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Senate Proceeding 06-09-09 on Jun 9th, 2009 :: 2:45:10 to 2:46:50
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Charles Schumer

2:45:06 to 2:45:26( Edit History Discussion )

Charles Schumer: complete it by then. and i've told the president i will work to make sure that occurs. i thank you. mr. schumer: i thank my colleague. mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from new york. mr. schumer: if i might just respond again with nominee alito, now justice alee together, theralito, therewas the christmas break, as i understand it.

Charles Schumer

2:45:10 to 2:46:50( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Charles Schumer

Charles Schumer

2:45:27 to 2:45:48( Edit History Discussion )

Charles Schumer: according to chairman leahy, it was the republicans that asked that we go to that christmas break, not the democrats. in justice roberts' case, i believe katrina intervened and everybody had to drop everything and work on the emergency of katrina. if you look at days where the

Charles Schumer

2:45:49 to 2:46:13( Edit History Discussion )

Charles Schumer: record is available - and it's been available right from the get-go here -- and no vacation, no intervening long recesses and things like that, the nominee knee will he -- or the minority leader or any senator here will have more time to scrutinize this record than we've had for most other judges.

Charles Schumer

2:46:16 to 2:46:36( Edit History Discussion )

Charles Schumer: and, again, underscored by the fact that the record is public, open and ample. it's not, you know -- no one has to go look for needles in a haystack to try and figure out what the record of judge sotomayor is.

Charles Schumer

2:46:37 to 2:46:50( Edit History Discussion )

Charles Schumer: it's very extensive and ample. with justice roberts, we only had a few years where he was on the bench and all the rest of his record was in in the executive. and it took us weeks -- and i think if the chairman probably

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