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Senate Proceeding on Apr 6th, 2011 :: 9:18:50 to 9:20:35
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Mary Landrieu

9:18:47 to 9:19:07( Edit History Discussion )

Mary Landrieu: that would be cardin 240 and snowe 253. the presiding officer: without objection. the clerk will report. the clerk: the senator from louisiana, ms. landrieu proposes en bloc ms. landrieu: i ask that the senate proceed to a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak up to 10

Mary Landrieu

9:18:50 to 9:20:35( Edit History Discussion )
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Mary Landrieu

9:19:08 to 9:19:28( Edit History Discussion )

Mary Landrieu: minutes each. the presiding officer: without objection. ms. landrieu: i want to thank senator cardin for his patience and senator snowe as we've worked through the last hour or two on their two proposals. both of them have to do with perfecting our contracting programs. while not specific to the sbir program and sttr program, they

Mary Landrieu

9:19:29 to 9:19:49( Edit History Discussion )

Mary Landrieu: are very relevant to the work that we do on the small business committee. so i really appreciate all the members that allowed these two amendments to go forward. they'll be pending and hopefully tomorrow we can get some agreement on some additional votes. we've had a very busy day today, as you know, on the underlying bill, the sbir bill. we voted on about seven

Mary Landrieu

9:19:50 to 9:20:10( Edit History Discussion )

Mary Landrieu: amendments. we've had some very heated discussions on issues that are actually not at all related to this bill, but are very important to this body. and i thank the senators for working in good faith as we try to move through the many amendments that had been filed, most of which are not germane to the issue at hand, but are

Mary Landrieu

9:20:11 to 9:20:31( Edit History Discussion )

Mary Landrieu: important to be discussed on the floor of the senate and here in congress. so i want to thank particularly senator cardin. i noticed that he's on the floor. he may want to say a word now about his amendment just briefly and i commit to the senator that we'll try to call his amendment up and senator snowe's amendment as soon as we can tomorrow. but i yield the flo mr. cardin: mr. president?

Mary Landrieu

9:20:32 to 9:20:36( Edit History Discussion )

Mary Landrieu: the presiding officer: the senator from maryland. mr. cardin: let me thank senator

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