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Senate Proceeding on Sep 24th, 2008 :: 4:40:11 to 4:43:53
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Arlen Specter

4:29:56 to 4:40:11( Edit History Discussion )
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Arlen Specter

4:40:00 to 4:40:11( Edit History Discussion )

Arlen Specter: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from new jersey is recognized. mr. menendez: mr. president, i appreciate my distinguished colleague from pennsylvania's consideration in terms of time. he

Robert Menendez

4:40:11 to 4:40:24( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Menendez: could have stayed longer. i appreciate it. i rise today because there are far too many women in america suffering in silence from postpartum depression and it's time to let them know they are not

Robert Menendez

4:40:11 to 4:43:53( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Robert Menendez

Robert Menendez

4:40:24 to 4:40:39( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Menendez: alone. it is time to lift the veil of what some consider shame and secrecy. this condition is not their fault and they can get help. the melanie blocker stokes mothers act would ectstablish the first

Robert Menendez

4:40:39 to 4:40:50( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Menendez: comprehensive legislation to assist new mothers suffering from postpartum depression and educate women about this disable disabling condition that afengts -- affects 800,000 00,000 women each year t would help

Robert Menendez

4:40:50 to 4:41:03( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Menendez: provide support services to women suffering from postpartum depression and psychosis and would also educate women and their families about these conditions t would support research into the causes, diagnosis

Robert Menendez

4:41:03 to 4:41:15( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Menendez: and treatments for postpartum depression and psychosis. it attacks postpartum depression on all front ofs with educate, support, and research so that new moms can feel supported and safe rather than

Robert Menendez

4:41:15 to 4:41:29( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Menendez: scared and alone. we know, doctors and psychologists know, that there are all too many mothers in need who are suffering in silence, all too many mothers who are unaware of the condition and go without

Robert Menendez

4:41:29 to 4:41:40( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Menendez: the treatment and support they so desperately need. i introduce this bill because i was inspired by the story of mrs. mary jo code -- the former first lady of new jersey, who publicly shared her

Robert Menendez

4:41:40 to 4:41:49( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Menendez: story with postpartum depression depression. it was her courage and strength that helped change new jersey z law and now who feelly will help change our nation's law. but postpartum depression affect

Robert Menendez

4:41:49 to 4:42:05( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Menendez: affects women all over this country, not just in my home state. that is why i was produced introduce to legislation with senator durbin and work with the support of senator kennedy. i saw the companion

Robert Menendez

4:42:05 to 4:42:17( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Menendez: legislation of representative rush sail through the house, passing 382- 382-3, and we were all set to pass this bill when one singular senator signaled his objection, essentially blocking the bill and

Robert Menendez

4:42:17 to 4:42:29( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Menendez: the whole process ground to a halt. one senator's objections and american women are left without relief and support from a disable ing and often undiagnosed condition affecting as many as one in

Robert Menendez

4:42:29 to 4:42:41( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Menendez: five new mothers experience ing stoims. one senator's objections and american women are left without a strong program to make sure they no longer have to suffer in silence and feel alone when face

Robert Menendez

4:42:41 to 4:42:55( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Menendez: faced with this difficult condition. one senator's objections and american women are left with few places to turn when they show signs of depression, lose interest in friends and fathers feel yoampling

Robert Menendez

4:42:55 to 4:43:05( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Menendez: sadness or even have thoughts of harming the baby or themselves. many new mothers sacrifice anything and everything to provide feelings of security and safety to their newborn child. it is our duality

Robert Menendez

4:43:05 to 4:43:17( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Menendez: to provide the same left of security, safety safetyings and support to new mothers in need. we were on our way to taking those steps when a single senator stepped in and blocked it from happening.

Robert Menendez

4:43:17 to 4:43:32( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Menendez: the millions of american women who have suffered or soon will suffer from postpartum depression, we need to pass this bill today. so, mr. president, i ask unanimous consent that the "help" committee

Robert Menendez

4:43:32 to 4:43:43( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Menendez: be discharge ed of s. 1375, that the senate immediately proceed to s. 1375, that all after the enacting clause be stricken, and that an amendment at the desk consiststing of the text of subtitle

Robert Menendez

4:43:43 to 4:43:53( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Menendez: d of title 1 of s. 3297 be unsserted in lieu throrvetion that the amendment be considered and agreed to the bill as amed be read a third time, pad, and the motions to reconsider be laid on the table,

4:43:53 to 4:44:07( Edit History Discussion )

with no intervening action or debate. the presiding officer: is there objection? mr. craig: mr. president, oib. the presiding officer: the senator from idaho? objection is heard. mr. menendez: mr. president,

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