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    Senator Sherrod Brown

    From: OH

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-02-03

    BROWN. Mr. President, today the House of Representatives held yet another vote--I think they are maybe up to 50-some--to repeal the Affordable Care Act, showing once again their objective is to dismantle...



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    Senator Mitch McConnell

    From: KY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-02-03

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    Senator Roy Blunt

    From: MO

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-09-17

    BLUNT. I have come to the floor almost every week. I think I have come to the floor every week it was possible to be on the Senate floor over the course of the last year to discuss the changes we have...



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    Senator Joe Manchin, III

    From: WV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-09-17

    MANCHIN. I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded. [[Page S5657]] The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. Mr. MANCHIN. I ask unanimous consent...



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    Senator Christopher Murphy

    From: CT

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-09-16

    MURPHY. Madam President, last week the House of Representatives voted for the 53rd time to repeal or undermine all of--or aspects of-- the Affordable Care Act. This is beginning to sound like a broken...



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    Senator John Barrasso

    From: WY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-09-16

    BARRASSO. Mr. President, I come to the floor today, as Republicans have come to the floor week after week ever since the President's health care law was passed. I have many concerns about the way this...



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    Senator John Barrasso

    From: WY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-09-09

    BARRASSO. Mr. President, I know many Senators were back home over the last number of weeks talking to and listening to their constituents about issues on their minds. I was also at home. As a doctor...



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    Senator Roger F. Wicker

    From: MS

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-07-21

    WICKER. Mr. President, I wish to subscribe to the views of my colleague from North Dakota on the importance of developing our great resource of natural gas and turning it into a liquefied form and solving...



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    Senator Benjamin L. Cardin

    From: MD

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-21

    CARDIN. I ask unanimous consent to speak for up to 5 minutes. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. ____________________ ...



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    Senator John Barrasso

    From: WY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-07-15

    BARRASSO. Mr. President, last week I heard the majority leader speak about people who are happy with the President's health care law. While I agree that some people have been helped by the law, many...



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    Senator Daniel Coats

    From: IN

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-07-15

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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-10

    REID. Mr. President, I want to take just a little bit of time to say a few things about the health care bill. The shrill cries from the other side have lessened in recent weeks, and obviously for good...



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    Senator Mitch McConnell

    From: KY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-07-08

    McCONNELL. First, a few observations about ObamaCare. It may not have existed in the English language a few years ago, but in short order it has become a battle word for broken promises and almost cartoonish...



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    Senator John Barrasso

    From: WY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-07-08

    BARRASSO. I come to the floor today because it seems day after day there is another story or two in the paper about what is happening with the President's health care law. As I go home to Wyoming each...



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    Senator Daniel Coats

    From: IN

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-06-09

    COATS. Mr. President, last week, the Senate confirmed Sylvia Burwell as our new Secretary of Health and Human Services. She is now the administration's main implementer and representative of ObamaCare....



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    Senator Roy Blunt

    From: MO

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-06-04

    BLUNT. Mr. President, I wish to talk a little bit about health care this morning. The majority leader has suggested in past weeks that all of these contacts and concerns I get from Missourians are...



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    Senator Charles E. Schumer

    From: NY

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-06-04

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    Senator John Barrasso

    From: WY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-06-04

    BARRASSO. Madam President, I come to the floor as the Senate begins the debate on the nomination of Sylvia Burwell to be Secretary of Health and Human Services. If she is confirmed for that job, she...



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    Senator Richard J. Durbin

    From: IL

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-21

    DURBIN. Mr. President, yesterday I was visited by several hospitals from Chicago. Mount Sinai is an amazing hospital. It originally--you can tell by its name--was founded by Jewish families living in...



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    Senator Roy Blunt

    From: MO

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-05-21

    BLUNT. Madam President, I want to talk a little bit about the continuing concerns we see in our office and hear from Missourians about what is happening with the implementation of the health care plan....



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    Senator John Barrasso

    From: WY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-05-20

    BARRASSO. Mr. President, this week President Obama told a group of campaign donors that people who still [[Page S3170]] talk about his health care law are ``not speaking to the real concerns that people...



