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Entry Title Date
American Energy Solutions For Lower Costs And More American Jobs Act September 18, 2014
Mark Sanford, R-SC
"Toward that end, I look forward to working with the Committee on Natural Resources to find a way forward on striking a more favorable balance between states’ rights and energy independence."
Remembering Nickolaus Schultz September 18, 2014
Joe Donnelly, D-IN
"On Friday, September 5, 2014, Officer Schultz responded to an unwanted party call at Tempe Lake Condominiums in Merrillville. Upon arriving at the condominium where the suspect was believed to be hiding, Officer Schultz led a group of four Merrillville police officers into the unit. Moments after entering, the officers were ambushed. Two shots were fired at Officer Schultz, with one striking him in the head. Despite the best efforts of his fellow officers, EMTs, and medical personnel, Officer Schultz, 24, succumbed to his wounds on September 7, 2014."
Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015 September 16, 2014
Robert Wittman, R-VA
"But fully destroying ISIS will require striking at its center of gravity, which includes eliminating safe havens and bases of operation in Syria. Supporting those in Syria who are also committed to this fight is a necessary step."
Unanimous Consent Request To Delete Remarks In Debate August 1, 2014
David Cicilline, D-RI
"There is no requirement that a unanimous consent request be timely. The House can consent unanimously to any course of action. I am asking the House to consent unanimously to striking these particular words from the Congressional Record. There is no requirement under the House rules that it be done contemporaneously, that is, of taking down the words of today."
Celebrating James Baldwin August 1, 2014
Charles Rangel, D-NY
"After striking out on his own and moving away from home, Mr. Baldwin published short stories in national periodicals under the tutelage of his mentor, Beauford Delaney, a renowned Harlem Renaissance painter. Growing disillusion with chauvinism against African-Americans and the gay community, Baldwin left our country and settled in France at the age of 24. He found that the distance gave him enough space to reflect on his experience as a black man in white America. Please allow me to quote Mr. Baldwin’s later thoughts on this dramatic change in his life: “Once I found myself on the other side of the ocean, I saw where I came from very clearly … I am the grandson of a slave, and I am writer. I must deal with both.” Through his writing, Baldwin did deal with this reality."

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