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MazeRat7 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-15-06 03:49 PM
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98. Did I understand this Disaster Relief bill was for all the states
that he listed from the Dakotas through Texas OR is this specific to N. Dakota ?

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  -C-SPAN-2: Conrad brings Senate to a halt. Fireworks!! longship  Nov-15-06 02:06 PM   #0 
  - Thank you  Nite Owl   Nov-15-06 02:09 PM   #1 
  - thanks for the heads up.  FLDem5   Nov-15-06 02:10 PM   #2 
  - Time to pop some popcorn  wicket   Nov-15-06 02:11 PM   #3 
  - I have it on now.  8_year_nightmare   Nov-15-06 02:13 PM   #4 
  - Call them "Bush".  aquart   Nov-15-06 03:37 PM   #82 
  - Whoa, I can't believe this is Kent Conrad I'm watching!  Tatiana   Nov-15-06 02:17 PM   #5 
  - Here it comes.  FLDem5   Nov-15-06 02:22 PM   #6 
  - I'm loving the looks of disbelief. n/t  Tatiana   Nov-15-06 02:23 PM   #7 
  - thanks!  helderheid   Nov-15-06 02:23 PM   #8 
  - Repukes lied to Conrad ...  Graybeard   Nov-15-06 02:26 PM   #9 
  - Lautenberg (D) - NJ talking about number of troops who have died in Iraq.  Tatiana   Nov-15-06 02:36 PM   #10 
  - He's bashing Seantors who want more troops now  shadowknows69   Nov-15-06 02:41 PM   #11 
     - "Where were these suggestions when Gen. Shinseki said we needed more troops" (on the outset).  8_year_nightmare   Nov-15-06 02:45 PM   #13 
  - Conrad is back up  longship   Nov-15-06 02:44 PM   #12 
  - hehe, I dare them to fuck with the filibuster rules now...  0rganism   Nov-15-06 02:46 PM   #14 
  - a point i completely forgot.  SlavesandBulldozers   Nov-15-06 07:27 PM   #150 
  - the filibuster changes would only affect Bush appointees  AllegroRondo   Nov-16-06 07:59 AM   #156 
  - On a completely shallow note, I'm taken with Conrad's tie.  Tatiana   Nov-15-06 02:47 PM   #15 
  - Calling a quorum now...  8_year_nightmare   Nov-15-06 02:48 PM   #16 
  - 6 year nightmare, followed by a 2 year dream!  civildisoBDence   Nov-16-06 10:03 AM   #159 
  - Another objection registered to Conrad's agricultural bill. n/t  Tatiana   Nov-15-06 02:49 PM   #17 
  - Don't back down Conrad  shadowknows69   Nov-15-06 02:51 PM   #20 
  - Conrad is refusing to proceed to other business. Asks to proceed to agriculture appropriations bill  Tatiana   Nov-15-06 02:51 PM   #18 
  - Watching this fine Democratic Senator stick up for farmers is  Skidmore   Nov-15-06 02:51 PM   #19 
  - Now, that's sad. Either they've been misinformed (Fox News?) or they're not taking the initiative  8_year_nightmare   Nov-15-06 03:00 PM   #35 
     - Because they are working their asses off to survive.  aquart   Nov-15-06 03:39 PM   #86 
        - And trying to pay off the fuel bills racked up this summer thanks to $3 farm diesel  prairie populist   Nov-15-06 05:15 PM   #144 
  - Is he hinting about the Democrats going nuclear?  8_year_nightmare   Nov-15-06 02:52 PM   #21 
  - Not hinting any longer.  longship   Nov-15-06 02:53 PM   #23 
     - I'm smiling, longship!  8_year_nightmare   Nov-15-06 02:55 PM   #27 
  - This is escalating!!!  longship   Nov-15-06 02:52 PM   #22 
  - Dorgan's website shows that's he's working w/Conrad on several bills.  aquart   Nov-15-06 03:59 PM   #111 
  - The Earth Is Shaking Right Now  ThomWV   Nov-15-06 02:53 PM   #24 
  - Dorgan (D) - ND Reiterating that the Senate isn't doing anything.  Tatiana   Nov-15-06 02:54 PM   #25 
