Sen. Jon Tester

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At town hall, Tester hears of broken VA health system


When combat veteran Christine Bailey first discovered the lump in her breast, her first call was like that of any veteran. She dialed up to the VA Montana Health Care System, only to learn that it didn’t offer breast care for women. Bailey’s problems compounded when, under the CHOICE program, which allows veterans to seek care outside the VA, she was met with a tangle of red tape and lengthy delays in trying to get authorization to pursue mammograms and biopsies. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Tester’s top aide shares boss’s digital shortage


Roll Call, the Capitol Hill newspaper, has an interesting story about Luke Jackson, Sen. Jon Tester’s executive assistant. I had never heard of Jackson, and by far the most notable thing I learned about him in this article is that he, just like his boss, is missing the middle three fingers on his left hand. Could somebody better than me at math compute the chances of that coincidence? (more…) Continue Reading →

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