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Senate Proceeding on Mar 17th, 2011 :: 0:03:25 to 0:06:00
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Mitch McConnell

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Mitch McConnell: of the standing rules of the senate, i hereby appoint the honorable tom udall, a senator from the state of new mexico, to perform the duties of the chair. signed: daniel k. inouye, president pro tempore. mr. mcconnell: mr. president? the presiding officer: the

Mitch McConnell

0:03:25 to 0:06:00( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Mitch McConnell

Mitch McConnell

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Mitch McConnell: republican leader is recognized. mr. mcconnell: it was a great honor to have thad austin of murfreesboro, tennessee, provide the opening prayer this morning. i -- i thank him for his wise words. i first met the reverend austin as an alma mater at the university in willmore,

Mitch McConnell

0:03:48 to 0:04:08( Edit History Discussion )

Mitch McConnell: kentucky, when i visited there in 2007. it is to engage the world and serve the world through public service. our guest chaplain has pursued that mission with great success. maybe it is a family calling. the reverend austin a's grandfather was an admiral in the u.s. navy who volunteered

Mitch McConnell

0:04:09 to 0:04:29( Edit History Discussion )

Mitch McConnell: overseas as a medical missionary. his father is a doctor who cares for our nation's veterans. they taught thad that it was important to serve others. that in a nation that so generously provides what many in other parts of the world do not enjoy, it is important to give back.

Mitch McConnell

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Mitch McConnell: reverend austin has taken that to heart. he's still a young man, but he has accomplished a great deal and he is not one to look back with pride on where he has been, but, rather, to look forward to all that he has left to do. reverend austin earned his degrees from asbury university

Mitch McConnell

0:04:52 to 0:05:14( Edit History Discussion )

Mitch McConnell: and asbury theological cemetery and studied at oxford university and here at the nation's capitol. he is the pastor of congressional care at first united methodist church as well as a commissioned elder there. the reverend austin has preached in england, south korea and mexico as well as kentucky and tennessee and several other

Mitch McConnell

0:05:15 to 0:05:36( Edit History Discussion )

Mitch McConnell: states an provided spiritual guidance and volunteer work in mexico, guatemala, kentucky and tennessee. while he has gone on to do bigger and bolder things, in 2009, he served as an intern in my office.

Mitch McConnell

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Mitch McConnell: admiral austin, his grandson, is buried at arlington. our own senate chaplain, barry black, delivered his internment service. i know chaplain black is just as pleased to have reverend austin here as i am. it was a true honor to listen to reverend austin's words this morning. i want to thank him for taking

Mitch McConnell

0:05:59 to 0:06:00( Edit History Discussion )

Mitch McConnell: time from his important work to

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