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Entry Title Date
Further Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015 February 27, 2015
Steny Hoyer, D-MD
"Yes, we can do it for 3 weeks. I call it our cul-de-sac strategy, going into a cul-de-sac over and over and over again and feeling somehow a pathway is going to open. The Senate is now voting on the Collins amendment. Now, as I understand the strategy of the Republican Party in the House, Madam Speaker, it is to add the bill that has been rejected four times on the floor of the United States Senate. They went in the cul-de-sac once, it didn’t open up. They went in the cul-de-sac twice, it didn’t open up. They went in the cul-de-sac a third, fourth time, it didn’t open up. And now the proposal is to go into that cul-de-sac a fifth time while we focus on whether or not we are going to fund Homeland Security, not on the objectives of homeland security."
Student Success Act February 27, 2015
Nancy Pelosi, D-CA
"Rather than provide a pathway for success to help our children prepare for the future, this legislation locks in Federal budget cuts for the rest of the decade. Rather than ensure funds are used for the classroom and teaching, this legislation lets limited resources be used for other purposes, such as tax cuts for the wealthy or sports stadiums."
The Future Forum February 25, 2015
Eric Swalwell, D-CA
"That is right, Mr. Boyle. Mr. Moulton talked about this. We are taking an issue—immigration—that there are two sharply different sides on in this House, and that is fine. That debate needs to happen. Most people on our side, almost everyone on our side wants a pathway to citizenship. But that debate must happen."
Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 529, Section 529 College Savings Plans Amendments; Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 5, Student Success Act; And For Other Purposes February 25, 2015
Rob Woodall, R-GA
"And in the tradition of being unstuck, I am told that just in the last few minutes the Senate has found a pathway to move forward on a DHS funding bill. Again, we passed that bill back on January 14. The Senate has been struggling to find a pathway forward. I don’t mean a pathway to pass it. I mean a pathway to even debate it. Apparently, we have seen that wall be broken down here in the last few minutes, and I am glad to hear that."
Fighting Hunger Incentive Act Of 2015 February 12, 2015
Lloyd Doggett, D-TX
"Mr. Speaker, certainty, we are told, is the key factor here—first words from Chairman Ryan in support of this bill. I think the first certainty we have here is the knowledge that this bill is part of a package that, approved through today, is certain to borrow $317.5 billion. That is basically a request to this House and this Congress that we approve the borrowing of $317.5 billion. And when you look at other measures they have approved in the past, they are really on a pathway to borrowing almost $1 trillion to finance these tax cuts."

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