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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

Entry Title Date
Executive Session December 15, 2014
Charles Grassley, R-IA
"As I do with every nominee, I thoroughly examined Mr. Bough’s record with an eye at giving him and others the benefit of the doubt if problematic issues arose. After full consideration of that record, I am regrettably unable to support this nominee. There are just too many data points—red flags, if you will—which tell me that Mr. Bough doesn’t have what it takes to serve in a lifetime appointment on the Missouri District Court."
Nomination Of Vivek Hallegere Murthy To Be Medical Director In The Regular Corps Of The Public Health Service, Subject To Qualifications Therefor As Provided By Law And Regulations, And To Be… December 15, 2014
Mazie Hirono, D-HI
"Again, I found in Dr. Murthy a combination of an ability to be very creative, with the very important ability to listen; because although he has both a medical and business background, he doesn’t think he knows more than everybody else. So this listening ability is very important, with the ability to solve real-world problems."
Omnibus Appropriations Bill December 15, 2014
Jack Reed, D-RI
"Any solution is going to require tough compromises from everyone, but all stakeholders should have the opportunity to participate in crafting a solution instead of having it developed in secret and rammed through as part of a must-pass spending bill. This is the sort of action that infuriates the people we represent. But more important than process, this bill will have an effect on people’s lives for years to come and gives further cause for Americans to think that their government doesn’t have their back or care about their economic security. We shouldn’t approach it so frivolously. We need to make sure the policy is right."
Bell Nomination December 2, 2014
Barbara Boxer, D-CA
"Mr. President, one would think this is the first time any President ever nominated someone who is a political appointee. That is ridiculous. Just because somebody is a producer of a very popular show doesn’t disqualify them. It is ridiculous. I could point out people who had the support of the Senator from Arizona who perhaps didn’t work at all."
California Abortion Mandate December 2, 2014
Joe Pitts, R-PA
"There doesn’t need to be any delay from HHS. This is exactly why the Weldon amendment was created."

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