  - Great drama! Someone remind me...why are the Pukes objecting  Texas Explorer   Nov-15-06 02:54 PM   #26 
  - Oil execs need the money more. n/t  FlaGranny   Nov-15-06 02:57 PM   #30 
     - Yep. That's what I thought. n/t  Texas Explorer   Nov-15-06 02:58 PM   #32 
  - OMFG, I am simply stunned!  Tatiana   Nov-15-06 02:56 PM   #28 
  - I just emailed Thank Yous to both.  aquart   Nov-15-06 03:57 PM   #108 
  - Another objection to Dorgan's request to proceed to the Ag bill. n/t  Tatiana   Nov-15-06 02:56 PM   #29 
  - Who did the objecting?  Skidmore   Nov-15-06 02:59 PM   #33 
     - I'm loving it  malaise   Nov-15-06 03:01 PM   #36 
     - The Chair, who can act as a Senator.  longship   Nov-15-06 03:02 PM   #37 
     - Presiding Republican. n/t  Tatiana   Nov-15-06 03:02 PM   #38 
  - Dorgan adamant, raises his voice for a moment.  Tatiana   Nov-15-06 02:58 PM   #31 
  - "Nobody does chores here in the Senate."  Tatiana   Nov-15-06 03:00 PM   #34 
  - Kick!  Oreo   Nov-15-06 03:04 PM   #39 
  - The Repukelickers must be in caucus - zero on the floor.  TahitiNut   Nov-15-06 03:05 PM   #40 
  - Dems should be organizing the  malaise   Nov-15-06 03:06 PM   #41 
  - Everyone should be made to watch CSPAN  shadowknows69   Nov-15-06 03:07 PM   #42 
     - Every time I watch the Senate in session, I remember ...  TahitiNut   Nov-15-06 03:16 PM   #57 
        - That's incredible  Steve_DeShazer   Nov-15-06 07:47 PM   #151 
        - Congratulations to you...  Wrinkle_In_Time   Nov-15-06 10:41 PM   #152 
  - I hope Dorgan and Conrad don't back down.  Tatiana   Nov-15-06 03:08 PM   #43 
  - They won't n/t  malaise   Nov-15-06 03:09 PM   #44 
  - Conrad objects again  malaise   Nov-15-06 03:15 PM   #54 
  - Where are Lincoln and Pryor?  AbbyR   Nov-16-06 07:58 AM   #155 
  - I just talked to Kent Conrad's DC office.  longship   Nov-15-06 03:09 PM   #45 
  - I sure appreciate this report!  helderheid   Nov-15-06 03:10 PM   #47 
  - Why doesn't this have 50 recommends?  Oreo   Nov-15-06 03:11 PM   #48 
  - I keep trying to recommend but it says I already did  helderheid   Nov-15-06 03:13 PM   #50 
  - Thanks for the reminder. Done.  troubleinwinter   Nov-15-06 03:14 PM   #52 
  - Good going, longship!  Tatiana   Nov-15-06 03:12 PM   #49 
  - I like him, that is the kind of leadership we need for  goclark   Nov-15-06 03:22 PM   #67 
  - What's the number, please  Robbien   Nov-15-06 03:24 PM   #68 
  - CSPAN has soothing music on today.  Skidmore   Nov-15-06 03:10 PM   #46 
  - They appear to be back but now presenting something else???  napi21   Nov-15-06 03:13 PM   #51 
     - Conrad insisting on a vote before they do anything else.  napi21   Nov-15-06 03:17 PM   #59 
  - Conrad let a couple pressing matters go through.  longship   Nov-15-06 03:15 PM   #53 
  - Conrad's back!  Tatiana   Nov-15-06 03:16 PM   #55 
  - Rule 16?  LeftCoast   Nov-15-06 03:36 PM   #80 
  - I'm dancing!  helderheid   Nov-15-06 03:16 PM   #56 
  - Visual representation  Greeby   Nov-15-06 03:17 PM   #58 
  - :D  helderheid   Nov-15-06 03:19 PM   #60 
     - We're back and Conrad still isn't backing down  Oreo   Nov-15-06 03:20 PM   #63 
  - So basically the bastids broke another promise.....  MazeRat7   Nov-15-06 03:20 PM   #61 
  - I called Randi.  longship   Nov-15-06 03:20 PM   #62 
  - have I mentioned you rock?  helderheid   Nov-15-06 03:21 PM   #65 
  - Not me, Kent Conrad and Byron Dorgan.  longship   Nov-15-06 03:26 PM   #71 
