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Senate Proceeding on Feb 28th, 2008 :: 6:51:34 to 6:53:47
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Mel Martinez

6:49:22 to 6:51:34( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Mel Martinez

Mel Martinez

6:51:21 to 6:51:34( Edit History Discussion )

Mel Martinez: not as if republicans are the only ones who want to offer amendments to the housing stimulus package. so the answer to the question is yes, but i can't give carte blanche. i will be as fair and reasonable

Thomas Carper

6:51:34 to 6:51:56( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas Carper: as i can be. i just -- that's pretty wide. it doesn't require germaneness, it doesn't require relevancy, all it requires is that it is related to housing and something dealing with the economy. and i want to

Thomas Carper

6:51:34 to 6:53:47( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Thomas Carper

Thomas Carper

6:51:56 to 6:52:15( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas Carper: work, if cloture is invoked on this matter, i want to legislate. i think this bill, which i think is so essential to the american people, would be a much better piece of legislation if it were bipartisan

Thomas Carper

6:52:15 to 6:52:30( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas Carper: in nature. and so i don't know if that gives the republicans enough comfort, but i will really try to be fair. i want to try to work this out. i think that number five is fine. i suggested three. i

Thomas Carper

6:52:30 to 6:52:46( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas Carper: think that five is fine. i'm not going trying to micromanage what they do. but i think that it is something that in fairness the republican leader would want to see what amendments we're going to offer and

Thomas Carper

6:52:46 to 6:52:59( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas Carper: he would have the ability to say no to that and i'd -- i would -- i think i should have the -- i have an obligation and right to look what the they do. i will, i repeat, i can't do anymore more than

Thomas Carper

6:52:59 to 6:53:14( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas Carper: say i will try to be as fair as humanly possible. i acknowledge the legislation has some controversy, and it is something that that being the case there should be amendments allowed on it and i will

Thomas Carper

6:53:14 to 6:53:30( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas Carper: do my best.~ mr. mcconnell: consequently, i gather, madam president, the majority leader is objecting to my request that he modify his consent? mr. reid: pardon me? yes. it was kind of a weak objection

Thomas Carper

6:53:30 to 6:53:47( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas Carper: to his modification, but it is one. mr. president, while the distinguished republican leader is on the floor, -- mr. reid: mr. president, i would ask that my request be modified. the vote occur at 4:55. the

Jeff Sessions

6:53:47 to 6:54:10( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: presiding officer: witidhout objection, so ordered. mrs. murray: madam president? the presiding officer: the senator from washington is recognized. mrs. murray: madam president, i would ask to revise

Jeff Sessions

6:53:47 to 7:01:53( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jeff Sessions

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