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Senate Proceeding on Mar 17th, 2011 :: 2:27:10 to 2:30:00
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Mary Landrieu

2:27:10 to 2:27:31( Edit History Discussion )

Mary Landrieu: chairman for giving me the time to speefnlgt. ms. landrieu: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from louisiana. ms. landrieu: i thank the chairman. i thank the senator from georgia for coming to the floor and participating in the debate. i have a different view on the amendment that he spoke on. but we will continue that debate and in fact debate health care

Mary Landrieu

2:27:10 to 2:30:00( Edit History Discussion )
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Mary Landrieu

2:27:32 to 2:27:53( Edit History Discussion )

Mary Landrieu: policy in this country for the last two years and while appreciate his views, i'm hoping that we could keep the debate very, very focused on specific, if possible. but i understand that this amendment of senator hutchison's and the amendment that senator isakson supports does affect small business. so we look forward to more comments as we go forward.

Mary Landrieu

2:27:54 to 2:28:14( Edit History Discussion )

Mary Landrieu: i wanted, mr. president, as we wait to move to the c.r., which under unanimous consent i think we're moving to in a few moments, so we'll be off of the debate on this bill, just to submit for the record some of the data associated with job creation. i know that senator snowe is

Mary Landrieu

2:28:15 to 2:28:36( Edit History Discussion )

Mary Landrieu: very, very sincere in her comments about the lack of job creation in the country and i want to say that i agree with everything that she said in terms of the rates of unemployment. they're very, very concerning. that's why she and i have spent so much time on the committee trying to look at the array of bills that we have at least in

Mary Landrieu

2:28:37 to 2:28:57( Edit History Discussion )

Mary Landrieu: our jurisdiction to see what we can do to help change the outlook. and i'm very proud to say that i think we have in large measure contributed in a positive way. but just for the record in terms of job numbers, because dwhroot president obama and his -- because i don't think that president obama and his

Mary Landrieu

2:28:58 to 2:29:18( Edit History Discussion )

Mary Landrieu: administration get the kind of credit that they deserve and frankly that the democratic leadership sometimes doesn't get the credit that it deserves for turning around a literally desperate situation. i'm going to submit these recordnumbers for the record. i think it is important for

Mary Landrieu

2:29:19 to 2:29:40( Edit History Discussion )

Mary Landrieu: people to understand. i want to throw a few numbers out and the i'm sorry i don't have this chart clearly produced at this point. but i'm going to give a couple of numbers. in january of 2009, this country lost 820,000 jobs in that one

Mary Landrieu

2:29:41 to 2:30:01( Edit History Discussion )

Mary Landrieu: month. in that one month, we lost more jobs according to this document that i'm looking at than any month probably in the last, i don't know, lost 10 or 15 years. i'll going to go back to check.

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