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House Proceeding 12-15-09 on Dec 15th, 2009 :: 0:41:45 to 0:43:00
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Keith Ellison

0:41:41 to 0:42:01( Edit History Discussion )

Keith Ellison: it's about now we think about ourselves. instead of spending billions on the war we need to spend it on us. end the war now. thank you, mr. speaker. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentleman from minnesota rise? >> i rice to address the house for one minute and to revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the

Keith Ellison

0:41:45 to 0:43:00( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Keith Ellison

Keith Ellison

0:42:02 to 0:42:23( Edit History Discussion )

Keith Ellison: gentleman is recognized for one minute. mr. ellison: mr. speaker, after nearly a decade of handing over middle-class tax dollars to the wealthiest 1%, after nearly a decade of policy that encouraged $1 million bonuses over raises for american workers, we are witnessing the results of nearly a decade of complete republican control of the

Keith Ellison

0:42:24 to 0:42:45( Edit History Discussion )

Keith Ellison: federal government. they handed president obama and this congress two wars, hundreds of billions of dollars infrastructure, a home mortgage foreclosure cris. one in eight mortgages in default or in foreclosure. a global climate crisis, and a financial sector ravaged by greed.

Keith Ellison

0:42:46 to 0:43:01( Edit History Discussion )

Keith Ellison: this should be called the republican recession, and then they handed it all off to president obama and now have the audacity to ask, where the jobs? well, the jobs are coming. the jobs are being built right now because democrats are focusing on jobs. democrats are committed to a

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