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Senate Proceeding on May 25th, 2010 :: 2:02:25 to 2:03:40
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Ron Wyden

2:02:22 to 2:02:42( Edit History Discussion )

Ron Wyden: modified to include the coburn-mccaskill amendment and the revealing of whoever is asking that bill be passed. so, again, i would enjoy working with my colleagues, if this important to you to get passed. again, i think there's certainly more pressing issues, but i'm not interested in holding anything secretly, and if you

Ron Wyden

2:02:25 to 2:03:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Ron Wyden

Ron Wyden

2:02:43 to 2:03:03( Edit History Discussion )

Ron Wyden: would work with us on modifying your language, i think we could get this thing passed and maybe even by unanimous consent. mr. wyden: would the senator yield again, without giving up his right to the floor? mr. demint: yes, i will. mr. wyden: my understanding from the sponsors, senators coburn and mccaskill, they are not yet ready. in other words, we have been talking to them.

Ron Wyden

2:03:04 to 2:03:25( Edit History Discussion )

Ron Wyden: i've already indicated to senator coburn that i would be a cosponsor of his proposal p so we now have what amounts to not just a private acknowledgment that your point is valid but a public one here on the floor of the senate. i would just say to my colleagues, it's my understanding from the sponsors

Ron Wyden

2:03:26 to 2:03:40( Edit History Discussion )

Ron Wyden: that they are not yet ready to bring this before the united states senate and that's why i'm hopeful that, given the acknowledgment that you have a valid point with respect to making sure that bills are actually read, my hope would be

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