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Whose Dime Are You Worried About Denny?

Rehberg’s latest bill is supposed to cut back on ‘frivolous lawsuits’ on the taxpayer dime. But did he really mean our dimes or just his?  If he was truly worried about the taxpayers, he must surely have intended to include in his bill Montana’s most famous frivolous…

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A Closer Look at the KKK Republican

News outlets across the country are reporting on the man with KKK ties who is running for Congress in Montana. But John Abarr, R-Great Falls isn’t new to Montana Republican politics.  He was part of the MSU-Billings young Republicans, ran for the legislature in 2002, worked…

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Dennis Rehberg’s Sloppy Homework

While announcing a conference call he organized to trash Jon Tester’s bipartisan Forest Jobs and Recreation bill this week, Dennis Rehberg tried to cobble together a laundry list of people and organizations that apparently oppose the bill (read Dennis’ list for yourself – and the…

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Hostage

Congressional TEA Party Republicans in charge of disaster relief have pledged to hold it hostage until states agree to more spending cuts. From Think Progress: Cantor Says Congress Won’t Pay For Missouri Disaster Relief Unless Spending Is Cut Elsewhere House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA),…

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Mystery Solved

Congressman Rehberg has earned such a reputation as a do nothing party boy that even his own fans are now catching on.  A popular national conservative blogger this week called him “the bottom of the barrel” and “not the best available candidate to run.” I’ll…

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The Montana GOP Hypocrite of the Week Award Goes to…

…Montana’s Millionaire Congressman Dennis Rehberg, who just before voting against ending giveaways to Big Oil CEOs, tried to revive old debates on ‘welfare reform’. In classic hypocritical fashion, Congressman Rehberg thinks job-creating Pell Grants are ‘welfare’ and wants to gut them. He’s already tried to deny Montana $15…

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Today’s Must Read Political Blog Post

…Is over at Intelligent Discontent. Wow. I know that working for the Montana Republican Party can’t be easy–especially after this legislative session.  With the current slate of lackluster statewide candidates (Steve Daines anyone?), few people want to listen to you any more, and fewer people are…

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Talk About Out of Touch

Incumbent Congressman Dennis Rehberg sent out this survey recently. Are gas prices too high? Should DC impose a mileage tax? The only reason to poll these questions is simply if you have no clue about the real issues facing everyday Montanans–but Rehberg is so out-of-touch…

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National Suicide

A group of America’s most far-right activists are pushing an amendment to the U.S. Constitution to do away with our union as we know it–a constitutional amendment that would allow states to nullify federal laws by a vote  2/3 of state legislatures. Montana State Senator Jason…

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Compare and Contrast

Rather than looking to end the massive subsidies for big oil companies as a responsible way to ensure big corporations are carrying their responsibility toward reducing the debt, incumbent Congressman Rehberg has actually voted against a measure that would end giveaways for big oil. Yep.  In light of…

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