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Concurrent Resolution On The Budget For Fiscal Year 2016 March 24, 2015
Gerald Connolly, D-VA
"These are investments that yield tremendous returns for our families, for our children, for our future; and the Republican budget would eviscerate those pillars of American exceptionalism."
Honoring The Fuguitt Elementary School Honor Guard February 24, 2015
David Jolly, R-FL
"In closing, I would like to share the honor guard’s poem that they recited to me at the end of my visit with them. It is a fitting tribute from 21 young men to the exceptionalism of our Nation."
Aumf February 12, 2015
Christopher Murphy, D-CT
"I remember my first visit to Iraq. I was there in the bloody spring of 2007. I remember being absolutely blown away by the capability and the bravery and the capacity of the young U.S. soldiers whom I met in places such as Baghdad, Tikrit, and Baiji. So I can understand why it is easy for some people to believe there is no enemy our soldiers can’t beat, that there is no challenge they can’t meet, that there is no threat they can’t eliminate. I believe in American exceptionalism in my heart, but I don’t think it allows us to ignore history, to avoid facts, to deny reality, and the reality is extremists in some parts of the world are like flatworms. If we come at them with the wrong weapon, we may kill one, but we will create two more."
Tribute To Richard D. “Dick” Gilroy February 2, 2015
Todd Rokita, R-IN
"Having been a member of the United States Army Reserve, Dick Gilroy was a patriot who cared deeply for our nation and the ideals of American Exceptionalism. As one who believed deeply in the sacred American principle of “innocent until proven guilty,” Dick continued to serve the people of Indianapolis as a public defender, and later as a Magistrate Judge."
Department Of Homeland Security Funding February 2, 2015
Mike Lee, R-UT
"This is certainly what we have seen in the aftermath of the President’s Executive order on immigration. The more the people discover about the content and about the consequences of his policy, the less they like it. For instance, the President claimed that his Executive order would honor the golden rule of American exceptionalism: If you work hard and play by the rules, you can get ahead."

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