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Senate Proceeding on May 5th, 2010 :: 6:07:20 to 6:09:20
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Barbara Boxer

6:07:12 to 6:07:32( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Boxer: legislative session. there are now four minutes debate evenly divided prior to a vote on the boxer amendment. mrs. boxer: mr. president? the presiding officer: the sena mrs. boxer: mr. president, i would like everyone, if they could, to just take a look at these couple of headlines from

Barbara Boxer

6:07:20 to 6:09:20( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Barbara Boxer

Barbara Boxer

6:07:33 to 6:07:54( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Boxer: september 2008. "nightmare on wall street." "where do we go from here?" and i think all of us that went through this, whether we're in the senate or we were looking at what was happening to our investments on wall street, when we saw that over three short days in september 2008, lehman brothers, merrill lynch and a.i.g. all collapsed and the

Barbara Boxer

6:07:55 to 6:08:15( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Boxer: stock market plunged and seniors lost their retirement savings and families lost their jobs and homes and small businesses stopped hiring. it was a nightmare. that's what it was. and if there's one thing we should all be able to agree on is this: the american taxpayers should never again have to bail out wall street firms that

Barbara Boxer

6:08:16 to 6:08:36( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Boxer: gambled away our savings and wreaked havoc on our economy. and my amendment is very clear. it is not a sense of the senate. it has the force of law. and very simply put, it is straightforward. it's an ironclad assurance that a failing, insolvent wall street firm must be liquidated.

Barbara Boxer

6:08:37 to 6:08:57( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Boxer: the costs of that liquidation must come either from selling off the firm's assets or from industry assessments on the big wall street firms. and, mr. president, i'm going to retain the balance of my time in case there is debate. i hope this is close to a unanimous vote. i think it'sery clear, and i hope we will agree. and i would retain the of

Barbara Boxer

6:08:58 to 6:09:19( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Boxer: a senator: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from alabama. mr. shelby: i yield back the time and ask for the yeas and nays. the presiding officer: is there a sufficient second? there there appears to be. there is.

Barbara Boxer

6:09:20 to 6:09:25( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Boxer: the clerk will call the roll.

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