Helena Independent Record: First-graders grill Sen. Tester

U.S. Sen. Jon Tester took questions from Helena residents Tuesday, and not one of them dealt with the budget deficit, the recent elections or health care reform.

Tester, accompanied by his wife, daughter and a couple of grandchildren, read books to two classes at Four Georgians Elementary School and offered insights on Washington, D.C., the political system and his job in Congress.

The questions came fast, and the senator was prepared.

“How do you get to Washington?”
In a plane, was the answer.

“What kind of plane?”
A jet, seating about 100 people, that stops in Minnesota on the way.

“How nice is Barack Obama?”

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