  - OK, I'm tuned in to both to see if she'll talk about it  helderheid   Nov-15-06 03:25 PM   #69 
  - Randi not talking about it.  longship   Nov-15-06 03:43 PM   #92 
  - I have learned an important lesson today. Don't fuck with Conrad.  Bucky   Nov-15-06 03:20 PM   #64 
  - This is sorta like that time Reid filibustered and read from a book all day.  Tatiana   Nov-15-06 03:21 PM   #66 
  - HaHaHa  malaise   Nov-15-06 03:38 PM   #83 
  - LMAO!  Tatiana   Nov-15-06 03:42 PM   #90 
  - I watched him during that filibuster, it was from his book about his  Spazito   Nov-15-06 03:44 PM   #93 
  - Searchlight: The Camp That Didn't Fail  Pastiche423   Nov-15-06 03:50 PM   #100 
     - LMAO! Yes, that's the one.  Tatiana   Nov-15-06 03:57 PM   #109 
  - NOTHING will go forward until the repuke slimeball LIARS do what  in_cog_ni_to   Nov-15-06 03:26 PM   #70 
  - 77 Senators voted for Conrad's amendment. Now the poor losers  in_cog_ni_to   Nov-15-06 03:28 PM   #72 
  - Dorgan quoting Franklin D. Roosevelt.  Tatiana   Nov-15-06 03:30 PM   #73 
  - .  Hav   Nov-15-06 03:31 PM   #74 
  - Get your Kent Conrad and Byron Dorgan phone numbers here.  longship   Nov-15-06 03:32 PM   #75 
  - Called!  Tatiana   Nov-15-06 03:35 PM   #78 
     - Emailed!  aquart   Nov-15-06 04:00 PM   #114 
  - Dorgan - President (Bush) has previously said he would veto legislation like this.  Tatiana   Nov-15-06 03:32 PM   #76 
  - But it's a veto-proof majority.  longship   Nov-15-06 03:34 PM   #77 
     - I know! LOL  Tatiana   Nov-15-06 03:37 PM   #81 
  - Conrad bringing out the visual aids  Greeby   Nov-15-06 03:36 PM   #79 
  - this is heartbreaking - why the fuck are they trying to stop him???  helderheid   Nov-15-06 03:38 PM   #84 
  - TahitiNut had it: "sheer partisan venom"  troubleinwinter   Nov-15-06 03:40 PM   #88 
  - The motto of the Republican Party:  Greeby   Nov-15-06 03:40 PM   #89 
  - They're mad because they lost the election...SORE LOSERS  in_cog_ni_to   Nov-15-06 03:44 PM   #94 
  - It is because they are assholes.  yibbehobba   Nov-15-06 03:45 PM   #96 
  - Indeed but  malaise   Nov-15-06 03:39 PM   #85 
  - Guess we're in for the long haul if he's brought out the visual aids.  Tatiana   Nov-15-06 03:39 PM   #87 
     - It's bad in Arkansas, too  AbbyR   Nov-16-06 08:06 AM   #157 
        - That's awful.  Tatiana   Nov-16-06 09:52 AM   #158 
           - Our senators are Democrats....  AbbyR   Nov-16-06 10:55 AM   #160 
  - Can anyone explain the nuclear option in layman's terms?  Gregorian   Nov-15-06 03:42 PM   #91 
  - The "nuclear option"  Sgent   Nov-15-06 03:57 PM   #107 
     - Thanks  Gregorian   Nov-15-06 04:21 PM   #121 
  - This post was made at 3:06 and I just got in at 4:45 and  POAS   Nov-15-06 03:45 PM   #95 
  - DU time on your post shows me 1:45p, it's 2:45p where I am...  Cerridwen   Nov-15-06 03:48 PM   #97 
  - Times shown are dependent on  POAS   Nov-15-06 03:53 PM   #102 
     - Oops, sorry, didn't understand your question....n/t  Cerridwen   Nov-15-06 03:56 PM   #105 
        - Is OK.  POAS   Nov-15-06 03:58 PM   #110 
  - Off and on, yes.  longship   Nov-15-06 03:49 PM   #99 
     - Good on 'em!  POAS   Nov-15-06 03:51 PM   #101 
  - Did I understand this Disaster Relief bill was for all the states  MazeRat7   Nov-15-06 03:49 PM   #98 
  - Conrad suspends the reading of the roll.  Tatiana   Nov-15-06 03:55 PM   #103 
  - DeWine is up; Conrad to follow.  longship   Nov-15-06 03:55 PM   #104 
