Lawmakers comment on actions of Congress
Members of Congress are taking a week off of their lame-duck session this week during the Thanksgiving holiday, but actions have been popping in Washington in their short session before the break.
Montana's U.S. Sens. Max Baucus and Jon Tester Friday applauded the Senate's unanimous passage of a plan to pay Native Americans in a settlement of a decades-old lawsuit filed by Blackfeet Tribal member Eloise Cobell.
"For too long, our American Indian brothers and sisters have waited for a resolution to an embarrassing example of government irresponsibility," Baucus said in a release. "Now it's...