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Senate Proceeding on Apr 8th, 2008 :: 2:25:08 to 2:26:34
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Arlen Specter

2:22:19 to 2:25:08( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Arlen Specter

Arlen Specter

2:24:59 to 2:25:08( Edit History Discussion )

Arlen Specter: there to be more supportive of these ideas. and i -- this is not a crumb. let me just say to my colleague from pennsylvania. the idea that we're modernizing the f.h.a. is critically important.

Christopher Dodd

2:25:08 to 2:25:17( Edit History Discussion )

Christopher Dodd: the fact that we've got money in here for discloash use, that we've got resources in for counseling, the fact that we're getting resources back to our states, $4 billion to assist them as they try to deal

Christopher Dodd

2:25:08 to 2:26:34( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Christopher Dodd

Christopher Dodd

2:25:17 to 2:25:26( Edit History Discussion )

Christopher Dodd: with the problems in their local comiewrnghts the fact that we're providing some tax -- communities, the fact that we're providing some tax support for people to move into foreclosed sprorpts you

Christopher Dodd

2:25:26 to 2:25:36( Edit History Discussion )

Christopher Dodd: don't is add to the supply is critically important as well. threes some very soiled ideas. there's some provisions in here -- these are some very solid ideas. there's some provisions in here that,

Christopher Dodd

2:25:36 to 2:25:46( Edit History Discussion )

Christopher Dodd: frankly, i'm happy to admit that if i had written this all by myself here without having to deal with other people here, i wouldn't have included. but this is far more than a crumb in terms of trying to

Christopher Dodd

2:25:46 to 2:25:57( Edit History Discussion )

Christopher Dodd: deal with this issue. more needs to be done. but the suggestion somehow that community development block grants, the counseling and disclosure and modernization of f.h.a. and raising loan limits

Christopher Dodd

2:25:57 to 2:26:07( Edit History Discussion )

Christopher Dodd: and the like are insignificant i think is to fail to understand what's in this bill. now, more can be to done. i don't disagree. but the suggestion of what we've done here falls into that category

Christopher Dodd

2:26:07 to 2:26:21( Edit History Discussion )

Christopher Dodd: sink a vast exaggeration in the sense of what we've tried accomplish with this and more will be done with this as well. mr. specter: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from pennsylvania.

Christopher Dodd

2:26:21 to 2:26:34( Edit History Discussion )

Christopher Dodd: mr. specter: metaphors are meant to be extreme. we can't really quantify as crumb as opposed to a loaf of bread. but no one would say this is half a loaf. this is -- the criticism of this bill has

Arlen Specter

2:26:34 to 2:26:50( Edit History Discussion )

Arlen Specter: largely come from the chairman of the committee, who has said that it doesn't go far enough. when you have -- when you have foreclosures across the country on variable rate mortgages and no action is being

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