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Senate Proceeding on Sep 10th, 2007 :: 1:46:50 to 1:52:28
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Robert P. Casey, Jr.

1:46:50 to 1:47:11( Edit History Discussion )

Robert P. Casey, Jr.: yeas and nays. the presiding officer: is there a sufficient second? there is a sufficient second. the clerk will call the roll. vote: the presiding officer: are there re any senators in the chamberhe

Robert P. Casey, Jr.

1:46:50 to 1:52:28( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Robert P. Casey, Jr.

Robert P. Casey, Jr.

1:47:11 to 1:47:31( Edit History Discussion )

Robert P. Casey, Jr.: who are westerning to vote or wishing to change their vote? if not, the ayes are 90 and the nays are zero. the nomination is confirmed. under the previous order, the motion to reconsider is considered

Robert P. Casey, Jr.

1:47:31 to 1:47:43( Edit History Discussion )

Robert P. Casey, Jr.: made and laid on the table. under the previous order, the president shall be immediately notified of the senate's action and the senate will return to legislative session. the senato r from pmennsylvania.

Robert P. Casey, Jr.

1:47:43 to 1:47:59( Edit History Discussion )

Robert P. Casey, Jr.: mr. casey: mr. president, it was my intention to vote nay and i ask unanimous consent i be peopled to change my vote since it will not affect the outcome on the vote. the presiding officer: without

Robert P. Casey, Jr.

1:47:59 to 1:48:16( Edit History Discussion )

Robert P. Casey, Jr.: objection, so ordered. mr. casey: mr. president, i take a couple of moments at this time to highlight the life of one of our brave fighting men who lost his life in afghanistan. his name was january

Robert P. Casey, Jr.

1:48:16 to 1:48:32( Edit History Discussion )

Robert P. Casey, Jr.: argonish, a sergeant in the army national guard. on the day before -- on the last day before, the last business day before our august recess r was over, i was in a line in peckville, pennsylvania, at

Robert P. Casey, Jr.

1:48:32 to 1:48:51( Edit History Discussion )

Robert P. Casey, Jr.: his viewing where all of his family and his friends paid him last respts and prayed for him. just to give you a sense of the scene, there, in the context of this, this was a viewing line that lasted

Robert P. Casey, Jr.

1:48:51 to 1:49:07( Edit History Discussion )

Robert P. Casey, Jr.: hours and hours and hours. i was in the line from 6:00 to 8:30. so, for all the ropes that reasons we celebrate the service of our brave troops i highlight the life of sergeant jan argonish who

Robert P. Casey, Jr.

1:49:07 to 1:49:26( Edit History Discussion )

Robert P. Casey, Jr.: passed away at the age of 26 when he was killed in action in an ambush in afghanistan. he was a veteran of operation iraqi freedom with nearly 10 years of service in the pennsylvania national guard.

Robert P. Casey, Jr.

1:49:26 to 1:49:44( Edit History Discussion )

Robert P. Casey, Jr.: he volunteered to help train soldiers at the afghan national army. for sergeant jan argonish this was his third deployment since september 11th, 2001. he was born in peckville, pennsylvania, in a residence

Robert P. Casey, Jr.

1:49:44 to 1:49:58( Edit History Discussion )

Robert P. Casey, Jr.: most recently in scranton and a 1999 graduate of valley view high school where he played football and was on the swim team and went on from there, from high school, to enlist in the army. a graduate

Robert P. Casey, Jr.

1:49:58 to 1:50:14( Edit History Discussion )

Robert P. Casey, Jr.: of the amendment's infantry and mortar schools and the tank school in ft. knox, kentucky. he received numerous awards for his brave service, the bronze star, purple heart, national defense service

Robert P. Casey, Jr.

1:50:14 to 1:50:31( Edit History Discussion )

Robert P. Casey, Jr.: medal and on and on and on, award after award. he was a member of the sacred heart church in peckville, pennsylvania, and the v.f.w. post 554 in jessup, pennsylvania. since february of 2006 he was

Robert P. Casey, Jr.

1:50:31 to 1:50:47( Edit History Discussion )

Robert P. Casey, Jr.: a corrections officer at the u.s. penitentiary in pennsylvania. he leaves behind a family, one member of his family i'll never forget, his eight-year-old son, jacob, there in the viewing line to greet

Robert P. Casey, Jr.

1:50:47 to 1:51:02( Edit History Discussion )

Robert P. Casey, Jr.: hundreds and hundreds of people. he was wearing a state trooper's hat which was obviously too large for an eight year old. in so many ways, that image of that young boy, jacob, is an will manual i'll

Robert P. Casey, Jr.

1:51:02 to 1:51:18( Edit History Discussion )

Robert P. Casey, Jr.: -- an immanual i'll never forget, and is a metaphor of what so many families have lost when they lost a loved one in iraq, afghanistan or fighting around the world. even someone who is old enough to

Robert P. Casey, Jr.

1:51:18 to 1:51:31( Edit History Discussion )

Robert P. Casey, Jr.: understand it better than an eight-year-old jacob did. so many families are not ready for the horror and the trauma of that loss. i'm thinking of sergeant jan argonish today. we are thinking of his service and

Robert P. Casey, Jr.

1:51:31 to 1:51:47( Edit History Discussion )

Robert P. Casey, Jr.: remembering and raying for -- praying for all his family and all those who are doing the brave work of our troops in afghanistan and of course, in iraq, on this very profound week that we're about

Robert P. Casey, Jr.

1:51:47 to 1:52:00( Edit History Discussion )

Robert P. Casey, Jr.: to enter into, the week where we think about the victims of 9/11 and we think about our troops. mr. president, i have one unanimous consent request for a committee to meet during today's session of

Robert P. Casey, Jr.

1:52:00 to 1:52:11( Edit History Discussion )

Robert P. Casey, Jr.: the senate. it has the aprafl of approval of the majority and minority leaders and i ask this request be agreed to and this requestue be printed in the record. the presiding officer: is there objection?

Robert P. Casey, Jr.

1:52:11 to 1:52:28( Edit History Discussion )

Robert P. Casey, Jr.: without objection, so ordered. mr. casey: i yield the floor. the presiding officer: under the previous order, the senator from wyoming, mr. barrasso, is recognized to speak in morning business for up

John Barrow

1:52:28 to 1:52:43( Edit History Discussion )

John Barrow: to 30 minutes. mr. barrasso: mr. president, i rise today to address this body and our nation in my first official speech as wyoming's newest senator. today i'll share with you how i got here, who i

John Barrow

1:52:28 to 2:12:50( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John Barrow

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