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House Proceeding on Oct 9th, 2007 :: 2:07:43 to 2:11:37
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Thelma D. Drake

2:03:22 to 2:07:43( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Thelma D. Drake

Thelma D. Drake

2:07:27 to 2:07:43( Edit History Discussion )

Thelma D. Drake: minutes to the gentlelady from california, mrs. capps. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady from california is recognized. mrs. capps: i thank my colleague for yielding. madam speaker -- mr.

Lois Capps

2:07:43 to 2:07:58( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: speaker, i with great sadness rise to pay tribute as well to our dear colleague, jo ann davis. as other women in the congress know, there is a sisterhood among many women members. this weekend

Lois Capps

2:07:43 to 2:11:37( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Lois Capps

Lois Capps

2:07:58 to 2:08:14( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: we lost one of our sisters who a disease that has fostered another kind of sisterhood throughout the nation. breast cancer. while jo ann would have chosen to confront her disease in private,

Lois Capps

2:08:14 to 2:08:27( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: she bravely and valiantly decided to take her experience to improve the experiences of other women in that sisterhood. she did so by advocating for the breast cancer patient protection act and

Lois Capps

2:08:27 to 2:08:41( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: other legislation that would improve the lives of those who suffer from this disease. i was also proud to work with jo ann on the federal firefighters fairness act. together we worked one

Lois Capps

2:08:41 to 2:08:55( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: from the west coast and one from the east to extend to federal firefighters the same presumptive disability rights offered to most city and state firefighters. i enjoyed working with jo ann

Lois Capps

2:08:55 to 2:09:13( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: on this issue, especially as she showed so much her dedication to firefighters and their families. i will, however, most fondly remember the many mornings i and several others spent with

Lois Capps

2:09:13 to 2:09:28( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: jo ann at prayer breakfasts on wednesday mornings at the c street house as we will gather in sadness and sorrow tomorrow. we were bound together several of us through personal experiences with

Lois Capps

2:09:28 to 2:09:43( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: cancer. and when amongst our fellowship jo ann was first diagnosed, we supported her with prayer. and then as she regained her strength, we rejoiced. but as so often and tragically happens with this

Lois Capps

2:09:43 to 2:09:57( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: dread disease and others, there was a relapse and we have been much in prayer as all of us have for her recovery, but it was not to be. . recovery, but it was not to be. you know, she and

Lois Capps

2:09:57 to 2:10:12( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: i had our differences in the direction of policy, but we certainly shared in our desire to let our faith serve as a guide for our work in congress, and she was a very strong principled person

Lois Capps

2:10:12 to 2:10:25( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: whose convictions and certainty of her faith shown through everything that she did. i know we're going to honor our dear departed colleague by folling in her strong example, by calling on our

Lois Capps

2:10:25 to 2:10:45( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: faith to serve as a motivation for our work here in congress, the way that she did. we may not measure up to her strength, but we have a role model in her. and i also hope that we, as

Lois Capps

2:10:45 to 2:11:00( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: a congress, will serve to honor her memory by redoubling our efforts to remove the scourge of cancer through support for prevention, for following her example of reaching out, through education, outreach,

Lois Capps

2:11:00 to 2:11:14( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: and awareness, and for increasing research dollars so that we can more effectively prevent and treat this disease. i join my family -- my colleague in paying tribute to jo ann davis today

Lois Capps

2:11:14 to 2:11:25( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: and offering our condolences to her family, her staff, and her constituents in this time of their sorrow. we will miss jo ann davis dearly. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman

Lois Capps

2:11:25 to 2:11:37( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: from virginia, mr. wolf. mr. wolf: i yield to the gentleman from virginia, mr. forbes. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's recognized. mr. forbes: thank you, mr. speaker. mr. speaker,

J. Randy Forbes

2:11:37 to 2:11:49( Edit History Discussion )

J. Randy Forbes: i like, so manies others, rise today to pay -- so many others, rise today to pay tribute too ann davis and her husband chuck, and her family. by now you begin to hear a pattern that reflects

J. Randy Forbes

2:11:37 to 2:15:16( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: J. Randy Forbes

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