It’s the End of the Quarter: Where Do We Think #MTSEN GOP Candidates Will Get Their Money From?

Brooke BainumNews

Helena – As the end of quarter wraps up this weekend, let’s take a look at where the GOP candidates will be getting their money. Despite being a wealthy East Coast developer, Matt Rosendale is a notoriously bad fundraiser, so he’s got out-of-state super PACs spending big for him. Club for Growth, backed by Illinois billionaire Dick Uihlein, spent more than … Read More

Opening Day: Matt Rosendale Goes to Bat for East Coast Special Interests, Strikes Out with Montanans

Brooke BainumNews

Helena – It’s opening day for wealthy East Coast developer Matt Rosendale’s hometown squad – the Baltimore Orioles – but while things are looking up for the Orioles, it looks like Rosendale is in for a bad season. While Matt goes to bat for special interests, he can’t seem to stop striking out with Montanans. Remember, Rosendale is endorsed by out-of-state … Read More

Matt Rosendale Dismisses the Job He Currently Holds

Brooke BainumNews

Says It Doesn’t Matter Who Actually Sits in the Auditor’s Seat Helena – At last week’s less than enthralling GOP debate, wealthy East Coast developer Matt Rosendale gave what a Montana Public Radio reporter called an “odd dismissal” of the state auditor’s job. In response to a concern about a Democratic governor appointing a Democrat to replace Rosendale as auditor, … Read More

Sad But True: Rosendale’s Record Rife with Votes Against Montana’s Volunteer Firefighters

Brooke BainumNews

Helena – Three years ago today, wealthy East Coast developer Matt Rosendale voted against increasing the maximum allowance for volunteer firefighters from $300 per year to $3,000 per year. The bipartisan measure passed with a large majority, without Rosendale’s vote. But Rosendale’s history of voting against Montana’s brave first responders doesn’t end there. Maryland Matt has consistently opposed bolstering volunteer firefighters’ … Read More

Does Rosendale Oppose Bipartisan Bill Benefiting Montana?

Brooke BainumNews

Helena – Last week, Sen. Jon Tester secured key funding for Montana including for our veterans, public lands, law enforcement, first responders, schools, and infrastructure. Wealthy East Coast developer Matt Rosendale has often touted his out-of-state endorsements from Rand Paul and Ted Cruz – both of whom voted against the bipartisan bill that will help Montanans across the state. So, does Maryland … Read More

Failing Montana’s Veterans, Rosendale Repeatedly Voted Against Building the Butte Vets’ Home

Brooke BainumNews

Helena – Wealthy East Coast developer Matt Rosendale must have been disappointed yesterday when Sen. Jon Tester secured much-needed funding for construction of the Southwest Montana Veterans’ Home in Butte since Rosendale voted multiple times against funding it. He voted against a bill to fund the state match for the Butte Veterans’ Home, which will serve the roughly 33,000 veterans in … Read More

Meet Maryland Matt: Montana Democrats Launch New Statewide Digital Ad

Brooke BainumNews

Helena – Today, the Montana Democratic Party is launching a new targeted digital ad buy across Montana calling out Matt Rosendale and his out-of-state values. Even his fellow Republicans agree. At last night’s GOP primary debate, we saw very clearly that wealthy East Coast developer Matt Rosendale doesn’t share our Montana values – he continued to mislead Montana voters about his … Read More

In #MTSEN GOP Debate, Rosendale Continues to Deceive Montanans

Brooke BainumNews

Helena – At tonight’s snoozefest of a first GOP Senate debate, wealthy East Coast developer Matt Rosendale continued to mislead Montana voters on his record. Rosendale deceived Montanans about his terrible record on veterans issues, including his vote against funding for the Butte veterans home, support for privatizing the Columbia Falls veterans’ home, and vote against creating a home loan program … Read More

Five Key Questions Ahead of Tonight’s #MTSEN GOP Debate

Brooke BainumNews

Helena – The Montana GOP Senate candidates finally have their first debate tonight. YES, we know…during the Sweet 16. But if you do decide to watch a debate featuring two out-of-staters and an ethically challenged judge over watching basketball, here are five key questions that need answering: Will any of the four candidates be able to separate themselves from the pack? … Read More

Just Like His Endorser Rand Paul, Rosendale Voted Against Victims of Sex Trafficking

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Rosendale Has Consistently Tried to Thwart Efforts to Combat Sex Crimes Helena – In yet another example of his failure to serve Montanans, wealthy East Coast developer Matt Rosendale has repeatedly opposed efforts to protect victims of sex crimes and human trafficking. Today, Rosendale’s endorser Sen. Rand Paul also voted against victims of sex trafficking, opposing a bipartisan bill to crack … Read More