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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

Entry Title Date
Secret Science Reform Act Of 2014 November 19, 2014
Jim McGovern, D-MA
"I will remind my colleagues, for the record, up is up, down is down, gravity exists, the Earth orbits the Sun, and climate change is real. It doesn’t matter whether the data is private or public. What matters is whether the findings are peer reviewed and can withstand scientific scrutiny."
American Jobs November 19, 2014
Marcy Kaptur, D-OH
"These replacement parts are coming in from all over the world. It is an inferior product. It makes our repair dealers look like they are not doing a good job. It is not their fault, for heaven’s sake. They are caught in this system that doesn’t work for them, and it doesn’t work for us. We have got to figure out a better way. "
Remembering Congressman Bill Frenzel November 19, 2014
Keith Ellison, D-MN
"I am one who believes I owe Bill Frenzel even though I never had the opportunity to get to know him. But it doesn’t matter, because Bill Frenzel served the people of the State of Minnesota. He got up every day, and he did his best by them. He has a reputation for reading the bills, understanding the issues, and arguing with passion for values that he held in the best interests of the people whom he represented. For that, I always have to take my hat off to a man such as Bill Frenzel."
Marketplace Fairness Act November 19, 2014
Lamar Alexander, R-TN
"Whatever decision they would make, the question is this. Do you think we should be deciding that for Tennessee? Our Governor doesn’t think so, our Lieutenant Governor doesn’t think so, our legislature doesn’t think so. They don’t trust Washington to make the decision. They trust themselves to make that decision."
Legislative Process November 19, 2014
Harry Reid, D-NV
"I also say through the Chair to my friend the President pro tem of the Senate that it does not matter if you agree with the statement I just made. Maybe some people disagree with this legislation. Certainly there are people who disagree with it. But shouldn’t we at least be able to debate the issue here on the floor? Doesn’t legislation of this magnitude merit the Senate’s consideration? Yet yesterday we were shut down once again—this has been going on for years—before we even got started. They would not even let the Senate debate this very important piece of legislation. We were ready to legislate in good faith. We have been ready to legislate for the last 4 years. We have been prevented numerous times from doing that."

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