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Senate Proceeding on Sep 24th, 2009 :: 5:48:00 to 5:49:49
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Susan Collins

5:47:58 to 5:48:18( Edit History Discussion )

Susan Collins: who is covered by amendment? if your colleague from texas found 32, glenn beck found 32, you found 18. ms. collins: mr. president, i'd be glad to respond to the question of my my colleag did not have the benefit of being on the floor when i first presented my amendment, and i addressed

Susan Collins

5:48:00 to 5:49:49( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Susan Collins

Susan Collins

5:48:19 to 5:48:41( Edit History Discussion )

Susan Collins: very issue. i was very careful in this amendment to make clear that i was not talking about positions that are recognized in law. some of my colleagues, legitimaly, have taken a different approach. but that is not the approach

Susan Collins

5:48:42 to 5:49:03( Edit History Discussion )

Susan Collins: that is before the senate now. rather, i have taken into account the issues that have been raised by mcolleagues on the other side of the such as senator byrd, who certainly knows more about constitution than i n.i.h. of us -- are serving at the present time, who has expressed concerns about the proliferation of czars.

Susan Collins

5:49:04 to 5:49:24( Edit History Discussion )

Susan Collins: i have taken into account concerns expressed by senator feingold, by senator feinstein, and i've done a careful tailored amendment that does not amendment to sweep in positions that are recognized in law nor does it sweep in positions that are subject to senate

Susan Collins

5:49:25 to 5:49:45( Edit History Discussion )

Susan Collins: confirmation, and that's why it's so disappointing to me that my colleagues are not animously adopting my amendment, which it looked like they were going to do earlier this week befor weighed in, because i did not take a broad sweeping approach. i took a very narrow,

Susan Collins

5:49:46 to 5:49:51( Edit History Discussion )

Susan Collins: approach that aimed at the problems i've talked about: irk

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