2014 Elections

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Stapleton Releases Web Video

Former Billings state senator Corey Stapleton has posted a new video on his website, telling us why he is running for the US Senate. It is 60 seconds worth of typical Republicanisms. Not a single proposal or idea, but rather a series of general complaints…

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Baucus to Leave Senate; Will Schweitzer Step Up?

by Cowgirl So Max has answered the question about his future. News broke this morning that he willl not run for relection, and will instead retire at the end of ’14 to his new home in Bozeman.  We wish Max well in his retirement. So…

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The Ninety-One Percent

Baucus weighs in on Obamachecks and Obamacare by Cowgirl Today Max Baucus today voted against Obama’s bill that would require background checks for gun purchases. The bill failed.  Federal law already requires these checks to take place, and they are run instantaneously at gun shops when…

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Baucus v. Schweitzer, in a New Poll

by Cowgirl You no doubt have seen by now that Public Policy Polling, a national polling firm, released a poll measuring a hypothetical Baucus-Schweitzer primary contest.  The poll shows that Schweitzer would beat Baucus by twenty points.  Nate Silver wrote today in the New York…

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Baucus Staffers Depart; the Door Revolves

The National Journal today reports that Max Baucus is losing staff at a rapid pace.  How this exodus bears on the odds of a Baucus re-election in 2014 is anybody’s guess. But we know how ordinary tax-paying citizens are faring. His chief-of-staff has announced that…

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