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Bridging The Divide: A Call To Action By The Congressional Black Caucus To Eliminate Racial Health Disparities June 13, 2016
Hakeem Jeffries, D-NY
"Madam Speaker, I thank my good friend, the distinguished gentlewoman from Ohio, and our phenomenal anchor for this CBC Special Order hour today and throughout the second session of the 114th Congress. It has been an honor and a privilege to work closely with her. She has done such a phenomenal job, not just on behalf of the people she represents in the great city of Columbus, Ohio, but all throughout the Nation in her various roles, and certainly in her leadership in the Congressional Black Caucus."
Combating Terrorist Recruitment Act Of 2016 April 26, 2016
Bennie Thompson, D-MS
"In the last 2 months, we have seen the development of domestic terrorists: an attack on police officers in Georgia by a self-appointed wizard of the Ku Klux Klan; the conviction by a Federal grand jury in Mississippi of two members of the Aryan Brotherhood of Mississippi for their participation in various criminal acts, including those of drug production, trafficking, kidnapping, and murder; the indictment of two members of a sovereign citizen group in Columbus, Ohio, for building a bomb that was modeled after the suicide vests that were used in the November Paris attack; a four-count indictment against a member of a Michigan sovereign citizen group for selling women and children into sexual slavery. Such abusive activities are chillingly similar to those of ISIL."
Gun Violence April 19, 2016
Jackie Speier, D-CA
"Deonte Fisher, age 7, was killed sitting in a parked car outside a convenience store on March 4 in Columbus, Ohio."
An Hour Of Power February 1, 2016
Hakeem Jeffries, D-NY
"We appreciate that unique and tremendous combination of skill and ability that you bring to the people that you represent so ably in Columbus, Ohio, and, of course, really, on behalf of America as you stand here anchoring this Congressional Black Caucus Special Orders hour."
In Honor Of Father Paul Wynants December 18, 2015
Gerald Connolly, D-VA
"Mr. Speaker, I rise to express my respect and admiration for Father Paul Wynants. Father Wynants has been a true spiritual leader, providing guidance and comfort to thousands since first being ordained 64 years ago. Father Paul G. Wynants was born on August 2, 1925, in Heverlee, Belgium. He entered the Missionhurst Congregation of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1944 and was ordained on July 29, 1951. He departed for his mission assignments in the United States in 1953. Father Wynants served as assistant pastor at Christ the King Church in Norfolk from 1954-55; professor at Maryhill Seminary in Pinesville, LA., from 1955-58; assistant pastor at St. Dominic Parish in Columbus, Ohio, from 1958-59; and assistant pastor at St. Patrick Church in Detroit, Mich., from 1959-62. In 1964, Father Wynants was appointed spiritual director and rector for the Missionhurst Seminary in Washington, DC. In 1975, he was assigned as director of vocations for the U.S. Province. Residing at Missionhurst in Arlington, he also served as rector there until 1981. Under his guidance, Missionhurst evolved into the Missionhurst Mission Center, where he served as coordinator until "

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