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Senate Proceeding on Apr 7th, 2011 :: 4:40:55 to 4:41:45
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John Thune

4:40:48 to 4:40:55( Edit History Discussion )

John Thune: it is time to make sure this government stays open. it is time that we don't thrust the economy backwards and it is

Jon Tester

4:40:55 to 4:41:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jon Tester

Jon Tester

4:40:56 to 4:41:16( Edit History Discussion )

Jon Tester: time to ultimately ensure that those who have given service to this country, like the men and women in uniform, don't get hurt and that we do by coming together with a reasonable budget. i ask unanimous consent that there be a period of morning business until 5:00 p.m. with senators permitted to speak up to 10 minutes each. the presiding officer: is there objection?

Jon Tester

4:41:17 to 4:41:37( Edit History Discussion )

Jon Tester: without objection, so ordered. mr. menendez: mr. president, with that, i yield the floor. mr. lee: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from utah. mr. lee: i could not agree more that we should not have a government shutdown. i could not agree more that we need to take steps to protect and improve our economy. and i could not agree more that we need to take steps to make

Jon Tester

4:41:38 to 4:41:45( Edit History Discussion )

Jon Tester: sure that our brave uniformed men and women are fairly compensated and otherwise treated.

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