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House Session - October 14, 2013

The House met for Morning Hour, during which members spoke on a variety of topics.

Speakers:
Time
Action
  • 12:00:38 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    HONORABLE GEORGE HOLDING TO ACT AS SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE ON THIS DAY.…

    HONORABLE GEORGE HOLDING TO ACT AS SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE ON THIS DAY. SIGNED, JOHN A. BOEHNER, SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

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  • 12:01:09 PM

    MR. WOLF

    EVENT SHALL DEBATE CONTINUE BEYOND 1:50 P.M. THE CHAIR RECOGNIZES THE…

    EVENT SHALL DEBATE CONTINUE BEYOND 1:50 P.M. THE CHAIR RECOGNIZES THE GENTLEMAN FROM VIRGINIA, MR. WOLF, FOR FIVE MINUTES.

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  • 12:05:30 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    ENSURE WE DON'T DEFULT ON OUR DEBT, AND THEN COMMIT OURSELVES TO CURBING…

    ENSURE WE DON'T DEFULT ON OUR DEBT, AND THEN COMMIT OURSELVES TO CURBING UNSUSTAINABLE ENTITLEMENT SPENDING. I YIELD BACK THE BALANCE

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  • 12:05:37 PM

    MR. BERA

    THE CHAIR RECOGNIZES THE GENTLEMAN FROM CALIFORNIA, MR. BERA, FOR FIVE…

    THE CHAIR RECOGNIZES THE GENTLEMAN FROM CALIFORNIA, MR. BERA, FOR FIVE MINUTES.

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  • 12:07:22 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    TO LEAD US. AS DEMOCRATS AND REPUBLICANS. AMERICA

  • 12:07:34 PM

    MR. MCCLINTOCK

    CALIFORNIA, MR. MCCLINTOCK, FOR FIVE MINUTES.

  • 12:12:26 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    UNCONSTITUTIONAL USER PATIENCE. I BELIEVE THE SALVATION OF OUR NATION NOW…

    UNCONSTITUTIONAL USER PATIENCE. I BELIEVE THE SALVATION OF OUR NATION NOW ULTIMATELY DEPENDS ON THE AMERICAN PEOPLE JOINING THEM. I YIELD BACK.

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  • 12:12:38 PM

    MR. VILA

    RECOGNIZES THE GENTLEMAN FROM TEXAS, FOR FIVE MINUTES. MR. VILLA --

  • 12:16:21 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    I STAND HERE BEFORE CONGRESS IN RECOGNITION OF THEIR ACCOMPLISHMENT AND…

    I STAND HERE BEFORE CONGRESS IN RECOGNITION OF THEIR ACCOMPLISHMENT AND THEIR SACRIFICE. MR. SPEAKER, I YIELD THE BALANCE OF MY TIME.

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  • 12:16:35 PM

    MR. FALEOMAVAEGA

    FOR FIVE MINUTES.

  • 12:19:09 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    A DEROGATORY TERM FOR AMERICAN INDIANS. WITH THAT I YIELD BACK.

  • 02:00:19 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    ARE RETURNING FOR SHORT SPEECHES

  • 02:00:30 PM

    THE CHAPLAIN

    WILL BE IN ORDER. THE PRAYER WILL BE OFFERED BY OUR CHAPLAIN, FATHER…

    WILL BE IN ORDER. THE PRAYER WILL BE OFFERED BY OUR CHAPLAIN, FATHER CONROY.

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  • 02:01:56 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    POWER. MAY ALL THAT IS DONE TODAY BE FOR YOUR GREATER HONOR AND GLORY,…

    POWER. MAY ALL THAT IS DONE TODAY BE FOR YOUR GREATER HONOR AND GLORY, AMEN.

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  • 02:02:11 PM

    MR. WILSON

    EVERYONE, INCLUDING OR GUESTS -- OUR GUESTS IN THE GALLERY. PLEASE JOIN…

    EVERYONE, INCLUDING OR GUESTS -- OUR GUESTS IN THE GALLERY. PLEASE JOIN IN. I PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND TO THE REPUBLIC FOR WHICH IT STANDS, ONE NATION UNDER GOD, INDIVISIBLE, WITH LIBERTY AND JUSTICE FOR ALL.

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  • 02:02:34 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    ALL.

  • 02:02:45 PM

    MR. BURGESS

    FOR ONE-MINUTE SPEECHES ON EACH SIDE OF THE AISLE. FOR WHAT PURPOSE

  • 02:02:53 PM

    MR. BURGESS

    I ASK UNANIMOUS CONSENT TO ADDRESS THE HOUSE FOR ONE MINUTE. REVISE AND…

    I ASK UNANIMOUS CONSENT TO ADDRESS THE HOUSE FOR ONE MINUTE. REVISE AND EXTEND MY REMARKS.

