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    Senator Tim Scott

    From: SC

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-01-15

    SCOTT. Madam President, when I was growing up, my now 93-year-old granddaddy would hold the newspaper and read it while he drank his coffee. Every morning it seemed he was always focused on reading the...



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    Senator John Barrasso

    From: WY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-01-15

    BARRASSO. Madam President, I suggest the absence of a quorum. The PRESIDING OFFICER. The clerk will call the roll. The legislative clerk proceeded to call the roll. Mr. COONS. I ask unanimous consent...



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    Senator Christopher A. Coons

    From: DE

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-01-15

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 I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded.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



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    Senator Patty Murray

    From: WA

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-01-15

    MURRAY. Mr. President, I wish to start by thanking my friend, the distinguished Senator from Maryland, as well as her counterpart in the House, Chairman Rogers. They have shown great leadership in working...



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    Senator Pat Roberts

    From: KS

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-01-15

    ROBERTS. Mr. President, today I wish to stress the problems and impact the President's legacy program, the Affordable Care Act--known as ObamaCare--is having on Kansans and, for that matter, patients...



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    Senator John Cornyn

    From: TX

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-01-15

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 President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded.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



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    Senator Roy Blunt

    From: MO

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-01-15

    BLUNT. Mr. President, I want to follow right along with what my good friend, the Senator from Texas, was talking about. First, I would like to say, I think one of the philosophies of government was...



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    Senator Sheldon Whitehouse

    From: RI

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-01-15

    WHITEHOUSE. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent to speak as in morning business for about 15 minutes. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. Climate...



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    Senator Lisa Murkowski

    From: AK

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-01-15

    MURKOWSKI. Mr. President, I had an opportunity early last week to give a speech at the Brookings Institution about the significant opportunity of the United States when it comes to energy production...



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    Senator Sherrod Brown

    From: OH

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-01-15

    BROWN. I always appreciate the comments of Senator Murkowski, who is always thoughtful and works across the aisle. I appreciate the work she does. Mr. President, I rise briefly, joining with Senator...



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    Senator Richard Blumenthal

    From: CT

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-01-15

    BLUMENTHAL. Mr. President, I am proud to be with public health advocates such as the Presiding Officer, my very distinguished and eloquent colleague Senator Brown, and Senator Durbin, who was on the...



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    Senator Jeff Merkley

    From: OR

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-01-15

    MERKLEY. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent to utilize a visual aid. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. Mr. MERKLEY. Mr. President, I am very pleased to be here with my...