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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.

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TV Stations Must Now Post Political Ad Contacts Online

As of today, every single broadcast television station in Montana is required to post online copies of political advertising contracts and other information about the political ads candidates and dark money groups are putting on the air.  This is supposed to give voters will more access to…

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TEA Partiers Caught on Tape

There are a lot of bad ideas out there in the world, but seldom does one get a chance to peek behind the curtain and see how they are formed.  Today is an exception. A pair of TEA Party elected officials have been caught on…

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Dark Money, Dim Bulbs

by Cowgirl Dark money and its corrupting influence is the biggest problem in American politics today, but according to one TEA Party legislator, the real problem is blogging. Rep. Wendy Warburton (R-Havre) held forth in a committee hearing Friday with concerns about Governor Bullock’s bill…

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Moderate GOP Breaks Away from Loons on Dark Money

Right wing blaming anonymous blogs for GOP’s problems by Cowgirl Kudos to GOP senators President Jim Peterson and Senator Bruce Tutvedt, for thumbing their noses at their neanderthal GOP compatriots in the Senate and supporting (and actually carrying) Steve Bullock’s bill, SB 375, to reform…

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