581 9 hours, 29 minutes Senate Proceeding Senate Session The Senate convened for morning business until 2 p.m. The time from 11:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. was designated for speeches by and regarding retiring Senators.At 2 p.m., the Senate resumed consideration of S 3637, the Transaction Account ... Read More » 143 26 minutes Senate Highlight Senator Lugar Farewell Address and Tribute Senator Richard Lugar (R-IN) gave his farewell to the Senate after six terms and talked about his future plans. Senator Dan Coats (R-IN) paid tribute to his service. 127 36 minutes Senate Highlight Senator Kent Conrad Farewell Address Senator Kent Conrad (D-ND) gave his farewell to the Senate. He used charts as he talked about the U.S. economy, the government’s role, and the federal budget. 99 27 minutes Senate Highlight Tribute to Senators Snowe and Hutchison Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) paid tribute to retiring Senators Olympia Snowe (R-ME) and Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX). Senator Hutchison responded to her remarks. Topics included the role of women in the Senate. 117 9 minutes Senate Highlight Senator Scott Brown Farewell Speech Senator Scott Brown (D-MA) gave his farewell address to the Senate. 103 9 minutes Senate Highlight Senator Ben Nelson Farewell Address and Tribute Senator Ben Nelson (D-NE) gave his farewell address to the Senate. 228 16 minutes Senate Highlight Senator Joe Lieberman Farewell Address Senator Joe Lieberman [I-CT) gave his farewell address to the Senate. 17 15 minutes Senate Highlight Senator Akaka Farewell Address Senator Daniel Akaka (D-HI) gave his farewell address to the Senate.