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Senate Proceeding on Jan 29th, 2009 :: 4:41:20 to 4:43:30
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Orrin Hatch

4:41:16 to 4:41:37( Edit History Discussion )

Orrin Hatch: that there be no motions in order, the president be immediately notified of the senate's action and the senate resume legislative session. the presiding officer: is there objection? hearing none, so ordered. a senator: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senior senator from montana is recognized. mr. baucus: mr. pre unanimous consent that at 3:10 p.m. today, the senate proceed

Orrin Hatch

4:41:20 to 4:43:30( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Orrin Hatch

Orrin Hatch

4:41:38 to 4:41:59( Edit History Discussion )

Orrin Hatch: to a receivers votes -- to a series of votes in relation to the following pending amendments in the order listed: coburn number 47; bunning, number 74; and hatch, number further, that no amendments be in order to these amendments prior to the votes, there be two minutes of debate equally divided between the votes and that all votes aer the first

Orrin Hatch

4:42:00 to 4:42:20( Edit History Discussion )

Orrin Hatch: vote the presiding officer: is there objection? so ordered. the assistant majority leader is recognized. mr. durbin: mr. president, i would like to speak to the pending matter before us. mr. hatch: would the senator just yield? mr. durbin: i would be happy to yield to the senator from the presiding officer: the senator from utah is recognized. mr. hatch: i don't think i

Orrin Hatch

4:42:21 to 4:42:42( Edit History Discussion )

Orrin Hatch: answered your question as well as i would like to. but let me just -- let me just -- and the question basically was, do we want any children -- children of pregnant women not, you know, not -- of legal immigrant children not to be helped. 21 states already pay for that. 21. and i think most of the others do through emergency --

Orrin Hatch

4:42:43 to 4:43:04( Edit History Discussion )

Orrin Hatch: emergency rooms. they don't go without health care. but because -- but what's happening here is, is that we're taking the -- what 21 states are actually doing and we're basically just alleviating them from having to do that. from that which they're capable

Orrin Hatch

4:43:05 to 4:43:25( Edit History Discussion )

Orrin Hatch: of doing and wanted to do. and just taking it over by the federal government when, in fact, these problems were solved in a way that was reasonable, with not only families taking care of people they brough into this country for -- for five years under their obligation but also because the states would take care of them with state money.

Orrin Hatch

4:43:26 to 4:43:30( Edit History Discussion )

Orrin Hatch: now, i just wanted to make that clear, but i do appreciate addition i appreciate working with my colleagues on the other side but i'm a little

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