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More Hollow Gestures

Last year,  the Flathead Memo caught Congressman Rehberg walking unashamedly behind a fire truck in Kalispell’s 2011 Independence Day parade.   The gesture was somewhat hollow because, at the same time, he was suing the Billings firefighters who risked their lives to save his scrub brush last year….

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Rehberg Jokes About Drunken Boating Accidents

Talking Points Memo wrote this week about the poor judgement of Congressman Rehberg, who joked publicly about a drunken boating accident. It’s a bizarre thing to do after Rehberg’s alcohol-related boating incident on Flathead Lake, when neither Rehberg nor any of his staff bothered to designate a…

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Political Quick Hits

Justices Want Supreme Court to Hear Montana Challenge to Citizens United The Washington Post is reporting that two  justices are suggesting that the Supreme Court reconsider the Citizens United decision. Justice Ginsberg wrote: “Montana’s experience, and experience elsewhere since this court’s decision in Citizens United v….

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Desperate Denny

Denny Rehberg, who is trailing in some polls and has been unable to raise even half as much money as Jon Tester, has now resorted to hugging Brian Schweitzer in an effort to get some traction with persuadable voters. In a news story about the…

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Gap Widens Between Congress, Constituents

The wealth of members of Congress has increased dramatically since Congressman Dennis Rehberg been in Congress, while the wealth of the average family has declined.   This puts them more out-of-touch than ever with what the average American is going through, the Washington Post reports….

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America waits as Rehberg… cancels

Earlier this year, Republican party bosses in the U.S. House of Representatives took a big gamble by putting the TEA Party’s favorite boat crash survivor in charge of an important  subcommittee–the one responsible for funding health care, financial aid, community health centers, and Head Start–just…

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Dennis Rehberg’s “Welfare” May Be Holdup of House Debt Bill

Did anyone catch this little gem from The Hill this afternoon?  House conservatives are apparently up in arms over Pell Grant funding in John Boehner’s budget-slashing bill.  As of this posting, Boehner has delayed a vote on his bill, and sources say it’s because he doesn’t have the votes…

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Rehberg Brings in the Moonies to His Defense

Congressman Dennis Rehberg’s political brinkmanship and refusal to compromise to avert a national economic crisis has brought a barrage of constituent email that crashed the congressional website and switchboard, a scathing editorial from Montana’s most-read newspaper, and hundreds of critical Facebook posts from the people…

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Millionaire Congressman Writes A Bad Check

But one thing Montana’s seniors shouldn’t worry about is where I stand. I’m will never vote for any plan that undermines Medicare. –Congressman Dennis Rehberg, Guest Opinion, July 7, 2011, Missoulian Congressman Dennis Rehberg made it clear today not only that he lies, but that he…

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