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  • 02:04:23 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    EMBARRASSING GLITCH THAT HAS BEEN FOISTED UPON US BY THE EXECUTIVE

  • 02:04:28 PM

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    US BY THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH. IT'S TIME FOR US TO STAND DOWN ON THE…

    US BY THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH. IT'S TIME FOR US TO STAND DOWN ON THE INDIVIDUAL MANDATE.

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  • 02:04:31 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    ON THE INDIVIDUAL MANDATE.

  • 02:04:32 PM

    MR. COURTNEY

    THE GENTLEMAN'S TIME HAS EXPIRED. FOR WHAT PURPOSE DOES THE GENTLEMAN FROM…

    THE GENTLEMAN'S TIME HAS EXPIRED. FOR WHAT PURPOSE DOES THE GENTLEMAN FROM CONNECTICUT SEEK RECOGNITION?

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  • 02:05:30 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    DISTRICT, NOT TO REPRESENT THE LEADERS OF OUR CAUCUS. END THE SHUTDOWN.…

    DISTRICT, NOT TO REPRESENT THE LEADERS OF OUR CAUCUS. END THE SHUTDOWN. SIGN THE DISCHARGE PETITION. END THE NIGHTMARE THAT THIS COUNTRY

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  • 02:05:36 PM

    MS. FOXX

    THIS COUNTRY IS GOING THROUGH. I YIELD BACK THE BALANCE OF MY TIME.

  • 02:05:39 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 02:05:43 PM

    MS. FOXX

    I ASK UNANIMOUS CONSENT TO ADDRESS THE HOUSE FOR ONE MINUTE.

  • 02:06:43 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    STEPS TO REDUCE THOSE BILLS FOR THE FUTURE. BOTH PARTIES NEED TO BE…

    STEPS TO REDUCE THOSE BILLS FOR THE FUTURE. BOTH PARTIES NEED TO BE COMMITTED TO THIS RESPONSIBLE REALITY. I YIELD BACK,

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  • 02:06:49 PM

    MR. WILSON

    THIS RESPONSIBLE REALITY. I YIELD BACK,

  • 02:06:52 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    MR. SPEAKER.

  • 02:06:55 PM

    MR. WILSON

    I ASK UNANIMOUS CONSENT TO ADDRESS THE HOUSE FOR ONE MINUTE. REVISE AND…

    I ASK UNANIMOUS CONSENT TO ADDRESS THE HOUSE FOR ONE MINUTE. REVISE AND EXTEND MY REMARKS.

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  • 02:08:01 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    HOUSE REPUBLICANS TO REDUCE SPENDING AND REOPEN THE GOVERNMENT'S DOORS. IN…

    HOUSE REPUBLICANS TO REDUCE SPENDING AND REOPEN THE GOVERNMENT'S DOORS. IN CONCLUSION, GOD BLESS OUR TROOPS. WE'LL NEVER FORGET SEPTEMBER 11 AND THE GLOBAL WAR ON TERRORISM. THE SPEAKER

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  • 02:08:09 PM

    THE CLERK

    THE GENTLEMAN'S TIME HAS EXPIRED. THE HOUSE -- THE CHAIR LAYS BEFORE THE…

    THE GENTLEMAN'S TIME HAS EXPIRED. THE HOUSE -- THE CHAIR LAYS BEFORE THE HOUSE A COMMUNICATION.

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  • 02:08:36 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    1:25 P.M. THAT THE SENATE PASSED SENATE 812. WITH BEST WISHES I AM, SIGNED…

    1:25 P.M. THAT THE SENATE PASSED SENATE 812. WITH BEST WISHES I AM, SIGNED SINCERELY, KAREN L. HAAS.

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  • 05:00:51 PM

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    WORK. [CAPTIONING PERFORMED BY NATIONAL CAPTIONING INSTITUTE] [CAPTIONS…

    WORK. [CAPTIONING PERFORMED BY NATIONAL CAPTIONING INSTITUTE] [CAPTIONS COPYRIGHT NATIONAL CABLE SATELLITE CORP. 2013]

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  • 05:01:16 PM

    MR. SIMPSON

    REMAINING. AND THE GENTLEMAN FROM VIRGINIA, MR. MORAN, HAS 9 1/2 MINUTES…

    REMAINING. AND THE GENTLEMAN FROM VIRGINIA, MR. MORAN, HAS 9 1/2 MINUTES REMAINING. THE CHAIR RECOGNIZES THE GENTLEMAN FROM IDAHO.

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  • 05:01:26 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    MR. SPEAKER, IT'S MY PLEASURE TO YIELD TWO MINUTES TO THE GENTLEMAN FROM…

    MR. SPEAKER, IT'S MY PLEASURE TO YIELD TWO MINUTES TO THE GENTLEMAN FROM CALIFORNIA, A VALID MEMBER OF OUR SUBCOMMITTEE,

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  • 05:01:29 PM

    MR. CALVERT

    THE GENTLEMAN IS RECOGNIZED FOR TWO MINUTES.

