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Senate Proceeding on Mar 10th, 2011 :: 4:41:25 to 4:42:49
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Joseph Lieberman

4:41:21 to 4:41:41( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: deserves this house to unanimously support this nomination. i yield the floor. a senator: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from connecticut. mr. lieberman: mr. president, i ask unanimous consent to speak as if in morning business, with the understanding that i will yield the floor if anyone comes to the floor to speak on the cogburn nomination. the presiding officer: without objection.

Joseph Lieberman

4:41:25 to 4:42:49( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Joseph Lieberman

Joseph Lieberman

4:41:42 to 4:42:05( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: mr. lieberman: i thank the chair. mr. president, i rise to speak in support of a bipartisan resolution that has been introduced by our colleague, senator durbin, and that i'm proud to be a cosponsor of which concerns the situation in the country of byelorussia. as the winds of democratic change have been sweeping now

Joseph Lieberman

4:42:06 to 4:42:27( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: across north affect and the -- north africa and the middle east, ousting rulers who have been long entrenched there, it is important for us to remember that there still is one remaining dictatorship in europe, and that is in the country of byelorussia. in the 20 years since the fall of the soviet union, byelorussia's neighbors to the north and west have become successful, prosperous

Joseph Lieberman

4:42:28 to 4:42:50( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: democracies, but tragically, while poland, lithuania and latvia have broken the chains of tyranny and joined the flagship institutions of the euroatlantic world, nato and the european union, byelorussia and its people have been left behind, held behind by its despotic

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