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Senate Proceeding on Jun 24th, 2010 :: 3:16:30 to 3:18:05
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Richard Burr

3:16:26 to 3:16:46( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: of one of the most repressive and difficult governments that any country is fced to abide by in the world. i yield the floor. mr. burr: madam president? the presiding officer: the senator from north carolina. mr. burr: i ask unanimous consent to speak as if in morning business for one minute. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. burr: madam president, since it is appropriate tt you

Richard Burr

3:16:30 to 3:18:05( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Richard Burr

Richard Burr

3:16:47 to 3:17:07( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: and i would both here at the same time, i rise today to congratulate north carolina native john isner for not only surviving the longest tennis match in wimbledon history but for emerging victorious over nicholas mahut of france, clocking in at ov 11 hours in this first-round match.

Richard Burr

3:17:08 to 3:17:29( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: it was historicic in its length and number of games. 138 in the fifth set alone. picking up this morning at 59-59 in the fifth set, the match continued with no breakpoints until john hit a final backhand to finish the match in front of a packed standing-room-only crowd of amazed fans.

Richard Burr

3:17:30 to 3:17:50( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: throughout that grueling competition, isner maintained an impressive sense of calm under pressure serving his opponent a recordbreaking 112 aces. in addition to impressive play, john showed great respect and honor for his opponent. after the match he displayed the kind of sportsmanship and

Richard Burr

3:17:51 to 3:18:06( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: chivalry that are often forgotten in today's sports world. this is an extraordinary match that will not only be remembered in the history books but by all sports fans who witnessed the incredible competitive spirit of these two great aght leets.

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