While Rosendale Keeps Bannon Close, Bannon’s Numbers Plummet in New Poll

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Helena – A new poll shows former White House strategist Steve Bannon’s popularity plummeting among Republican voters, which must have wealthy real estate developer Matt Rosendale shaking in his Under Armours right now. According to a Morning Consult/Politico poll, Bannon is viewed unfavorably by 46 percent of self-identified Republican voters, up 17 points from a survey a month earlier. The … Read More

Rosendale’s Hypocrisy Continues: Tweets Support of Human Trafficking Awareness, But Votes Against “Vital” Anti-Human Trafficking Legislation

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Helena – Wealthy real estate developer Matt Rosendale tweeted about Human Trafficking Awareness Day yesterday, which would be a nice gesture, if he hadn’t voted against a bipartisan measure to strengthen Montana’s human trafficking laws. In 2015, Rosendale was one of only seven senators to vote against the bipartisan law, which requires perpetrators to register as sex offenders, allows victims an affirmative defense, and deems a … Read More

Pundits on Rosendale – Is: Real Estate Developer, Hard Right, Lining Up With Bannon. Isn’t: Native Montanan, Top Recruiting Target

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National and state pundits have been weighing in recently on the Montana GOP Senate primary and, well, they haven’t been kind to Matt Rosendale – no one’s first choice. Among other things, the pundits note that Rosendale is headed toward an expensive and nasty primary, and is a real estate developer who is not a native Montanan. Check out what … Read More

Troy Downing Should Run for Congress in San Diego, Where He’s From

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Helena – With longtime Congressman Darrell Issa retiring from his seat in Southern California, Troy Downing finally has a seat to run for that makes sense. Downing, who has been claiming a primary home tax break for a home in San Diego County, is running for United States Senate in Montana, when it really makes more sense for him to run in California. But Downing, … Read More

Will Rosendale Choose Trump or Bannon?

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Helena – Saturday, Axios reported that President Trump “has been working the phones over the past several days telling allies they need to choose between him and former adviser Steve Bannon. For almost everyone it’s been an easy choice: Trump.” Read Axios – Trump: choose Bannon or me An easy choice, it seems, for everyone but Matt Rosendale, candidate for Senate in Montana whose … Read More

Daines: Montanans Should Cut Services to Pay for Tax Giveaways to Millionaires

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Helena—Last week, when Steve Daines was confronted with the fact that the unpaid-for, $1.4 trillion Tax Scam he helped ram through Congress could cost Montana taxpayers tens of millions of dollars, he responded that Montanans should pay for it by further cuts to important programs that help families survive: “I’ll tell you what, if you can’t find ways to cut [the state budget], … Read More

Will Matt Rosendale Distance Himself From Bannon? Who Knows…But It Doesn’t Seem Like It

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Helena – Wealthy real estate developer Matt Rosendale has been “keeping quiet” the last couple days, according to Yellowstone Public Radio, doing nothing to distance himself from former White House strategist Steve Bannon after Bannon’s vicious attacks on President Trump. After Bannon attacked Trump, Trump pushed back, saying Bannon was fired and “lost his mind” and had “nothing to do with me … Read More

Will Matt Rosendale Distance Himself From Bannon? Who Knows…But It Doesn’t Seem Like It

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Helena – Wealthy real estate developer Matt Rosendale has been “keeping quiet” the last couple days, according to Yellowstone Public Radio, doing nothing to distance himself from former White House strategist Steve Bannon after Bannon’s vicious attacks on President Trump. After Bannon attacked Trump, Trump pushed back, saying Bannon was fired and “lost his mind” and had “nothing to do with me … Read More

Desperate for Accomplishments & Their Own Tax Breaks, Daines and Gianforte Say Tax Proposal is “do-or-die”

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After almost 10 months with no major accomplishments besides multiple failed attempts to destroy the health care system, Senator Steve Daines and Congressman Greg Gianforte are desperate. In interviews over the past week, each acknowledged that if their tax proposal is not passed into law by the end of the year, they should be held responsible for Washington’s lack of action on the most important issues facing Montana.