What made The Short List this week?
- Jewish Family Service is defending itself from Mayor Domenic Sarno’s accusation that his office was kept in the dark about the expected arrival of refugees in Springfield or nearby communities. (NEPR)
- Republicans in the U.S. Senate voted to silence Massachusetts Democrat Elizabeth Warren for “impugning the motives” of attorney general nominee Jeff Sessions, a GOP senator from Alabama. (NPR)
- U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal found himself on the receiving end of tweets from President Donald Trump, after the Connecticut Democrat publicly shared part of his conversation with Trump’s Supreme Court pick. (NPR)