Corey Stapleton

Stapleton’s “Tour” Off to Rough Start

Hilariously, the beleaguered new secretary of state Corey Stapleton has embarked on a statewide tour which he is calling the “Things that Matter Tour.” As in, most of what he spends his day doing doesn’t matter, but some of it does and he will talk…

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Graduation Rates Don’t Matter to Elsie Arnzten

The person who was somehow elected as the State Superintendent of Public Instruction in November with little or no name recognition, knowledge of the position, or support from really anyone has decided to eliminate an immensely successful program from the OPI website and has disappeared…

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Candidate for Secretary of State often forgets to vote

We learned this week that GOP candidate Corey Stapleton, who is running for Secretary of State and thus Chief Elections officer, often forgets to vote on election day. According to public information cited by the Secretary of State Linda McCulloch, Stapleton has failed to vote…

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GOP Honchos: Zinke is Slinky on Abortion

It has not been a good week for Ryan Zinke, the former state legislator from Whitefish who is running for Congress.  He is in the midst of a nasty GOP primary and his fellow Republicans are ganging up on him and making life very tough….

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Urgent Emergency

As you all know, Montana Republicans are a nativist and xenophobic crew, who hurl “out-of-state” as a nasty insult and love to tout the number of generations back that their lineage has lived in Montana.  Many a pale chest is thumped mightily as if these…

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ATP’s Tangled Web May Snare Others

Montana’s head elections regulator ruled this week that American Tradition Partnership illegally coordinated with a GOP legislative candidate, Dan Kennedy R-Laurel.  Now, Montana’s top election regulator says he’s launching an investigation into other candidates ATP may have coordinated with. ATP is the right-wing political attack…

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News About Federal Races

 The news this week is that Corey Stapleton is jumping ship to the US House race after receiving word from Steve Daines, or a Daines team member, that Daines will be running for Senate.  Stapleton had declared his status as a Senate candidate earlier in…

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2014 Field Shaping Up

Now that Schweitzer will be on the homestead and not the hustings, what will the field of candidates look like in 2014, for either Senate or House, assuming Steve Daines runs for Senate?  Anyone looking for a ticket to DC needs to get in the…

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Schweitzer Takes a Pass on Senate

Brian Schweitzer surprised the state of Montana today when he announced that he would not be running for Senate.  It’s surprising because he was such a heavy favorite.  But it’s unsurprising too, because he has long maligned the US Senate as a do-nothing institution that…

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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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Stapleton Jumps In

  by Cowgirl Corey Stapleton, former state senator from Billings, has thrown his hat into the ring for US Senate, for the right to challenge Max Baucus in the race.  Stapleton turned in a fair effort for Governor in 2012, but ran out of steam…

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