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Senate Proceeding on Jan 21st, 2009 :: 0:40:30 to 0:44:00
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Susan Collins

0:40:26 to 0:40:49( Edit History Discussion )

Susan Collins: conversation w cornyn, and he does not object to that. mr. kerry: i was going to ask for the same thing at the end of the comments, b first see if he was prepared to clear it. mr. president, could i ask, if the senator would unanimou consent request just for a moment, from maine would be permitted to spk, we'll see if we can jump

Susan Collins

0:40:30 to 0:44:00( Edit History Discussion )
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Susan Collins

0:40:30 to 0:46:15( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Susan Collins

Susan Collins

0:40:50 to 0:41:10( Edit History Discussion )

Susan Collins: through this hoop. yield the floor. ms. collins: thank mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from maine. ms. collins: mr. president, i rise today in strong the confirmation of senator hillary clinton to be our next secretary of state. last thursday, the senate

Susan Collins

0:41:11 to 0:41:32( Edit History Discussion )

Susan Collins: overwhelmingly approved senator clinton to become our nation's top diplomat. i rise today to echo the committee's approval and to my colleagues to vote in favor of her confirmation. senator cli public service make her an

Susan Collins

0:41:33 to 0:41:54( Edit History Discussion )

Susan Collins: outstanding nominee for secretary of state. in her confirmation hearing, the ranking member of the senate foreign relations committee -- senator lugar -- spoke of senator "the epitome of a big leaguer who has remarkable qualifications for the

Susan Collins

0:41:55 to 0:42:17( Edit History Discussion )

Susan Collins: secretary of state." the committee chairman, senator kerry, shared his faith in her qualifications and having seen her -- quote -- "diplomatic acumen up close." he also said senator clinton did an outstanding job in her testimony before the committee

Susan Collins

0:42:18 to 0:42:38( Edit History Discussion )

Susan Collins: as those of arings can affirm. senator clinton is the first first lady of the united states elected to public office. as first lady, she traveled the world for eht years, visiting more than 80 countries. in doing so, she took

Susan Collins

0:42:39 to 0:42:59( Edit History Discussion )

Susan Collins: role in helping to carry out our nation's foreign policy and as an advocate for our nation. she not only met with foreign leaders at the highest levels of government, but made it a hallmark of her trips to visit villages, clinics and other remote areas, learning firsthand

Susan Collins

0:43:00 to 0:43:21( Edit History Discussion )

Susan Collins: the importance of a foreign policy founded at the most basic levels of humanity. during my service in the senate i have worked very closely with senator clinton on a number of issues, particularly since we both serve as fellow members of the armed

Susan Collins

0:43:22 to 0:43:42( Edit History Discussion )

Susan Collins: we've worked together tirelessly to improve the detention assessment and treatment of traumatic brain injury among wounded service members. we also cochair the alzheimer's taskorce and have worked together to increase funding for research into this devastating

Susan Collins

0:43:43 to 0:44:01( Edit History Discussion )

Susan Collins: disease. senator clinton and i have had the opportunity to travel with se afghanistan. there i witnessed her world knowledge and authoritative approach to foreign picy.

Susan Collins

0:43:43 to 0:44:03( Edit History Discussion )

Susan Collins: disease. senator clinton and i have had the opportunity to travel with se afghanistan. there i witnessed her world knowledge and authoritative approach to foreign picy. i've seen her tireless work

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