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Senate Proceeding 12-01-09 on Dec 1st, 2009 :: 0:46:15 to 0:48:50
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John McCain

0:46:11 to 0:46:32( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: it takes a one. i yield the the presiding officer: the senator from arizona. mr. mccain: mr. president, i regret that the senator from illinois did not observehe courtesies of the senate, particularly whe a person's name is mentioned as he continued to mention my name throughout and totally falsifying my position both in the presidential campaign and

John McCain

0:46:15 to 0:48:50( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John McCain

John McCain

0:46:33 to 0:46:54( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: the position that we have on this side and this amendment. i've always extended the courtesy to the senator from illinois, and i deeply regret that even senate is no longer observed. so, i say to the senator from illinois, i regret that you would not respond to a

John McCain

0:46:55 to 0:47:15( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: that i had posed and that you had said "i will respond in a minute." again, even that observed here. mr. durbin: if the senator would yield for a second? mr. mccain: i will go ahead -- mr. durbin: would the senator yield for a second? mr. mccain: the senator did not provide me the courtesy of allowing me

John McCain

0:47:16 to 0:47:36( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: question. now you want me to respond to a question from you? i will display more courtesy than you displayed to me. go ahead. mr. durbin: i apologize. i planned on yielding to you. i'll be happy to i always do, and i f i apologize. mr. mccain: well, i guess my questions were, one, the

John McCain

0:47:37 to 0:47:57( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: who claimed that we had not -- no republican has done anything to curb the health care insurance industry, was the senator in the senate when senator kennedy fought for weeks and months for the patients' bill of rights? was the senator here then? was he engaged in that debate? senator kennedy and i fought for the patients' bill of rights, and the majority on that side of

John McCain

0:47:58 to 0:48:19( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: the aisle opposed it. been efforts on my part to curb the abuses of the health insurance sponsorship of bill of rights. second of all, during the campaign, yes, i said that we could reduce and eliminate

John McCain

0:48:20 to 0:48:40( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: waste, fraud, and spending in the --raud, a spending, and i said it because of senator coburn's patient choice act, which could save $1 trillion from the states in medicaid over the next ten years in medicare savings. i wish that the setor from

John McCain

0:48:41 to 0:48:52( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: illinois would examine the patients choice act as proposed by the senator maybe we would lrn something. the senator from oklahoma's bill

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