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Senate Proceeding on Apr 15th, 2010 :: 4:57:50 to 4:59:15
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Bob Corker

4:57:50 to 4:58:10( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: floor because the senator from connecticut, who is my friend, made numerous comments about the process. i know that he's still here. i would hope that possibly he'd be willing to enter into a colloquy. i notice he's talng to the president right now. i'll wait just a second.

Bob Corker

4:57:50 to 4:59:15( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Bob Corker

Bob Corker

4:58:11 to 4:58:31( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: i was hoping maybe the gentleman from connecticut might be interested in a two-minute colloquy. maybe five. and i'd like to give a preamble, if i could. you know, there's a lot of rhetoric going on around this financial reform bill.

Bob Corker

4:58:32 to 4:58:53( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: i appreciated so much the chairman of the committee engaging me for 30 days to try to reach a bipartisan agreement. we voted a 1,336 page out of committee in 21 minutes with no amendments. and we did so with the understanding -- at least it was my understanding, i'd love to

Bob Corker

4:58:54 to 4:59:17( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Corker: have it cleared up right now -- that the best way to reach a bipartisan bill was to vote a bill out of committee. we knew it was going to be a party-line vote. to not stiffen opposition by having a bunch of amendments debated and maybe getting people pulled further apart. and then what we would do is try

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