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24 Bipartisan Senators Have Supported a Clean Reauthorization of CHIP for Months, Why Has Steve Daines Just Found His Voice?

Helena—On September 18th, a clean bill to reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) was introduced to the Senate, earning 24 Democratic and Republican cosponsors, including Montana’s Senior Senator, Jon Tester. Not among the cosponsors of the legislation: Montana’s Junior Senator, Steve Daines.&…

Montana’s Families and Businesses Threatened by McConnell’s Politicized Push for Government Shutdown

After months upon months of not doing his job as Senate leader and passing a long-term budget, Mitch McConnell has now turned this process into pure political theater instead of focusing on funding our government. McConnell, in a leaked memo, readily admits to seeking to embarrass folks like Jon Tester.  This failure by Mitch McConnel…

Russell Fagg Still Deceiving Montana Voters, Refusing to Disclose His Campaign’s Secret Donors

Helena – Russell Fagg launched his shadow campaign for Senate seven months ago, but he has yet to let Montanans know who his secret donors are who contributed to his partisan campaign while he was still a sitting judge. Still facing a pending FEC complaint for running a shadow campaign while he was a sitting judge, Fagg continue…

Vice President Joe Biden to Headline 40th Annual Mansfield-Metcalf Dinner

Helena—Today, the Montana Democratic Party announced that former Vice President Joe Biden will be the keynote speaker at the 40th Annual Mansfield-Metcalf Dinner in Helena on Saturday, March 10, 2018. “Just like Montana's own Senator Jon Tester, Vice President Joe Biden has never stopped fighting for working famil…

While Broken Promises Haunt Gianforte, Sens. Flake and McCain Stand Up For Press Freedom

Helena—Today, while Senators Jeff Flake and John McCain spoke out passionately in defense of a free and open press, Congressman Greg Gianforte continued to remain silent as questions linger about his honesty and his ability to take responsibility for his actions. Shortly after assaulting reporter Ben Jacobs in…

In Yet Another Softball Interview with National Radio, Rosendale Criticizes Tester for...Taking Questions from Montanans at Town Hall

Helena – While Jon Tester was traveling the state holding town halls and meeting with Montanans this weekend, wealthy real estate developer Matt Rosendale chatted up extreme Breitbart radio, using the opportunity to bash Tester for participating in a town hall hosted by high schoolers. Rosendale sarcastically called it “really t…

3.2 Million Americans Became Uninsured While Gianforte Fought to Cut Taxes for Millionaires

Helena—Today, Gallup released a new report which found that while Greg Gianforte was fighting to cut taxes for multimillionaires like him while raising the debt by more than $1 trillion, the number of Americans without health insurance rose 1.3 percent—or by 3.2 million people—in 2017. This is the largest single-year …

Residency Issues Not Going Away, Bickering Just Beginning for GOP #MTSen Candidates

Helena ­– The squabbling continues in the Montana GOP Senate primary, with Dr. Al Olszewski recently proclaiming he has deep roots in Montana, an apparent dig at wealthy Maryland real estate developer Matt Rosendale and California millionaire Troy Downing. Olszewski sent an email to his list last week, explaining that he was …

Montana Democrats' Statement on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Helena--Today, Montana Democratic Party Executive Director Nancy Keenan released the following statement in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day: "Fifty years on, the teachings, compassion, and wisdom of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. continue to light the path toward a brighter and more equal future for Americans from Washington DC to the …

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

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 Re…

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