  - So their answer to the impasse is to "change the subject" ?  MazeRat7   Nov-15-06 03:56 PM   #106 
     - That was my first thought.  KyndCulture   Nov-15-06 03:59 PM   #112 
     - No. Conrad is letting some things happen.  longship   Nov-15-06 03:59 PM   #113 
     - Plus these pauses are handy for potty breaks.  Robbien   Nov-15-06 04:04 PM   #115 
     - Well, it does give him a chance to rest his voice.  aquart   Nov-15-06 04:05 PM   #116 
  - DeW(h)ine: ***ZZzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz***  Tatiana   Nov-15-06 04:08 PM   #117 
  - Your wish is granted  Oreo   Nov-15-06 04:21 PM   #119 
  - They did, I thought.  KyndCulture   Nov-15-06 04:21 PM   #120 
  - They did  Nictuku   Nov-15-06 04:22 PM   #122 
  - Update: Conrad's doing this smart.  longship   Nov-15-06 04:20 PM   #118 
  - From my standpoint  Oreo   Nov-15-06 04:22 PM   #123 
     - Well, it looks like there might be a bit of dissention.  Tatiana   Nov-15-06 04:26 PM   #125 
     - I agree.  longship   Nov-15-06 04:26 PM   #126 
     - Ye think?  Buttercup McToots   Nov-15-06 04:27 PM   #128 
  - kick  prairierose   Nov-15-06 04:22 PM   #124 
  - Who's going to read from a phonebook first?  Oreo   Nov-15-06 04:27 PM   #127 
     - Considering the drought, I was thinking of them reading from " An Inconvenient Truth"  Uncle Joe   Nov-15-06 05:11 PM   #142 
  - DeW(h)ine yields, thank G-d.  Tatiana   Nov-15-06 04:34 PM   #129 
  - Conrad has the visual aids again.  longship   Nov-15-06 04:42 PM   #130 
  - That is how the Republicans feel....  dogday   Nov-15-06 04:47 PM   #131 
  - Yes... We Are Listening.....  MazeRat7   Nov-15-06 04:48 PM   #132 
  - Another Quorum call  Oreo   Nov-15-06 04:49 PM   #133 
  - Adjorn for the evening while leadership resolves the issue  Cerridwen   Nov-15-06 04:53 PM   #134 
  - Another quorum?  Tatiana   Nov-15-06 04:53 PM   #135 
  - Sounds like the Chairman asked for an adjournment for the  higher class   Nov-15-06 04:54 PM   #136 
  - His visual aids were very colorful.  Tatiana   Nov-15-06 05:00 PM   #137 
     - It's ok  Oreo   Nov-15-06 05:02 PM   #138 
  - Thank you so much  seasonedblue   Nov-15-06 05:05 PM   #139 
  - everytime I turn on CSPAN2 they are on quorum call  LSK   Nov-15-06 05:06 PM   #140 
  - The Senate is currently waiting for a senator to come to the floor  Cerridwen   Nov-15-06 05:07 PM   #141 
  - Republican leadership assures Conrad (again!) they will let him offer up the amendment tomorrow.  Tatiana   Nov-15-06 05:14 PM   #143 
  - It sounds like football season in 'Peanuts' - Lucy is a Republican.  TahitiNut   Nov-15-06 05:21 PM   #145 
  - Alright everyone wanting Democrats to move to the center  donkeyotay   Nov-15-06 05:32 PM   #146 
  - are they done? they are playing something else now  LSK   Nov-15-06 05:34 PM   #147 
  - New thread with final report on today's proceedings.  longship   Nov-15-06 05:35 PM   #148 
  - And these are CONSERVATIVE Democrats from a RED STATE!  Chichiri   Nov-15-06 05:47 PM   #149 
  - Standing up for his constituents, and standing up for all of us  eridani   Nov-15-06 10:48 PM   #153 
  - This shows just how obstructionist Republicans are  upi402   Nov-15-06 10:51 PM   #154 
  - It wasn't mentioned on the other thread yet.  Heywoodj   Nov-16-06 11:14 AM   #161 
  - Wow! Its ass whooping time!!!  HappyWeasel   Nov-16-06 01:24 PM   #162 
  - You go, Kent  warrens   Nov-16-06 01:26 PM   #163 
 

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