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Senate Proceeding 03-31-09 on Mar 31st, 2009 :: 1:37:35 to 1:39:29
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Joseph Lieberman

1:37:34 to 1:37:57( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: issue before the senate. mr. lieberman: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from connectic. mr. lieberman mr. president, i want to thank my colleague from maine for her excellent statement, also for the spirit of bipartisanship that i have been her -- our relationship. i'm pleased we can bring this forward quickly.

Joseph Lieberman

1:37:35 to 1:39:29( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Joseph Lieberman

Joseph Lieberman

1:37:58 to 1:38:20( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: this is concerns people, particularly along our southern border, but also in cities around america. 230 cities, where the mexican drug cartels are operating, and they're all over the country.

Joseph Lieberman

1:38:21 to 1:38:43( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: this is a business between $16 billion and $38 billion a year. it takes $16 billion to $38 and sends it back to the drug cartel kingpins in mexico. if that was a business, it woul be one of the larger businesses in our country

Joseph Lieberman

1:38:44 to 1:39:05( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: we've just got to help the president of mexico have the guts to take on the drug cartels, a tremendous risk to himself and his government, to deploy his military. we're helping them through the merit initiative. this is a way to beef up our own response and our own sponsorship i thank senator collins for her statement and suppo

Joseph Lieberman

1:39:06 to 1:39:27( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: i do want to indicate for the record that also original cosponsors of the legislation -- of this amendment are mr. bennett, senator bennett from colorado, senator bingaman from new mexico, senator feinstein from california, senator senator kyl from arizona, senator pryor from arkansas,

Joseph Lieberman

1:39:28 to 1:39:29( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: senato

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