Tester: 'There’s things we need to do' to help middle class in Congress

Billings Gazette

by Tom Lutey

U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., said there will be opportunity to get things done with the Republican-controlled Senate next year.

Tester, Montana’s senior senator, said Democrats need to lend support to passing laws that benefit the middle class. And they need to work with Republicans to do so when possible.

“We have been anything but inspirational in Washington, D.C., and hopefully we can start doing some things that I think the country expects, to move us forward economically,” Tester said Monday. “The fact is, if you look at folks that do not have a college education, they are not in particularly good shape. Their net worth continues to be static or declining. So there’s things we need to do.”

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