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Press release: Bingaman talks Congressional lame duck session

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman today talked with New Mexico radio reports about the Congressional lame duck session. Bingaman’s remarks can be retrieved by going to his website or clicking on the following link:

00:00 – Bingaman gives a brief overview of the Senate schedule for the lame duck session.

02:10 – Bingaman talks about a bill that is slated for a procedural vote this week that seeks to provide incentives for electric and natural gas vehicles.

05:37 – Bingaman says there are many important issues that the Congress needs to try to accomplish before looking to next year.

07:23 – Bingaman says that ending tax cuts for the rich and extending them for middle class Americans is the right thing to do.

10:33 – Bingaman says he hopes the Congress will pass legislation to prevent cuts to Medicare reimbursement to doctors and providers.

13:34 – Bingaman talks about a food safety bill that is schedules for a procedural vote this week.

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