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Senate Proceeding on May 13th, 2010 :: 0:32:40 to 0:33:34
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Ron Wyden

0:32:36 to 0:32:58( Edit History Discussion )

Ron Wyden: senator objects to its consideration on the grounds of a hold, one of two things will happen. either the senator placing the secret hold will have their name publicly released or the senator who objects on their behalf will own that hold, and then that individual will have their name

Ron Wyden

0:32:40 to 0:33:34( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Ron Wyden

Ron Wyden

0:32:59 to 0:33:19( Edit History Discussion )

Ron Wyden: published in in the congressional calendar. for the first time there would be both public accountability and peer pressure on those trying to keep senate business behind closed doors. the bipartisan proposal i two additional reforms. first, the proposal eliminates the ability that a senator h today to lift a hold before the

Ron Wyden

0:33:20 to 0:33:35( Edit History Discussion )

Ron Wyden: current six-day period expires and never have it disclosed. this has been a huge abuse. it has allowed a senator to do business in secret and never have it reported. with the new proposal, if a senator places a hold, even for

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