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    Senator Orrin G. Hatch

    From: UT

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-05-20

    HATCH. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded. [[Page S3171]] The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. ...



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    Senator John Barrasso

    From: WY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-04-30

    BARRASSO. Mr. President, I come to the floor because the American people have just received more horrible news about our economy. The Commerce Department reported this morning that our economy grew...



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    Senator Robert P. Casey, Jr.

    From: PA

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-04-30

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    A picture of Senator Richard J. Durbin

    Senator Richard J. Durbin

    From: IL

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-04-01

    DURBIN. I listened carefully to the statement just made by the Republican leader, Senator McConnell of Kentucky, in which he promised concrete ideas, real hope, change, job-related approaches, free enterprise--giving...



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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-03-31

    REID. Mr. President, I wish a happy baseball opening day to everyone. Actually, it started last night, not today, but it sounds better to do it during the daytime. Although it is opening day for Major...



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    Senator John Barrasso

    From: WY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-03-26

    BARRASSO. Madam President, this past Sunday was the fourth anniversary of President Obama's health care law. Four years ago Democrats in Washington were confident the law they forced through Congress...



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    Senator Patty Murray

    From: WA

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-03-26

    MURRAY. I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. (The remarks of Mrs. Murray pertaining to the introduction...



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    Senator John Thune

    From: SD

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-03-25

    THUNE. Mr. President, I come to the floor to discuss the fourth anniversary of ObamaCare. Four years ago this past Sunday the President signed his health care legislation into law. The measure was jammed...



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    Senator John Cornyn

    From: TX

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-03-25

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    Senator John Barrasso

    From: WY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-03-13

    BARRASSO. Mr. President, tomorrow President Obama is scheduled to sit down for an interview with a health care Web site called WebMD. The President will take questions about his health care law, and...



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    Senator Richard J. Durbin

    From: IL

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-03-13

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    Senator Roy Blunt

    From: MO

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-03-12

    BLUNT. Mr. President, I rise to talk about the new numbers that have been released on the President's health care plan. Yesterday the administration announced that slightly more than 4.2 million people...



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    Senator John Thune

    From: SD

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-03-11

    THUNE. Madam President, I want to compliment my colleagues from Wyoming and Texas for talking about the issues that are important to the American people. People in this country care about jobs and the...



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    Senator Roy Blunt

    From: MO

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-03-04

    BLUNT. Mr. President, I want to talk for a few minutes today about health care and more inquiries I have from the people I work for in our State about health care. Like we always do, I followed up with...



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    Senator Patty Murray

    From: WA

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-02-27

    MURRAY. I come to the floor this afternoon to take some time to talk about a law this Chamber passed in 2009. I wish to talk a little bit about what it means to serve in this body, what our responsibilities...



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    Senator Orrin G. Hatch

    From: UT

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-02-27

    HATCH. Madam President, I understand Senator Schumer wants to speak in a little while, so I will try to hurry my remarks as quickly as I can. I rise today to speak once again on the proposed IRS regulations...



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    Senator Charles E. Schumer

    From: NY

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-02-27

    SCHUMER. Madam President, over the next several months the Affordable Care Act is going to become less important as a Republican campaign issue because more and more Americans--from young adults all...



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    Senator Elizabeth Warren

    From: MA

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-02-27

    WARREN. Mr. President, I thank Senator Schumer for his great leadership on this issue and his strong words. I am pleased to join with my colleagues on the floor to speak about the positive impacts...



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    Senator Christopher Murphy

    From: CT

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-02-27

    MURPHY. Mr. President, I appreciate my colleagues--Senator Warren, Senator Schumer, and Senator Murray--joining us on the floor today. I think we will be joined by Senator Stabenow in a few moments....



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    Senator Debbie Stabenow

    From: MI

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-02-27

    STABENOW. Mr. President, first I thank the Senator from Connecticut for his advocacy for seniors, children, families, and small businesses to have access to affordable and quality health insurance. He...



