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Senate Proceeding on Mar 26th, 2009 :: 8:10:55 to 8:12:35
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James Webb

8:10:38 to 8:10:59( Edit History Discussion )

James Webb: quorum call: ms. stabenow: mr. president, i would ask suspension of the quorum call. the presiding officer: without objection, so ordered. ms. stabenow: thank you, mr. president. the presiding officer: the senator from michigan is recognized. ms. stabenow: thank you, mr. president. mr. president, i've just come from an all-day session with the budget committee and i'm very pleased that we have voted out to the floor and will be taking

James Webb

8:10:55 to 8:12:35( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: James Webb

James Webb

8:11:00 to 8:11:23( Edit History Discussion )

James Webb: up next week president obama's budget, his priorities and our work together. certainly the chairman of the committee, senator conrad, deserves tremendous credit fo his hard work as usual and his expertise, the staff expertise as well. and i think particularly i would note on a personal level, since

James Webb

8:11:24 to 8:11:45( Edit History Discussion )

James Webb: it's such a difficult those that senator conrad loves his heart and mind has bee there as well as shepherding this budget through. and we appreciate in this very challenging time. but, mr. president, what was

James Webb

8:11:46 to 8:12:07( Edit History Discussion )

James Webb: clear from the budget debate not only in the committee yesterday and today but in the comments that have gone on in the last couple of weeks from republican colleagues is that they really have 15--year-old argument about

James Webb

8:12:08 to 8:12:29( Edit History Discussion )

James Webb: the -- set of arguments about the budget, a that is in front of us. and you could use "g.o.p. dusts off, reuses 15-year-old message of 'no'" not only on the budget but we've heard "no" on equal pay and wee heard "no" from too many people around here on health care and on

James Webb

8:12:30 to 8:12:41( Edit History Discussion )

James Webb: lands and the issues go on and on and slowwalking, filibustering, or

8:12:30 to 8:12:51( Edit History Discussion )

lands and the issues go on and on and slowwalking, filibustering, or just plain and so when we look at what's happening, i think it's important to put it in context. i mean, this year, 2009, we saw headlines, multiple headlines,

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