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Senate Proceeding on Mar 31st, 2009 :: 2:03:05 to 2:04:35
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Jeff Sessions

2:03:01 to 2:03:22( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: with 20 hours of debate and up-or-down vote. has it ever been used in that context in the senate? mr. sessions: no. in fact, few pieces of leslation this senate has considered will have as much broad based complexity as a cap-and-trade, period. this is why senator reid, conscience of the rules of the

Jeff Sessions

2:03:05 to 2:04:35( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jeff Sessions

Jeff Sessions

2:03:23 to 2:03:43( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: senate said -- quote -- "using theeconciliation process to enact major legislation prevents an open debate about the critical issues in full view of the public. health reform and climate change are issues that in one way or

Jeff Sessions

2:03:44 to 2:04:04( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: another touch every american family their resolution carries serious economic and emotional consequences. the misuse of the arcane process of reconciliation to enact substantive policy changes is an undemocratic disservice to our people and to the senate's institutional role."

Jeff Sessions

2:04:05 to 2:04:26( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: that's democratic senator who wrote the reconciliation bill and who has written a book on the rules of the senate. mr. president, i would ask one more unanimous consent that it not be in order -- well, i think

Jeff Sessions

2:04:27 to 2:04:35( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: i will -- here it is: it should not be in order to reconciliation bill in the senate that raises energy

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