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Senate Proceeding on May 8th, 2008 :: 4:49:25 to 4:50:54
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Jim DeMint

4:33:08 to 4:49:25( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jim DeMint

Jim DeMint

4:49:07 to 4:49:25( Edit History Discussion )

Jim DeMint: want to raise the price of current -- is not to raise the price of current premium payers or to raise the price of real estate. and i just want to ask my colleagues to bring all of the policies

Christopher Dodd

4:49:25 to 4:49:39( Edit History Discussion )

Christopher Dodd: eventually into some actuarial policy. mr. dodd: i just had a discussion with senator dorgan on a similar issue but the same point of an equity interest there involving the cost of premiums where you have

Christopher Dodd

4:49:25 to 4:50:54( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Christopher Dodd

Christopher Dodd

4:49:39 to 4:49:52( Edit History Discussion )

Christopher Dodd: a very well built levee and should the premium be the same here where there's one one where there's a a-year levee. i think that's a very good point. we talked with senator vitter about costs and

Christopher Dodd

4:49:52 to 4:50:00( Edit History Discussion )

Christopher Dodd: values and we disagree with him there but he makes a case, as you do here, that we need to strike this balance well. and so you're not locking in permanent costs here. and not also fsely contributing

Christopher Dodd

4:50:00 to 4:50:12( Edit History Discussion )

Christopher Dodd: to a cost of real estate at the same time -- at the same time we're dealing with oversupply and trying to move policies. but i'm very sympathetic to what my colleague from south carolina is trying to

Christopher Dodd

4:50:12 to 4:50:24( Edit History Discussion )

Christopher Dodd: achieve here. there is an equity interest that he's identified that i think has legitimacy. and inning the question is how do we satisfy that in an act wearlly sound program? so i commend him for the idea.

Christopher Dodd

4:50:24 to 4:50:35( Edit History Discussion )

Christopher Dodd: i'm grateful to him for withdrawing the amendment. it will give us a chance to work on examine this in a way that will hopeful satisfy him. i can't promise him this because the senator from alabama and

Christopher Dodd

4:50:35 to 4:50:43( Edit History Discussion )

Christopher Dodd: i have to deawith the house and other members, but i come to it with an open mind and the willingness to raise the he can wet that he raises with the amendment he was intending to offer. a senator:

Christopher Dodd

4:50:43 to 4:50:54( Edit History Discussion )

Christopher Dodd: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from alabama. mr. shelby: i want to commend the senator from supreme court -- the senator from south carolina for bringing up his amendment. i

Richard Shelby

4:50:54 to 4:51:06( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Shelby: think it's something we should consider in conference. senator dodd had a little colloquy about it over here on the side on the floor a few minimum fits ago. ago -- a few minutes ago. at the end of

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