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"I know there are a lot of people wondering why the Senate is spending so much time talking about Senate rules and judicial nomination," Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., said moments later. "I want to make it clear: This debate is about whether we want a clean, healthy environment. . . . This debate is about whether we want to protect essential rights and liberties." - (Full Article)

-San Francisco Chronicle - May 22, 2005