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The Sounds of Silence: Warren speech cut-off captures rising Senate tensions

It’s all over but the shouting when it comes to the Senate confirming Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., as attorney general. But the talking came to an abrupt end for Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., Tuesday night when she expressed opposition to Sessions’ nomination on the Senate floor. The Senate prides itself on unlimited debate. But Warren

Time for Congress to come clean and tell you what its budget proposals really cost

Sen. Steve Daines, Can you imagine sitting around the dinner table considering purchasing a car or a new home, but not factoring in the cost of the interest on the loan?  Yet, this is what Congress does with its legislative budget estimates – one more example of why Washington is broken. To restore the public’s