  • 05:03:44 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    TO WORK FOR THE AMERICAN PEOPLE.

  • 05:03:47 PM

    MR. MORAN

    TO WORK FOR THE AMERICAN PEOPLE.

  • 05:04:00 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    AT THIS TIME TO THE RANKING MEMBER OF THE NATURAL RESOURCES COMMITTEE,…

    AT THIS TIME TO THE RANKING MEMBER OF THE NATURAL RESOURCES COMMITTEE, PETER DEFAZIO FROM OREGON. THE SPEAKER PRO

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  • 05:04:04 PM

    MR. DEFAZIO

    THE GENTLEMAN FROM OREGON IS RECOGNIZED FOR THREE MINUTES.

  • 05:07:16 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    BUDGET. YOU COULD HAVE DONE THAT. YOU WOULDN'T DO IT. YOU CHANGED THE…

    BUDGET. YOU COULD HAVE DONE THAT. YOU WOULDN'T DO IT. YOU CHANGED THE RULES OF THE HOUSE SO WE COULDN'T BRING IT UP AS

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  • 05:07:20 PM

    MR. SIMPSON

    COULDN'T BRING IT UP AS A PRIVILEGED RESOLUTION, AND THEN YOU PRETEND

  • 05:07:21 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    A PRIVILEGED RESOLUTION, AND THEN YOU PRETEND TO CARE. COME ON, GUYS. YOU…

    A PRIVILEGED RESOLUTION, AND THEN YOU PRETEND TO CARE. COME ON, GUYS. YOU CAN DO

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  • 05:07:28 PM

    MR. MORAN

    I RESERVE THE BALANCE OF MY TIME.

  • 05:07:38 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    THE GENTLEMAN HAVE ANY MORE SPEAKERS? OK. MR.

  • 05:07:42 PM

    MR. MORAN

    THE GENTLEMAN IS RECOGNIZED.

  • 05:14:40 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    BUT I KNOW THAT IT'S AN ATTEMPT TO BAND-AID TO HIDE THE GOVERNMENT…

    BUT I KNOW THAT IT'S AN ATTEMPT TO BAND-AID TO HIDE THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN.

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  • 05:14:42 PM

    MR. SIMPSON

    AN ATTEMPT TO BAND-AID TO HIDE THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN.

  • 05:14:46 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    BAND-AID TO HIDE THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN. WE NEED TO OPEN IT. THE SPEAKER

  • 05:14:49 PM

    MR. SIMPSON

    THE GENTLEMAN'S TIME HAS EXPIRED.

  • 05:17:55 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    TO ADDRESS THESE CRITICAL NEEDS IN OUR NATION AND TREATIES AND MORAL…

    TO ADDRESS THESE CRITICAL NEEDS IN OUR NATION AND TREATIES AND MORAL OBLIGATIONS. I ENCOURAGE MY COLLEAGUES TO SUPPORT THIS RESOLUTION AND I YIELD BACK.

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  • 05:18:13 PM

    THE CLERK

    ENGROSSMENT AND THIRD READING OF THE JOINT RESOLUTION. THOSE IN FAVOR SAY…

    ENGROSSMENT AND THIRD READING OF THE JOINT RESOLUTION. THOSE IN FAVOR SAY AYE. THOSE OPPOSED, NO. THE AYES HAVE IT, THIRD READING.

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  • 05:18:24 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    FOR THE BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS BUREAU OF INDIAN EDUCATION FOR FISCAL…

    FOR THE BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS BUREAU OF INDIAN EDUCATION FOR FISCAL YEAR 2014 AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

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  • 05:18:46 PM

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    RECESS

  • 06:20:38 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    THE BUREAU OF INDIAN EDUCATION AND THE INDIAN HEALTH SERVICE FOR FISCAL…

    THE BUREAU OF INDIAN EDUCATION AND THE INDIAN HEALTH SERVICE FOR FISCAL YEAR 2014 AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

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  • 06:20:42 PM

    MRS. KIRKPATRICK

    FOR FISCAL YEAR 2014 AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

  • 06:20:46 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    FOR WHAT PURPOSE DOES GENTLEWOMAN ARIZONA SEEK RECOGNITION?

  • 06:20:50 PM

    MRS. KIRKPATRICK

    RECOGNITION?

  • 06:20:54 PM

    THE CLERK

    IS THE GENTLEWOMAN OPPOSED?

  • 06:20:57 PM

    MRS. KIRKPATRICK

    GENTLEWOMAN OPPOSED?

