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Senate Proceeding on Mar 16th, 2011 :: 5:15:35 to 5:16:50
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Mitch McConnell

5:15:32 to 5:15:52( Edit History Discussion )

Mitch McConnell: and, mr. president, i yield the floor and note the absence of a quorum. mr. mcconnell: mr. president? mr. president? the presiding officer: the minority leader. mr. mcconnell: mr. president, i would say to my friend from ohio, i have listened with great interest to his first speech here in the senate and was particularly interested in his

Mitch McConnell

5:15:35 to 5:16:50( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Mitch McConnell

Mitch McConnell

5:15:53 to 5:16:13( Edit History Discussion )

Mitch McConnell: reference to robert a. taft who, as the senator from ohio knows, his portrait is in the republican leader's office and has been there for some time. in fact, that space that's currently the office of the republican leader in the senate became the space of the republican leader about the time that senator taft was in that all too brief period.

Mitch McConnell

5:16:14 to 5:16:34( Edit History Discussion )

Mitch McConnell: he was actually only majority leader for about eight months before he passed away, but he left an incredible impression here in -- in this town, which the junior senator from ohio pointed out. and i would say in listening to the new senator from ohio that he is entirely able to fill the

Mitch McConnell

5:16:35 to 5:16:50( Edit History Discussion )

Mitch McConnell: shoes of those who have come before representing the great state of ohio in the senate. he made reference to some of them, i predict, by the time the senator from ohio leaves this body, he will be widely referred to in the same -- in the same category. i thank him for his important

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