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Senate Proceeding on Feb 4th, 2008 :: 1:57:34 to 2:01:14
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Patrick Leahy

1:48:04 to 1:57:34( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Patrick Leahy

Patrick Leahy

1:57:19 to 1:57:34( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick Leahy: president, i've lost a good friend and marcel send our condolences to his sons, to their wives, to their grandchildren, to all within his family. and for my part, i know i've gained from knowi him that

John Rockefeller

1:57:34 to 1:57:47( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: i could ever say. and i ask unanimous consent that his bio be included here at the conclusion of my remarks. the presiding officer: without objection. so ordered. mr. leahy: i thank my colleagues for their

John Rockefeller

1:57:34 to 2:01:14( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John Rockefeller

John Rockefeller

1:57:47 to 1:58:03( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: courtesy and i yield the floor. the presiding officer: who yields time? a senator: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from west virginia. a senator: with the for albanians of forealbanians

John Rockefeller

1:58:03 to 1:58:22( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: of the senator from maryland, i would like to place this situation. i would like the parliamentary to explain it to all of us. i'm reading at the direction of the leader, his unanimous consent ask and that

John Rockefeller

1:58:22 to 1:58:33( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: is to have the time from 5:20 to 5:30 be reserved for debate on the motion to invoke cloture and proceed to 5040 and the time be equally divided and reserved for the two leaders or designees with

John Rockefeller

1:58:33 to 1:58:50( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: the republicans controlling the first five minutes and the majority controlling the final five minutes. the presiding officer: is there objection? without objection, so ordered. mr. rockefeller: now i

John Rockefeller

1:58:50 to 1:59:07( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: would like to ask the parliamentarian to help me be sure and our members on the floor and others what our situation is. we are in the chairman of the judiciary committee has given an extraordinary

John Rockefeller

1:59:07 to 1:59:23( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: moving tribute to a very dear friend of his. an extraordinarily -- extraordinarily moving. and i would like to -- but that came in between. now the senator from nnsylvania has come upon the floor.

John Rockefeller

1:59:23 to 1:59:41( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: he wants to say certain things, and there are people in the gallery to whom this would have a direct effect and so there is the temptation to go along with that.~ on the other hand, we are still on the feingold

John Rockefeller

1:59:41 to 1:59:55( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: amendment. i believe that to be the pending amendment, if the parliamentarian declares to be the case. on the other hand, the person who is listed second on the order of the day was the senator from maryland and

John Rockefeller

1:59:55 to 2:00:14( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: the matter of how many years we whereby wait before going back to this, if we do, was in fact the second person on the order of the day. for the second amendment. he is here. he has been waiting,

John Rockefeller

2:00:14 to 2:00:30( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: and he want wants to present that amendment. so it is 4:00, and we have a variety of things before us, and i'd like the parliamentarian to set us trait as to where we are -- to set us straight as to where

John Rockefeller

2:00:30 to 2:00:43( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: we are. the presiding officer: the feingold amendment is the pend pending amendment. there is time remaining for debate on that amendment. however, an order has been entered for which the senator from maryland

John Rockefeller

2:00:43 to 2:00:59( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: can offer his amendment on which there is 60 minutes of debate. and that is to come next. mr. rockefeller: i don't know how much time is remaining on both sides with respect to the feingold amendment.

John Rockefeller

2:00:59 to 2:01:14( Edit History Discussion )

John Rockefeller: the presiding officer: on the feingold amendment, the majority has seven minutes and 39 seconds and those opposing have 37 minutes and 27 seconds. mr. rockefeller: during -- if this senator does

Benjamin L. Cardin

2:01:14 to 2:01:28( Edit History Discussion )

Benjamin L. Cardin: his mathematics that takes us already past the time of the unanimous consent request, which was just -- the presiding officer: the senator is correct. but the time need not be use ed. mr. rockefeller: therefore,

Benjamin L. Cardin

2:01:14 to 2:15:16( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Benjamin L. Cardin

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