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Senate Proceeding on Aug 1st, 2007 :: 3:39:34 to 3:40:50
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Richard Durbin

3:38:19 to 3:39:34( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Richard Durbin

Richard Durbin

3:39:22 to 3:39:34( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Durbin: senator from south carolina yield for a question? mr. graham: yes, sir. mr. durbin: i'd like to ask the senator two or three questions about this the senator from tphaoefplt i want you to, -- about this

Lindsey Graham

3:39:34 to 3:39:46( Edit History Discussion )

Lindsey Graham: nominee. after you complete your remarks. mr. graham: i would be glad to. i don't want to infringe on the five minutes. the bottom line, to my good friend from illinois, is i don't think this is

Lindsey Graham

3:39:34 to 3:40:50( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Lindsey Graham

Lindsey Graham

3:39:46 to 3:40:00( Edit History Discussion )

Lindsey Graham: about qualifications at all. i think this man has lived a good life in the law and seems to be a good person, from everyone eup understand who's spoken on his pwafplt it is not a -- on his behalf. it is

Lindsey Graham

3:40:00 to 3:40:08( Edit History Discussion )

Lindsey Graham: n a question of a character flaw. it is about two cases. and senator specter said one case involved a racial slur that's a horrible term, and the administrative review board which took up that matter, should

Lindsey Graham

3:40:08 to 3:40:20( Edit History Discussion )

Lindsey Graham: the person be fired because of this racial slur found that it wasn't a repeated event. under mississippi law, it has to be more than an isolated event. it did disrupt the workplace. there was an apology

Lindsey Graham

3:40:20 to 3:40:30( Edit History Discussion )

Lindsey Graham: made and accepted. and the board found that this was not sufficient to terminate the person. it went to the mississippi court of appeals. theyere under mississippi law, had to determine whether or not the

Lindsey Graham

3:40:30 to 3:40:41( Edit History Discussion )

Lindsey Graham: board made an arbitrary or capricious decision, whether there is any evidence to support the board's finding and they upheld the board's determination. judge southwick in that case commented many

Lindsey Graham

3:40:41 to 3:40:50( Edit History Discussion )

Lindsey Graham: times about how offensive the word was and there's no place in society for this word to be used without it being considered to be offensive. but judges have to apply the law, not emotions. and i guess the

Richard Durbin

3:40:50 to 3:40:58( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Durbin: question i have, is there really any belief on anyone's part that his concurrence in this upholding of the administrative review board has suggested that he is a person that is racially biased? does

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