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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…

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We’ve Got a Problem

There are still thousands of ballots to count in Yellowstone County.  The fate one of Montana’s most important statewide races hangs in the balance, and several legislative contests are yet to be decided. The counting process is still going on now, as you can see from…

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Education Debate Recap

Tonight, the candidates for Montana’s chief state school official debated in Helena. The debate, which was broadcast live on the Northern Broadcasting Network, was a clear win for Denise Juneau. The candidates differed on many issues: notably, using your tax dollars to subsidize private schools….

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Next Debate Tuesday in Helena

Montana’s superintendent of public instruction Denise Juneau (D) and challenger Sandy Welch (R-TEA) will debate here in Helena on Tuesday Sept. 25 at 6:30 p.m. at the Gateway Center. Welch has been aptly called “the Derek Skees of education” (the comparison extends to spelling errors)…

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DNC Preview: Schweitzer, Juneau Will Take Podium

The big fiesta gets underway in Charlotte tonight (as opposed to the big siesta, the snooze in Tampa last week, and today there is news that Montana’s own Brian Schweitzer has been invited to address the convention.  The date and time are not yet public….

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