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House Proceeding on Sep 27th, 2008 :: 0:15:49 to 0:18:51
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Peter A. DeFazio

0:12:37 to 0:15:49( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Peter A. DeFazio

Peter A. DeFazio

0:15:37 to 0:15:49( Edit History Discussion )

Peter A. DeFazio: incident that a lot of her constituents would smile about. she live ed not far from the carson mall, and this mall in my district traditionally most -- you know, when we have christmas christmas, you have santa.

John Boozman

0:15:49 to 0:16:02( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: but most people have a certain way of how we picture santa looks. and you know,k ms. ms. millender-mcdonald, with having her five children, she thought that santa sometimes maybe should reflect

John Boozman

0:15:49 to 0:18:51( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John Boozman

John Boozman

0:16:02 to 0:16:10( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: our entire country. and so she led this charge to have santa be reflective of our entire community, and so it was always kind of cute. we used to refer to her as mrs. mrs. claus. and that's really

John Boozman

0:16:10 to 0:16:24( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: how she got her start of being active and understanding that her community needed to be represented and her community needed to shine and to be able to grow and to be successful. therefore, name be

John Boozman

0:16:24 to 0:16:40( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: of this portion of the 91 freeway is fit fitting because the 91 freeway was a part of congresswoman millender-mcdonald's district during her entire legislati career in the california assembly and

John Boozman

0:16:40 to 0:16:56( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: here in congress. the 91 freeway also runs adjacent to the major league baseball urban use academy, afacility in my and her former district that she cherished dear dearly. however, anyone that knew

John Boozman

0:16:56 to 0:17:13( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: congresswoman mcdonald also knows that her family came first first. her husband, james, was the backbone, the love of her life,f and together they rae ed five beautiful children and they adore ed their

John Boozman

0:17:13 to 0:17:26( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: five grand grandchildren. however, congresswoman millender-mcdonald's family included mourn her children -- mourn her children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews. congresswoman millender-mcdonald millender-mcdonald's

John Boozman

0:17:26 to 0:17:38( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: family also includes a list of elected officials at the federal, state, and local level that she mentor mentored in addition to some as myself. councilman steve bradford, carson mayor pro tem, mike

John Boozman

0:17:38 to 0:17:48( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: gibson, and soon to be asem assembly assemblyman issa dore hall. she was an effective member of congress that was known for her bipartisan spirit, her fiscal conservative principles. i think you're going

John Boozman

0:17:48 to 0:18:00( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: to hear from my colleagues today one of the things that congresswoman mcdonald valued was her relationship on both sides of the aisle. although she was concerned about special programs, she knew you

John Boozman

0:18:00 to 0:18:19( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: couldn't do them unless you could pay for them. and that was really a strength and i think something that her colleagues loved. these are the lessons that congre sswoman millender-mcdonald taught me

John Boozman

0:18:19 to 0:18:33( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: when i was on her staff and had served as a guide throughout my own legislative career. i can honestly say but for congresswoman millender-mcdonald millender-mcdonald's willingness to take me under

John Boozman

0:18:33 to 0:18:51( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: her wing and by hire ing me, i would not have hada the opportunity to master the federal system. she was my mentor my political godmother, and an inspirati to all americans. mr. chairman, i reserve the balance

Stephen Cohen

0:18:51 to 0:19:06( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen Cohen: of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman from california reserves the balance of her time ti time. the gentleman from tennessee. mr. duncan: thank you, mr. speaker. and i yield myself such time

Stephen Cohen

0:18:51 to 0:21:51( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Stephen Cohen

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