MT GOP Embraces White Nationalist's Legislative Candidacy

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Ralston Reports: Dumping Trump is political calculus, not moral outrage Jon Ralston’s analysis in the Deseret News is not to be missed.   SPLC: Montana Republicans Warmly Embrace a White Nationalist’s Legislative Candidacy Southern Poverty Law Center has posted an extensive analysis of the disturbing views of…

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National Republican Party Bankrolls False Attack Ads in MT Judicial Race

The lies about Judge Sandefur’s record are funded by the Republican State Leadership Committee, which is spending big money to elect a Montana Supreme Court candidate with no judicial experience and so little local support she hasn’t even been able to raise $40,000 for her own campaign. KXLH…

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by Sen. Mary Sheehy Moe (D-Great Falls) Sen. Moe can be reached at Follow her on Twitter @MaryMoeMT

By the time you read this, the Trump team will have realized that the “apology” they released shortly after the Washington Post’s airing of Trump’ gaffe-bag video was a Band-Aid when what they really needed was CPR.

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Montana Libertarian leader is working the Ammon Bundy trial

It’s been a sad but busy time for the Montana Libertarian party.  Their long-time leader and chairman Mike Fellows was killed in a car accident while returning from a candidate forum in Seeley Lake.  His car crossed the yellow line and he collided with another vehicle…

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Gianforte’s Campaign is a Lot of Hot Air The editorial board of Montana’s largest paper has poked a whole in Gianforte’s campaign.  He claims it is about job creation and wages, yet his own company was build on outsourcing jobs and importing foreign workers to…

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GOP Candidate Signs Bear a Striking Resemblance to Corporation’s Logo Here’s a picture of a billboard in Helena (there are similar yard signs).  It is Jim McCormick running for County commissioner in Lewis and Clark County. McCormick is from the insurance industry and a Republican. Note that…

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FACT CHECK: Supreme Court Smear Machine Uses Fear and Lies to Distract from Juras’ Inexperience

The choice between Dirk Sandefur and Kristen Juras for the Montana Supreme Court race couldn’t be an easier one: Dirk Sandefur is well-qualified.  He’s a 3-term State District Judge in one of Montana’s busiest and most populous districts –and before that he was a prosecutor and a police officer.  He’s got decades of experience Kristen Juras just does not have. He’s been endorsed by 50 Montana judges, she zero. 

Since Juras can’t run on experience, enter the same dark money group set up to flood the last three Supreme Court elections with misinformation and deceit.

A screenshot from the video Kristin Juras created in which she, I kid you not, sings a song she wrote about getting owned by the  university paper, the Montana Kaimin.

Candidate offended by “positions other than missionary”

The Cowgirl Blog recently described Kristin Juras’s 2009 activism against a harmless sex column that used to run in the college newspaper at the University of Montana.  Juras is a right-wing social conservative running for state Supreme Court. Now a big flap is underway, because…