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Senate Proceeding on Apr 8th, 2008 :: 1:54:44 to 1:58:22
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Lamar Alexander

1:54:44 to 1:54:54( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: a ab quorum for a moment, please? the presiding officer: the clerk will call the roll. quorum call: a senator: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from tennessee. a senator: i ask unanimous

Lamar Alexander

1:54:44 to 1:58:22( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Lamar Alexander

Lamar Alexander

1:54:54 to 1:55:01( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: consent that i be able to speak in morning business until the managers of the bill need to reclaim the time. the presiding officer: we're in a quorum call. mr. alexander: i ask that the quorum call be vitiated.

Lamar Alexander

1:55:01 to 1:55:13( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: the presiding officer: without objection, so ordered. mr. alexander: i ask unanimous consent that i be able to speak in morning business in the managers of the legislation are ready to proceed. the presiding

Lamar Alexander

1:55:13 to 1:55:29( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: officer: without objeutction, so ordered. mr. alexander: thank you. and i thank the senator from montana especially. mr. president, there is sorrow in our bluff city on the mississippi river and across

Lamar Alexander

1:55:29 to 1:55:45( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: tennessee today because the noble university of memphis tigers lost last night to kansas in the finals of the ncaa national championship basketball tournament. but there is also reason for great pride.

Lamar Alexander

1:55:45 to 1:56:04( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: the john calipari and his team gave memphis a new source of pride in the sport, a season to remember, winning more games than any college basketball team ever has. years from now fans will be talking

Lamar Alexander

1:56:04 to 1:56:25( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: about the magical douglas roberts, the ubiquitous anderson, the reliable dozier, the explosive rhodes and the taggarts. they have given fans a great year. they have helped to unify tennessee's largest

Lamar Alexander

1:56:25 to 1:56:38( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: city. they should hold their heads high as we look toward next year. mr. president, yesterday i made a few remarks about a piece of, an amendment that senator kyl and i have offered to an ensign-cantwell

Lamar Alexander

1:56:38 to 1:56:53( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: amendment. and today i would like to place into the "congressional record" a couple of documents. in may 2007, i requested that the energy information administration conduct a study of federal subsidies

Lamar Alexander

1:56:53 to 1:57:12( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: of electricity, including a comparison of subsidies for different fuel types. last week i received a 250-page study in response to my request. i ask unanimous consent to place in the "congressional

Lamar Alexander

1:57:12 to 1:57:31( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: record" the following: a copy of my may 17, 2007, letter to the e.i.a. administration, guy caruso; a copy of the april 2, 2008, cover hrert from mr. caruso that arrived with the e.i.a.'s 250-page

Lamar Alexander

1:57:31 to 1:57:46( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: study. finally a table titled "federal subsidies of electric power" based on information that was included in the executive summary of e.i.a. study. the presiding officer: without objection, so ordered.

Lamar Alexander

1:57:46 to 1:58:00( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: mr. alexander: mr. president, i ask -- i ask through the chair if there is more time or if the chair would like to reclaim the time. mr. baucus: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from

Lamar Alexander

1:58:00 to 1:58:08( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: montana. mr. baucus: i'm not managing this part of the bill. i think senator dodd is talking to senators. they're working out some of the provision. if you want to proceed, senator that will g ive them

Lamar Alexander

1:58:08 to 1:58:22( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: time to work it out. the presiding officer: the senator from california. mrs. feinstein: thank you very much, mr. president. perhaps, mr. chairman, i'll proceed with my statement on morning business. and

Max Baucus

1:58:22 to 1:58:33( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: then when we turn to the bill, i'd like to just call up the amendment. mr. baucus: mr. president? mrs. feinstein: is that agreeable to -- i see the senator -- mr. baucus: i might ask how much time the

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