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King: Shut up and speed up

Shortly after Sen. Jim King, chairman of the Senate rules council, asked members to keep questions and debate only to essentials, pointing out that "we just spent an hour on a bill that was passed 39 to nothing," senators launched into a detailed debate on who should be called a social worker.

Sen. Larcenia Bullard, a Miami Democrat, was one of the debaters. King brought up the subject again, saying Bullard must have been in the restroom for his first announcement.

"I know sometimes that's a hard pill for Sen. Bullard to swallow ," King said.