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    Senator Pat Roberts

    From: KS

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-02-27

    ROBERTS. Thank you, Mr. President. I come to the floor today to also speak about ObamaCare. But before I do so, I feel the need to address some comments made on the floor of the Senate yesterday that,...



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    Senator Sherrod Brown

    From: OH

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-02-27

    BROWN. Thank you, Mr. President. It is good to see my long-time friend from Massachusetts in the Presiding Officer's chair. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent to speak as in morning business for...



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    Senator Benjamin L. Cardin

    From: MD

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-02-27

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



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    Senator Jerry Moran

    From: KS

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-02-27

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



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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-02-27

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    Senator John Barrasso

    From: WY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-02-26

    BARRASSO. I come to the floor also to talk about a letter I got from Wyoming from a constituent, Traci, who lives in Rock Springs, WY. She is very concerned about the health care law. It is interesting...



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    Senator John Cornyn

    From: TX

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-02-26

    CORNYN. I thank the Senator from Wyoming, who is one of the most knowledgeable, eloquent Members of our side of the aisle or in this Chamber on the subject of health care law. As a former practicing...



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    Senator Deb Fischer

    From: NE

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-02-26

    FISCHER. Mr. President, I rise to speak on behalf of the 35,000 Nebraska senior citizens who are enrolled in Medicare Advantage. These Nebraskans are going to face fewer choices, increased premiums,...



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    Senator Daniel Coats

    From: IN

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-02-26

    COATS. Mr. President, I think nearly every Member of this body shares the goal of increasing access to affordable health insurance and helping American families receive the best coverage to meet their...



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    Senator Orrin G. Hatch

    From: UT

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-02-26

    HATCH. Mr. President, I compliment my colleagues who have been talking about Medicare Advantage today. It is amazing to me that this administration will take money from Medicare Advantage--a program...



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    Senator John Thune

    From: SD

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-02-26

    THUNE. Mr. President, in July of 2009, President Obama said: ``If you like your doctor, you keep your doctor. [[Page S1139]] If you like your current insurance, you keep that insurance. Period, end...



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    Senator Kelly Ayotte

    From: NH

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-02-26

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    Senator Christopher Murphy

    From: CT

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-02-26

    MURPHY. Madam President, yesterday we received news that 4 million people have now signed up in private health care exchanges all across the country. In addition, it was released that about 12 million...



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    Senator Richard Blumenthal

    From: CT

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-02-26

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



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    Senator Bernard Sanders

    From: VT

    Party: Independent

    Date: 2014-02-26

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    Senator John Thune

    From: SD

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-02-25

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



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    Senator Mitch McConnell

    From: KY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-02-12

    McCONNELL. Yesterday President Obama was asked about the administration's latest ObamaCare delay. Instead of finally explaining to the American people why he believes certain employers would get ObamaCare...



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    Senator Roy Blunt

    From: MO

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-02-12

    BLUNT. Madam President, I want to talk a little bit about the letters I have received and the messages we have received in the office in the last week regarding the changes we see going on in health...



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    Senator Richard J. Durbin

    From: IL

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-02-12

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    A picture of Senator Mitch McConnell

    Senator Mitch McConnell

    From: KY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-11-20

    McCONNELL. Mr. President, in recent weeks we have seen a lot of hand-wringing on the other side of the aisle over ObamaCare--a little shock here, a little dismay there, and more than a little feigned...



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    Representative Jeff Fortenberry

    From: NE District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-11-19

    FORTENBERRY. Mr. Speaker, thank you for the time. I don't have to tell you all that there is a debate raging in our country about the future of health care. I want to share, first of all, a story that...



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    Senator Mitch McConnell

    From: KY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-11-19

    McCONNELL. Mr. President, over the past few weeks, we have seen vivid, painful confirmation of the predictions that many of us made about ObamaCare. Most notable among them, perhaps, was the President's...



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    Senator Mitch McConnell

    From: KY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-11-18

    McCONNELL. Mr. President, as I noted last week, despite the repeated promises of President Obama, millions of people are losing their health insurance, health insurance they very much like and were assured...



