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GUEST POST: Bucy Wins Integrity Vote

In the can-too, can-not keep-the-cash debate, Democrat candidate for Attorney General Pam Bucy wins for integrity. She did the right thing by returning $35,000 donated by her party during the 6-day, campaign contribution free-for-all before the 9th Circuit Court called it off. At first, her…

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Fox and Friends

Tim Fox, the Montana Republican lunatic who is running for attorney general despite having never done anything other than defend drunk drivers and call for rape victims to have the rapists’ babies, has just gotten some national Republican donors to buy $700,000 of TV advertising…

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The Fight Against Discrimination in Women’s Health Care

Pam Bucy has a guest editorial in the Missoulian today in which she proudly recounts how she fought, as Deputy Attorney General, for women’s prescription drug coverage, a benefit that insurance companies once denied. She writes: Contraception has not always been a partisan or gendered…

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Organizations Endorse in AG Primary

Groups are beginning to make endorsements in the Democratic Attorney General Primary. To date, the groups that are endorsing Pam Bucy include: Planned Parenthood Advocates of Montana, Montana Teamsters, Montana Conservation Voters, EMILY’s List, and Women’s Campaign Fund The groups that are endorsing Jesse Laslovich…

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“Knee-Walking Drunk” Endorses Open Container Guy

Bitterroot state senator Jim Shockley’s citation earlier this year for drinking canned red beer while driving inspired the Republican to step down from his position. (He chaired the legislative committee drafting tougher DUI laws.)  But, it didn’t stop him from accepting the endorsement of former Senator Conrad Burns…

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Racism, Sexism, and Just Plain Dumb

“We’re NOT Racists” The Southern Poverty Law Center’s latest Intelligence Report focuses on the recent uptick in extremist activity in Kalispell and the Flathead. In the article “A Gathering of Eagles: Extremists Look to Montana” the SPLC details the activities of the various far-right movements…

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GUEST POST: Handicapping the 2012 AG Race

After reading Montanafesto’s analysis of the latest GOPer to enter the 2012 Governor’s race in Montana, I thought folks here might be interested in a look at the Dems that are being talked about for a possible AG run in Montana and Cowgirl has kindly…

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