M. Lowey: material. ms. woolsey for five minutes. mrs. lowey for five minutes. ms. kaptur for five minutes. mr. schiff for five minutes. and ms. jackson lee for five minutes. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. under the speaker's announced policy of january 6, 2009, and under a previous order of the house, the following members are

Nita M. Lowey

0:29:30 to 0:33:40( Edit History Discussion )
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Nita M. Lowey

0:29:36 to 0:29:56( Edit History Discussion )

Nita M. Lowey: recognized for five minutes each. ms. woolsey of california. for what purpose does the gentlewoman from new york rise? mrs. lowey: i ask unanimous consent to claim ms. woolsey's time. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. mrs. lowey: as we mark the eighth anniversary of the tragic terrorist attacks on our

Nita M. Lowey

0:29:57 to 0:30:18( Edit History Discussion )

Nita M. Lowey: country, we are reminded of the adage that time heals all wounds. at ground zero bulldozers are aying the foundation for new towers while millions carry on their daily routine. many who lost spouses have remarried, finding comfort in new love. infants have grown into children.

Nita M. Lowey

0:30:19 to 0:30:39( Edit History Discussion )

Nita M. Lowey: and children into adults with thoughts that dwell on future rather than the past. for this we should be grateful. no one should live in the perpetual shadow of grief. and yet the wounds raw. new yorkers still

Nita M. Lowey

0:30:40 to 0:31:01( Edit History Discussion )

Nita M. Lowey: skyline of manhattan as maimed and incomplete. we are still gripped at certain moments by memories of loved ones that are unbearably painful. we are still at war, unfinished burden of rooting out the peetrators and instig of evil. and as a nation, as a people, we understand that the innocence

Nita M. Lowey

0:31:02 to 0:31:22( Edit History Discussion )

Nita M. Lowey: shattered on that awful morning eight yea can never be fully restored. our challenge then as americans is to honor the loss and heed the lessons of 9/11. while also affirming at every opportunities the optimism and confidence that always define

Nita M. Lowey

0:31:23 to 0:31:45( Edit History Discussion )

Nita M. Lowey: this great nation at its best. in this body we do this by remaing strong and steadfast in our determination to confront terrorists and their sponsors, using the full spectrum of american power as an instrument of justice. we do this by, together with the

Nita M. Lowey

0:31:46 to 0:32:06( Edit History Discussion )

Nita M. Lowey: firefighters, police officers, emergency workers, and to the hard work of securing our land against those who would do violence, ensuring that our transportation netwo energy facilities, our ports and our bridges are defended by more than feckless hope.

Nita M. Lowey

0:32:07 to 0:32:27( Edit History Discussion )

Nita M. Lowey: we do this by refusing to give up our liberties out of fear knowing that a retreat from our founding values does more harm to america than any external and we do this by pursuing the age old american vision of a world lifted by freedom,

Nita M. Lowey

0:32:28 to 0:32:49( Edit History Discussion )

Nita M. Lowey: knowledge, and prosperity in which all tools to build just and decent societies that live in peace with their neighbors. it has been my duty and honor to serve and to serve those goals as member of the united states congress. in tribute to all those who lost

Nita M. Lowey

0:32:50 to 0:33:11( Edit History Discussion )

Nita M. Lowey: their lives eight years ago, to all those who have lives in iraq and afghanistan and the time since, and to all those whose lives are still shaped every day by memory and loss, let us upholdg these responsibilities until our work is done. thank you.

Nita M. Lowey

0:33:12 to 0:33:32( Edit History Discussion )

Nita M. Lowey: may god bless america. and may god bless all people of good will. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from kansas rise? there is no objection, the gentleman is recognized for one minute. mr. tie quart: thank you, speaker. last night president obama told us that his administration would tackle medical malpractice

Nita M. Lowey

0:33:33 to 0:33:40( Edit History Discussion )

Nita M. Lowey: reform as a way to lower health care costs. defensive medicine practice does drive up the cost of health care.

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