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Senate Proceeding on Jun 15th, 2011 :: 1:07:00 to 1:08:45
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John Thune

1:06:55 to 1:07:00( Edit History Discussion )

John Thune: to be. at some point there's going to be such a disaster that we're

Joseph Lieberman

1:07:00 to 1:08:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Joseph Lieberman

Joseph Lieberman

1:07:01 to 1:07:22( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: both going to have to impose draconian cuts in spending and tax increases, and none of us want to do that. the way to avoid that moment is to do it now in a methodical and sequenced longer-term way. the effect is that unless we

Joseph Lieberman

1:07:23 to 1:07:43( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: take risks together, the great losers -- and those risks have to be across party lines. this has to be a moment when we say to each other across party lines, these are tough votes. i can demagogue this vote. i can go after you in the next election based on this vote. but i'm pleading with you to cast this vote, and i'll cast

Joseph Lieberman

1:07:44 to 1:08:04( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: one that's risky too politically so that we can do something good for the country. because if we don't turn away from partisanship and turn toward shared responsibility, the big losers are going to be our great country and the

Joseph Lieberman

1:08:05 to 1:08:25( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: wonderful people who elected us, sent us here to lead it. i thank the chair. i yield the floor, and the absence of a the presiding officer: the clerk will call the roll.

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