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


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    Senator Thom Tillis

    From: NC

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-03-01

    TILLIS. Mr. President, you know more than just about anybody else here [[Page S1116]] that across the Nation there has been a dramatic increase in the incidence of opioid addiction, which is now at...



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    Senator John Thune

    From: SD

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-03-01

    THUNE. Mr. President, I also want to take a few moments today to discuss the devastation drugs are bringing to too many families and communities across our Nation and also to congratulate the Presiding...



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    Senator Sheldon Whitehouse

    From: RI

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-03-01

    WHITEHOUSE. 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 President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded.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. WHITEHOUSE. Mr. President, no one...



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    Senator Steve Daines

    From: MT

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-03-01

    DAINES. Mr. President, yesterday I joined Senators Gardner and Moran on a factfinding mission to Guantanamo Bay. Guantanamo Bay was a humble reminder of the services our military provides overseas to...



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    Senator Mark R. Warner

    From: VA

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-03-01

    WARNER. Mr. President, I have an inquiry. I believe there will be a series of speakers coming to the floor to address the issue of digital security. I don't know if my colleague, the Senator from Ohio,...



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    Senator Rob Portman

    From: OH

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-03-01

    PORTMAN. Mr. President, I ask if my colleague would defer to me for just 2 minutes so I may address the CARA bill that Senator Whitehouse has been talking about, and then I will yield to the Senator...



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    Senator Cory Gardner

    From: CO

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-03-01

    GARDNER. Thank you, Mr. President. I thank my colleague from Virginia for his work on this and his history in the telecom business and his understanding of the complicated issues set before us. There...



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    Senator Susan M. Collins

    From: ME

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-03-01

    COLLINS. Thank you, Mr. President. Mr. President, I rise today as a cosponsor of the Digital Security Commission Act, a bill that will establish a national bipartisan commission to examine digital...



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    Senator Angus S. King, Jr.

    From: ME

    Party: Independent

    Date: 2016-03-01

    KING. Mr. President, when I first entered this body in the winter of 2013, I was appointed to the Intelligence Committee. Every Tuesday and Thursday, we would meet for several hours talking about very...



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    Senator Barbara Boxer

    From: CA

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-03-01

    BOXER. Mr. President, this is a great country. Regardless of what some people say, this is a great country, and the reason it is great is that people work. They get up and they produce for this country....



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    Senator Patty Murray

    From: WA

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-03-01

    MURRAY. Mr. President, thank you to the Senator from California for her long advocacy on behalf of women across this country to be able to access the health care they choose. Tomorrow the Supreme Court...



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    Senator Amy Klobuchar

    From: MN

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-03-01

    KLOBUCHAR. Mr. President, I come to the floor to speak in favor of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act. Senator Whitehouse and I have been working on this together for years, along with Senator...



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    Senator Daniel Coats

    From: IN

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-03-01

    COATS. Mr. President, I want to thank my colleague from Minnesota. I am here to talk about opioid abuse as well, although I am trying to combine two speeches. Since we are now talking about the opioids...



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    Senator Orrin G. Hatch

    From: UT

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-03-01

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



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    Senator Bill Nelson

    From: FL

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-03-01

    NELSON. Madam President, I, too, would like to extend my condolences to the family in Colorado and to the Senators from Colorado for their loss. Return from Space of Commander Scott...



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    Senator Ron Wyden

    From: OR

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-03-01

    WYDEN. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. Whole Woman's Health v....



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    Senator Mitch McConnell

    From: KY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-03-01

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