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    Senator Chuck Grassley

    From: IA

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-11-18

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    Senator Mitch McConnell

    From: KY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-11-13

    McCONNELL. Mr. President, one of the favorite pastimes of politicians in Washington is to talk about how frustrated the American people are with politicians in Washington. After the past few weeks, it...



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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-11-04

    REID. Mr. President, yesterday I read an excellent column in the New York Times by Nicholas Kristof, the complete text of which I ask unanimous consent to have printed in the Record. There being no...



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    Senator John Barrasso

    From: WY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-11-04

    BARRASSO. Mr. President, I just returned from spending a weekend in my home State of Wyoming, traveling around the State and visiting with people in Natrona County and Casper as well as in Rock Springs,...



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    Senator Tammy Baldwin

    From: WI

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-11-04

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



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    Senator Susan M. Collins

    From: ME

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-11-04

    COLLINS. Madam President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded. The PRESIDING OFFICER (Ms. Hirono). Without objection, it is so ordered. Ms. COLLINS. Madam President,...



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    Senator Richard J. Durbin

    From: IL

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-11-04

    DURBIN. Madam President, I thank my colleague from Maine for her statement. This is not a partisan issue. Senator Mark Kirk, my Republican colleague from Illinois, is a cosponsor of this issue as well. ...



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    Senator Thad Cochran

    From: MS

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-11-04

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    Senator Christopher Murphy

    From: CT

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-09-19

    MURPHY. Mr. President, I read the papers down here and across the country. It makes it look as if the issue of whether we are going to move forward with the implementation of the health care bill passed...



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    Senator Jeff Sessions

    From: AL

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-09-19

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    Senator Sheldon Whitehouse

    From: RI

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-30

    WHITEHOUSE. Mr. President, my colleagues and I have come to the floor to talk about an issue that is at the heart of the discussion of our national debt and deficit; that is, health care spending. ...



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    Senator Tammy Baldwin

    From: WI

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-30

    BALDWIN. Mr. President, I thank my colleague for convening us and for giving us an opportunity to discuss the important topic of delivery system reform and to highlight some of the innovations that are...



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    Senator Christopher Murphy

    From: CT

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-30

    MURPHY. Mr. President, I thank very much Senator Baldwin and thank the State of Wisconsin for, in a lot of ways, leading the way and showing us what is possible when it comes to delivery system reform. ...



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    Senator Richard Blumenthal

    From: CT

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-07-30

    BLUMENTHAL. Mr. President, I want to thank my colleague, Chris Murphy. Senator Murphy has been a long-time champion on this issue. My colleagues may wonder why two Senators from Connecticut, both of...



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    Senator John Barrasso

    From: WY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-18

    BARRASSO. Mr. President, today I would like to address two topics. One is that within the hour President Obama is going to be delivering remarks about his health care law. I would like for all Americans...



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    Representative Leonard Lance

    From: NJ District 7

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-07-09

    LANCE asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Mr. LANCE. Mr. Speaker, the Obama administration last week announced that it would delay until 2015 the employer health mandate,...



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    Senator Mitch McConnell

    From: KY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-06-20

    McCONNELL. Mr. President, a few months back one of our Democratic colleagues warned of a huge train wreck on the horizon--the implementation of ObamaCare. Yesterday we received another warning as ObamaCare...



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    Senator John Barrasso

    From: WY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-06-19

    BARRASSO. Mr. President, this week President Obama and his allies are launching a big summer push to convince people that his health care law will not be a train wreck. We have heard in the Senate from...



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    Senator Mike Lee

    From: UT

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-06-19

    LEE. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded. The PRESIDING OFFICER (Mr. Coons). Without objection, it is so ordered. [[Page S4628]] ...



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    Representative Scott R. Tipton

    From: CO District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-05-21

    TIPTON. Mr. Speaker, there are probably very few issues that touch Americans, families, our States, and small businesses more personally than health care. This House has dealt numerous times with addressing...



