Senator Tester starts the new year off with a live interview with Pete Deneault (photo by Aaron Murphy)

U.S. Senator Jon Tester says increasing the debt ceiling will help both houses of congress get their arms around deficit spending. Senator tester calls the debt a bi-partisan issue.

Senator Jon Tester (click here to listen)

Senator Tester says if the lame duck session proved anything it was the ability of both parties to work toward was is beneficial to the country.