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Senate Proceeding on Jul 24th, 2008 :: 5:37:07 to 5:38:50
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Johnny Isakson

5:35:03 to 5:37:07( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Johnny Isakson

Johnny Isakson

5:36:55 to 5:37:07( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: to faulty electrical grounding and faulty wiring. and she came to congress pleaing for help. pleading, somebody do something. she said that anger has overtaken my grief. i plead to you do something

Lamar Alexander

5:37:07 to 5:37:20( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: to bring to an end the unnecessary cause of death to our soldiers. they shouldn't have to worry about stepping into a shower or using a power washer in the safety of an established base. and, as i indicated,

Lamar Alexander

5:37:07 to 5:38:50( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Lamar Alexander

Lamar Alexander

5:37:20 to 5:37:35( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: the pentagon ordered that there be a comprehensive inspection of electrical installations at the army bases in iraq, but had hired the same company to do the inspections. the same company who had

Lamar Alexander

5:37:35 to 5:37:48( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: hired two electricians who came to this congress to say that the electrical work was unbelievably shoddy and done in some case business people who didn't have the foggiest idea of what they were doing.

Lamar Alexander

5:37:48 to 5:38:03( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: and result is, as all of us know, people are dying. i sent a letter to general petraeus last friday signed by casey, cantwell, klobuchar, and whitehouse, urging him to replace k.b.r. on these invehicleses.

Lamar Alexander

5:38:03 to 5:38:11( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: the in-- inspections. the inspections should be done by objective, qualified electricians and the contractor has shown itself to be incapable of fixing the electrical hazards that had been known previously.

Lamar Alexander

5:38:11 to 5:38:25( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: even though they were known, some of our soldiers have died. there is more toe this story and i will visit it onn a a wider array of issues. madam president, i yield the floor. the presiding officer:

Lamar Alexander

5:38:25 to 5:38:36( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: thank you. without objection, so ordered. a senator: madam president? the presiding officer: the senator from alaska isa recognized. mr. stevens: thank you, madam president. currently annual catch limits

Lamar Alexander

5:38:36 to 5:38:50( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: for sub stance waiting by alaska natives is set by international whaling commission. in setting the quota, the i.w.c. has tremendous power to influence the lives and the survival of these communities.

Orrin Hatch

5:38:50 to 5:38:58( Edit History Discussion )

Orrin Hatch: for over 30 years i have worked with the international commission to secure the right for native alaskans to vote f -- hunt whales. native alaskans living on st. lawrence island carry forward an ancient

Orrin Hatch

5:38:50 to 5:43:55( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Orrin Hatch

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