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Senate Proceeding on Sep 11th, 2008 :: 0:21:19 to 0:27:21
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Richard Durbin

0:12:11 to 0:21:19( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Richard Durbin

Richard Durbin

0:20:59 to 0:21:19( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Durbin: ways. not the least of which was the american community. it felt like a day when there were no borders between us. terrorists tried to engulf us in the smoke of fear and hatred, and for a moment we

Robert Menendez

0:21:19 to 0:21:36( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Menendez: felt like the wholeho world went dark. but the light of heroism burst through. individuals went into burning buildings to save others fplt strangers opened up their homes to help people they didn't

Robert Menendez

0:21:19 to 0:27:21( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Robert Menendez

Robert Menendez

0:21:36 to 0:21:58( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Menendez: know. men and women across the country rushed to give whatever they coyuld to help those in need. it was a day when we learned the meaning of oscar wilde's words w when he said, "where there is sorrow, there

Robert Menendez

0:21:58 to 0:22:26( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Menendez: is holy ground." it was a day when it didn't matter what part of the country u came from, what your family background was or anything else. it was a day when we all stood together as americans. people

Robert Menendez

0:22:26 to 0:22:43( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Menendez: from all over the world said we are americans today. there was a time when the events of september 11 gripped us1 so strongly that our minds couldn't focus on anything else. seven years later we

Robert Menendez

0:22:43 to 0:23:02( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Menendez: have to talk about the dangers of forgetting. we have to talk about the dangers of forget, because seven years later our obligations have not gone away. our obligations have not gone away to those

Robert Menendez

0:23:02 to 0:23:19( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Menendez: who we lost and to their families and those who survived the attacks but came away injured. for them, it has been a long and heroic struggle to get by and find some sense of normal. people who ran out of burning

Robert Menendez

0:23:19 to 0:23:35( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Menendez: buildings when the firefighters, e.m.t.'s and other rescue workers who ran in, all who breathed thick air as they were saving lives and today they are reminded of what they have to face with literally

Robert Menendez

0:23:35 to 0:23:55( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Menendez: every breath they take. we think of them deeply today for those heroes triumph every day. their supply of courage has never run out, and we can never walk out on them. so not forget,ge mr. president,

Robert Menendez

0:23:55 to 0:24:14( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Menendez: means caring for those who we lost and their families, and remembering them. but also it means caring for those who were made ill because of the attacks. not forgetting means supporting all the heroes,

Robert Menendez

0:24:14 to 0:24:33( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Menendez: paid and volunteer, whovo risked their lives to save others. not forgetting means sinecuring our ports, chemical and nuclear plants so we don't have to experience another horrendous tragedy in the

Robert Menendez

0:24:33 to 0:24:46( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Menendez: future, getting federal grant money to our communities based on the risks that they faced, getting firefighters the funding they need for new equipment and increasedea personnel, making sure our

Robert Menendez

0:24:46 to 0:25:01( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Menendez: first responders can talk to each other duringth an emergency. let us be very clear, not forgetting means destroying the terrorist network that planned the attacks and bringing those responsible

Robert Menendez

0:25:01 to 0:25:15( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Menendez: to justice. today, september 11 of 2008, we remember what's been lost, and we find strength in what we still have. no amount of time can ultimately heal what has been seared into our hearts and minds

Robert Menendez

0:25:15 to 0:25:37( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Menendez: since september 11. those wounds continue to drive us to makeo sure that no new jerseyan, no american ever has to experience them again. if we come together now as we did on one of the darkest days of

Robert Menendez

0:25:37 to 0:25:50( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Menendez: our history, then i believe our future can be filled with security, prosperity and hope. and on this day in which we remember that darkest day, we can see the light in our brightest days yet to come. once

Robert Menendez

0:25:50 to 0:26:09( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Menendez: again my thoughts and prayers for the 700 new jerseyans who were lost on that fateful day, for their families who live with this for the rest of their lives and for which this day has an incredible

Robert Menendez

0:26:09 to 0:26:24( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Menendez: residence in their lives far beyond what anyone canan imagine. but for votes here in the senate, i would be in new jersey today, and i wanted to take to the floor to let them know that we are one with

Robert Menendez

0:26:24 to 0:26:38( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Menendez: them on this most sacred day. mr. president, i yield the floor and observe the absence of a quorum. the priding officer: the clerk will call the roll. quorum call: quorum call: quorum call: 123450

Robert Menendez

0:26:38 to 0:26:53( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Menendez: a senator: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from nebraska is recognized. a senator: mr. president, i ask unanimous consent to yield all time back. the presiding officer: the senator

Robert Menendez

0:26:53 to 0:27:07( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Menendez: is note need we're in a quorum call. a senator: i ask that the quorum call be -- the presiding officer: without objection, so ordered. a senator: and you know that for all te for morning business be

Robert Menendez

0:27:07 to 0:27:21( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Menendez: yieldedyi back. the presiding officer: is there objection? without objection, so ordered. morning business is closed. under the previous order, the senate will resume consideration of s. 3001, which the

Robert Bennett

0:27:21 to 0:27:36( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Bennett: clerk will report. the clerk: calendar number 732, s. 3001, a bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2009 for military activities of the department of defense and so forth and for other purposes.

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