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House Proceeding on Sep 16th, 2009 :: 0:22:45 to 0:24:00
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Marsha Blackburn

0:22:36 to 0:22:56( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: the kind of rationing that my day. thank you. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentlewoman from tennessee rise? >> to address the house for one minute. revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mrs. blackburn: thank you, speaker. i rise today to ask my colleagues to join me in

Marsha Blackburn

0:22:45 to 0:24:00( Edit History Discussion )
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Marsha Blackburn

0:22:57 to 0:23:17( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: honoring grammy winner and country music recording artist, gretchen wilson, she's receiving the 2009 national coalition for literacy leadership award. this multiplatinum, acclaimed singer-songwriter was one of millions of americans who had not finished their high school education.

Marsha Blackburn

0:23:18 to 0:23:39( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: gretchen left high school to pursue her music career and has since had three number one albums. and she realized as a mother it was important for her to lead by example and to demonstrate to her daughter just how important it is to have an education. so last year at the age of 34 gretchen earned her g.e.d.

Marsha Blackburn

0:23:40 to 0:24:01( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: she is teaming up with the dollar general literacy foundation to hon graduates and organizatis dedicated to the achievement of literacy. i congratulate gretchen on her hard work, her resilience, and her many notable achievements and ask my colleagues to join me in recognizing her and contributions to adult

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