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Zinke’s “Fake” Fundraising

There’s an interesting article up on Daily Kos this week that highlights Marco Rubio’s “fake fundraising” tactic – comparing the candidate to Montana GOPer Ryan Zinke. “Are you a Republican congressional candidate who wants to look like a fantastic fundraiser without actually doing any of…


GUEST POST: It is really a human rights issue

by James Minckler
James is a teacher of holistic health seminars and is the author of two books on Energy Balancing.

Ryan Zinke was a co-sponsor and voted yes on H.R. 1599. The Dark Act which is basically a Monsanto Protection Act. This bill prohibits Montanans from passing our own state food labeling

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Denise Juneau just became an even stronger candidate

People often complain that politicians are too staged, too programmed, too fake, and too eager to be seen as perfect. Today, we learned that in addition to her tremendous accomplishments, Denise Juneau is a real person just like the rest of us. And she’s not…

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Zinke breaks the bank; Juneau Announces

Denise Juneau has announced formally that she will run for Congress in 2016. This is welcome news. Juneau has a distinguished career chief of Montana’s schools. This means she understands budgeting, and that’s important if you consider the recently reported news that Ryan Zinke, our…

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Senate Candidate will be chosen next week

With the announcement that John Walsh has departed the Senate race, the Democratic party is planning a date TBD next week as the nominating convention for Walsh’s replacement. The “central committee” will decide the matter. This group is composed of 175 or so party officers such…

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Clues About a Walsh Replacement?

by Cowgirl Some terrific intrigue for my readers to nibble on this evening. We had news today that a “source” is saying that Walsh is “deliberating” dropping out of the race.  This source could be any of many Montana political insiders and not necessarily one…

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Baucus to China

The big news today is that Max Baucus is Obama’s choice for ambassador to China. On the one hand it’s surprising, because Max has shown signs of slowing down in recent years

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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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Baucus to Leave Senate; Will Schweitzer Step Up?

by Cowgirl So Max has answered the question about his future. News broke this morning that he willl not run for relection, and will instead retire at the end of ’14 to his new home in Bozeman.  We wish Max well in his retirement. So…

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Recount Charade

The Billings Gazette is reporting today that Montana GOP will put up $115,000 dollars to recount a race it has no chance of winning. Word on the street is that the recount is a ruse to allow the GOP to continue to “investigate” the supposed…