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Senate Proceeding on Apr 3rd, 2008 :: 4:37:32 to 4:42:35
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Harry Reid

4:37:17 to 4:37:32( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: kennedy: well, it's difficult to believe, mr. leader, we had our moment which those of us who were there in the rotunda listened to our leader who spoke so well, so movingly, as well as the other

Edward Kennedy

4:37:32 to 4:37:49( Edit History Discussion )

Edward Kennedy: leaders, both republicans an democrats, to honor just last week the anniversary of the war. and now in the last few days we have another moment of special significance, and that is the 4,000 --

Edward Kennedy

4:37:32 to 4:42:35( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Edward Kennedy

Edward Kennedy

4:37:49 to 4:38:03( Edit History Discussion )

Edward Kennedy: 4,000. this is just with regards to iraq that have been lost, 500 more in terms of afghanistan. and, as the senator and i -- i was grateful to him, very grateful to him, and of our colleagues, and

Edward Kennedy

4:38:03 to 4:38:19( Edit History Discussion )

Edward Kennedy: i'm sure on the other side as well, thought i would be useful to memorialize in the congressional record the names of these extraordinary men and women honoring both their name, their hometown, their rank

Edward Kennedy

4:38:19 to 4:38:35( Edit History Discussion )

Edward Kennedy: and their service. and that we could include that in the -- in the record at this time. we're trying to do itto at an appropriate time because we've been reminded about the loss of the 4,000. not as

Edward Kennedy

4:38:35 to 4:38:49( Edit History Discussion )

Edward Kennedy: an add on to some otherot kind of action here, but to give the respect and the dignity and the honor to these individuals and do so by having a roll call vote to indicate and send the special message

Edward Kennedy

4:38:49 to 4:39:03( Edit History Discussion )

Edward Kennedy: to their families and to their friends and to the communities that honor their service. why is it that we cannot wait -- cannot get an agreement on that? the good senator -- i'm not going to insult

Edward Kennedy

4:39:03 to 4:39:19( Edit History Discussion )

Edward Kennedy: his intelligence, i've read him the resolutions, maybe eight lines long, and it's basically honoring words of -- words of honor for these extraordinary men and women, a tribute to their valor. why

Edward Kennedy

4:39:19 to 4:39:32( Edit History Discussion )

Edward Kennedy: is it that we can't have a -- a time when we can bring the membership together to -- to honor those names? what is the possible -- somewhere the republican leader to try and explain to the american people

Edward Kennedy

4:39:32 to 4:39:46( Edit History Discussion )

Edward Kennedy: why we can't have that -- usually around here we have -- they're going to object to it, at least they indicate why they're goiteng to object to it. where are they? why don't they take the floor?

Edward Kennedy

4:39:46 to 4:40:02( Edit History Discussion )

Edward Kennedy: where is this? where are they? why can't they give us an explanation to the american people? this tragically -- this tragically -- look at these pages, mr. leader, on each one of these pages, 15 names.

Edward Kennedy

4:40:02 to 4:40:19( Edit History Discussion )

Edward Kennedy: look at this these naidges are here. -- pages that are here. look at this file of papers. 15 names, each and every one of those were their home addresses on them. and we ought to be able to take the

Edward Kennedy

4:40:19 to 4:40:39( Edit History Discussion )

Edward Kennedy: few moments, those that want to speak, to be able to express themselves and to pass this resolution and include it in the record at this time -- this time where we have paused, as a nation, out of respect

Edward Kennedy

4:40:39 to 4:40:58( Edit History Discussion )

Edward Kennedy: for the loss of some had 4,000 americans. so, mr. leader, i thank you for all that you have done and -- on this. and since i have the floor, i'll just take a few moments -- obviously for the senator

Edward Kennedy

4:40:58 to 4:41:15( Edit History Discussion )

Edward Kennedy: from illinois whose amendment is pending, i'll obviously withhold any -- any time that he thinks he can get action. mr. president, this is a resolution which will be -- we'll be. it has honoring

Edward Kennedy

4:41:15 to 4:41:32( Edit History Discussion )

Edward Kennedy: the sacrifice the united states armed forces who have been killed in iraq and gans, whereas 4,009, that is as of this morning, 4,009 of the united states armed forces have lost their lives in support

Edward Kennedy

4:41:32 to 4:41:46( Edit History Discussion )

Edward Kennedy: of iraqi freedom, 470 members of the united states have lost their lives. these sacrifices these men and women made for our country. the sacrifices of the fallen are in keeping with the highest traditions

Edward Kennedy

4:41:46 to 4:42:06( Edit History Discussion )

Edward Kennedy: of the united states army, navy, marine corps, air force an coast guard. whereas the families and loved ones have sacrificed as well, we honor them in commemorating the memory of those that lost their

Edward Kennedy

4:42:06 to 4:42:19( Edit History Discussion )

Edward Kennedy: lives. and it continues. whereas the following 4,009 members the united states have lost and it starts off with corporate adad and it continues. mr. reid: mr. president? the presid ing officer: the

Edward Kennedy

4:42:19 to 4:42:35( Edit History Discussion )

Edward Kennedy: majority leader? mr. reid: would my friend yield to make a u nanimous consent request? progress in this body is sometimes very hard to come by. but progress has been made. i appreciate senator kennedy

Harry Reid

4:42:35 to 4:42:46( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: coming to the floor and as those of us who have such an affection and love for him, once and a while he raises his voice. as a result of raising his voice, i ask unanimous consent that at 2:45 p.m.

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