  • 06:20:59 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    MRS. KIRKPATRICK MOVES TO --

  • 06:21:08 PM

    MR. SIMPSON

    READING.

  • 06:21:11 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    I RESERVE A POINT OF ORDER.

  • 06:21:18 PM

    MRS. KIRKPATRICK

    POINT OF ORDER IS RESERVED. PURSUANT TO THE RULE, THE GENTLEWOMAN FROM…

    POINT OF ORDER IS RESERVED. PURSUANT TO THE RULE, THE GENTLEWOMAN FROM ARIZONA IS RECOGNIZED FOR FIVE MINUTES.

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  • 06:24:17 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    RIGHT NOW AND STOP THIS SHUTDOWN TONIGHT. LET'S VOTE ON A CLEAN FUNDING…

    RIGHT NOW AND STOP THIS SHUTDOWN TONIGHT. LET'S VOTE ON A CLEAN FUNDING BILL TO

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  • 06:24:23 PM

    MR. SIMPSON

    THE GENTLELADY YIELDS BACK. FOR WHAT PURPOSE DOES THE GENTLEMAN FROM IDAHO…

    THE GENTLELADY YIELDS BACK. FOR WHAT PURPOSE DOES THE GENTLEMAN FROM IDAHO SEEK RECOGNITION?

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  • 06:24:47 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    WITHIN THE JURISDICTION ON THE COMMITTEE ON RULES AND THE AMENDMENT IS NOT

  • 06:24:49 PM

    MRS. KIRKPATRICK

    THE JURISDICTION ON THE COMMITTEE ON RULES AND THE AMENDMENT IS NOT

  • 06:24:50 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    THE JURISDICTION ON THE COMMITTEE ON RULES AND THE AMENDMENT IS NOT…

    THE JURISDICTION ON THE COMMITTEE ON RULES AND THE AMENDMENT IS NOT GERMANE TO THE

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  • 06:24:54 PM

    MRS. KIRKPATRICK

    ANY MEMBER WISH TO BE HEARD?

  • 06:25:55 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    WE CAN'T KEEP THE ENTIRE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OPEN TODAY? CAN THE CHAIR…

    WE CAN'T KEEP THE ENTIRE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OPEN TODAY? CAN THE CHAIR PLEASE EXPLAIN WHY WE CAN'T

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  • 06:26:03 PM

    MR. SIMPSON

    GOVERNMENT OPEN TONIGHT?

  • 06:26:06 PM

    MR. GARAMENDI

    CHAIR'S PREPARED TO RULE. THE GENTLEMAN FROM IDAHO -- MR.

  • 06:26:10 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:26:18 PM

    MR. GARAMENDI

    THE GENTLEMAN FROM CALIFORNIA IS RECOGNIZED ON THE POINT OF ORDER.

  • 06:27:16 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    ARE AVAILABLE, THAT HOMELAND SECURITY IS FUNCTIONING. MR. SPEAKER, WHAT IS…

    ARE AVAILABLE, THAT HOMELAND SECURITY IS FUNCTIONING. MR. SPEAKER, WHAT IS THE POINT OF THE POINT OF ORDER, OTHER THAN TO STOP THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FROM WORKING?

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  • 06:28:10 PM

    MRS. KIRKPATRICK

    THE POINT OF ORDER IS SUSTAINED.

  • 06:28:13 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    SUSTAINED. FOR WHAT PURPOSE DOES THE GENTLEWOMAN FROM ARIZONA SEEK…

    SUSTAINED. FOR WHAT PURPOSE DOES THE GENTLEWOMAN FROM ARIZONA SEEK RECOGNITION?

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  • 06:28:22 PM

    MR. SIMPSON

    AND NAYS.

  • 06:28:23 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    I MOVE TO DELAY THE APPEAL.

  • 06:28:34 PM

    MRS. KIRKPATRICK

    IS ON THE MOTION TO TABLE. THOSE IN FAVOR SAY AYE.

  • 06:28:35 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    I REQUEST THE YEAS AND NAYS.

  • 06:56:02 PM

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    THE AYES HAVE IT. DOES THE GENTLELADY

  • 06:56:06 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    YES. ASK FOR A RECORDED VOTE.

  • 07:03:50 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 07:04:37 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 07:05:11 PM

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    ORDER. FOR WHAT PURPOSE

  • 07:05:13 PM

    THE CHAIR

    YEAR 2014

  • 07:05:14 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    THE OPINION OF THE CHAIR, THE NOES

  • 07:05:16 PM

    THE CLERK

    THE OPINION OF THE CHAIR, THE NOES

  • 07:05:36 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    THE OPINION OF THE CHAIR, THE NOES

  • 07:05:42 PM

    THE CLERK

    THE OPINION OF THE CHAIR, THE NOES

  • 07:05:45 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    THE OPINION OF THE CHAIR, THE NOES

  • 07:05:58 PM

    MR. GRAYSON

    THE OPINION OF THE CHAIR, THE NOES

  • 07:06:01 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    MR. SPEAKER, I DEMAND A RECORDED VOTE.

