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Collin Peterson was on the floor trying once again to pass the Commodity Markets Transparency and Accountability Act of 2008 (HR 6604). The bill had been brought up in late July but failed to gain the 2/3 vote needed to pass.

To begin with, Peterson exchanged some words with Republican Pete Sessions over the bill and its passage. Apparently, Sessions wasn't happy that the minority isn't getting the attention he believes they deserve. It sucks to be in the minority, doesn't it Mr. Sessions?

After those words, Peterson continued to address the bill:

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