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Senate Proceeding on Aug 3rd, 2010 :: 7:18:10 to 7:20:55
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Amy Klobuchar

7:18:06 to 7:18:26( Edit History Discussion )

Amy Klobuchar: this week, and i urge my colleagues to do the same. thank you, mr. president. i yield the floor. ms. klobuchar: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from minnesota. ms. klobuchar: mr. president, i thank the senator from north carolina for her comments and i like how she pointed out how solicitor general kagan has

Amy Klobuchar

7:18:10 to 7:20:55( Edit History Discussion )
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Amy Klobuchar

7:18:27 to 7:18:48( Edit History Discussion )

Amy Klobuchar: received support from so many people on both sides of the aisle, and then also solicitor general kagan's support for the military. i remember one of the most touching points of that hearing we had -- that long and laborious hearing -- was when elena kagan spoke about reading the letter from the student who

Amy Klobuchar

7:18:49 to 7:19:09( Edit History Discussion )

Amy Klobuchar: had been at her law school in which, after she was nominated, he actually wrote a letter to the newspaper. he had served in iraq and he wrote a letter about how fair she was to him and her strong support for him as a soldier, and she said it was the only moment during the whole lead-up to the hearing, with all of those things that happen, that

Amy Klobuchar

7:19:34 to 7:19:54( Edit History Discussion )

Amy Klobuchar: caying mc-- when senator mikulski grad waited, the only offer she got was at a law firm as a secretary. justice ginsburg faced similar obstacles. when she entered harvard, she was only one of nine in a class room. they actually asked her to justify taking that place in that law school class from a

Amy Klobuchar

7:19:55 to 7:20:15( Edit History Discussion )

Amy Klobuchar: man. i know that we learned during the hearing that solicitor general kagan is well-aware of the strides that women have made n a 2005 speech quoting justice ginsburg she described a student resolution at universality of pennsyania law school. this resolution would have introduced a 25-cent-per-week

Amy Klobuchar

7:20:38 to 7:20:55( Edit History Discussion )

Amy Klobuchar: she is also to borrow a line from isaac newton, "standing on the shoulders of giants." all the women senators here, both democrat and republican, always feel that they are standing on the shoulders giants, maybe even somewhat short giants when they see the dean of the women senator

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