Nightly News | August 01, 2013
>>> if you watch any c-span at all you know the language of the u.s. senate is very formal. more than just fake politeness among archenemies supposed to be a civil place, the upper chamber after all. and it usually is civil if not productive. but sometimes a microphone captures the way senators really talk. as it did today when majority leader was trying to restore order. here now the voice of senator harry reid .
>> madam president, the majority leader. -- sit down and shut up. okay.
>> all righty, after a rare burst of plain english . senate went back to its business failing to pass a big bill to fund the transportation, housing and urban development from the looks of acronym title may have been doomed from the start.