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By Tim Leeds 

Tester sees busy session after election


U. S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., predicted a flurry of activity after the 2012 election as legislators try to deal with sequestration and setting budget priorities.

"I think it's going to be a very busy lame-duck session, " Tester said Wednesday in a telephone press conference from Washington, "and I think the pressure's going to be on both parties to come to a conclusion, 'cause I don't think there's things in sequestration either party wants to see happen. "

After a joint bipartisan committee failed to find ways to cut deficit spending by $1.2 trillion — under an agreement made in last...

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