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Senate Proceeding on Jan 6th, 2009 :: 1:09:40 to 1:16:05
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Harry Reid

1:08:05 to 1:12:05( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Harry Reid

Harry Reid

1:09:35 to 1:09:55( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: aged to. mr. reid: i move to reconsider that vote. mr. mcconnell: move to table. the presiding officer: objection. mr. reid: i have another concurrent resolut desk. i ask the presiding officer: the clerk will report. the clerk: s. con. res. extending the life of congressional coinaugural ceremonies.

Thomas Carper

1:09:37 to 1:09:57( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas Carper: mr. reid: i move to reconsider that vote. mr. mcconnell: move to table. the presiding officer: objection. mr. reid: i have another concurrent resolut desk. i ask the presiding officer: the clerk will report. the clerk: s. con. res. extending the life of congressional coinaugural ceremonies. the presiding officer: without

Thomas Carper

1:09:40 to 1:16:05( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Thomas Carper

Harry Reid

1:09:56 to 1:10:16( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: the presiding officer: without objection the resolution is consideredo< and agreed to. mr. reid: move to reconsider that vote. mr. mcconnell: move to table. the presiding officer: without objection. resolution at the desk, ask clerk to report that. the presiding officer: the clerk will report. the clerk: senate rolution 3,

Thomas Carper

1:09:58 to 1:10:18( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas Carper: objection the resolution is consideredo< and agreed to. mr. reid: move to reconsider that vote. mr. mcconnell: move to table. the presiding officer: without objection. resolution at the desk, ask clerk to report that. the presiding officer: the clerk will report. the clerk: senate rolution 3, of the senate. the presiding officer: without

Harry Reid

1:10:17 to 1:10:38( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: of the senate. the presiding officer: without objeion, the resolution is co mr. reid: move to reconsider that vote. mr. mcconnel move to tab. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. reid: mr. president, i send to the desk en bloc 12 unanimous consent requests. i ask for their immediate consideration en bloc, that the requests be agreed and the motion to reconsider be

Thomas Carper

1:10:19 to 1:10:40( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas Carper: objeion, the resolution is co mr. reid: move to reconsider that vote. mr. mcconnel move to tab. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. reid: mr. president, i send to the desk en bloc 12 unanimous consent requests. i ask for their immediate consideration en bloc, that the requests be agreed and the motion to reconsider be the ad

Harry Reid

1:10:39 to 1:11:00( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: the ad be laid upon the table and that they appear separately in the record. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. reid: mr. president, before the chair r point that these requests are routine done at the beg each new congress and they for the ethics committee to meet, authorizing the secretary

Thomas Carper

1:10:41 to 1:11:01( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas Carper: be laid upon the table and that they appear separately in the record. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. reid: mr. president, before the chair r point that these requests are routine done at the beg each new congress and they for the ethics committee to meet, authorizing the secretary to receive reports at the desk,

Harry Reid

1:11:01 to 1:11:22( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: to receive reports at the desk, establishing leader time each day and floor privileges for house parliamentarians. the presiding officer: without objection.

Thomas Carper

1:11:02 to 1:11:22( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas Carper: establishing leader time each day and floor privileges for house parliamentarians. the presiding officer: without objection.

Harry Reid

1:11:23 to 1:11:43( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: mr. reid: mr. president, i ask ask -- mr. president, i now have some brief remarks i'm goi it will take about ten minutes. it's minding that the republican leader is going to give some remarks at a later time today. and i -- i would notify all senators that we're going to be in a period of morningusiness, senators allowed to speak

Harry Reid

1:11:44 to 1:12:04( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: therein for up to ten minutes each. i welcome my distinguished colleague back publicly, as i have privately, congratulate him he ran a very spirited, strong election, and we look forward -- i look forward to -- and i'm going to address this in my remarks -- our work during this next congress. mr. president, i ask unanimous

Harry Reid

1:12:05 to 1:12:05( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: consent that we proceed now to a

