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Senate Proceeding on Mar 16th, 2011 :: 0:59:50 to 1:01:40
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Roger F. Wicker

0:59:47 to 1:00:08( Edit History Discussion )

Roger F. Wicker: thank you, i yield the floor. a senator: madam president? the presiding officer: the senator from mississippi. mr. wicker: i rise to agree with my colleague from nebraska, to support his amendment and to congratulate him for his newfound enthusiasm for this idea. actually, on january 10, the house of representatives passed

Roger F. Wicker

0:59:50 to 1:01:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Roger F. Wicker

Roger F. Wicker

1:00:09 to 1:00:31( Edit History Discussion )

Roger F. Wicker: a rule to reduce its spending by 5%. this measure was passed on a roll call vote of 410-13. soon thereafter, i was the first senator to call on my colleagues in the senate to cut their office expenditures by 5%. this small but symbolic step could save the taxpayers over $20 million. on february 4, some six weeks ago, i requested unanimous

Roger F. Wicker

1:00:32 to 1:00:52( Edit History Discussion )

Roger F. Wicker: consent to take up a sense of the senate resolution i authored urging all senators to take such action. unfortunately, at that time and since then, there has been objection from the other side of the aisle to this unanimous consent request. my effort was bipartisan. i was joined by 14 of my colleagues, republicans and democrats, and i thank them.

Roger F. Wicker

1:00:53 to 1:01:13( Edit History Discussion )

Roger F. Wicker: we now have an agreement to take up my sense of the senate resolution by unanimous consent later in the day, so as to expedite and refine enactment of provisions of the nelson amendment based on that understanding. i commend the senator from nebraska for coming to this idea what late but support his amendment nonetheless and thank

Roger F. Wicker

1:01:14 to 1:01:34( Edit History Discussion )

Roger F. Wicker: the chair. the presiding officer: the senator from louisiana. ms. landrieu: is there any time remaining on our side? the presiding officer: there is no time remaining. ms. landrieu: i ask for the yeas and nays. the presiding officer: is there sufficient second? there appears to be.

Roger F. Wicker

1:01:35 to 1:01:40( Edit History Discussion )

Roger F. Wicker: the clerk will call the

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