  • 07:22:11 PM

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    TABLE. FOR WHAT PURPOSE DOES THE GENTLEMAN FROM VIRGINIA SEEK RECOGNITION?

  • 07:22:20 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    I ASK UNANIMOUS CONSENT THAT THE COMMITTEE ON THE JUDICIARY BE DISCHARGED…

    I ASK UNANIMOUS CONSENT THAT THE COMMITTEE ON THE JUDICIARY BE DISCHARGED FROM FURTHER CONSIDERATION OF H.R. 3190 AND ASK FOR ITS IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION IN THE HOUSE.

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  • 07:22:57 PM

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    TABLE. THE CHAIR WILL NOW ENTERTAIN REQUESTS FOR ONE-MINUTES.

  • 07:23:02 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    FOR ONE-MINUTES. FOR WHAT PURPOSE DOES THE GENTLEMAN FROM PENNSYLVANIA…

    FOR ONE-MINUTES. FOR WHAT PURPOSE DOES THE GENTLEMAN FROM PENNSYLVANIA RISE?

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  • 07:23:06 PM

    MR. THOMPSON

    I ASK UNANIMOUS CONSENT TO ADDRESS THE HOUSE FOR ONE MINUTE AND REVISE AND…

    I ASK UNANIMOUS CONSENT TO ADDRESS THE HOUSE FOR ONE MINUTE AND REVISE AND EXTEND.

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  • 07:24:14 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    PUBLIC INJUSTICE. IT IS TIME TO DO NO MORE HARM. IT'S TIME TO END THE…

    PUBLIC INJUSTICE. IT IS TIME TO DO NO MORE HARM. IT'S TIME TO END THE POLITICS AND START

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  • 07:24:19 PM

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    SOLVING THE PROBLEMS. THE AMERICAN PEOPLE DESERVE AS MUCH. I YIELD BACK

  • 07:24:22 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    FOR WHAT PURPOSE DOES THE GENTLEMAN FROM CALIFORNIA SEEK RECOGNITION?

  • 07:24:25 PM

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    TO ADDRESS THE HOUSE FOR ONE MINUTE AND REVISE AND EXTEND MY REMARKS.

  • 07:24:47 PM

    MR. SWALWELL

    NATIONAL LABORATORY WHO WORK AS FEDERAL CONTRACTORS WILL BE FURLOUGHED…

    NATIONAL LABORATORY WHO WORK AS FEDERAL CONTRACTORS WILL BE FURLOUGHED THIS WEEK.

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  • 07:25:42 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    IS END THIS SHUTDOWN AND PUT BACK TO WORK THESE HARDWORKING INDIVIDUALS

  • 07:25:47 PM

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    HARDWORKING INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE SERVING THE NATIONAL MISSION.

  • 07:25:49 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    THE NATIONAL MISSION. THANK YOU AND I YIELD BACK. THE SPEAKER

  • 07:25:53 PM

    MR. POE

    I ASK UNANIMOUS CONSENT TO ADDRESS THE HOUSE FOR ONE MINUTE.

  • 07:26:58 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    THE GENTLEMAN YIELDS BACK. ANY MORE REQUESTS FOR ONE-MINUTES? THE CHAIR…

    THE GENTLEMAN YIELDS BACK. ANY MORE REQUESTS FOR ONE-MINUTES? THE CHAIR LAYS BEFORE THE HOUSE THE FOLLOWING PERSONAL REQUESTS.

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  • 07:27:13 PM

    THE CLERK

    THE CHAIR LAYS BEFORE THE HOUSE THE FOLLOWING PERSONAL REQUESTS.

  • 07:27:27 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    OF PENNSYLVANIA FOR TODAY, MR. GENE GREEN OF TEXAS FOR TODAY AND MR. PASS…

    OF PENNSYLVANIA FOR TODAY, MR. GENE GREEN OF TEXAS FOR TODAY AND MR. PASS FOR OF ARIZONA FOR TODAY.

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  • 07:27:51 PM

    MRS. HARTZLER

    MISSOURI, MRS. HARTZLER, IS RECOGNIZED FOR 60 MINUTES AS THE DESIGNEE OF…

    MISSOURI, MRS. HARTZLER, IS RECOGNIZED FOR 60 MINUTES AS THE DESIGNEE OF THE MAJORITY LEADER.

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  • 07:41:03 PM

    MR. STEWART

    THEIR THOUGHTS ON THIS IMPORTANT TIME IN HISTORY THIS MONDAY NIGHT THAT…

    THEIR THOUGHTS ON THIS IMPORTANT TIME IN HISTORY THIS MONDAY NIGHT THAT WE'RE AT, AND I'D LIKE TO YIELD TO MY FRIEND FROM UTAH, CHRIS STEWART. GO AHEAD.

