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  • Hire More Heroes Act of 2014--Motion to Proceed--Continued


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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-13

    REID. Mr. President, we have seen in the last week or two Republicans just throwing things at the wall hoping something will stick. They brought down the energy efficiency bill as a result of that....



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    Senator Mitch McConnell

    From: KY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-05-13

    McCONNELL. Many years ago, Senator Henry Cabot Lodge called the Senate ``the most powerful single chamber in any legislative body in the world.'' Imagine making that kind of statement about today's...



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    Senator John Thune

    From: SD

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-05-13

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 President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded.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



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    Senator John Barrasso

    From: WY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-05-13

    BARRASSO. Mr. President, I come to the floor today having heard the majority leader open this morning's session by talking somewhat about the health care law. He was referring to a headline that said...



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    Senator Ron Wyden

    From: OR

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-13

    WYDEN. Mr. President, this morning the Senate begins consideration of a tax cut bill. The Finance Committee agreed to call it the EXPIRE Act, and I am going to take a few minutes to talk about why it...



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    Senator Lindsey Graham

    From: SC

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-05-13

    GRAHAM. Mr. President, I have a unanimous consent request that I will make in a moment to kind of set the stage for what I am asking the Senate to consider. We will be asking that we schedule a vote...



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    Senator Richard Blumenthal

    From: CT

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-13

    BLUMENTHAL. Thank you, Mr. President. Reserving my right to object, and I will object, I respect my friend and colleague from South Carolina. We are friends, and we agree on a lot of issues. [[Page...



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    Senator Tammy Baldwin

    From: WI

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-13

    BALDWIN. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that following my remarks, Senator Boxer be permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection. Ms. BALDWIN. Mr. President,...



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    Senator Barbara Boxer

    From: CA

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-13

    BOXER. Mr. President, I ask to add 10 minutes to the 10 minutes I have already requested. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. Mrs. BOXER. Mr. President, I listened carefully...



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    Senator Jeanne Shaheen

    From: NH

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-13

    SHAHEEN. Madam President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. The Senator from New Hampshire. ...



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    Senator John Cornyn

    From: TX

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-05-13

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



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    Senator Johnny Isakson

    From: GA

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-05-13

    ISAKSON. I would ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. Mr. ISAKSON. At the outset, let me express my sympathy...



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    Senator Kelly Ayotte

    From: NH

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-05-13

    AYOTTE. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the quorum call be rescinded. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. Remembering Officer Stephen Arkell ...



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    Senator Patty Murray

    From: WA

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-13

    MURRAY. 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. MURRAY. Mr. President, I ask unanimous...



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    Senator Joe Manchin, III

    From: WV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-13

    MANCHIN. I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded. The PRESIDING OFFICER (Mr. Franken). Without objection, it is so ordered. The Senator from West Virginia. ...



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    Senator Chuck Grassley

    From: IA

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-05-13

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



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    Senator Sheldon Whitehouse

    From: RI

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-13

    WHITEHOUSE. Mr. President, I am here for the 67th time to urge my colleagues to wake up to the growing threat of climate change, and today I am joined by my friend and colleague Senator Nelson of Florida,...



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    Senator Bill Nelson

    From: FL

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-13

    NELSON. Mr. President, I thank my dear personal friend the Senator from Rhode Island for his kind comments, but I especially thank him for his passion and his leadership on this issue. There are parts...



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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-13

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