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Senate Proceeding on Mar 4th, 2010 :: 0:52:05 to 0:54:25
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Roger F. Wicker

0:51:49 to 0:52:09( Edit History Discussion )

Roger F. Wicker: truly improve access for americans. i yield to my colleague. a senator: senator lemieux and i both agree on this. we owe a great debt of gratitude to our colleagues, to our two physicians, for making it clear on national television over the course of seven and a half hours last week that republicans have

Roger F. Wicker

0:52:05 to 0:54:25( Edit History Discussion )
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Roger F. Wicker

0:52:10 to 0:52:33( Edit History Discussion )

Roger F. Wicker: positive ideas, ideas that will work and frankly ideas that the american people believe in. mr. wicker: and so i am astonished really that after we had such a clear demonstration ideas, not only that are popular but ideas that need to be given a chance to work, that

Roger F. Wicker

0:52:34 to 0:52:55( Edit History Discussion )

Roger F. Wicker: the whole thrust of that seven and a half hour discussion has been cast aside and we're back at this proposal of passing the flawed bill with all of the mistakes that people on the other side of the aisle agree that we have made. and signing it into law before we do anything else.

Roger F. Wicker

0:52:56 to 0:53:18( Edit History Discussion )

Roger F. Wicker: now, i have some comments i want to make about what senator coburn called "shenanigans." the reconciliation process. now, let me just say this never intended for this purpose,

Roger F. Wicker

0:53:19 to 0:53:41( Edit History Discussion )

Roger F. Wicker: an outrage, a nonstarter, i will not accept it, ill-advised, a real mistake, not appropriate, undesirable. those are all comments of democratic members of the united states senate about the concept of cmming this bill through in this procedure that i've described and then coming back

Roger F. Wicker

0:53:42 to 0:54:02( Edit History Discussion )

Roger F. Wicker: with reconciliation. it's not simply a republican objection. it's an objection where we have our democratic colleagues on record. i hope they will recall their words. i hope there's not some pressure that is going to be issued

Roger F. Wicker

0:54:03 to 0:54:23( Edit History Discussion )

Roger F. Wicker: against my colleagues in the house and in the senate to do something they don't believe in, simply because someone really wants it in the white house and is exerting pressure. the comments that i have read were all made by democrats. i happen to agree with that. we have never, under reconciliation, attempted

Roger F. Wicker

0:54:24 to 0:54:28( Edit History Discussion )

Roger F. Wicker: something of this magnitude and this substance.

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