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  • 07:47:17 PM

    MRS. HARTZLER

    OUT. WITH THAT, ONCE AGAIN, MRS. HARTZLER, THANK YOU FOR LETTING ME SHARE…

    OUT. WITH THAT, ONCE AGAIN, MRS. HARTZLER, THANK YOU FOR LETTING ME SHARE THE TIME WITH YOU. I YIELD BACK.

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  • 07:47:47 PM

    MR. SCALISE

    SCALISE, CHAIRMAN OF THE REPUBLICAN STUDY COMMITTEE AND A LEADER HERE IN…

    SCALISE, CHAIRMAN OF THE REPUBLICAN STUDY COMMITTEE AND A LEADER HERE IN THE HOUSE AND I APPRECIATE YOU SHARING TONIGHT. I YIELD MY TIME TO YOU.

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  • 07:55:18 PM

    MRS. HARTZLER

    IS THERE, THAT BEACON OF LIGHT WE'RE ALL FIGHTING FOR HERE ON THE HOUSE…

    IS THERE, THAT BEACON OF LIGHT WE'RE ALL FIGHTING FOR HERE ON THE HOUSE FLOOR. WITH THAT, I YIELD BACK TO THE GENTLELADY FROM

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  • 07:56:21 PM

    MR. WEBER

    SHARING THAT. NOW I YIELD MY TIME TO RANDY WEBER OF TEXAS, GLAD TO HAVE…

    SHARING THAT. NOW I YIELD MY TIME TO RANDY WEBER OF TEXAS, GLAD TO HAVE YOU HERE TONIGHT AND APPRECIATE WHAT YOU HAVE TO SHARE.

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  • 08:01:19 PM

    MRS. HARTZLER

    RANDY WEBER AND AMERICA IS WORTH FIGHTING FOR AND I THANK THE GENTLELADY.

  • 08:01:43 PM

    MR. STUTZMAN

    THANK YOU VERY MUCH. I YIELD TO MY FRIEND FROM THE MIDWEST FROM INDIANA,…

    THANK YOU VERY MUCH. I YIELD TO MY FRIEND FROM THE MIDWEST FROM INDIANA, REPRESENTATIVE STUTZMAN.

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  • 08:07:44 PM

    MRS. HARTZLER

    PLACE TODAY. IT IS TIME FOR SOLUTIONS. AND I THANK THE GENTLELADY FOR…

    PLACE TODAY. IT IS TIME FOR SOLUTIONS. AND I THANK THE GENTLELADY FOR YIELDING AND HER LEADERSHIP ON THIS ISSUE TONIGHT.

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  • 08:08:27 PM

    MR. BENTIVOLIO

    MICHIGAN.

  • 08:10:20 PM

    MRS. HARTZLER

    MOVE FORWARD, JOIN THE REST OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE AND SUPPORT EQUALITY…

    MOVE FORWARD, JOIN THE REST OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE AND SUPPORT EQUALITY UNDER THE LAW. THANK YOU AND I YIELD BACK.

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  • 08:10:45 PM

    MR. HUIZENGA

    MICHIGAN AND YIELD TIME TO HIM AS MUCH AS HE WOULD LIKE.

  • 08:24:24 PM

    MRS. HARTZLER

    AND MAKE SURE THAT CONGRESS CAN LIVE UNDER THE SAME LAWS THAT THEY VOTE…

    AND MAKE SURE THAT CONGRESS CAN LIVE UNDER THE SAME LAWS THAT THEY VOTE FOR AND THAT THEY PASS FOR. WITH THAT, I APPRECIATE YOU HAVING THIS CONVERSATION TONIGHT.

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  • 08:24:47 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    UNANIMOUS CONSENT THAT ALL MEMBERS MAY HAVE

  • 08:24:48 PM

    MRS. HARTZLER

    MEMBERS MAY HAVE

  • 08:25:09 PM

    MR. ROTHFUS

    SHARE TONIGHT?

  • 08:26:37 PM

    MRS. HARTZLER

    TO TAKE A LOOK AT THAT AND I THANK THE GENTLELADY AND YIELD BACK.

