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  • Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015--Motion to Proceed


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    Senator Susan M. Collins

    From: ME

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-03-01

    COLLINS. Mr. President, I rise to speak in support of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act, known as CARA, of which I am proud to be a cosponsor. I want to begin by commending Senators Whitehouse...



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    Senator Richard J. Durbin

    From: IL

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-03-01

    DURBIN. Mr. President, before I speak on a separate issue, I would like to address the issue raised by the Senator from Maine. Her experience in Maine is exactly the same as my experience in Illinois....



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    Senator John Cornyn

    From: TX

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-03-01

    CORNYN. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. Mr. CORNYN. Mr. President, yesterday the...



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    Senator Kelly Ayotte

    From: NH

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-03-01

    AYOTTE. Mr. President, I rise today to urge my colleagues to join me in supporting the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act. This is a bill that we have been working on for 2 years--Senator Portman,...



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    Senator Jeanne Shaheen

    From: NH

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-03-01

    SHAHEEN. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent to speak for up to 30 minutes, and I wonder if the Chair will advise me when I have about 3 minutes remaining. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection,...



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    Senator James Lankford

    From: OK

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-03-01

    LANKFORD. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. Mr. LANKFORD. Mr. President, I ask unanimous...



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    Senator Patrick J. Leahy

    From: VT

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-02-29

    LEAHY. Mr. President, I appreciate the comments of the senior Senator from Delaware. We have plenty of time to get a nomination to the Supreme Court from the President and to confirm a Justice, just...



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    Senator Ron Johnson

    From: WI

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-02-29

    JOHNSON. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. Cloture Motion ...



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    Senator John Cornyn

    From: TX

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-02-29

    CORNYN. The following Senators are necessarily absent: the Senator from Tennessee (Mr. Alexander), the Senator from Missouri (Mr. Blunt), the Senator from Arkansas (Mr. Boozman), the Senator from Texas...



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    Senator Richard J. Durbin

    From: IL

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-02-29

    DURBIN. I announce that the Senator from Missouri (Mrs. McCaskill) and the Senator from Vermont (Mr. Sanders) are necessarily absent. The PRESIDING OFFICER (Mr. Lankford). Are there any other Senators...



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    Senator Chuck Grassley

    From: IA

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-02-29

    GRASSLEY. Mr. President, an historic epidemic of drug overdose deaths is gripping our country. Over 47,000 Americans died from overdoses in 2014, an alltime high. Incredibly, that is more deaths than...



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    Senator Rob Portman

    From: OH

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-02-29

    PORTMAN. Mr. President, first I thank my colleague and chairman of the Judiciary Committee, Chuck Grassley. Many years ago I went to Iowa with Senator Grassley to set up an anti-drug coalition. We...



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    Senator Mitch McConnell

    From: KY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-02-29

    McCONNELL. Mr. President, I just want to congratulate the Senator from Ohio for his extraordinary leadership on this issue. This is an epidemic that affects us all, and he has definitely been at the...



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    Senator Mitch McConnell

    From: KY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-02-25

    McCONNELL. Mr. President, I move to proceed to Calendar No. 369, S. 524. The PRESIDING OFFICER. The clerk will report the motion. The senior assistant legislative clerk read as follows: Motion...



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    Senator Daniel Coats

    From: IN

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-02-25

    COATS. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded. The PRESIDING OFFICER (Mr. Cassidy). Without objection, it is so ordered. ...



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    Senator Christopher A. Coons

    From: DE

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-02-25

    COONS. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. Iran ...



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    Senator Amy Klobuchar

    From: MN

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-02-25

    KLOBUCHAR. Mr. President, I rise today in recognition of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week and bring attention to millions of Americans struggling with eating disorders. It is not something we...



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    Senator Dianne Feinstein

    From: CA

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-02-25

    FEINSTEIN. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. Mrs. FEINSTEIN. Mr. President, I ask...



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    Senator Tom Udall

    From:

    Party:

    Date: 2016-02-25

    UDALL. Thank you, Mr. President, for the recognition, and I just want to say to Senator Feinstein that this Senator has listened to many of her remarks and very much agrees with what she said, which...



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    Senator Thom Tillis

    From: NC

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-02-25

    TILLIS. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. Mr. TILLIS. Mr. President, our Nation is...



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    Senator Heidi Heitkamp

    From: ND

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-02-25

    HEITKAMP. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. Remembering Officer Jason...



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    Senator John Hoeven

    From: ND

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-02-25

    HOEVEN. Mr. President, I join my colleague from North Dakota to honor a brave young man, Jason David Moszer, who made the ultimate sacrifice for his community. Jason Moszer was an officer since 2009...