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Senate Proceeding 07-13-09 on Jul 13th, 2009 :: 2:46:10 to 2:47:49
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Joseph Lieberman

2:46:06 to 2:46:28( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: distinguished connecticut on the floor, so i'll simply yield the floor. mr. lieberman: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from connecticut. mr. lieberman: i thank my opinion friend from vermont. i rise to speak in favor of s. 1390. but before i do, let me thank senator leahy for his leadership in crimes amendment.

Joseph Lieberman

2:46:10 to 2:47:49( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Joseph Lieberman

Joseph Lieberman

2:46:29 to 2:46:49( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: i'm honored to be one of his cosponsors, and i hope the senate works its will in the interest of justice and adopts the amendment in due course. mr. president, as i say, i rise to support s. 1390, the national defense authorization act for fiscal year 2010, before the senate today and this week.

Joseph Lieberman

2:46:50 to 2:47:11( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: i want to begin by chairman levin, the chairman of our senate armed services committee, and senator mccain, the ranking rep for their leadership and for the bipartisan example they set in drafting and reporting out this bill. this bill will keep our nation

Joseph Lieberman

2:47:12 to 2:47:33( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: safe and provide our troops with the support that they deserve. and to do. the bill will establish new programs to support the physical and mental well-being of our troops and their it will provide our fighting men

Joseph Lieberman

2:47:34 to 2:47:50( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: and women a 3.4% increase in coensation. the fact is that nothing is more important than taking this extraordinary, gifted, brave generation

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