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Jeff Essmann

Montana Republican Party
Montana Republican Party

Several hundred Montana Republican Party members are gathering in Billings starting tonight to select the state’s delegation for the National GOP Convention, in July.

Ted Cruz Activates Campaign In Montana
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Republican Presidential candidate Ted Cruz is activating his campaign in Montana two weeks before absentee ballots are sent out to voters.

Conrad Burns, Former Montana Senator.
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Conrad Burns was a polarizing figure in Montana politics. Burns died at his Billings home yesterday of natural causes. He was 81.

How Montana Voters Could Sway The Republican Presidential Race

Apr 11, 2016
For the second time in just eight years, Montana will see presidential campaigns come to the treasure state.
Flickr user Gage Skidmore

In 2008, with Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton nearly deadlocked in their race for the Democratic presidential nomination, Montana voters headed to the polls on June 3 not knowing who the party’s nominee would be.

It was an exciting time for Montana Democrats because the state’s June primary election is usually too late in the nominating process to have an impact on the outcome. The presidential nominees are usually decided long before voters here get a chance to cast their ballots.

But for the second time in just eight years Montana will see presidential campaigns come to the treasure state.

New Judge Assigned To Political Corruption Lawsuit

Feb 5, 2016
Chief Justice Mike McGrath, left, swears in Mike Cooney as Montana’s 32nd lieutenant governor with Cooney’s wife, Helena District Judge DeeAnn Cooney, at his side.
Courtesy Governor's Office

The Helena district court judge Gov. Steve Bullock recently appointed to the bench has recused herself from presiding over a high-profile political corruption case involving one of Bullock’s staunchest critics.

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