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Senate Proceeding on Aug 2nd, 2007 :: 7:35:14 to 7:37:04
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Lindsey Graham

7:35:14 to 7:35:25( Edit History Discussion )

Lindsey Graham: and nays. the presiding officer: is there a sufficient second? there appears to be a sufficient second. the yeas and nays are ordered. the clerk will call the roll. vote: ~ vote: ~ the presiding officer:

Lindsey Graham

7:35:14 to 7:37:04( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Lindsey Graham

Lindsey Graham

7:35:25 to 7:35:35( Edit History Discussion )

Lindsey Graham: on this vote the yairs 47, the nays are 52. three-fifths of the senators duly chosen and sworn, not having vote ed in affirmative, the motion is not agreed to, the point of order is sustained and

Lindsey Graham

7:35:35 to 7:35:56( Edit History Discussion )

Lindsey Graham: the amendment falls. under the previous order, there are now two minutes of debate equally divided prior to a vote in relation to amendment 2558, offered offered by the senator from south carolina,

Lindsey Graham

7:35:56 to 7:36:10( Edit History Discussion )

Lindsey Graham: senator graham. may we have order? may we have order, please? take your conversations out of the chamber. can we have order? can we have order, please? the senator from south carolina. mr. graham:

Lindsey Graham

7:36:10 to 7:36:23( Edit History Discussion )

Lindsey Graham: i thank you, mr. president. the finance committee's proposal re-authorize ing schip program for five years is funded by a permanent tobacco tax increase, there's a $32.5 billion expansion of schip, which

Lindsey Graham

7:36:23 to 7:36:35( Edit History Discussion )

Lindsey Graham: is above the $25 billion in the base line budget. the money for this comes from cigarette tax increase by 61 cents to $1 per pack, there will be a tax increase on cigars, about 53 cents, the sales

Lindsey Graham

7:36:35 to 7:36:49( Edit History Discussion )

Lindsey Graham: price up to $10 per cigar. despite bng a five-year reauthorization, the tax part of it goes in perpetuity. so it's a very simple amendment. when the program itself is sunset to be reviewed, let's sunset the

Lindsey Graham

7:36:49 to 7:37:04( Edit History Discussion )

Lindsey Graham: tax part of it to be reviewed. and that's all it is. if you're going to sunset the program, sunset the tax increase increases so we'll make an intelligent decision at that point. the presiding officer:

7:37:04 to 7:37:16( Edit History Discussion )

the senator from montana. mr. baucus: mr. president, clear clearly, with this amendment there's a cost of $36 billion over 10 years that's not paid for, and i just think that we should adhere to the

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