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Senate Proceeding on May 15th, 2008 :: 0:17:12 to 0:18:51
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Tom Harkin

0:17:12 to 0:17:18( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Harkin: the presiding officer: the clerk will cl the roll. quorum call: a senator: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from iowa. mr. harkin: i ask that further proceedings under the quorum

Tom Harkin

0:17:12 to 0:18:51( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Tom Harkin

Tom Harkin

0:17:18 to 0:17:32( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Harkin: call be dispensed with. the presiding officer: without objection. under the previous order, the leadership time is reserved. under the previous order, the senate will resume consideration of the

Tom Harkin

0:17:32 to 0:17:43( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Harkin: conference report to accompany h.r. 2419, which the clerk will report. the clerk: conference report to accompany h.r. 2419, an act to provide for the continuation of agricultural programs through fiscal year

Tom Harkin

0:17:43 to 0:17:55( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Harkin: 2012, and for other purposes. mr. harkin: mr. psident, first i would ask consent that jenna jon of my staff be granted floo r privileges for the duration of today's session. the presiding officer: without

Tom Harkin

0:17:55 to 0:18:04( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Harkin: objection. mr. harkin: mr. president, as i understand it, there will be three hours evenly divided? the presiding officer: 90 minutes. mr. harkin: i'm sorry. an hour and a half evenly divided, 45 minutes

Tom Harkin

0:18:04 to 0:18:16( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Harkin: on each side. then we'll proceed to start voting on the farm bill. we had a gat debate last night. i appreciate all of the senators who came over and spoke so forcefully and favorably for this bill.

Tom Harkin

0:18:16 to 0:18:28( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Harkin: there is a few more speakers that want to speak this morning, and then we'll have a little bit of a wrap-up. again, i will just yield the floor for others who want to start speaking on the farm bill.

Tom Harkin

0:18:28 to 0:18:40( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Harkin: a senator: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from georgia. mr. chambliss: i thank senator harkin for his leadership on this issue. we had a good debate last night. a number of senators

Tom Harkin

0:18:40 to 0:18:51( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Harkin: had an opportunity to come over and voice their opinion about the bill. we look forward to wrapping this up this morning and having a vote, hopefully, around 11:15, 11:30. i would urge those folks

Saxby Chambliss

0:18:51 to 0:19:04( Edit History Discussion )

Saxby Chambliss: who want to speak, we've had a number who have indicated they'd like to have some time. obviously we're pretty squeezed with a compact morning this morning, so folks need to make their wishes known and

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