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

Countdown to MTSen Primary, Day 9: Rosendale’s Big Money Buddies Are Worried

Brooke BainumNews

Helena – With only 9 days to go before the June 5th primary, the GOP candidates are getting more and more desperate to claw their way into first place. Russell Fagg has been dragging wealthy East Coast developer Matt Rosendale through the mud in Montana radio show appearances, while a third party group put out an ad attacking Maryland Matt, and … Read More

Countdown to MTSen Primary: 10 More Days of Disarray

Brooke BainumNews

Helena – With just 10 days left in an increasingly bitter GOP primary, things are only getting more chaotic. The field, chock-full of second-tier candidates, has been intensifying attacks against each other. Wealthy East Coast developer Matt Rosendale is out with a digital ad hitting Russell Fagg, while Fagg is pushing back and slamming Rosendale for the out-of-state special interest groups … Read More

The Money Is Flowing As #MTSen GOP Intraparty Hits Escalate

Brooke BainumNews

Helena – The Montana GOP Senate Primary divisiveness, in-fighting, and attacks continues to escalate. And now, even more outside special interest money is pouring into Montana to whack wealthy East Coast developer Matt Rosendale and Russell Fagg. In total, outside dark money groups have spent over $2.7 million in the GOP Senate primary alone, “an extraordinary amount for an intraparty primary … Read More

On Anniversary of Body Slam, Montana Democratic Party Requests Ethics Investigation into Rep. Greg Gianforte’s Conduct


Helena—Today, the Montana Democratic Party filed complaints with the House Committee on Ethics and the Office of Congressional Ethics requesting an investigation into whether Rep. Greg Gianforte’s unlawful behavior and repeated dishonesty has violated the House Committee on Ethics Rules and the House Code of Official Conduct, which require members of Congress to “behave at all times in a manner that shall reflect creditably … Read More

In Blow to Rosendale’s Dark Money Agenda, Montana’s “Landmark” Campaign Disclosure Law – Which He Voted Against – Is Upheld

Brooke BainumNews

Helena – The Montana Disclose Act – a law requiring dark money groups to disclose their donors and campaign expenditures – was upheld Tuesday by a federal appeals court. The ruling must have been a let down to wealthy East Coast developer Matt Rosendale, who voted against that same bipartisan legislation before it became law in 2015. Rosendale is a … Read More

Rosendale Not Being Transparent with Montana Voters Again, Still Hasn’t Disclosed His Personal Finances

Brooke BainumNews

Helena – Wealthy East Coast developer Matt Rosendale has made it clear he doesn’t care about telling the truth to Montanans. Rosendale has deceived Montanans about his record of supporting policies that could make it easier to sell off our public lands. He misled Montanans about the process behind the massive health care rate hikes he rubber stamped. He’s yet to … Read More