'The gridlock isn't as bad as it's made out to be,' says freshman Sen. Deb Fischer
“I don't think I'm viewed as being marginalized when I get to have dinner with the president," says Sen. Deb Fischer. "It's a cool thing.”
Posted: Thursday, August 8, 2013 12:00 am
After only seven months in office, Sen. Deb Fischer of Nebraska has been given a nickname: Hammer.
The Republican freshman, dubbed Hammer by Sen. John McCain of Arizona, also has newfound respect for Congress, saying the “legislative process” appears to be working as it was “designed to work.”
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