Sen. Warren Silenced In Sessions Debate

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In this file photo, Senate Banking Committee member Elizabeth Warren holds up transcripts of earnings calls as she questions Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf on Capitol Hill. (Susan Walsh/AP)

During Tuesday evening debate on the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) for U.S. Attorney General, Republican Senators voted to silence Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) for the remainder of the debate, according to an arcane provision of Senate rules.

Boston Globe deputy Washington bureau chief Matt Viser joins to unpack the details of the Senate dustup.


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