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House Proceeding on Oct 14th, 2009 :: 2:45:45 to 2:48:45
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Edward R. Royce

2:45:42 to 2:46:02( Edit History Discussion )

Edward R. Royce: with that, mr. speaker, i have no further speakers. i yield the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentlewoman from florida. ms. ros-lehtinen: thank you. to close on our side, mr. speaker, i'd like to yield four california, mr. royce, the ranking member on the subcommittee on terrorism, nonproliferation, and trade. the speaker pro tempore: the

Edward R. Royce

2:45:45 to 2:48:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Edward R. Royce

Edward R. Royce

2:46:03 to 2:46:24( Edit History Discussion )

Edward R. Royce: gentleman from california is recognized for four minutes. mr. royce: thank you, mr. speaker. let me thank the gentlelady from florida. as co-chairman of the congressional caucus on india and indian americans, i rise in support of recognizing the 140th anniversary of the birth of mahatma gandhi. today we give special

Edward R. Royce

2:46:25 to 2:46:45( Edit History Discussion )

Edward R. Royce: remembrance to one of the most revered people of the last century. preaching nonviolence, gandhi dedicated his life's work to helping others as a leader in the indian national congress, gandhi led campaigns to ease poverty. he led the campaigns to expand women's rights, and of course

Edward R. Royce

2:46:46 to 2:47:06( Edit History Discussion )

Edward R. Royce: he's remembered for his efforts to build religious am it -- amity. above all else he worked tirelessly to free his nation and helped direct india into a new era of democracy. his methods to do this included leadership by example. it included his organizational

Edward R. Royce

2:47:07 to 2:47:29( Edit History Discussion )

Edward R. Royce: ability. it also included peaceful civil disobedience as a tool, and his power to persuade by force of argument these were the ways in which he motivated those not only in his own nation but around theorld to this cause. and having traveled to india during the second round of

Edward R. Royce

2:47:30 to 2:47:51( Edit History Discussion )

Edward R. Royce: voting during india's recent election, the largest democratic display the world has ever seen, i'd have to say that gandhi himself would have been proud of how far his nation has come. under his guidance india has become a pluralistic democracy of many religions and ethnic groups.

Edward R. Royce

2:47:52 to 2:48:12( Edit History Discussion )

Edward R. Royce: i think probably as pluristic as the united states. we are here today to help keep the spirit of gandhi alive and to remember his remarkable achievements. before i close i would also like to extend my best wishes to the millions of people that

Edward R. Royce

2:48:13 to 2:48:33( Edit History Discussion )

Edward R. Royce: will celebrateewall -- dewali this saturday and i certainly hope they will be a joyous occasion. thank you, i yield back the balance of m the speaker pro tempore: does the gentlewoman from florida yield back? ms. ros-lehtinen: i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the question is, will the house suspend the rules and agree to house resolution 603. so many as are aye. those opposed, no. in the opinion of the chair, 2/3 of those voting having responded in the affirmative,

Edward R. Royce

2:48:34 to 2:48:45( Edit History Discussion )

Edward R. Royce: the rules are suspended, the resolution is agreed to, and without objection the motion to reconsider is laid upon the table. for what purpose does the gentleman from american samoa rise? mr. faleomavaega: mr. speaker, i move to suspend the rules and

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