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House Proceeding on Sep 25th, 2008 :: 0:51:59 to 0:57:36
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Frank Jr.Pallone

0:48:15 to 0:51:59( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Frank Jr.Pallone

Frank Jr.Pallone

0:51:46 to 0:51:59( Edit History Discussion )

Frank Jr.Pallone: bit from its implementation and we can embark on a new era of u.s.-india relations. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. under the speaker's announced policy of january 18,

Jo Bonner

0:51:59 to 0:52:09( Edit History Discussion )

Jo Bonner: 2007,, the gentleman from alabama, mr. bonner, is recognized for 60 minutes as the designee of the minority leader. mr. bonner: mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent that all members may have

Jo Bonner

0:51:59 to 0:57:36( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jo Bonner

Jo Bonner

0:52:09 to 0:52:19( Edit History Discussion )

Jo Bonner: five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and include any extraneous material on the subject of my special order. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. bonner: thank you,

Jo Bonner

0:52:19 to 0:52:33( Edit History Discussion )

Jo Bonner: mr. speaker. as the american people are sitting home at night tonight watching the president of the united states talk aitbout the state of our economy with so many uncertain questions that

Jo Bonner

0:52:33 to 0:52:43( Edit History Discussion )

Jo Bonner: are out there about so many different issues, this is a a time where the house has completed its work that gives us an opportunity to show the american people that how at least in the state of alabama

Jo Bonner

0:52:43 to 0:52:56( Edit History Discussion )

Jo Bonner: republicans and democrats have over the years worked together hand in hand h with the love of country at heart to try to make our state, our communities, and certainly our great country a better

Jo Bonner

0:52:56 to 0:53:08( Edit History Discussion )

Jo Bonner: place. tonight i'm privileged to lead this special order which will o not take the entire hour but will give some of our colleagues an opportunity to recognize the significant contributions of two

Jo Bonner

0:53:08 to 0:53:19( Edit History Discussion )

Jo Bonner: such members. two men who didn't come to congress at the same time but who came within awh term of each other and who have with different life backgrounds made a substantial contribution

Jo Bonner

0:53:19 to 0:53:29( Edit History Discussion )

Jo Bonner: to c the betterment of their districts, the state that they grew up in and love, and certainly this wonderful nation. and i'm referring to two men of different political paths, different

Jo Bonner

0:53:29 to 0:53:42( Edit History Discussion )

Jo Bonner: political parties, but two men that have universal respect here in the house of representatives, budve cramer of the fifth congressional district of alabama, and terry everett of the second congressional

Jo Bonner

0:53:42 to 0:53:54( Edit History Discussion )

Jo Bonner: district. earlie r this year congressman cramer surprised his constituents and really people throughout this city and our nation's capital that he would be leaving congress after 1

Jo Bonner

0:53:54 to 0:54:06( Edit History Discussion )

Jo Bonner: remarkable years of dedicated service to the people of huntsville and his district, fifth congressional district in north alabama. and i think it was actually this time last year when congressman

Jo Bonner

0:54:06 to 0:54:17( Edit History Discussion )

Jo Bonner: terry everett surprised the people in the secopend congressional district that he, too, was going to be calling it quits after 16 wonderful years of dedicated service to the people of alabama's

Jo Bonner

0:54:17 to 0:54:27( Edit History Discussion )

Jo Bonner: community. joining me tonight will be some colleagues who know these members intimately well. so i will be privileged to recognize them in just a moment and let them say a few words of o than ks

Jo Bonner

0:54:27 to 0:54:41( Edit History Discussion )

Jo Bonner: on behalf of the american people for this -- these two giant legislative leaders and their dedicated service. i also have some statements in the record, mr. speaker, that i would like to enter because

Jo Bonner

0:54:41 to 0:54:59( Edit History Discussion )

Jo Bonner: as the night has drawn on and members have had other obligations they have not been able to actually be here for some of these comments, but i'd like to enter just one in particular at this

Jo Bonner

0:54:59 to 0:55:26( Edit History Discussion )

Jo Bonner: momentt who is from my colleague, congressman robert aderholt of alabama's fourth congressional district. of terryer everett, robert aderholt said, forgive me i've got so much paper here

Jo Bonner

0:55:26 to 0:55:39( Edit History Discussion )

Jo Bonner: that i'm trying t -- of congressman terry everett, congressman robert ater holt said, we value very highly representative everett's service and work with our delegation oatver the course

Jo Bonner

0:55:39 to 0:55:53( Edit History Discussion )

Jo Bonner: of his distinguished career. john quincy adams once said, if your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become moreec you are a leader. terry everett is the typeet

Jo Bonner

0:55:53 to 0:56:06( Edit History Discussion )

Jo Bonner: of leader that embodies this quote. his actionsio have inspired many alabamans to dream more and to learn more. i am pleased for his great contribution to our state. as terry leaves this

Jo Bonner

0:56:06 to 0:56:22( Edit History Discussion )

Jo Bonner: institution at the conclusion of this 110th congress and goes on to other endeavors, we wish him the very best of luck and ask god's blessings on him and his wife for many years to come.

Jo Bonner

0:56:22 to 0:56:35( Edit History Discussion )

Jo Bonner: robert also serves next door to congressman cramer and he asked me as well if i wouldul take just a moment to mention the following about his friend and neighbor, congressman bud cramer. even

Jo Bonner

0:56:35 to 0:56:45( Edit History Discussion )

Jo Bonner: though bud and i are members of different political parties, we have co-sponsored over 50 bills in this congressional session alone. we have not always agreed on every issue that's come before

Jo Bonner

0:56:45 to 0:56:59( Edit History Discussion )

Jo Bonner: the house, but i always respted him and his leadership no matter what the issue has been. congressman bud cramer has served his district and our state well and it is myt pleasure to have

Jo Bonner

0:56:59 to 0:57:11( Edit History Discussion )

Jo Bonner: worked alongside him for 12 years. he has been a great partner in working on issues for north alabama. as bud leaves this institution, , he leaves behind friends on both sides of the aisle regardless

Jo Bonner

0:57:11 to 0:57:24( Edit History Discussion )

Jo Bonner: of the path he chooses, he leaves this institution a better place and i look forward to watching his successes along thess way. and also robert added, may god bless bud in all of his endeavors

Jo Bonner

0:57:24 to 0:57:36( Edit History Discussion )

Jo Bonner: and we wish him all the best that he looks forward to doing. now i'm very pleased to recognize for a few minutes, my distinguished friend from california, the former chairman of the house armed

Duncan Hunter

0:57:36 to 0:57:49( Edit History Discussion )

Duncan Hunter: services committee, and the current ranking republican on that commit tee, honorable duncan hunter, who has known congressman terry everett for every year that terry has been in congress,

Duncan Hunter

0:57:36 to 1:06:24( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Duncan Hunter

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