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August 2, 2013

“I thank the Gentleman for yielding. What a perfect bill this is. Our Republican friends don't like taxes. They don't like the collection of taxes, and, of course, none of us do. And they don't like affordable care for our citizens, quality care for our citizens, accessible care for our citizens. So with this stroke, they can attack both.

August 1, 2013

“I thank the Ranking Member of the Rules Committee, my friend, Ms. Slaughter, for yielding. I want to say I have a great deal of respect for the Gentleman from Oklahoma. But I say that this House is not working.

August 1, 2013

“Well, certainly the strategy has been, and continues to be, to focus on the creation of jobs. We believe that's the number one priority of Americans. We believe it ought to be the number one priority of the Congress, and clearly, as you've seen in recent weeks -- but frankly through the last four and a half years -- it's been the number one priority of the President of the United States. The creation of jobs is critical if we're going to get the country to where it needs to be.

July 31, 2013

“I thank the Gentleman for yielding. And I rise in support of this legislation. But [I] also thank my friend, Keith Ellison, for his perspective on this, and I want to speak to that, as well. I want to thank Chairman Royce and Ranking Member Engel for their leadership on this bill.

July 31, 2013

“This Congress has been the worst Congress for federal employees in which I served. The Gentleman who spoke before me said he ran a business. If you treat your employees as we're treating our employees, they would have all quit.”

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