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House Proceeding on Nov 18th, 2009 :: 0:18:55 to 0:20:20
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Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:18:51 to 0:19:12( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: that measure. mr. speaker, i reject any government takeover of our nation's health care system. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpo does the gentlelady from texas >> to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady is recognized for one minute. ms. jackson lee: i am privileged to join my colleagues this morning to celebrate a man who i call a

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:18:55 to 0:20:20( Edit History Discussion )
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Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:19:13 to 0:19:33( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: good samaritan who battles for the impoverished, those without voices, those who cannot speak for themselves. jesse jackson, who is with us here today, is a man of all seasons. he rescues, he discovers, he challenges. and there is no doubt in my mind as martin luther king rests in peace that jesse is the reason that we now

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:19:34 to 0:19:54( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: celebrate the election of president barack obama. i know that he is a man that finds problems and solves problems. i thank him for coming to houston, texas, in the midst of enron and giving empowerment as we stood outside that buildinand employees cried, jesse jackson was there to empower them and give them for the first time in history a

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:19:55 to 0:20:15( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: stakeholder in receiving benefits tt they would not have gotten. i thank him for coming to galveston, texas, and announcing and analyzing that insurance companies benefited from the work of slaves. this is a man who goes and seeks those who, again, cannot find for themselves. we are gratified that he is a good samaritan on the battlefield, fighting for those

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:20:16 to 0:20:20( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: who again are voiceless. we are gratified he received the presidential medal of

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