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Senate Proceeding on Dec 21st, 2010 :: 6:29:40 to 6:31:00
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Benjamin L. Cardin

6:29:37 to 6:29:57( Edit History Discussion )

Benjamin L. Cardin: most modern warships in the history of the navy. i thank the chair floor. mr. cardin: madam president? the presiding officer: the senator from maryland. mr. cardin: thank you, madam president. we are now only hours away when we'll have a chance to vote on the ratification of the new start treaty. the senate has invoked cloture so we're in that 30-hour

Benjamin L. Cardin

6:29:40 to 6:31:00( Edit History Discussion )
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Benjamin L. Cardin

6:29:58 to 6:30:18( Edit History Discussion )

Benjamin L. Cardin: postcloture period. we're now in a period where we need to consider some additional amendments, then we will be able to vote on the ratification. i think that's good news for the united states, for national security. i think each member of the senate wants to do what is right for our national security. mr. president, i just really want to emphasize the point:

Benjamin L. Cardin

6:30:19 to 6:30:39( Edit History Discussion )

Benjamin L. Cardin: whenever i look at a national security issue, i want to get the best advice that i can from the experts, from our military experts, from our experts that are charged with making sure that we have the best intelligence to protect the security of america, from you are diplomatic experts -- from our diplomatic experts who

Benjamin L. Cardin

6:30:40 to 6:31:00( Edit History Discussion )

Benjamin L. Cardin: understand the ramifications of what we do here, around the world on other areas of concern for national security. mr. president, i might tell you that it is unanimous, the experts are telling us that it's in the united states security interest to ratify the new start

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