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Senate Proceeding on Jun 16th, 2011 :: 4:52:55 to 4:58:55
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John Kerry

4:52:51 to 4:53:12( Edit History Discussion )

John Kerry: objection. mr. kerry: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from massachusetts. mr. kerry: before mayor manino accused the duck boats for the victory parade on saturday, i want to take a moment with my colleague here on the senate floor to celebrate an extraordinary victory by the

John Kerry

4:52:55 to 4:58:55( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John Kerry

John Kerry

4:53:17 to 4:53:38( Edit History Discussion )

John Kerry: boston bruins. after a grueling 39 years of so many ups and downs, heartbreaking misses and almosts, the stanley cup is coming back to boston. that is thanks to the extraordinary grit of a special hockey team, a team that had really remarkable character. i have to say, and i say this i

John Kerry

4:53:39 to 4:53:59( Edit History Discussion )

John Kerry: hope cautiously because i know pride comes before a fall, but nevertheless we in massachusetts are blessed with an embarrassment of riches right now because last night's heart-stopping game against the

John Kerry

4:54:00 to 4:54:21( Edit History Discussion )

John Kerry: vancouver kanucks is allowing us to celebrate our seventh championship for our city in the last decade. i know pride comes before the fall, but sweeping the yankees a weekend ago and now winning this isn't too bad. so as a lifelong hockey fan and a guy who still tries to get around a rink occasionally when

John Kerry

4:54:22 to 4:54:42( Edit History Discussion )

John Kerry: my hips allow me to do that, the bruins' win last night really was one of the sweetest ever. and that's partly because it was in such a long time coming, but it's also because of the determination this team showed

John Kerry

4:54:43 to 4:55:05( Edit History Discussion )

John Kerry: in getting there. not since 1972 did the bruins bring home the stanley cup. and not since the 1970 championship has there been so much for hockey fans to cheer about. this boston bruins fans made history not just in the championship but in the way they got there. they are the first team in

John Kerry

4:55:06 to 4:55:26( Edit History Discussion )

John Kerry: n.h.l. history to win a game seven three times in the same postseason. they did it with a kind of hard-nosed, selfless, remember the fundamentals, play the basics gritty kind of team work that we in boston admire so much. during the bruins run to the

John Kerry

4:55:27 to 4:55:49( Edit History Discussion )

John Kerry: championship, we got to witness a very special kind of pride and encouragement that came from our city. there is a black and gold bruins jersey on the statue of paul revere. before game seven, everybody got to see our injured forward nathan horton, pouring a bottle

John Kerry

4:55:50 to 4:56:13( Edit History Discussion )

John Kerry: of boston water on to the vancouver ice. this team couldn't and wouldn't lose at home, and last night horton's magic water turned vancouver into our home ice. and today all of new england is home for the world's champion boston bruins. toeuf say with last -- i have to say with last night's victory

John Kerry

4:56:14 to 4:56:35( Edit History Discussion )

John Kerry: yet another pwraoupb legend -- bruin legend was born, tim thomas. in seven spectacular games, tim held the kanucks to eight games goali spefplt it was more than appropriate he was named the

John Kerry

4:56:36 to 4:56:56( Edit History Discussion )

John Kerry: game's most valuable player. i would say what curt shilling was to the red sox tim thomas is to the bruins today. mr. president, this stanley cup win is a victory for 9/11 massachusetts who ever laced up a skate and braved frozen ponds

John Kerry

4:56:57 to 4:57:17( Edit History Discussion )

John Kerry: early in the morning, to every parent who packed their kid in a minivan to get to practice, for everyone who remembers their heart skipping a beat when bobby orr sailed the air in victory, we hear our own voices in the words of tim thomas last night when he proclaimed, you've been

John Kerry

4:57:18 to 4:57:38( Edit History Discussion )

John Kerry: waiting for it for a long time, but you got it. you wanted it, you got it. we're bringing it home. just as it was for the red sox for a long time, some people said this day was never going to come. and just as it was for the red?? sox and a curse that we no longer hear much about, some

John Kerry

4:57:39 to 4:58:01( Edit History Discussion )

John Kerry: even blamed fate for the drought. but after last night, mr. president, boston proved once again never underestimate an underdog. and so final score, bruins 1, fate zero. i'm proud to offer my congratulations to the bruins players, the coaches, the front office for a great series, for a

John Kerry

4:58:02 to 4:58:23( Edit History Discussion )

John Kerry: great season, and for being great champions. this team never quit. they never lost focus. they believed in themselves as individuals. and above all, they believed in themselves as a team. so we can't wait for saturday when we will see the city of

John Kerry

4:58:24 to 4:58:44( Edit History Discussion )

John Kerry: boston's reflection in the polished silver nickel of stanley's cup. welcome back to boston. a senator: that was great. mr. brown: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from massachusetts. mr. brown: it was great i. i'm honored to speak as well with my

John Kerry

4:58:45 to 4:58:57( Edit History Discussion )

John Kerry: colleague senator kerry to celebrate something that i was 11 years old when it last happened. i come to the floor obviously to recognize the boston bruins and the thrilling season and 4-0

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