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break. this is not an isolated example. thousands of federal employees face similar circumstances. and with that, madam speaker, we must end this shutdown and send our federal employees back to work as soon as possible. and i urge all members of the house to vote in favor of house passed the bill with seven republicans voting against the measure. the bill may go to the white house on monday for the signature of the president. house speaker nancy pelosi met with a photo with the committee chairs. during the meeting she really emphasized the need for the president -- she reemphasized the need for the president to rio and the government so both sides could discuss border security.
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>> why do we not get started in here? >> madam speaker, [indiscernible] good morning.
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,> ok, ladies and gentlemen please look here at the camera. here first. >> thank you, majority, majority, majority. smiles, guys. [light clapping] ok.
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>> madam speaker, what if the president declares a national emergency? pelosi: they are not my thoughts but the thoughts of constitutional scholars. discussion one a the best way to move forward.
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this is a very powerful photograph. the people that are sitting or standing here can make a big difference in the lives of the american people. values, theirir knowledge on the important issues. >> ok, everyone, again. right here. 1, 2, 3.
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and one more right here. senator pelosi: and the beautiful diversity represented here. you to all. >>[indiscernible conversations]
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>> texas voters elected nine new members of congress during the midterms, five of them were republicans. an crenshaw lost an eye to ied. district the fifth elected lance goodwin who has also served in the state legislature.
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u.s. senatea former staffer having worked for senator john cornyn and is the first -- and was the first chief of staff for senator ted cruz. he also worked with former governor --. dan taylor represents the state's third district. he was previously a member of the texas state legislature. before his political career, he saw combat in iraq as a member of the u.s. marine corps. district, hex succeeded someone who he worked with. congress, new leaders, watch it all on c-span. second day that my of the government shutdown setting a record for the longest government shutdown in u.s. history. continue to follow the story
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senate debate and briefings all on the c-span networks. the senate confirmation hearings for william barred to be the next attorney general of the united states begin on tuesday at 9:30 a.m. eastern. in december, the president nominated him to replace jeff sessions who had held the position since the beginning of the trump administration. william barred served as u.s. attorney general for george h.w. bush. watch at the confirmation process live tuesday at 9:30 a.m. eastern on c-span3. sunday, on "q&a" james grant -- >> i make my living about writing about those markets. it is much too expensive for some of the people out there.
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i think the trouble lies not so much in wall street. wall street is what it is. a mostly infamous an epithet through much of american history. our we ought to be more on guard about are the institutions in the u.s. government that are benign in their intentions. the federal reserve. the department of treasury. the securities and exchange commission. these institutions were set up to benefit the public and increasingly they are not so. >> james grant sunday night at 8:00 eastern on c-span's "q and a." >> president trump posted a roundtable with a number of
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local and state law enforcement officials from around the country. the meeting was on the 21st day of a partial government shutdown, and impress caused by a disagreement with president request for billion a barrier along the u.s.-mexico border. >> would you like to say grace? >> heavenly father, we ask you for your help at this time of crisis. i pray today for this president

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