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House Proceeding on Apr 14th, 2010 :: 4:09:35 to 4:12:15
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David E. Price

4:09:27 to 4:09:47( Edit History Discussion )

David E. Price: help in bringing this to the floor. i am the proud sponsor of this resolution and it congratulates the duke university men's basketball team for winning the 2010 ncaa division i national championship. i have introduced the resolution as the member of this body privileged to represent duke university and i'm proud to say it has the support of the entire

David E. Price

4:09:35 to 4:12:15( Edit History Discussion )
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David E. Price

4:09:48 to 4:10:09( Edit History Discussion )

David E. Price: north carolina delegation. from its roots as tiny trinity college in 1838 to its current status as one of the world's premier research and educational institutions, duke university, like its basketball team, is a testament to the virtues of hard work, determination, and excellence. in the classroom, in the community, and in cameron indoor

David E. Price

4:10:10 to 4:10:30( Edit History Discussion )

David E. Price: stadium as well. i actually have the distinction not always enviable of representing both sides of college basketball's most intense rivalry. unc-chapel hill is just down the road from duke. it's also in the fourth district. i have had an interesting vantage pot having attended u.n.c. and having taught at duke.

David E. Price

4:10:31 to 4:10:51( Edit History Discussion )

David E. Price: trust me, i understand the importance of team loyalties to members of congress. and i also understand the need occasionally to balance these loyalties. but i think we can all agree today that the blue devils should be commended and they should be commended unanimously for reaching this pinnacle of men's college basketball.

David E. Price

4:10:52 to 4:11:12( Edit History Discussion )

David E. Price: at the risk of stoking the flames let me talk about the record a little bit. i would be remiss if didn't remind my colleagues that the duke blue devils have a long history of success in men's basketball. they played in 15 final fours and this is their fourth title within the last two decades. despite this record, the team wasn't favored to win a national championship at the beginning of

David E. Price

4:11:13 to 4:11:34( Edit History Discussion )

David E. Price: this season. but they finished the year with 10 straight wins. they won a share of the a.c. regular season championship. they won outright the a.c. tournament championship. and the national championship. and they finished the season with a 35-5 record, a tie for the most win this is season

David E. Price

4:11:35 to 4:11:55( Edit History Discussion )

David E. Price: nationally. this improbable end to this season underscores that anything is possible in both politics and basketball. it's also a testament to the very idea of what a team should be, greater than the sum of its parts. and i -- an idea duke teams have long ex-im pifide. will enclose in the record at

David E. Price

4:11:56 to 4:12:18( Edit History Discussion )

David E. Price: the end of the statement the full roster of this remarkable team,he men on the team and their hometowns. special credit is due to head coach mike krzyzewski, known far and wide as coach k, who has built one of college basketball's most stellar programs since he came to duke in 1980. this season coach k brought his

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