Speeches

January 17, 2013 Speech
Marking the occasion of World AIDS Day with you is a distinct and singular honor.
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June 27, 2012 Speech

napwa_photo.jpgThank you for inviting me to speak at this critically important event.
 
More than 1.2 million people in the United States currently live with HIV/AIDS, and more than one in five who are positive are not even aware of their status. 
 

November 11, 2011 Speech

Veterans Day celebration 2011

Thank you ladies and gentlemen, it's great to be with you on DeKalb's Veterans Day 2011 celebration.

Every Veterans Day, Americans come together to remember those who have served and sacrificed for our country around the world.

September 14, 2011 Speech

Thank you, M. Speaker.

America was united in its disgust at the spectacle in Washington during the debt ceiling fiasco.

The Republican threat to force a default ranks among the most reckless and destructive political stunts in modern American history.

September 14, 2011 Speech

M. Speaker, I rise today in strong support of this bill which will keep people working building our infrastructure. 

Failure to pass this bill would put politics first and mean unnecessary economic pain for millions of Americans. 

I commend the majority for putting America first by bringing this bill up quickly and without any policy riders.  

September 14, 2011 Speech

M. Speaker, I rise today to talk about jobs. 

I am not alone – everyone here TALKS about jobs.

One side offers solutions to create jobs and the other side stands in the way, blaming the President.  

It’s been more than 250 days since the Republicans took control of the House, and they have failed to pass a single bill to address the jobs crisis.

September 11, 2011 Speech

Good morning – it’s good to be with all of you here in Stone Mountain for such an important commemoration. Thank you to Mayor Wheeler, members of the city council, elected officials and the organizers Jack Sartain, Dr. George Coletti and Bugles Across America.

July 26, 2011 Speech


According to the latest figures available, an estimated 43.5 million Americans are living in poverty. 

Ladies and gentlemen, that’s more than the entire population of California!

May 31, 2011 Speech

Monday, May 30, 2011

Good morning, it’s great to be here this morning to honor our Veterans – especially our Vietnam Veterans, who for too long were not treated with the dignity and respect they deserved.

March 8, 2011 Speech

Amendment No. 10,  Rep. Johnson, House Judiciary Committee, Thursday, March 3, 2011

Amends Section 303 to provide it does not apply in the case of a taxpayer who is an individual, except to the extent that such amount is paid or incurred in carrying on a trade or business. 

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