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Senate Proceeding on Jul 31st, 2008 :: 0:35:23 to 0:36:55
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Mel Martinez

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

Mel Martinez

0:35:08 to 0:35:23( Edit History Discussion )

Mel Martinez: resources to more drilling. mr. cornyn: i appreciate the comments of the senator from florida. in the real world, when the facts change, people are free to change their mind. with the new information.

John Cornyn

0:35:23 to 0:35:38( Edit History Discussion )

John Cornyn: and i think $4 gallon and $140 plus barrel oil have caused a lot of people to rethink their prior positions. when gasoline was $2.33 a gallon, as when the democrats took control of congress in early

John Cornyn

0:35:23 to 0:36:55( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John Cornyn

John Cornyn

0:35:38 to 0:35:55( Edit History Discussion )

John Cornyn: 2007 but now is hovering around $4 a glon, i think it is only reasonable that people will reassess their decisionmaking and, indeed, i think we have seen that happen with the american people. if you look at

John Cornyn

0:35:55 to 0:36:12( Edit History Discussion )

John Cornyn: american public polls shifting to overwhelming support for exploration, production, of the outer continental shelf. i would ask the senator from new hampshire, i know that as senator -- the senator from florida

John Cornyn

0:36:12 to 0:36:24( Edit History Discussion )

John Cornyn: said that more oil is going to be a transitional step on our part because production globally is declining yet demand, especially from huge economies like china and india, are going up. i know the

John Cornyn

0:36:24 to 0:36:38( Edit History Discussion )

John Cornyn: senator from new hampshire is a big proponent of clean nuclear power and i wonder if you would comment on what you see this transition looking like in terms of starting with more american production

John Cornyn

0:36:38 to 0:36:55( Edit History Discussion )

John Cornyn: but with conservation, with renewable energy and developing nuclear power. mr. gregg: the senator from texas has been one of the best advocates on the floor for a balanced approach which is what we

Judd Gregg

0:36:55 to 0:37:13( Edit History Discussion )

Judd Gregg: need. the american people understand things from the basic commonsense of the issue which is we need to use all the different options we have at our hands. we are a nation with great creativity, with great

Judd Gregg

0:36:55 to 0:39:54( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Judd Gregg

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