Passing of Iraq Resolution Lacked Substantive Debate

I'd rather have seen the resolution fail.  But I was pleased that there were so few Republicans that supported it. I just wish we had the opportunity on the floor to actually debate these issues. A few minutes from each person to speak isn't enough.

As a freshman, I'm very disappointed.  I was elected to come to Congress to voice the concerns of my Oklahoman constituents. But we can't speak freely because of constant suspension of House rules and closed debates.

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