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Senate Proceeding on Oct 7th, 2009 :: 2:21:35 to 2:23:05
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John McCain

2:21:31 to 2:21:51( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: up-or-down v come as a result of senator reid keeping his commitment. i'm convinced mr. president, i yield the floor. mr. mccain: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from arizona. mr. mccain: just very briefly, i say to my friend, i appreciate his efforts, i appreciate his le i appreciate everything he's done. we have a had the privilege of working together on many issues

John McCain

2:21:35 to 2:23:05( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John McCain

John McCain

2:21:52 to 2:22:13( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: over the years. i would like to be sure that when the health reform bill comes up, that there will not be parliamentary obstacles from that and i majority thwarted on the floor of parliamentary maneuvers. filling up the tree.

John McCain

2:22:14 to 2:22:35( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: the senator from north dakota is as familiar as i am with some parliamentary procedures which can be and has been employed when both parties have been in majorities to thwart the ability of senators to have their issues considered. and that's what i would like to

John McCain

2:22:36 to 2:22:56( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: see the that we will take it up, and a sentence that reads, "if this issue is not addressed during the full senate's consideration of comprehensive reform," my question would b w it? why is that sentence necessary?

John McCain

2:22:57 to 2:23:06( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: so all i can say is that i hope we can get that if we do, i would withdraw amendment and allow this

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