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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

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Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions March 31, 2014
Jon Tester, D-MT
"On February 24, 2009, the Supreme Court issued its decision in the Carcieri v. Salazar case. In that decision the Supreme Court held that the Secretary of the Interior exceeded his authority in taking land into trust for a tribe that was not under Federal jurisdiction, or recognized, at the time the Indian Reorganization Act was enacted in "
Acknowledging The Ongoing Negotiations Between Greek And Turkish Cypriots On A Unified Cyprus March 26, 2014
Steve Cohen, D-TN
"Mr. Speaker, I rise today to acknowledge the importance of the ongoing negotiations in Cyprus between Greek and Turkish Cypriots that would bring about a peaceful resolution to the dispute on a unified Cyprus. On February 24, 2014, Greek Cypriot negotiator, Andreas Mavroyiannis, and his Turkish Cypriot counterpart, Kudret Ozersay, resumed talks in what the United Nations has deemed as “substantive discussions.” This is promising news and it is my hope that these talks will mark the first, new steps toward a final settlement that will achieve a unified Cyprus."
Personal Explanation March 12, 2014
Carolyn McCarthy, D-NY
"Mr. Speaker, I was unavoidably absent during the week of February 24, 2014. If I were present, I would have voted on the following:"
Remembering Colonel Gerald F. Russell March 12, 2014
Glenn Thompson, R-PA
"Mr. Speaker, the world recently lost a great American hero and one among the last remaining of the Greatest Generation, Colonel Gerald F. Russell of Centre County, Pennsylvania. Today, I rise to honor the life and the legacy of this brave combat veteran. One of only two surviving Iwo Jima battalion commanders, Colonel Russell passed away on Monday, February 24, 2014, at the age of 97. It is an honor to have called Gerry my friend. "
March 6 From A Historical Perspective March 6, 2014
Ted Poe, R-TX
"So you see the surroundings, 186 men surrounded by thousands of other enemies, military. Here is what he said in that letter, Mr. Speaker. It is dated February 24, 1836, at the Alamo."

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