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Senate Proceeding on Jul 31st, 2008 :: 0:30:26 to 0:31:52
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Mark Pryor

0:30:10 to 0:30:26( Edit History Discussion )

Mark Pryor: in alternating 30-minute blocks of time with the republicans controlling the first block. the senator from new hampshire. mr. cornyn: mr. president, i ask if you would please notify us when ten minutes

John Cornyn

0:30:26 to 0:30:41( Edit History Discussion )

John Cornyn: remain on our time so the senator from georgia can take the floor and we would like to continue with the colloquy. i would just ask, and i know the senator from florida, senator martinez is here, i

John Cornyn

0:30:26 to 0:31:52( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John Cornyn

John Cornyn

0:30:41 to 0:30:58( Edit History Discussion )

John Cornyn: know that offshore drilling has been somewhat controversial in your state. i would like for you to maybe address that but i would also like you to help us understand the bigger picture, and that is why

John Cornyn

0:30:58 to 0:31:12( Edit History Discussion )

John Cornyn: the majority leader who controls the agenda and floor of the united states senate, a member of the other party, refuses to allow us to vote. i know that senator obama has adamantly opposed any additional

John Cornyn

0:31:12 to 0:31:24( Edit History Discussion )

John Cornyn: offshore exploration and production and one conclusion that i guess you might draw is, the majority leader is, by refusing an opportunity for senators to vote here, is somehow protecting the presidential

John Cornyn

0:31:24 to 0:31:35( Edit History Discussion )

John Cornyn: nominee, the presumptive presidential nominee from, perhaps, an embarrassing split in his own political party. but i wonder if you have any -- mr. martinez: i'm happy to comment on the situation

John Cornyn

0:31:35 to 0:31:52( Edit History Discussion )

John Cornyn: in florida and also what i think is an observation that you have made very accurately about what is happening in the larger political climate. they are related in a way. the state of florida has jealously

Mel Martinez

0:31:52 to 0:32:05( Edit History Discussion )

Mel Martinez: guarded its offshore resources because we have a tremendous tourism economy. as texas does, in some parts of its state. however, $4 a gallon of gas has caused a transformation in thinking. what is

Mel Martinez

0:31:52 to 0:35:23( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Mel Martinez

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