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  • Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016--Conference Report


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    Senator Richard J. Durbin

    From: IL

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-07-13

    DURBIN. Mr. President, pending before the Senate is an important bill. It is a bill that relates to the opioid epidemic in America--an epidemic which is linked directly to the heroin epidemic in America...



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    Senator Charles E. Schumer

    From: NY

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-07-13

    SCHUMER. Mr. President, first, let me thank my colleague from Illinois for his remarks on the funding issue. I couldn't agree more. There is no question that this body should be working to help curb...



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    Senator Amy Klobuchar

    From: MN

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-07-13

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 President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded.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



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    Senator Jeff Sessions

    From: AL

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-07-13

    SESSIONS. Mr. President, I continue to be concerned by the determination of a number of people to move through the Senate the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, the 5,554-page document, which the...



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    Senator Richard Blumenthal

    From: CT

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-07-13

    BLUMENTHAL. I thank my colleagues for the vote we will take in a very short time on the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act known as CARA. This legislation holds great promise to help families and...



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    Senator Mike Lee

    From: UT

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-07-13

    LEE. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent to speak for up to 12 minutes. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. Tribute to James Wallner Mr. LEE....



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    Senator John Cornyn

    From: TX

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-07-13

    CORNYN. The following Senators are necessarily absent: the Senator from Mississippi (Mr. Cochran), the Senator from Oklahoma (Mr. Inhofe), the Senator from Kansas (Mr. Roberts), the Senator from South...



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    Senator Richard J. Durbin

    From: IL

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-07-12

    DURBIN. Mr. President, 5 months--5 months--that is how long it has been since the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention formally asked the U.S. Congress to...



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    Senator Michael B. Enzi

    From: WY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-07-12

    ENZI. Mr. President, as chairman of the Budget Committee, I come to the floor on a regular basis and give some bad news, hopefully in small doses. If the small doses don't work, I am going to have to...



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    Senator Bill Nelson

    From: FL

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-07-12

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



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    Senator Mitch McConnell

    From: KY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-07-12

    McCONNELL. Mr. President, reserving the right to object, let me just walk through this one more time in case anybody is confused about where we are. As I said yesterday, Republican Senators are eager...



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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-07-12

    REID. Mr. President, will my friend yield for a question? Mr. NELSON. Of course. Mr. REID. Is it true that your family first came to Florida in 1829 or somewhere in there--a long time ago? [[Page...



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    Senator Charles E. Schumer

    From: NY

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-07-12

    SCHUMER. Mr. President, I want to thank my colleague from Florida for his leadership on this issue and the Senators from Nevada and Illinois for their great questions illuminating us. I am just going...



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    Senator Patty Murray

    From: WA

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-07-12

    MURRAY. Mr. President, I too want to thank the Senator from Florida for his strong effort to get this done. I thank my colleagues who are here speaking as well. There are just a few days left in this...



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    Senator Kelly Ayotte

    From: NH

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-07-12

    AYOTTE. Mr. President, I rise today to offer my thoughts and prayers to the five Dallas police officers and their families who were killed in the line of duty on July 7, 2016. I want to recognize them...



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    Senator Mitch McConnell

    From: KY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-07-11

    McCONNELL. Madam President, I ask the Chair to lay before the Senate the conference report accompanying S. 524. The PRESIDING OFFICER. The Chair lays before the Senate the conference report to accompany...



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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-07-11

    REID. Madam President, I ask unanimous consent that the Senate proceed to the consideration of the conference report to accompany H.R. 2577 and the conference report be agreed to with no intervening...