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Senate

Fha Emergency Fiscal Solvency Act

Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded.

Speaking: Conrad
Fha Emergency Fiscal Solvency Act

The clerk will call the roll.

Fha Emergency Fiscal Solvency Act

The legislative clerk proceeded to call the roll.

Fha Emergency Fiscal Solvency Act

Without objection, it is so ordered.

Fha Emergency Fiscal Solvency Act

Mr. President, on Sunday, we confirmed Carol Galante as the new Commissioner of the Federal Housing Administration, FHA. I want to thank my 19 Republican colleagues who supported her nomination. ...

Speaking: Brown
Challenge To Future Congresses

I also wish to mention Sara Garland, my chief of staff, an extraordinary person, a North Dakota native, somebody who has dedicated herself to public service; Geri Gaginis, my executive ...

Speaking: Conrad
Challenge To Future Congresses

There being no objection, the material was ordered to be printed in the Record, as follows:

Challenge To Future Congresses

Mr. President, I thank my colleagues. These will be my final remarks to the Senate, and I thought I would share with my colleagues my observations on what has just ...

Speaking: Conrad
Challenge To Future Congresses

This is what I said 26 years ago in my candidacy for the Senate:

Speaking: Conrad
Extension Of Morning Business

Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that I be allowed to use as much time as I may consume.

Speaking: Sessions
Signing Authority

Without objection, it is so ordered.

Extension Of Morning Business

Without objection, it is so ordered.

Extension Of Morning Business

Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent the period for morning business be extended until 3 p.m. for debate only, with Senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each.

Speaking: Conrad
Signing Authority

Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that on Wednesday, January 2, the majority leader be authorized to sign duly enrolled bills or joint resolutions.

Speaking: Conrad
Thanking Senator Conrad

The Senator from Alabama.

Thanking Senator Conrad

I am so pleased to see that Senator Conrad is here, that I could follow him. I had another subject I wanted to speak about, an important subject. But it ...

Speaking: Sessions
Thanking Senator Conrad

I wish to say thanks to my colleague, Senator Sessions. He will still be on the Budget Committee. These challenges remain. I will lend my voice in whatever way I ...

Speaking: Conrad
Thanking Senator Conrad

Mr. President, I will repeat my admiration and affection for the Senator from North Dakota and appreciation for his leadership.

Speaking: Sessions
Additional Statements

Mr. President, on the occasion to mark his completion of his service as an Air Force Fellow here in the United States Senate and subsequent transfer to the Pentagon, I ...

Speaking: Akaka

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House

Summary Of Accomplishments

Mr. Speaker, we've had a very good session of the 112th Congress, and we got through it last night. I think all of us, regardless of how we voted, feel ...

Speaking: Stearns
Summary Of Accomplishments

The Chair recognizes the gentleman from Florida (Mr. Stearns) for 5 minutes.

The American People Are Looking For Certainty

Mr. Speaker, I rise today, and I know we've talked a lot and have heard from my colleagues about Sandy, and I certainly want to talk about that.

Speaking: Dold
The American People Are Looking For Certainty

The Chair recognizes the gentleman from Illinois (Mr. Dold) for 5 minutes.

Farewell Remarks

Mr. Speaker, as we close on the 112th Congress, I wish to express my gratitude to the residents of Florida's 25th Congressional District for having given me the honor and ...

Speaking: Rivera
Farewell Remarks

The Chair recognizes the gentleman from Florida (Mr. Rivera) for 5 minutes.

The Power Of Unity

Mr. Speaker, I want to begin by thanking my wife, Elizabeth, who is here in the gallery, for her constant support during my service in the United States Congress and ...

Speaking: Kucinich
The Power Of Unity

The Chair recognizes the gentleman from Ohio (Mr. Kucinich) for 2\1/2\ minutes.

The Power Of Unity

The Chair will remind Members to refrain from referring to occupants of the gallery.

Hurricane Sandy Relief

The Chair recognizes the gentleman from New Jersey (Mr. Pascrell) for 2\1/2\ minutes.

Hurricane Sandy Relief

Mr. Speaker, I want to wish you the best. I'm glad there's one more Democrat, but I'm not glad that you're leaving. You're a gentleman.

Speaking: Pascrell
Hurricane Sandy Relief

Mr. Speaker, this kind of petty partisan posturing is absolutely disgraceful. It's an act of spiteful indifference that will go down in history as a low point in a low ...

Speaking: Maloney
Hurricane Sandy Relief

The Chair recognizes the gentlewoman from New York (Mrs. Maloney) for 2\1/2\ minutes.

Expressions Of Gratitude

(Mr. DICKS asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.)

Expressions Of Gratitude

Mr. Speaker, I rise today to thank my constituents in Washington's Sixth District for supporting me over the last 36 years.

Speaking: Dicks
Farewell Remarks To Congress

Mr. Speaker, I rise today in my final time as a Member of the House of Representatives, as a retiring Member, just to express my gratitude to the people of ...

Speaking: Platts
Farewell Remarks To Congress

(Mr. PLATTS asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.)

Adjournment

Mr. Speaker, I move that the House do now adjourn.

Speaking: Dold
Hour Of Meeting On Tomorrow

Is there objection to the request of the gentleman from Illinois?

Hour Of Meeting On Tomorrow

Mr. Speaker, I ask unanimous consent that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 11 a.m. tomorrow.

Speaking: Dold
Hour Of Meeting On Tomorrow

There was no objection.

Adjournment

The motion was agreed to; accordingly (at 12 o'clock and 38 minutes p.m.), under its previous order, the House adjourned until tomorrow, Thursday, January 3, 2013, at 11 a.m.

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Extensions of Remarks

Final Reflection

Mr. Speaker, today I close my 24 years of service in the U.S. House of Representatives--it has been a rare honor to serve the people of north east Florida and ...

Speaking: Stearns
Personal Explanation

Mr. Speaker, I was unavoidably detained and unable to be on the Floor for rollcall vote 659. Had I been present I would have emphatically voted ``no.''

Speaking: Burton

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