Thomas Carper

1:12:05 to 1:12:26( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas Carper: consent that we proceed now to a pe the presiding officer: without objection. pursuant to senate r the from nevada, mr. reid, and the

Jon Tester

1:12:06 to 1:12:26( Edit History Discussion )

Jon Tester: pe the presiding officer: without objection. pursuant to senate r the from nevada, mr. reid, and the

Jon Tester

1:12:10 to 1:12:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jon Tester

Jon Tester

1:12:27 to 1:12:46( Edit History Discussion )

Jon Tester: senator from kentucky, mr. mcconnell, as a committee to join the committee on the part of the house of representatives to wait upon the president of the united states and inform that a quorum is assembled and that the congress is ready to receive any communic to make. the chair appoints the senator from cifornia, mrs. feinstein, and the se

Thomas Carper

1:12:27 to 1:12:47( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas Carper: senator from kentucky, mr. mcconnell, as a committee to join the committee on the part of the house of representatives to wait upon the president of the united states and inform that a quorum is assembled and that the congress is ready to receive any communic to make. the chair appoints the senator from cifornia, mrs. feinstein, and the se mr. bennett, as tellers on the

Harry Reid

1:12:47 to 1:13:10( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: mr. bennett, as tellers on the part of the senate to count electoral votes. mr. reid: mr. president, are we now in a period of morning business? the presiding officer: yes, we are. mr. reid: on the 4th of july in the year 1851, the legendary senator and statesman, daniel webster, himself indicated, a former united

Thomas Carper

1:12:48 to 1:13:10( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas Carper: part of the senate to count electoral votes. mr. reid: mr. president, are we now in a period of morning business? the presiding officer: yes, we are. mr. reid: on the 4th of july in the year 1851, the legendary senator and statesman, daniel webster, himself indicated, a former united

Harry Reid

1:12:50 to 1:30:35( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Harry Reid

Harry Reid

1:13:11 to 1:13:32( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: states senator, laid the cornerstone for the senate chamber where we now gather. he said, "be it known that on this day, the union of the united states of america stands firm." words of daniel webster. today marks the 150th year that this chamber has housed the

Harry Reid

1:13:33 to 1:13:54( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: united states senate. when vice president john breckenridge gaveled the 34th congre 1859, our republic had a population of 1/10th of what it is today with just 64 senators. each senator enjoyed a little more legroom and that's understatement. these desks that we see behind

Harry Reid

1:13:55 to 1:14:15( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: , behind are many from the original senators of this country. they're real old. and this chamber for 150 years has served as the primary workin the first session held here 150 years ago began just as it today, with the vice president

Harry Reid

1:14:16 to 1:14:37( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: of the united states administering the oath of office to new members. today, nine new senators join what many have said -- a i agree -- is the greatest deliberative body the world has ever known. certainly the greatest legislative body. so i extend my warmest welcome and congratulations to senat mark udall of colorado, senator

Harry Reid

1:14:38 to 1:14:59( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: tom udall of new mexico, senator mike johanns of nebraska, senator jeanne shaheen of new hampshire, senator mark warner of virginia, senator jim risch of idaho, senator kay hagan of north carolina, senator jeff merkley of oregon, and senator mark begich of alaska. to the profound challenges we

Harry Reid

1:15:00 to 1:15:21( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: face, these nine men and bring vast judgment and experience at all levels of government and public service. i'm confident that every one of them will serve their states and our pride it was two years ago

Harry Reid

1:15:22 to 1:15:43( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: a new majority for senate and house representatives but in the senate that was a tenuous majority. we began with 51, but tim johnson became very ill, and the crowded democratic primary field left us oft majority and far short of the

Harry Reid

1:15:44 to 1:16:05( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: majority needed to prevent filibusters. we made substantial progress in the the partisanship of divided government too often ruled the day. mr. president, we are looking forward. we are not going to be concerned about the previous eight years. 're concerned about the next eight years.

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