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Senate Proceeding on Mar 16th, 2011 :: 5:16:55 to 5:19:40
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Sherrod Brown

5:16:51 to 5:17:11( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: first contribution here in the senate. mr. brown: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from ohio. mr. brown: thank you, mr. president. i joined the republican leader in congratulating senator portman on his first speech on the senate floor. i rember those days some four years ago when i had the honor of doing that. i know how close rob and jane are and their children, and i

Sherrod Brown

5:16:55 to 5:19:40( Edit History Discussion )
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Sherrod Brown

5:17:12 to 5:17:32( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: have seen them much over the last year. i know the sacrifice and difficulty of leaving home as he points out, and i know he feels that way about his family. senator, i look forward to this relationship. i look forward already to what we have been working to do, especially on manufacturing jobs. rob, senator portman, has visited, as he said, some 80

Sherrod Brown

5:17:33 to 5:17:53( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: manufacturing plants in the last three years, and he sees what i see on these shop floors, that if we keep these jobs in the united states, these manufacturing jobs, the innovation is done, much of it on the shop floor and we'll continue to lead the world in innovation, continue to lead the world in job creation. that's the importance of working with small and medium sized and large manufacturing companies. i -- i also would add that

Sherrod Brown

5:17:54 to 5:18:17( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: senator portman already understands that ohio's the home of two major federal installations. nasa glenn in cleveland and wright-patterson air force base in dayton and also the petomo memorial institute in columbus,

Sherrod Brown

5:18:18 to 5:18:39( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: while not a federal agency per se serves much of the federal government by running this country's energy labs. the synergism among those three coupled with ohio state and case western, i met today with president williams of the university of cincinnati in senator portman's hometown and the kind of synergism that comes out of this in innovation and high-end manufacturing and all

Sherrod Brown

5:18:40 to 5:19:00( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: the kinds of things that he and senator portman andly do together in job creation, whether it's usec in southern ohio or the solar industry in toledo or the auto industry in the north or the aerospace industry especially in southwest but throughout the state, the kind of work we do will absolutely matter to put people back to work and create the

Sherrod Brown

5:19:01 to 5:19:21( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: kinds of good-paying industrial jobs and good-paying other jobs that ohioans aspire to to create a strong and class. i congratulate senator portman. i yield the floor. mr. president, i -- i note the

Sherrod Brown

5:19:22 to 5:19:33( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: absence of a quorum. the presiding officer: the clerk will call the

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