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Senate Proceeding on Aug 1st, 2007 :: 3:41:41 to 3:43:07
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Richard Durbin

3:41:32 to 3:41:41( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Durbin: something out of the mainstream of the law, and does it show that he, judge southwick, is somehow not the type person you would want to sit in judgment of your case or your family? and i think what

Lindsey Graham

3:41:41 to 3:41:54( Edit History Discussion )

Lindsey Graham: we're doing to him is incredibly unfair. there is no real evidence at all that this man as a person harbors animosity against one group versus the other. quite the contrary, everything that i see in the

Lindsey Graham

3:41:41 to 3:43:07( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Lindsey Graham

Lindsey Graham

3:41:54 to 3:42:03( Edit History Discussion )

Lindsey Graham: record, he's been a very decent, scholarly man who's applied the laud in an admirable fashion. i just wish we could allow an up-or-down vote on this fine fellow. i will yield for a question. mr. durbin:

Lindsey Graham

3:42:03 to 3:42:14( Edit History Discussion )

Lindsey Graham: if the senator from south carolina would yield for a question? mr. graham: yes, sir. mr. durbin: under the previous administration of president clinton, there was considerable controversy in the

Lindsey Graham

3:42:14 to 3:42:26( Edit History Discussion )

Lindsey Graham: judiciary committee about whether president clinton's nominees would receive a hearing and a vote. and in scores of instances, nominees were given neither. does the senator from south carolina put in

Lindsey Graham

3:42:26 to 3:42:41( Edit History Discussion )

Lindsey Graham: the record now whether or not judge leslie southwick was given a hearing before the democratically controlled senate judiciary committee? mr. graham: i believe he was. yes, i do. mr. durbin: i would say

Lindsey Graham

3:42:41 to 3:42:50( Edit History Discussion )

Lindsey Graham: to the senator he did receive such a hearing. mr. graham: yes. mr. durbin: i attended the hearing. i thought it was a hearing allowing some from both parties to ask him a question. since it was suggested

Lindsey Graham

3:42:50 to 3:42:57( Edit History Discussion )

Lindsey Graham: his name be removed from the committee and brought to the senate floor, i'd like to ask the senator from south carolina has there been any democrat on the committee to stop senator specter or any

Lindsey Graham

3:42:57 to 3:43:07( Edit History Discussion )

Lindsey Graham: republican from calling judge southwick's name for a vote in the committee? mr. graham: as i understand it, the problem with judge southwick is that it appears there's been some effort to try to

Patrick Leahy

3:43:07 to 3:43:18( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick Leahy: get the mississippi senators to nominate someone else. and there's been a suggestion that he could be a district judge, but we want someone else to be the court of appeals nominee. and i don't think

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