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Senate Proceeding on Apr 10th, 2008 :: 8:18:57 to 8:22:26
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Patrick Leahy

8:18:43 to 8:18:57( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick Leahy: is there objection? hearing none, without objection, so ordered. mr. leahy: and i ask unanimous consent that the yeas and nays be ordered on brian stacy miller miller. the presiding officer: is

Saxby Chambliss

8:18:57 to 8:19:07( Edit History Discussion )

Saxby Chambliss: there objection? without objection, so without objection. mr. specter: i yield the senator from georgia. the presiding officer: is there a sufficient second? there appears to be a sufficient second. the

Saxby Chambliss

8:18:57 to 8:22:26( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Saxby Chambliss

Saxby Chambliss

8:19:07 to 8:19:20( Edit History Discussion )

Saxby Chambliss: yeas and nays are ordered on the miller nomination. mr. chambliss: mr. president? mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from georgia. mr. chambliss: mr. president, i rise today to express

Saxby Chambliss

8:19:20 to 8:19:31( Edit History Discussion )

Saxby Chambliss: my support for james randal hall who's nominated to be united states district judge for the southern descriskt judge judge. randy hall is supremely qualified to nil position. i'm proud to endorse his

Saxby Chambliss

8:19:31 to 8:19:44( Edit History Discussion )

Saxby Chambliss: nomination. i'm pleased the senate will final have an opportunity to vote on randy's confirmation today. if confirmed, randy will fill the vacancy created on augustus 2, 2006, when judge a.v.edenfield

Saxby Chambliss

8:19:44 to 8:19:55( Edit History Discussion )

Saxby Chambliss: took senior status. the southern district of judge judge is designated as a judicial emergency, jawses referred to by -- as just referred to by senator specter. this means the southern district of stwr

Saxby Chambliss

8:19:55 to 8:20:06( Edit History Discussion )

Saxby Chambliss: judge's court -- orgia's court dock rets too buys -- dockets are too busy and litigants are waiting too long for results. i would like to thank the chairman of the judiciary committee, the senator

Saxby Chambliss

8:20:06 to 8:20:20( Edit History Discussion )

Saxby Chambliss: from vermont, senator leahy, as well as the distinguished senator from pennsylvania, the ranking member, senator specter, for their efforts and that of their staffs. for shepherding randy's nomination

Saxby Chambliss

8:20:20 to 8:20:31( Edit History Discussion )

Saxby Chambliss: through the judiciary committee. randy hall is a native after gust title is, georgia. he graduated from augusta dplej 1979 and from university of georgia school of flaw 1982 -- law inspect 1982. his

Saxby Chambliss

8:20:31 to 8:20:45( Edit History Discussion )

Saxby Chambliss: practice focused on banking matters and commercial litigation. and during his years as a private attorney, built an impressive legal resume. he served as general counsel of bankers first corporation

Saxby Chambliss

8:20:45 to 8:21:00( Edit History Discussion )

Saxby Chambliss: for over a decade managing the entire legal function of the billion-dollar corporation, including securities matters, state and federal regulatory matters, litigation, real estate acquisition and development, employment

Saxby Chambliss

8:21:00 to 8:21:15( Edit History Discussion )

Saxby Chambliss: issues and general corporate projects. mr. hall also has a history of public service. in 1997, he was appointed to the augusta-richmond county planning commission, a 12-member board authorized to regulate

Saxby Chambliss

8:21:15 to 8:21:34( Edit History Discussion )

Saxby Chambliss: the subdivision plan planned for the orderly growth of augusta augusta-richmond county and zone all of the various classifications. he served on the commission until 2002, acting as its chairman from 2000-2002.

Saxby Chambliss

8:21:34 to 8:21:44( Edit History Discussion )

Saxby Chambliss: in 2003, mr. hall was elected to the georgia state senate as a senator from the 22nd district and in 2003, and stlerved in 2003-200-- served there in 2003-2004. since 2004, he's been a partner in warren, trit,

Saxby Chambliss

8:21:44 to 8:21:53( Edit History Discussion )

Saxby Chambliss: statland and hall. and those who know him in georgia as integrity and someone with good moral character. his colleagues also say he's totally committed to the rule of law, that is he fair and honest

Saxby Chambliss

8:21:53 to 8:22:26( Edit History Discussion )

Saxby Chambliss: in all of his dealings and undertakings. i believe the southern district of judge judge will be well served to have randy hall on the bench and i urge all of my colleagues to support his confirmation.

8:22:26 to 8:23:06( Edit History Discussion )

and i would yield back, mr. president. the presiding officer: who yields time? mr. leahy: mr. president, i suggest the absence of a quorum. the presiding officer: the clerk will call the roll. quorum

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