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House Proceeding 12-10-09 on Dec 10th, 2009 :: 0:20:35 to 0:22:50
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Alcee L. Hastings

0:20:29 to 0:20:49( Edit History Discussion )

Alcee L. Hastings: yielding to the dean to address my colleague's immedi concerns regarding the procedure in this measure. . he decries the procedure. i served with my colleague. this is not an unusual procedure

Alcee L. Hastings

0:20:35 to 0:22:50( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Alcee L. Hastings

Alcee L. Hastings

0:20:50 to 0:21:11( Edit History Discussion )

Alcee L. Hastings: particularly given the importance of this i want to point out that in the 109th congress the republican majority reported at least 21 rules that allowed same-day consideration. in fact, five of those rules

Alcee L. Hastings

0:21:12 to 0:21:33( Edit History Discussion )

Alcee L. Hastings: waived this any rule reported from the committee. by contrast this rule is only for this one specific bill and only for today. additionally i would like to address my colleague's concerns regarding where were.

Alcee L. Hastings

0:21:34 to 0:21:54( Edit History Discussion )

Alcee L. Hastings: i've been hearing repeatedly on this floor that the democrats have not done anyth i won't give the litany of everything that we have done. but what i do want to clear up when we're referred to as persons that are spending like we're drunk sailors, i want to know what we

Alcee L. Hastings

0:21:55 to 0:22:16( Edit History Discussion )

Alcee L. Hastings: started out with. and my colleagues seem to forget that we inherited a financial mess, a system on the brink of collapse. i didn't hear the cry when mr. paulson came here and said that our financial system was on its knees. we reacted, both democrat and

Alcee L. Hastings

0:22:17 to 0:22:37( Edit History Discussion )

Alcee L. Hastings: republican, and i might add, even the tarp did better than most democrats and republicans expected. we inherited the worst recession since the great depression. two wars that weren't paid for, a broken health care system and 1950's energy policy. that was

Alcee L. Hastings

0:22:38 to 0:22:51( Edit History Discussion )

Alcee L. Hastings: administration and the republican majority in congress so there's been a lot to fix this year and we've been about that business. so heree are digging out from the bush economy. it's time to get this done, but

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