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Senate Proceeding on Apr 13th, 2011 :: 2:50:35 to 2:52:15
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Max Baucus

2:50:32 to 2:50:53( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: so they're asking us to take leadership, to step up and do it. make decisions not for your personal political future, but for the future of america and the president needs to join us in that effort. i'm hoping and praying in an hour and 10 minutes when the president stands up in the white house and presents, finally, to

Max Baucus

2:50:35 to 2:52:15( Edit History Discussion )
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Max Baucus

2:50:54 to 2:51:14( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: the country, he will do two things: one, say i'm ready to engage and engage fully because this is the number one issue facing the future of america. all is on the line. and, number two, here are my specifics in terms of what i will support and what i will work with. i hope he will say as we have said, this isn't set in

Max Baucus

2:51:15 to 2:51:37( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: concrete, let's work together to see if it really works and really addresses the crisis that we're facing. i thank the senator for his leadership. jeff, you've been out front since day one on this. my friend, johnny isakson, who i think is going to engage here

Max Baucus

2:51:38 to 2:51:58( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: next, senator barrasso, who said some nice words about me. i think we're here for one reason and one reason only and that is america is in trouble and we need to step up and do what we can, everything we can to get us back on a fiscal path to -- a path to fiscal health. it won't happen overnight. but if we can certify that we

Max Baucus

2:51:59 to 2:52:15( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: have a plan in place and that we're going to stick with it, we can -- i think we can save this situation and turn it around. so i thank the senator for his time in allowing me to get my two cents worth in on this. i'm here -- i'm here to make the

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