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Senate Proceeding on Feb 2nd, 2009 :: 1:59:45 to 2:02:05
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Patrick Leahy

1:59:42 to 2:00:03( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick Leahy: with those endorsements and eric holder's answers to my questions, as attorney general this afternoon. i yield back the balance of my time. the presiding officer: who yields time? mr. leahy: mr. president, i thank the distinguished senator from georgia and i appreciate his -- his support. the presid senator from vermont is recognized.

Patrick Leahy

1:59:45 to 2:02:05( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Patrick Leahy

Patrick Leahy

2:00:04 to 2:00:28( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick Leahy: mr. leahy: i thank the chair. i understood that there was going to be other senators from this side i would note that the time is running and to speak.

Patrick Leahy

2:00:29 to 2:00:49( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick Leahy: i would also add while wai that i've had a special and significant department of justice from the time i was a law student. i watched so many attorneys

Patrick Leahy

2:00:50 to 2:01:10( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick Leahy: general who some have been very good. many have not. there is nobody -- certainly since i have been old enough to vote who has been attorney general who has the potential to be as great an attorney general as eric holder. like others in the senate, i

Patrick Leahy

2:01:11 to 2:01:34( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick Leahy: supported hi reagan nominated him for a judgeship and he was confirmed unanimously. like so many others in the senate, i supported him when he s nominated to be u.s. attorney and he was confirmed unanimously. and like so many others, i supported him when he

Patrick Leahy

2:01:35 to 2:01:56( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick Leahy: nominated to be deputy attorney general and then was held up on the floor by an anonymous hold. for some reason an anonymous hold against eric holder, then when that hold -- when that hold was finally lifted, lo behold nobody voted against him.

Patrick Leahy

2:01:57 to 2:02:05( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick Leahy: he was confirmed unanimously. mr. president, i see the distinguished senator from maryland. one of the most valuable members of the judiciary committee on

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