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  • Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2017--Motion to Proceed


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    Senator Mitch McConnell

    From: KY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-07-14

    McCONNELL. Mr. President I move to proceed to Calendar No. 524, H.R. 5293. The PRESIDING OFFICER. The clerk will report the motion. The senior assistant legislative clerk read as follows: ...



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    Senator John Cornyn

    From: TX

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-07-11

    CORNYN. Madam President, last Thursday night, hundreds gathered in downtown Dallas to engage in a peaceful protest. Dozens of police officers were on hand to make sure that these protesters could exercise...



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    Senator Sheldon Whitehouse

    From: RI

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-07-11

    WHITEHOUSE. Madam President, I see that Senator Cardin has arrived, so I will yield to him in one moment. But while Senator Cornyn is still on the floor, I want to express the [[Page S4930]] sorrow...



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    Senator Benjamin L. Cardin

    From: MD

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-07-11

    CARDIN. Madam President, first I thank Senator Whitehouse for his extraordinary work on an issue that affects the United States and the global community, and that is the reality of climate change and...



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    Senator Christopher A. Coons

    From: DE

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-07-11

    COONS. Madam President, I wish to thank my great colleague, the Senator from Rhode Island, for his tireless efforts to keep climate change on this Chamber's radar. One day I hope that we can move it...



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    Senator Tom Udall

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    Party:

    Date: 2016-07-11

    UDALL. Madam President, I thank the Chair for the recognition. Let me also, as my other colleagues have done, thank Senator Whitehouse for his leadership on climate change, global warming, and the work...



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    Senator Elizabeth Warren

    From: MA

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-07-11

    WARREN. Madam President, I thank the Senator from Rhode Island for yielding. I just want to talk a little bit about data. I believe in data. I try to find good information about issues and use that information...



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    Senator Tim Kaine

    From: VA

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-07-11

    KAINE. Madam President, I rise to join my colleague from Rhode Island and other colleagues this evening who are talking about the critical issue of climate change, especially the facts around climate...



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    Senator Daniel Sullivan

    From: AK

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-07-11

    SULLIVAN. Madam President, my colleagues from Virginia and Rhode Island, for whom I have a lot of respect, have been on the floor talking about an important issue--what my colleague from Virginia called...



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    Senator Charles E. Schumer

    From: NY

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-07-11

    SCHUMER. Madam President, I am here to speak on the Koch brothers, but first I want to say briefly to my good friend from Alaska: Instead of playing political games, if he wants to pass a defense bill,...



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    Senator Tim Scott

    From: SC

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-07-11

    SCOTT. Madam President, I believe our Nation is in desperate need of a family conversation. The American family as a whole needs to sit down, come to the same table, and talk with our relatives. That...



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    Senator Mitch McConnell

    From: KY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-07-11

    McCONNELL. Madam President, I wish to commend the Senator from South Carolina for an extraordinary speech. I look forward to hearing the two subsequent speeches that the Senator from South Carolina is...



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    Senator Mitch McConnell

    From: KY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-06-29

    McCONNELL. Mr. President, I move to proceed to Calendar No. 524, H.R. 5293. The PRESIDING OFFICER. The clerk will report the motion. The senior assistant legislative clerk read as follows: ...



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    Senator Lisa Murkowski

    From: AK

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-06-29

    MURKOWSKI. Mr. President, last week I had the opportunity to pay tribute to a gentleman by the name of Fred Becker. We knew him lovingly and affectionately as ``Bulldog.'' He was a veteran and a veterans...



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    Senator Lindsey Graham

    From: SC

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-06-29

    GRAHAM. Mr. President, I also want to congratulate the people of Talkeetna. I wish I could go myself to the moose-dropping thing, and I want to see that before I die. Mr. President, I thank Senator...



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    Senator Sheldon Whitehouse

    From: RI

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-06-29

    WHITEHOUSE. Mr. President, I was delighted to let Senator Graham celebrate an achievement by his home State university. I was pleased to yield him the time. Climate Change ...



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    Senator Rob Portman

    From: OH

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-06-29

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



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    Senator Ben Sasse

    From: NE

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-06-29

    SASSE. Mr. President, I rise to express my concern about troubling new developments in Russia. Russia's Parliament, the Federal Assembly, has just approved so-called antiterrorism legislation that actually...