May 20, 2022

U.S. Congress: Full Text of Senate Speeches and Debate re: PATRIOT Act

If you’re looking for access to what was said during the PATRIOT Act debate on the floor of the U.S. Senate yesterday afternoon and evening, the Congressional Record has a complete transcript of all speeches.

The May 31, 2015 Congressional Record is available direct from the U.S. Government Printing Office (we’ve also embedded a copy below). The 50 page PDF can be searched by keyword.

This issue of the Congressional Record also includes a several tributes to Beau Biden, the late son of Vice President Joe Biden.

U.S. Congressional Record (May 31, 2015)

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