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Senate Proceeding 07-13-10 on Jul 13th, 2010 :: 0:33:40 to 0:35:04
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Lamar Alexander

0:33:40 to 0:34:01( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: first 43 presidents of this country, j years of his administration. mr. alexander: mr. president, i have one other question, if i ma hampshire. we hear commentators say, why don't those senators work across party lines?

Lamar Alexander

0:33:40 to 0:35:04( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Lamar Alexander

Lamar Alexander

0:34:02 to 0:34:23( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: you have had years of experience on appropriations and budget. in the present circumstance where we have a debt crisis and where we have no budget -- no budget for next year, and we won't have, would he not agree that taking a -- at the beginning of the process taking a number that has been voted on

Lamar Alexander

0:34:24 to 0:34:45( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: by a majority of the senate and has widespread bipartisan support is -- is a -- a constructive bipartisan approach that ought to be able to gain the respect of democratic appropriators an democratic -- and democratic senators and we could work together this year to

Lamar Alexander

0:34:46 to 0:35:05( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: essentially freeze discretionary spending as a first step toward reigning in -- reining in federal spending. in other words, we have message amendments, each side trying to score a point. isn't this a proposal that deserves respect as a serious

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