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Senate Proceeding on Dec 21st, 2010 :: 5:06:00 to 5:07:15
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Jeff Sessions

5:05:56 to 5:06:17( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: commission we created. he is a good man, a quintessential american story. he will be a good judge. i yield the floor. a senator: mr. president? mr. sessions: what is the time remaing on this side? the presiding officer: you have 1 minute and 5 seconds. the senator from alabama. mr. sessions: mr. martinez, i

Jeff Sessions

5:06:00 to 5:07:15( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jeff Sessions

Jeff Sessions

5:06:18 to 5:06:39( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: know, has a lot of good friends and supporters, as i noted, but he did refuse to express a simple question about whether or not the constitution prohibits the death penalty. when the aclu, of which he was a member and litigation committee chairman, definitely favored.

Jeff Sessions

5:06:40 to 5:07:01( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: and i do believe that judge pearson's view that somehow there should be a balancing test about whether or not we should actually slaughter a steer based on the need for food or hide is an extreme view also. and i would just say we've had about 15 members of the aclu confirmed by this administration, but we expect

Jeff Sessions

5:07:02 to 5:07:16( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Sessions: this president to submit mainstream judges. the aclu is not mainstream in its positions, and i do believe the administration needs to understand that this is going to be a more contentious matter if

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