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Senate Proceeding on Mar 3rd, 2010 :: 9:20:45 to 9:23:00
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Max Baucus

9:20:41 to 9:21:01( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: got to stop. i urge my colleagues to support my amendment and yield back. the presiding officer: the senator from vermont. montana. sorry. mr. baucus: mr. president, the -- this is -- this bunning amendment is the fourth amendment in two days to pay for

Max Baucus

9:20:45 to 9:23:00( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Max Baucus

Max Baucus

9:21:02 to 9:21:23( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: emergency safety net programs by cutting back stimulus spending -- by cutting back the recovery act. this is the same amendment. we voted on this basic topic four times. yesterday the senate voted 53-43 against the bunning amendment to cut back recovery act funds for the 30-day extension bill. earlier today the senate voted 61-38 against the thune act to

Max Baucus

9:21:24 to 9:21:44( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: cut back recovery act funds. just a few minutes ago the senate voted down the burr amendment. now we have pending the bunning amendment to cut back recovery funds, again, to pay for the pending bill. c.b.o. does say that the recovery act has added jobs. between 1 million and

Max Baucus

9:21:45 to 9:22:05( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: 2.1 million jobs has been added to our economy because of the stimulus act. that was -- actually you might say that -- the presiding officer: will the senate be in order, please. will the senate be in order and take your conversations out of the senate. will the senate be in order, please. proceed, senator. mr. baucus: just repeat the

Max Baucus

9:22:06 to 9:22:27( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: c.b.o. said that the recovery act will add 1 million and 2 million to the number of americans employed in the fourth-quarter of last year and it replaces the full-time equivalent jobs between 1.4 million and three million jobs. the recovery act is creating jobs. so i think the last thing that we should do is scale back something that's working.

Max Baucus

9:22:28 to 9:22:48( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: if it's working, don't change it. if it's working, let's continue with it. i move to table the bunning amendment and ask for the yeas and nays. the presiding officer: is there a sufficit second? there appears to be. the question is on the motion to table.

Max Baucus

9:22:49 to 9:22:54( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: the clerk will call the roll.

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