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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-05-15

    REID. Mr. President, the great Albert Einstein defined insanity as follows: ``doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.'' That is what Albert Einstein said. If his definition...



    A picture of Senator John Barrasso

    Senator John Barrasso

    From: WY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-05-15

    BARRASSO. Madam President, as I come to the floor today Americans all across the country are paying very close attention to the multiple scandals surrounding the Obama administration--one of the scandals...



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    Senator Richard J. Durbin

    From: IL

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-05-15

    DURBIN. I ask unanimous consent to speak as in morning business. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. ____________________ ...



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    Senator Daniel Coats

    From: IN

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-05-09

    COATS. Mr. President, back home in Indiana last week, I heard from many Hoosiers who are concerned about the impact of ObamaCare. I went back to listen to the people, and almost invariably, no matter...



    A picture of Senator John Barrasso

    Senator John Barrasso

    From: WY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-05-07

    BARRASSO. Mr. President, following the leader's comments about the health care law, I found it interesting this morning to pick up the New York Times and see the headline above the fold, on the front...



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    Senator Al Franken

    From: MN

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-05-07

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    Senator Mitch McConnell

    From: KY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-04-25

    McCONNELL. Mr. President, last week one of our most senior Democratic colleagues, a primary author of ObamaCare, referred to the law's implementation as ``a train wreck.'' He warned: ``Small businesses...



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    Senator John Barrasso

    From: WY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-04-23

    BARRASSO. Mr. President, recently the Secretary of Health and Human Services, Kathleen Sebelius, gave a speech in which she said she didn't realize how complicated it would be to implement the President's...



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    Senator Jon Tester

    From: MT

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-04-23

    ...



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    Senator Orrin G. Hatch

    From: UT

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-03-05

    HATCH. Madam President, I rise today, along with my colleague from Tennessee, to discuss two pieces of legislation we introduced to restore liberty and to protect jobs. The first bill, S. 40, the American...



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    Senator Lamar Alexander

    From: TN

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-03-05

    ALEXANDER. Madam President, I thank the Senator from Utah for his leadership on these two pieces of legislation, and the answer is: No, the new health care law hasn't lived up to the promises. Let...



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    Senator Benjamin L. Cardin

    From: MD

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-03-05

    CARDIN. Madam President, I am taking this time on the floor to speak in support of the nomination of Caitlin Halligan to be U.S. Circuit judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia...



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    Senator John Hoeven

    From: ND

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-03-05

    HOEVEN. Madam President, I rise to speak as in morning business. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. Keystone XL Pipeline Mr. HOEVEN. Madam President,...



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    Senator Pat Roberts

    From: KS

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-03-05

    ROBERTS. 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. ROBERTS. Mr. President, I ask unanimous...



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    Senator John McCain

    From: AZ

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-03-05

    McCAIN. 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. McCAIN. Mr. President, I ask unanimous...



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    Senator Christopher A. Coons

    From: DE

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-03-05

    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. Mr. COONS. Mr. President, the Founders of...



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    Senator Charles E. Schumer

    From: NY

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-03-05

    SCHUMER. 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. SCHUMER. Mr. President, first let me...



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    Senator Amy Klobuchar

    From: MN

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-03-05

    KLOBUCHAR. Mr. President, I thank the Senator for allowing me to go for 3 minutes here before he has the next turn. I appreciate that. I come to the floor as some of our colleagues have done already,...



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    Senator Mike Lee

    From: UT

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-03-05

    LEE. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent for leave to engage in a colloquy with Senator Barrasso for a period of time not to exceed 15 minutes. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so...



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    Senator John Barrasso

    From: WY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-03-05

    BARRASSO. I believe my friend from Utah is absolutely correct. There is a creditability gap here. These modest cuts should prompt Washington to take a closer look at how we spend taxpayers' money. I...



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    Senator Barbara Boxer

    From: CA

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-03-05

    BOXER. Mr. President, I rise today to vigorously support the confirmation of Caitlin Halligan to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals. Ms. Halligan is an exceptionally qualified nominee, and the D.C. Circuit...



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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-03-05

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