2014

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Baucus Took $40,000 from Koch Brothers

I just learned this a few days ago, but Koch industries is listed as one Max Baucus’s largest donors.   The company is listed as having  contributed $40,000 to Baucus since 2005.  That puts him in an exclusive club: with Paul Ryan, Michelle Bachmann, Mitch…

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Baucus Wants Corporate Money Out of Politics

I hate to kick a guy when he’s down, but not if he is asking for it.  It is really absurd that Max Baucus has now jumped on the anti-Citizens United bandwagon. A few days ago, a Montana democrat forwarded to me an e-mail from Max…

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Poll Says Montanans Like What They See from Schweitzer

Brian Schweitzer got high marks today in a new poll released by Public Policy Polling (PPP), which said he’s among the most popular governors in America at 52 percent positive job approval. Curiously, the poll also said that Schweitzer would likely carry the state of…

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Senate Intrigue in 2014

According to the Public Policy Polling group, Max Baucus is, at 37%, the least popular Senator in America currently.  That’s not a good place to be, even though he has three years to recover before re-election. Things are definitely uphill for Max. If he can’t…

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The Rehberg Puzzle

Denny Rehberg’s vote against the tax cut package could be explained by his expected bid for higher office, either Governor or Senator–he’s keeping his options open.  As The Hill reports, A slew of House Republicans thought to be contenders for higher office in 2012 voted…

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