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Senate Proceeding on Mar 2nd, 2010 :: 0:04:00 to 0:06:10
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Susan Collins

0:03:59 to 0:04:19( Edit History Discussion )

Susan Collins: the presiding officer: the senator from maine. ms. collins: thank you, madam president, and i thank the distinguished democratic leader. madam president, on my own behalf and on behalf of numerous members of the republican caucus who have expressed concerns to

Susan Collins

0:04:00 to 0:06:10( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Susan Collins

Susan Collins

0:04:20 to 0:04:43( Edit History Discussion )

Susan Collins: me, i ask unanimous consent that the senate proceed to the immediate consideration of h.r. 4691, with one hour of debate equally divided between the leaders or their designees, and that following the use or the yielding back of time, the bill

Susan Collins

0:04:44 to 0:05:09( Edit History Discussion )

Susan Collins: be read a third time and the senate proceed to a vote on passage. madam president, this is the use-passed bill that extends for 30 days the following expiring provisions -- unemployment insurance, which is so important to those who are struggling.

Susan Collins

0:05:12 to 0:05:32( Edit History Discussion )

Susan Collins: there are 500 mainors -- mainers whose benefits expire on sunday. the cobra health insurance benefits subsidies for the unemployed, important flood insurance, highway funding, small business loans, the provisions of the american recovery act that included those small business loan provisions.

Susan Collins

0:05:33 to 0:05:54( Edit History Discussion )

Susan Collins: the doctors fix. madam president, if we don't act, physicians all across this country are going to have a 21% cut in their medicare reimbursements. madam president, i hope that we can act together for the

Susan Collins

0:05:55 to 0:06:11( Edit History Discussion )

Susan Collins: american people and again i want to emphasi that this issue is so important to senators on both sides of the aisle. many of my colleagues have expressed concerns to me that this was not done last week when

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