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May 22, 2008 CONGRESSIONAL RECORD — SENATE S4849

STETSON SANDERS, OF CALIFORNIA
Is it any wonder they have lost three Senate, I ask unanimous consent that CAROLINE J. SAVAGE, OF WISCONSIN
special elections—congressional seats— it stand in recess under the previous VERONICA SCARBOROUGH, OF VIRGINIA
ADDIE B. SCHROEDER, OF KANSAS
in heavily Republican districts? Even order. DANIEL E. SLUSHER, OF KANSAS
the Republicans out there are under- There being no objection, the Senate, DEBORAH B. SMITH, OF CONNECTICUT
ALYS LOUISE SPENSLEY, OF MINNESOTA
standing that this is the wrong way to at 7:46 p.m., recessed until Friday, May DAVID STEPHENSON, OF TEXAS
run a country. Seven and a half years 23, 2008, at 10 a.m. MICHAEL STEWART, OF OREGON
NANCY ELIZABETH TALBOT, OF FLORIDA
of division, not unification. f LAURA TAYLOR-KALE, OF CALIFORNIA
I am going to do my very best in the MARK HAMILTON THORNBURG, OF THE DISTRICT OF CO-
NOMINATIONS LUMBIA
next 7 months in my position to do ev- DENNIS DEAN TIDWELL, OF TENNESSEE
erything I can to work with the White Executive nominations received by MICHAEL J. TRAN, OF KANSAS
TINA C. TRAN, OF OKLAHOMA
House to try to get things done, but the Senate: IAN A. TURNER, OF MARYLAND
this is an example of what we get—no TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY LINNISA JOYA WAHID, OF MARYLAND
SUSAN FISHER WALKE, OF VIRGINIA
cooperation, no ability to try to unify MICHAEL B. BEMIS, OF MISSISSIPPI, TO BE A MEMBER TONIA N. WEIK, OF TEXAS
OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE TENNESSEE VAL-
us. LEY AUTHORITY FOR A TERM EXPIRING MAY 18, 2013,
APRIL SHAVONNE WELLS, OF ALABAMA
RUSSELL JAY WESTERGARD, OF VIRGINIA
f VICE SKILA HARRIS, RESIGNED. JESSICA A. WOLF-HUDSON, OF NEW YORK
SUSAN W. WONG, OF NEW YORK
OVERSEAS PRIVATE INVESTMENT CORPORATION
ORDERS OF PROCEDURE PATRICK J. DURKIN, OF CONNECTICUT, TO BE A MEM-
THE FOLLOWING-NAMED MEMBERS OF THE FOREIGN
SERVICE TO BE CONSULAR OFFICERS AND SECRETARIES
BER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE OVERSEAS
Mr. REID. Mr. President, I ask unan- PRIVATE INVESTMENT CORPORATION FOR A TERM EX-
IN THE DIPLOMATIC SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES OF
AMERICA:
imous consent that when the Senate PIRING DECEMBER 17, 2009, VICE NED L. SIEGEL, TERM
EXPIRED. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
completes its business today, it stand
DEPARTMENT OF STATE MATTHEW HILGENDORF, OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
in recess until 10 a.m. tomorrow, Fri-
DEPARTMENT OF STATE
day, May 23, for a pro forma session DAVID F. GIRARD-DICARLO, OF PENNSYLVANIA, TO BE
AMBASSADOR EXTRAORDINARY AND PLENIPOTENTIARY CASSANDRA ALLEN, OF ARIZONA
only, with no action or debate; that OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA TO THE REPUBLIC HAYWARD M.G. ALTO, OF CALIFORNIA
following the pro forma session, the OF AUSTRIA. ANDREW L. ARMSTRONG, OF FLORIDA
DONALD J. ASQUITH, OF MARYLAND
Senate recess until 9:15 a.m., Tuesday, JAMES MADISON MEMORIAL FELLOWSHIP
DEVIN K. AUBRY, OF VIRGINIA
May 27, for a pro forma session with no FOUNDATION JOSEPH F. BIEDLINGMAIER, JR., OF THE DISTRICT OF CO-
LUMBIA
intervening action or debate, and that JOHN J. FASO, OF NEW YORK, TO BE A MEMBER OF THE
ALFREDA FRANCES BIKOWSKY, OF VIRGINIA
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE JAMES MADISON MEMO-
following the pro forma session the RIAL FELLOWSHIP FOUNDATION FOR A TERM EXPIRING MARIE BLANCHARD, OF MASSACHUSETTS
SETH G. BLAYLOCK, OF VIRGINIA
Senate recess until 9 a.m., Thursday, MAY 29, 2013, VICE DAVID WESLEY FLEMING, TERM EX-
MATTHEW A. BOCKNER, OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
PIRED.
May 29, for a pro forma session only, JOE MANCHIN III, OF WEST VIRGINIA, TO BE A MEMBER CHRIS BREDING, OF TEXAS
MATTHEW J. BRITTON, OF CALIFORNIA
with no intervening action or debate; OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE JAMES MADISON
CHARLES L. BROWN II, OF TEXAS
MEMORIAL FELLOWSHIP FOUNDATION FOR A TERM EX-
that following the pro forma session, PIRING NOVEMBER 5, 2012, VICE GEORGE PERDUE, TERM CHERIE L. BROWN, OF VIRGINIA
REBECCA ELLEN BYERS, OF MARYLAND
the Senate adjourn until 2 p.m., Mon- EXPIRED.
ROBERT CARNEY, OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
HARVEY M. TETTLEBAUM, OF MISSOURI, TO BE A MEM-
day, June 2; that following the prayer BER OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE JAMES MADI- WILLIAM RUSSELL CAULFIELD III, OF VIRGINIA
MICHAEL A. CICERE, OF VIRGINIA
and pledge, the Journal of proceedings SON MEMORIAL FELLOWSHIP FOUNDATION FOR A TERM
JACLYN ANNE COLE ADKINS, OF MARYLAND
EXPIRING OCTOBER 3, 2012, VICE MARC R. PACHECO, TERM
be approved to date, the morning hour EXPIRED. MELISSA ELMORE COTTON, OF NEW YORK
ANDREW TAYLOR COWDERY, OF VIRGINIA
be deemed expired, the time for the two FOREIGN SERVICE JUSTIN D. CUNHA, OF MARYLAND
leaders be reserved for their use later HADI KAMIL DEEB, OF VIRGINIA
THE FOLLOWING-NAMED PERSONS OF THE AGENCIES YVETTE M. DENNE, OF FLORIDA
in the day, and the Senate proceed to a INDICATED FOR APPOINTMENT AS FOREIGN SERVICE OF- JANE M. DITTMAR, OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
period of morning business for up to 1 FICERS OF THE CLASSES STATED. JACOB DOTY, OF OREGON
FOR APPOINTMENT AS FOREIGN SERVICE OFFICER OF JONATHAN EDWARD EARLE, OF VIRGINIA
hour with Senators permitted to speak CLASS FOUR, CONSULAR OFFICER AND SECRETARY IN CHRISTOPHER MICHAEL ELMS, OF NEW YORK
for up to 10 minutes each, and that fol- THE DIPLOMATIC SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES OF CHRISTOPHER S. ENLOE, OF GEORGIA
AMERICA: RACHEL L. ERICKSON, OF CALIFORNIA
lowing morning business, the Senate CONCEPCIN ESCOBAR, OF MASSACHUSETTS
DEPARTMENT OF STATE
resume the motion to proceed to cal- JASON E. FARKAS, OF VIRGINIA
MATTHEW KAZUAKI ASADA, OF NEW JERSEY RUPERT FINKE, OF VIRGINIA
endar No. 742, S. 3036, the Lieberman- TAMMY MCQUILKIN BAKER, OF FLORIDA SEAN PATRICK FITZGERALD, OF VIRGINIA
Warner Climate Security Act. JAMES L. BANGERT, OF KANSAS NIKOLAI FLEXNER, OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
KEITH B. BEAN, OF NEW JERSEY TRESIA M. GALE, OF VIRGINIA
The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without PHILIP MARTIN BEEKMAN, OF MICHIGAN DENNIS J. GARCIA, OF VIRGINIA
objection, it is so ordered. WYLITA L. BELL, OF VIRGINIA REBECCA GARDNER, OF OHIO
TASHAWNA S. BETHEA, OF NEW JERSEY ROBERT RICHARD GATEHOUSE, JR., OF THE DISTRICT OF
f MIECZYSLAW PAWEL BODUSZYNSKI, OF CALIFORNIA COLUMBIA
RYAN THOMAS CAMPBELL, OF CALIFORNIA DAN S. GELMAN, OF VIRGINIA
PROGRAM VINCENT MAX CAMPOS, OF CALIFORNIA PAUL ANTHONY GHIOTTO, JR., OF FLORIDA
JARED S. CAPLAN, OF FLORIDA CATHERINE GIAQUINTA, OF MARYLAND
Mr. REID. Mr. President, at about JOHN Y. CHOI, OF CALIFORNIA SHAUN V. GONZALES, OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
ROBERT J. DAHLKE, OF ILLINOIS MICHAEL GORMAN, OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
5:30 p.m. on Monday, June 2, the Senate DANIEL K. DELK, JR., OF GEORGIA SILJE M. GRIMSTAD, OF VIRGINIA
will proceed to a rollcall vote on the DAVID S. FELDMANN, OF MARYLAND CATHERINE A. HALLOCK, OF NEW YORK
RODRIGO GARZA, OF TEXAS MEREDITH P. HAMILTON, OF VIRGINIA
motion to invoke cloture on the mo- DANIEL CHARLES GEDACHT, OF CONNECTICUT DELLA R. HARELAND, OF NEVADA
tion to proceed to the climate security LEON W. GENDIN, OF FLORIDA JEFFREY M. HAY, OF VIRGINIA
TONYA W. GENDIN, OF FLORIDA MICHAEL LEE HICKS, JR., OF VIRGINIA
legislation. Under a previous order, the SIMONE LYNNETTE GRAVES, OF FLORIDA ARIN C. HOTZ, OF VIRGINIA
time from 4:30 until 5:30 p.m. will be STEPHANIE LYNNE HALLETT, OF FLORIDA JONATHAN PAUL HOWARD, OF VIRGINIA
THOMAS EDWARD HAMMANG, JR., OF TEXAS GEOFFREY HOWE, OF VIRGINIA
equally divided and controlled between BRIAN BENJAMIN HIMMELSTEIB, OF NEW JERSEY DAVID P. IREY, OF VIRGINIA
the two leaders or their designees. ARIEL NICOLE HOWARD, OF LOUISIANA ERIC R. JACOBS, OF VIRGINIA
DOUGLAS M. HOYT, OF VIRGINIA RYAN P. JENNINGS, OF MARYLAND
I failed to remind everyone that on MARGARET HSIANG, OF NEW JERSEY KIMBERLEE M. JOHNSON, OF VIRGINIA
Tuesday, the week we get back, all ANTOINETTE C. HURTADO, OF CALIFORNIA RICHARD H. JOHNSON, OF VIRGINIA
ANNA SUNSHINE ISON, OF KENTUCKY LAURA M. KACZMAREK, OF VIRGINIA
Senators should be dressed in their fin- DONALD F. KILBURG III, OF TEXAS THOMAS N. KATEN, OF VIRGINIA
est. We are going to have our Senate HOLLY ANN KIRKING, OF WISCONSIN SHAMIM KAZEMI, OF MARYLAND
JEREMIAH A. KNIGHT, OF CONNECTICUT JAY M. KIMMEL, OF KANSAS
picture taken. So I would hope every- TOMIKA L. KONDITI, OF ILLINOIS KENNON W. KINCAID, OF VIRGINIA
one will remember that and make sure RACHNA SACHDEVA KORHONEN, OF NEW JERSEY STEVEN C. KISH, OF VIRGINIA
MOLLY RUTLEDGE KOSCINA, OF WASHINGTON ALLEN L. KRAUSE, OF MICHIGAN
they wear the right clothes for pos- ELIZABETH MARIE LAWRENCE, OF ILLINOIS MATTHEW THOMAS LARSON, OF VIRGINIA
terity when we have our picture taken. ANITA LYSSIKATOS, OF VIRGINIA LISSETTE LASANTA, OF VIRGINIA
LOREN G. MEALEY, OF NEW JERSEY CHON JI RYONG LEE, OF VIRGINIA
That will be Tuesday. It is scheduled LIOUDMILA MILLMAN, OF VIRGINIA IRENE S. LEE, OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
for a time if somebody wears the wrong ANJANA J. MODI, OF PENNSYLVANIA LAI M. LEE, OF VIRGINIA
MOLLY C. MONTGOMERY, OF OREGON TRACIE K. LESTER, OF VIRGINIA
clothes, we can send them home and JESSICA N. MUNSON, OF MINNESOTA WALTER S. LUTES, OF VIRGINIA
have them dress properly. REBECCA PIERCE OWEN, OF OREGON WINI M. LYONS, OF VIRGINIA
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JENNIFER DAVIS PAGUADA, OF GEORGIA AMY MARIE MALLEY, OF VIRGINIA
f ANGELA P. PAN, OF CALIFORNIA THERESA J. MANGIONE, OF FLORIDA
SETH LEE PROVVEDI PATCH, OF MASSACHUSETTS NATALIA MARIC, OF CALIFORNIA
JOSHUA WILEY POLACHECK, OF ARIZONA KUNDAI MASHINGAIDZE, OF NEW JERSEY
RECESS UNTIL 10 A.M. TOMORROW ANUPAMA PRATTIPATI, OF PENNSYLVANIA MELISSA L. MCCARTHY, OF VIRGINIA
T. CLIFFORD REED, OF TEXAS MEGAN L. MCCULLOCH, OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Mr. REID. Mr. President, if there is KYLE ANDREW RICHARDSON, OF VIRGINIA JULIE P. MCKAY, OF SOUTH CAROLINA
no further business to come before the SUSAN JEAN RIGGS, OF TEXAS ROBERT L. MCKINNON, OF VIRGINIA

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S4850 CONGRESSIONAL RECORD — SENATE May 22, 2008
HERA ANDORA MCLEOD, OF MARYLAND TODD JAMES WATKINS, OF VIRGINIA NICHOLAS J. TOTH
LORENZO DOW MCWILLIAMS, OF VIRGINIA CLINT ALLAN WATTS, OF TEXAS ANDREW A. HALL
JEREMY M. MEARS, OF VIRGINIA TIMOTHY C. WATTS, OF TEXAS CATHERINE A. MARTIN
DANIEL LANG MEGES, OF VIRGINIA ROSALYN NUÑEZ WIESE, OF FLORIDA MATTHEW J. WINGATE
ROBERTO MELÉNDEZ, OF VIRGINIA JOSEPH M. WILLIS, OF VIRGINIA STEPHANIE A. KOES
DAVID BEAU MELLOR, OF VIRGINIA NELSON HUA-YEE WU, OF VIRGINIA DANIEL M. SIMON
CYNTHIA D. MILLER, OF ILLINOIS CORINNA ELIZABETH YBARRA ARNOLD, OF TEXAS
BETHANY MILTON, OF NEW YORK DARYN L. YODER, OF PENNSYLVANIA To be lieutenant
JAY BRYAN MITCHELL, OF VIRGINIA MICHAEL JOSEPH YOUNG, OF COLORADO
BROOKE M. MONDERO, OF VIRGINIA BRENT J. POUNDS
SAMANTHA G. YURKUS, OF VIRGINIA
RUSSELL ALLEN MORALES, OF VIRGINIA AMANDA L. GOELLER
ADAM ZERBINOPOULOS, OF TEXAS
KEVIN P. MORAN, OF VIRGINIA BENJAMIN S. SNIFFEN
VICTOR M. MUNGEN, OF VIRGINIA NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC MARK A. BLANKENSHIP
WALKER P. MURRAY, OF WASHINGTON ADMINISTRATION FIONNA J. MATHESON
WILLIAM T. NIMMER, OF GEORGIA JONATHAN E. TAYLOR
LAREINA L. OCKERMAN, OF VIRGINIA SUBJECT TO QUALIFICATIONS PROVIDED BY LAW, THE ANDREW P. HALBACH
JUN H. OH, OF VIRGINIA FOLLOWING FOR PERMANENT APPOINTMENT TO THE
ANDREW JOSEPH PASTIRIK, OF VIRGINIA GRADE INDICATED IN THE NATIONAL OCEANIC AND AT- To be lieutenant (junior grade)
LINDA J. PERCY, OF MICHIGAN MOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION:
JUSTIN T. KEESEE
GAIL G. PERLEY, OF VIRGINIA
NEIL PHILLIPS, OF MARYLAND
To be captain MATTHEW T. BURTON
CARL G. RHODES
JAY L. PORTER, OF UTAH MARK H. PICKETT TIMOTHY M. SMITH
ANGELA JENELLE POZDOL, OF VIRGINIA JAMES S. VERLAQUE JAMES T. FALKNER
JEFFREY T. PUGH, OF VIRGINIA CHRISTOPHER A. BEAVERSON CHRISTOPHER S. SKAPIN
DAVID P. RAGANO, OF VIRGINIA DAVID O. NEANDER JENNIFER L. KING
MARGARET S. RAMSAY, OF NEW YORK MICHAEL S. DEVANY CHAD M. MECKLEY
RYAN M. REID, OF VIRGINIA DONALD W. HAINES CARYN M. ARNOLD
ANDREW ETHAN REMSON, OF VIRGINIA MICHELE A. FINN MEGAN A. NADEAU
GEORGE RIVAS, JR., OF TEXAS HARRIS B. HALVERSON II MARC E. WEEKLEY
ANGELA LYNN RUTH, OF VIRGINIA BARRY K. CHOY
GABRIEL L. RUTH, OF VIRGINIA PATRICK M. SWEENEY III
DOUGLAS D. BAIRD, JR
WILBER N. SAENZ, OF VIRGINIA
To be commander IN THE ARMY
PRINCESS J. SCHMIDT, OF VIRGINIA
LAUREN SCHOR, OF VIRGINIA THE FOLLOWING ARMY NATIONAL GUARD OF THE
DAVID RYAN SECKINGER, OF PENNSYLVANIA MICHAEL L. HOPKINS
GREGORY G. GLOVER UNITED STATES OFFICER FOR PROMOTION IN THE RE-
TRAVIS MARK SEVY, OF UTAH SERVE OF THE ARMY TO THE GRADE INDICATED UNDER
KATHRYN L. SHAFFNER, OF VIRGINIA PHILIP G. HALL
WILLIAM R. ODELL TITLE 10, U.S.C., SECTIONS 12203 AND 12211:
MICHAEL AARON SHULMAN, OF THE DISTRICT OF CO-
JOHN T. CASKEY
LUMBIA
CECILE R. DANIELS
To be major general
HOWARD A. SIMMONDS, OF VIRGINIA
NICHOLAS ANDREW SLEDER, OF VIRGINIA LAWRENCE T. KREPP BRIG. GEN. ERROL R. SCHWARTZ
ALAN J. SMITH, OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA JAMES M. CROCKER
ROBERT E. STACY, OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA CARL E. NEWMAN IN THE NAVY
G. BART STOKES, OF FLORIDA SHEPARD M. SMITH
ALBERT M. GIRIMONTE THE FOLLOWING NAMED OFFICER FOR APPOINTMENT
ELIZABETH E. STROBEL, OF VIRGINIA
TODD A. BRIDGEMAN AS CHIEF OF NAVY RESERVE, UNITED STATES NAVY,
TRENT MATTHEW SUKO, OF VIRGINIA
EDWARD J. VAN DEN AMEELE AND APPOINTMENT TO THE GRADE INDICATED WHILE
ALEXANDER TATSIS, OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
ALEXANDRA R. VON SAUNDER ASSIGNED TO A POSITION OF IMPORTANCE AND RESPON-
SCOTT A. THOMAS, OF MARYLAND
SIBILITY UNDER TITLE 10, U.S.C., SECTIONS 601 AND 5143:
HEATHER JOY THOMPSON, OF NEW YORK To be lieutenant commander
JOACHIM VAN BRANDT, OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA To be vice admiral
TAMMY L. VITATOE, OF GEORGIA WILLIAM P. MOWITT
JENNIFER HOPE WALKER, OF VIRGINIA JONATHAN B. NEUHAUS REAR ADM. DIRK J. DEBBINK
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