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Sen. Jon Tester takes defense appropriations gavel


WASHINGTON ― Montana Democratic Sen. Jon Tester will chair the Senate Appropriations Defense Subcommittee, handing new clout over the defense budget to a state with nuclear weapons interests. Tester, a political moderate and chairman of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, has served in the Senate since 2007. The move, announced Friday, gives Tester a powerful […]