  • 08:26:44 PM

    MR. ANBAR

    MANY AMERICANS WATCHING ON TV RIGHT NOW ARE FRUSTRATED AND ANGRY WITH WHAT…

    MANY AMERICANS WATCHING ON TV RIGHT NOW ARE FRUSTRATED AND ANGRY WITH WHAT THEY'RE SEING IN WASHINGTON. THEY DON'T UNDERSTAND WHY POLITICAL CONFLICT HAS TO GET IN THE WAY OF SOLUTIONS. THEY'RE SAYING, AND THEY'RE SAYING TO ALL OF US, WHY ARE THE POLITICIANS PUTTING THEIR POLITICAL AGENDAS AHEAD OF WHAT IS GOOD FOR THE COUNTRY? AND I SHARE THAT FRUSTRATION AND ANGER AND I UNDERSTAND WHAT THEY'RE SAYING. THEY'RE SAY, WHY CAN'T THE POLITICIANS GET THEIR ACT TOGETHER? WHY CAN'T THEY REOPEN THE GOVERNMENT AND AVERT DEFAULT? BUT YOU KNOW, AS IMPORTANT AS IT IS TO REOPEN THE GOVERNMENT AND AS IMPORTANT AS IT IS TO AVERT A SHORT-TERM DEFAULT AND THOSE ARE VERY CRITICAL, IT'S EQUALLY IMPORTANT THAT WE STOP BUSINESS AS USUAL IN WASHINGTON. IT IS IMPORTANT THAT MEMBERS OF CONGRESS DO WHAT THEY WERE ELECTED TO DO, WHICH IS EXERCISE LEADERSHIP, STAND UP FOR WHAT IS RIGHT, AND WHAT IS IN THE LONG-TERM BEST INTERESTS OF THE NATION. AND WHAT IS IN THE LONG-TERM BEST INTERESTS OF THE NATION IS TO STOP SPENDING MONEY WE DON'T HAVE.

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  • 08:27:44 PM

    MR. BARR

    AND FINALLY FORCE THE GOVERNMENT TO LIVE WITHIN ITS MEANS. THANK

  • 08:30:08 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    TO LIVE WITHIN ITS MEANS. THANK YOU.

  • 08:30:22 PM

    MR. JEFFRIES

    3, 2013, THE GENTLEMAN FROM NEW YORK, MR. JEFFRIES, IS RECOGNIZED FOR 60…

    3, 2013, THE GENTLEMAN FROM NEW YORK, MR. JEFFRIES, IS RECOGNIZED FOR 60 MINUTES AS THE DESIGNEE OF THE MINORITY LEADER.

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  • 08:30:33 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    ALL MEMBERS MAY BE GIVEN FIVE

  • 08:30:35 PM

    MR. JEFFRIES

    WITHOUT OBJECTION.

  • 08:34:44 PM

    MS. FUDGE

    DYNAMIC LEADER OF THE CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS, THE DISTINGUISHED…

    DYNAMIC LEADER OF THE CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS, THE DISTINGUISHED CHAIRPERSON FROM THE GREAT STATE OF OHIO, REPRESENTATIVE FUDGE.

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  • 08:37:54 PM

    MR. JEFFRIES

    COLLEAGUES TO RAISE THE DEBT CEILING AND GET OUR ECONOMIC HOUSE IN ORDER.…

    COLLEAGUES TO RAISE THE DEBT CEILING AND GET OUR ECONOMIC HOUSE IN ORDER. I YIELD BACK.

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  • 08:38:33 PM

    MS. JACKSON LEE

    LEE.

  • 08:52:35 PM

    MR. JEFFRIES

    THEIR GOD, PRAY TO GOD AND ASK FOR THE BLESSINGS OF GOD ON THIS NATION.…

    THEIR GOD, PRAY TO GOD AND ASK FOR THE BLESSINGS OF GOD ON THIS NATION. WITH THAT, I THANK THE SWRELT FOR HIS COURTESIES AND YIELD BACK.

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  • 08:52:59 PM

    MR. SCOTT

    PLEASED TO HAVE BEEN JOINED BY THE DISTINGUISHED REPRESENTATIVE FROM THE…

    PLEASED TO HAVE BEEN JOINED BY THE DISTINGUISHED REPRESENTATIVE FROM THE GREAT STATE OF VIRGINIA, REPRESENTATIVE BOBBY SCOTT AND I NOW YIELD TIME TO HIM.

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  • 08:59:39 PM

    MR. JEFFRIES

    AND LOOK FORWARD TO REOPENING GOVERNMENT, PAYING OUR BILLS, AND THEN…

    AND LOOK FORWARD TO REOPENING GOVERNMENT, PAYING OUR BILLS, AND THEN GETTING INTO THE TOUGH NEGOTIATIONS.

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  • 09:01:09 PM

    MR. LEE

    FROM THE GREAT STATE OF CALIFORNIA, LET ME NOW YIELD TIME TO…

    FROM THE GREAT STATE OF CALIFORNIA, LET ME NOW YIELD TIME TO REPRESENTATIVE BARBARA LEE. .

