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Senate Proceeding on May 5th, 2010 :: 8:32:30 to 8:33:45
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Roger F. Wicker

8:32:14 to 8:32:35( Edit History Discussion )

Roger F. Wicker: will call the roll. quorum call: a senator: i ask the quorum call be dispensed with. the presiding officer: without

Roger F. Wicker

8:32:30 to 8:33:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Roger F. Wicker

Roger F. Wicker

8:32:36 to 8:32:56( Edit History Discussion )

Roger F. Wicker: objection. a senator: thank you. mr. president, i had not intended to speak tonight, but having heard my friend, the senator from minnesota, speak about the problems with the rating agencies, i thought i

Roger F. Wicker

8:32:57 to 8:33:18( Edit History Discussion )

Roger F. Wicker: would rise to -- to say that in very many respects, the senator from minnesota is correct. mr. wicker: and it's my understanding that the underlying bill as yet has no provision whatsoever dealing with the rating agencies. i think -- i think certainly if that remains, it will be a major flawn the legislation.

Roger F. Wicker

8:33:19 to 8:33:42( Edit History Discussion )

Roger F. Wicker: i don't know the details of the amendment that the senator from minnesota was referring to but i certainly would welcome a debate about the rating agencies to make sure that they're accurate, to acknowledge so many mistakes that have been made by those agencies in the past. so i want to commend the senator

Roger F. Wicker

8:33:43 to 8:33:46( Edit History Discussion )

Roger F. Wicker: for -- for his -- for his debate about this issue. i have a couple more points i'd

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