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Senate Proceeding on Aug 5th, 2010 :: 3:36:35 to 3:37:35
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Byron Dorgan

3:36:31 to 3:36:52( Edit History Discussion )

Byron Dorgan: i think we can get beyond this impasse, and that is what i am committe thank you, mr. president. i yield the floor. the presiding officer: the senator from north dakota is recognized. mr. dorgan: mr. president, as i indicated, i intend to withhold the unanimous consent request, because it would clearly be objected to. there are some people who disagree with the method by which this settlement would be paid for, but i -- i also want

Byron Dorgan

3:36:35 to 3:37:35( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Byron Dorgan

Byron Dorgan

3:36:53 to 3:37:14( Edit History Discussion )

Byron Dorgan: to mention that i have some hope that later today, finally at long last, we may be able to come to the floor of the senate with such an agreement that would be able to withstand the unanimous consent request, and if we do that before we break, we would have resolve a -- a very long-standing issue, not just the 15 years or the 130

Byron Dorgan

3:37:15 to 3:37:36( Edit History Discussion )

Byron Dorgan: years, but going back to last december when this agreement was reached and the congress was given 30 days and then extended six times, at long last perhaps we will be able to decide that we can do this together. i very much appreciate the work senator barrasso i doing and senator kyl and senator baucus and others, and my hope is that later this afternoon, i will be able to come to the floor with

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