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  • 09:01:29 PM

    MS. LEE

    WE APPRECIATE YOUR CONDUCTING THESE SPECIAL ORDERS TO MAKE SURE THAT THE…

    WE APPRECIATE YOUR CONDUCTING THESE SPECIAL ORDERS TO MAKE SURE THAT THE AMERICAN PEOPLE KNOW THE TRUTH ABOUT WHAT'S TAKING PLACE HERE IN WASHINGTON, D.C.

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  • 09:06:23 PM

    MR. JEFFRIES

    MILLIONS OF AMERICANS WHO THIS DREAM NOW QUITE FRANKLY IS TURNING INTO A…

    MILLIONS OF AMERICANS WHO THIS DREAM NOW QUITE FRANKLY IS TURNING INTO A NIGHTMARE. THANK YOU AND I YIELD BACK THE BALANCE OF MY TIME.

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  • 09:06:46 PM

    MR. VEASEY

    THE DISTINGUISHED MEMBER OF THE FRESHMAN CLASS, ALSO JOINING US FROM THE…

    THE DISTINGUISHED MEMBER OF THE FRESHMAN CLASS, ALSO JOINING US FROM THE GREAT STATE OF TEXAS, MY GOOD FRIEND, REPRESENTATIVE MARC VEASEY.

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  • 09:11:21 PM

    MR. JEFFRIES

    THE HARDWORKING TAXPAYERS IN OUR COUNTRY THAT MAKE OUR COUNTRY GREAT. I…

    THE HARDWORKING TAXPAYERS IN OUR COUNTRY THAT MAKE OUR COUNTRY GREAT. I YIELD BACK. I WANT TO THANK THE GENTLEMAN.

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  • 09:13:58 PM

    MRS. BEATTY

    HAS CONDUCTED HERSELF WITH SUCH GRACE HERE AND WE'RE PROUD TO CALL HER A…

    HAS CONDUCTED HERSELF WITH SUCH GRACE HERE AND WE'RE PROUD TO CALL HER A MEMBER OF THIS FRESHMAN CLASS. I YIELD NOW TO REPRESENTATIVE JOYCE BEATTY.

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  • 09:21:18 PM

    MR. JEFFRIES

    AMERICANS DESERVE BETTER. LET'S REOPEN THE DOORS OF GOVERNMENT AND LET'S…

    AMERICANS DESERVE BETTER. LET'S REOPEN THE DOORS OF GOVERNMENT AND LET'S RAISE OUR DEBT CEILING. AND I YIELD BACK.

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  • 09:21:30 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    HER ELOQUENT REMARKS. MR. SPEAKER, HOW MUCH TIME

  • 09:21:32 PM

    MR. JEFFRIES

    NINE MINUTES.

  • 09:21:56 PM

    MR. PAYNE

    PAYNE.

  • 09:25:20 PM

    MR. JEFFRIES

    ECONOMIC RECESSION. THEY DON'T NEED A MANUFACTURED CRISIS ON TOP OF IT.…

    ECONOMIC RECESSION. THEY DON'T NEED A MANUFACTURED CRISIS ON TOP OF IT. AND I WILL YIELD BACK AT THIS TIME.

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  • 09:25:36 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    NOVEMBER 16, 1983 LETTER FROM PRESIDENT

  • 09:25:38 PM

    MR. JEFFRIES

    WITHOUT OBJECTION.

  • 09:25:57 PM

    MR. HORSFORD

    POWER TO CLOSE US OUT FOR THE EVENING, REPRESENTATIVE HORSFORD FROM THE…

    POWER TO CLOSE US OUT FOR THE EVENING, REPRESENTATIVE HORSFORD FROM THE GREAT STATE OF NEVADA.

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  • 09:32:01 PM

    MR. JEFFRIES

    THAT OUR OBLIGATIONS ARE MET, THAT THE GOVERNMENT IS REOPENED AND THAT WE…

    THAT OUR OBLIGATIONS ARE MET, THAT THE GOVERNMENT IS REOPENED AND THAT WE MEET OUR OBLIGATIONS TO PAY OUR BILLS. I

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  • 09:32:08 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    MR. SPEAKER, LET'S REOPEN THE GOVERNMENT, RAISE THE DEBT CEILING AND GET…

    MR. SPEAKER, LET'S REOPEN THE GOVERNMENT, RAISE THE DEBT CEILING AND GET BACK TO DOING THE BUSINESS OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE AND I YIELD BACK THE BALANCE OF MY TIME.

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  • 09:33:16 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    EXPIRED.

  • 09:33:21 PM

    MR. JEFFRIES

    THE QUESTION IS ON THE

  • 09:33:24 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

Statistics

115th Congress - House
Total Hours: 1482 (After 679 days)
  • Debate689 Hours
  • Special Orders287 Hours
  • Votes231 Hours
  • One Minute Speeches120 Hours
  • Morning Hour107 Hours
  • Opening Procedures8 Hours

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