Countdown to #MTSen Primary: Final Four Days of Ethically-Challenged Insider vs. Misleading Outsider

Brooke BainumNews

Helena – We’re down to the final four days before the Montana primary and it looks like the GOP will either be stuck with an ethically-challenged insider or a misleading outsider. Russell Fagg hasn’t done anything particularly notable this campaign, but he does have the backing of some of Montana’s GOP establishment. His campaign’s official launch kicked off with a yawn … Read More

GOP Infighting and Outside Money Continuing to the Bitter End in #MTSen

Brooke BainumNews

Helena – Just days away from the primary, the GOP Senate candidates – and their dark money backers – aren’t holding anything back. Wealthy East Coast developer Matt Rosendale and Russell Fagg have been beating each other up, with loads of cash from out-of-state super PACs flowing in to boost Rosendale’s flimsy campaign. Fagg, meanwhile, is hitting Rosendale for signing under penalty of … Read More

Does Rosendale Stand with Trump or the Koch Brothers?

Brooke BainumNews

Helena – Wealthy East Coast developer Matt Rosendale must be in a pickle—and we’re not just talking about reports that he is not really a rancher even though he claims to be. This time, Rosendale is in a bind with the Kochs, who just denounced President Trump’s decision to impose tariffs on some of our country’s closest allies. Rosendale has praised … Read More

Rosendale Can Try to Run from Questions About His Lack of Ranching Credentials—But Montanans Won’t Stop Asking Them

Brooke BainumNews

Helena – Two days have passed since the news broke that wealthy East Coast developer Matt Rosendale has been misleading Montanans about his ranching credentials—or more accurately, his lack thereof. Montanans now know that despite Rosendale’s nonstop claims on the campaign trail that he is an authentic Montana rancher, he has never actually owned any cattle and has never ranched his … Read More

Top 5 Questions Rosendale Refused to Address About His (Lack Of) Ranching Credentials

Brooke BainumNews

Helena – Yesterday, Montanans found out that wealthy East Coast developer Matt Rosendale has been misleading them about yet another thing. A new report found that Rosendale is “all hat, no cattle,” and is not really as much of a rancher as he likes to claim. According to public records, Rosendale—who constantly touts his “rancher” credentials—has never actually owned any … Read More

Countdown to #MTSen Primary, Day 6: A Primary Filled with No Good News

Brooke BainumNews

Helena – It’s been a terrible, no-good, very bad primary for the Montana GOP Senate candidates, who have spent the entire primary scrambling to do damage control on a steady slog of bad news coverage. While the whole field has faced a slew of bad headlines, no candidate has had more “bad news days” to deal with than wealthy East Coast … Read More

Countdown to #MTSen Primary: 7 Days Left and the GOP Field is Plagued by Scandal, Faces Criminal and Ethical Troubles

Brooke BainumNews

Helena – The primary is just a week away, and enthusiasm for the GOP slate of candidates is lacking. One look at the growing list of ethical issues plaguing them is enough to understand why. News broke today that wealthy East Coast developer Matt Rosendale isn’t really a rancher, despite making that claim a main part of his campaign. And … Read More

BREAKING: Rosendale’s Rancher Claims: “All Hat, No Cattle”

Brooke BainumNews

Maryland Real Estate Developer Continues to Deceive; Never Ranched Land, Never Owned Cattle Helena – This morning, Talking Points Memo reported that despite claims from wealthy East Coast developer Matt Rosendale to be a rancher, he is all hat and no cattle—he has never owned any cattle and “never actually ranched his land himself.” Rosendale continues to mislead Montanans, trying … Read More

Countdown to #MTSen Primary: 8 Days Left, and Out-of-Stater Rosendale’s Only Support Is From Out-of-State

Brooke BainumNews

Helena – With eight days until the primary, we’re left to wonder if wealthy East Coast developer Matt Rosendale has anyone behind him other than out-of-state Washington politicians and super PACs. While the Montana GOP establishment has lined up behind Russell Fagg, Rosendale has yet to gain any traction with actual Montanans, or at least he’s not too keen on … Read More