"One of the highest honors that can come to a member of
the U.S. Senate is to serve on the Committee on Finance.
The Committee on Finance has since its creation been
associated with some of the most significant and most
controversial issues in U.S. history."
--Robert J. Dole
(This quote was taken from the Foreword of Sen. Doc. No. 97-5
"History of Committee on Finance United States Senate"
Fourth edition, May 1981. To view this document using
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