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House Proceeding on Dec 19th, 2007 :: 0:23:09 to 0:24:20
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John Hall

0:22:56 to 0:23:09( Edit History Discussion )

John Hall: earmarks were being used to help members get re-elected. the reason it is treated as kind of ho hum is that is one of the more noble explanations as to why earmarks are used. with the reporting

Tom Price

0:23:09 to 0:23:25( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: that's going on about earmarks being tied to campaign contributions or chairman or people in leadership position getting tens of millions of dollars in earmarks for favorite companies or organizations

Tom Price

0:23:09 to 0:24:20( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Tom Price

Tom Price

0:23:25 to 0:23:43( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: in their district, it seems that we've simply gone too far when we don't recognize this as a problem. and i would call on my colleagues in the new year to have a moratorium on earmarks. let's

Tom Price

0:23:43 to 0:24:01( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: put a brake on this process until we can put a process in place to adequately vet these. there's no noble purpose for the contemporary practice of earmarking. try as we might, we aren't coming up

Tom Price

0:24:01 to 0:24:20( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: with one. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentlewoman from pennsylvania rise? >> to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro

Paul Hodes

0:24:20 to 0:24:39( Edit History Discussion )

Paul Hodes: tempore: without objection, the gentlewoman is recognilezed for one minute. ms. schwartz: we've set our nation a new direction, we've increased the minimum wage, improving the lives of millions

Paul Hodes

0:24:20 to 0:25:51( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Paul Hodes

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