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Senate Proceeding on May 15th, 2008 :: 0:43:35 to 0:45:36
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Norm Coleman

0:33:56 to 0:43:35( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Norm Coleman

Norm Coleman

0:43:09 to 0:43:35( Edit History Discussion )

Norm Coleman: they've done to produce something that this nation needs right now. i am disappointed that the president intends to veto this bill. if he does that, that is a mistake. and i will work hard with my

Tom Harkin

0:43:35 to 0:43:43( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Harkin: colleagues to override that veto. this country needs this farm bill. i urge my colleagues to join with me in supporting this bill. mr. president, i yield the floor floor. mr. harkin: mr. president? the

Tom Harkin

0:43:35 to 0:45:36( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Tom Harkin

Tom Harkin

0:43:43 to 0:43:57( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Harkin: presiding officer: the senator from iowa. mr. harkin: first of all, i am going to yield 10 minutes to the senator from montana, senator baucus. but before i do, let me just publicly thank senator baucus,

Tom Harkin

0:43:57 to 0:44:09( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Harkin: the chairman of the finance committee, and also a very valuable member of our agriculture committee, for all of his help on this farm bill. i can honestly say we wouldn't be here had it not been

Tom Harkin

0:44:09 to 0:44:25( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Harkin: for the effort and the work of senator baucus and of course his ranking member, my colleague from iowa, senator grassley, to come up with the funds that we needed and not in raising taxes but in

Tom Harkin

0:44:25 to 0:44:35( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Harkin: close ing loopholes and in saving some money that they were able to give us so that we could meet our needs this this farm bill.~ senator baucus and i came to congress together in 1974. we were

Tom Harkin

0:44:35 to 0:44:50( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Harkin: classmates. we've been friends through all these years. i can -- i want to thank senator baucus for all of his diligence and also for attending all the meetings of our conferences which went on

Tom Harkin

0:44:50 to 0:44:59( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Harkin: and on and on for hours at a time, and he was always there as a valuable member giving his input and getting us to this point. i just want to say that the farmers and ranchers of montana and the

Tom Harkin

0:44:59 to 0:45:10( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Harkin: people who live in rural communities in montana have no stronger voice, no better champion for them than the senior senator from montana. and i publicly thank you, max, for all of your help on

Tom Harkin

0:45:10 to 0:45:23( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Harkin: this bill. mr. president, i yield ten minutes to the senator from montana. the presiding officer: the senator from montana. mr. baucus: mr. president, first, i deeply thank my good friend from iowa, senator

Tom Harkin

0:45:23 to 0:45:36( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Harkin: harkin. this has been a wonderful experience, work on this conference and this farm bill, where everybody worked together on both sides of the aisle and, frankly, both bodies. basically eight members

Max Baucus

0:45:36 to 0:45:48( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: of the conference led by senator harkin, saxby chambliss also invaluable. all of us here who are members of the conference will go on and on about how great everybody was to work with. it's really true.

Max Baucus

0:45:36 to 0:50:31( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Max Baucus

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