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Senate Proceeding on May 5th, 2010 :: 7:26:20 to 7:28:25
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Tom Harkin

7:26:16 to 7:26:38( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Harkin: country, and i appreciate his efforts on this particular amendment and his general concern about the bill as and i thank him for that. mr. harkin: well, i thank my friend from connecticut. every time i see my good friend here and all the work that senator dodd did in getting our health care bill through, now this, talk about going out on a high note.

Tom Harkin

7:26:20 to 7:28:25( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Tom Harkin

Tom Harkin

7:26:39 to 7:27:00( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Harkin: we're sorryhat -- as he knows, i'm sorry he's not going to be here after this year. but again, i think the fact that he's -- senator dodd did the health care bill and got it through, a great thing for the people of this country. great thing. and now this financial reform bill, to make sure we don't go through what we did a few years

Tom Harkin

7:27:01 to 7:27:21( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Harkin: ago again, and again to help our consumers have a little bit beer balance in their dealing with the big banks and t big -- big investment houses. this is a great bill. it's a great bill, and i compliment him for it. i know it's been a long, tough slog, as they say. but future generations are going

Tom Harkin

7:27:22 to 7:27:43( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Harkin: to look back and thank senator dodd, both for the health care bill but also for i think -- i think also for this financial reform bill. a lot of people may not understand all the intricacies of it, high finance and all that stuff. sometimes you g dizzy thinking dizzy -- get alittle dizzy thinking about all this stu, but he understands it and he gets it, and senator dodd has done a magnificent job

Tom Harkin

7:27:44 to 7:28:05( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Harkin: in putting this bill together that is really going to help protect our consumers in ts country. ando that's why i'm proud to support it, hope he doesn't mind if i offer an amendment to it, as i'm going to do o a.t.m. -- on the a.t.m. fees. so i thank the senator. i yield the floor. i note the absence of a quorum. the presiding officer: the clerk

Tom Harkin

7:28:06 to 7:28:11( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Harkin: will call the roll.

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