Is Fagg “Courageous Enough” to Reverse His Steadfast Support of Mitch McConnell?

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Helena – Dr. Al Olszewski recently penned an op-ed calling for the “repeal” of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and replacement with “a true leader.” Dr. O shredded McConnell for agreeing to the bipartisan budget deal, asking rhetorically if Mitch was “too busy begging for special-interest money for the next election,” and even writing that it’s time “to cull the ‘old … Read More

#MTSEN GOP Candidate Drops Out, Bashes Frontrunners

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Ron Murray Endorses Dr. O on His Way Out, Bashes Rosendale Helena – Former GOP Senate candidate Ron Murray announced the end of his campaign last week in an online video. Murray endorsed Dr. Al Olszewski and used the opportunity to heavily criticize wealthy East Coast developer Matt Rosendale. Murray said Montana should have a candidate who “doesn’t come with any … Read More

Downing Headed to Jury Trial as Residency Issues Continue to Haunt Him

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Helena – Californian Troy Downing’s trial date was set last week for May 23-25, two weeks before the primary election. Downing will appear before a jury trial for seven misdemeanor charges alleging he illegally bought resident hunting licenses when he was not a Montana resident, most recently in 2016. Downing claimed tax breaks on his primary home in California as recently … Read More

Dates Set for Annual Blue Working Group Meeting

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Helena—Today, House Democratic Leader Jenny Eck announced that the Democratic caucuses of the state legislature will hold their annual Blue Working Group meeting on May 5 and 6 in Anaconda. The two day event will provide Democratic legislators an opportunity to gather and discuss priorities for the year ahead. “Democrats stand united in our commitment to fight for working Montana … Read More

Poll: No Love for Rosendale in Montana

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Rejected by Montanans, Rosendale Seeks Solace in the Open Arms of Club for Growth, Which Created a Montana-Specific PAC Last Week Helena – Wealthy real estate developer Matt Rosendale isn’t likely to get many Valentines today, at least not in Montana. Despite trying to spin a sad internal poll paid for by his campaign, Maryland Matt simply showed Montana voters aren’t … Read More

Do #MTSEN GOP Candidates Think Slashing Health Care and Adding $7 Trillion to Debt is Good?

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Helena – The new White House budget proposal would add at least $7 trillion to the deficit over 10 years while severely cutting Medicare and Medicaid. These cuts to crucial services would come even as the wealthiest and corporations benefit from the recent tax scam to the detriment of Montana’s working families. Just this month, wealthy real estate developer Matt … Read More

Troy Downing Has a Date with Lady Justice Tomorrow

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Helena – In an exclusive Valentine’s Day date tomorrow, Californian Troy Downing will meet up with Lady Justice at the Gallatin County Justice Court. A judge and the attorneys may be the only others present at this intimate venue, and things are bound to get awkward. While Downing may claim the two were brought together by the Fish, Wildlife and … Read More

Rosendale Favors Government Shutdown Over Bipartisan Budget Deal for Montana that Funds Military, VA, Health Care

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Helena – It should’ve been commonsense to support a bipartisan budget deal that provides long-term funding for Montana’s community health centers, CHIP, the military, our VA facilities, rural ambulance services and fire mitigation. When asked if he supports the bipartisan budget deal that helps Montana, however, wealthy real estate developer Matt Rosendale said he was opposed to it – mere weeks … Read More

Gianforte and Daines Vote to Continue Government Shutdown, Against Funding Community Health Centers

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Helena—Early this morning, Congressman Greg Gianforte and Senator Steve Daines voted to continue a government shutdown and deprive funding for more than 40 of Montana’s community health centers, our nation’s military, and a four year extension of the Children’s Health Insurance Program. However, three weeks ago, both were singing the importance of avoiding a government shutdown. Gianforte said at the time: “A shutdown would stop funding … Read More

Rosendale Silent as His Endorsers Back Government Shutdown, Oppose Funding for Montanans’ Health Care, Veterans

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Does Rosendale Agree with Supporters Rand Paul, Mike Lee, and Club for Growth in Opposing Bipartisan Budget Deal to Fund Military, Health Care? Helena – Wealthy real estate developer Matt Rosendale has been silent since his biggest backers opposed the bipartisan budget deal that strengthens funding for our military, veterans, critical wildfire mitigation, and funds CHIP for an additional four years … Read More