Director: Rehberg Will Have a Tough Two Years Ahead
Helena, Mont.--Republican Congressman Dennis Rehberg's plans to announce a bid for the U.S. Senate in Helena this week, apparently after businessman Steve Daines announces he will switch races to run for Montana's U.S. House seat, according to a prominent Capitol Hill newspaper.
"This is turning out to be one of the worst-kept secrets in Montana," said Ted Dick, executive director of the Montana Democratic Party. "Despite his near-fatal boat accident with a drunk driver, his frivolous lawsuit against Montana firefighters, years of deficit spending and voting against Montana, and an embarrassing record of, well, nothing, Dennis Rehberg wants a new job. He's going to have a tough two years ahead of him explaining to Montanans why he deserves it."
It's been a rough year for Dennis Rehberg, who was recently named the 14th wealthiest member of Congress: