Montana

Tester Takes a Torpedo Below the Water Line

David Catron, The American Spectator

The Montana Libertarian Party usually nominates a spoiler who siphons enough votes from Jon Tester’s GOP challengers that he wins by the skin of his teeth. Soon we’ll be hearing more about Tester the “vote hunter,” as well as the endorsement of Rosendale by Breckenridge. The President will be holding a Saturday rally in Bozeman specifically to campaign on Matt Rosendale’s behalf. There can be little doubt that Trump will get a lot of mileage out of both of Tester’s embarrassments.

Montana Libertarian Rick Breckenridge Drops Out: Endorses GOP’s Matt Rosendale For U.S. Senate

Libertarian Rick Breckenridge withdrew from Montana’s U.S. Senate race on Wednesday and threw his support behind GOP candidate Matt Rosendale. We urge our Libertarian friends in Montana who have not yet voted to join Rick Breckenridge in supporting Republican Matt Rosendale for United States Senate.

Fight Election Fraud on Indian Reservations: Email The White House Today!

On Indian Reservations there is little or no accountability, no oversight or enforcement authority of a state Secretary of State on Election Day, and to be blunt, that is exactly how Democratic Senator Jon Tester became a Senator in 2007, and remains in office to this day.

Gianforte dashes Democratic hopes, holds on in Montana after assault charge

W. James Antle III, Washington Examiner

Republicans held onto Montana's only seat in the U.S. House of Representatives Thursday night, even after GOP nominee Greg Gianforte was cited for misdemeanor assault against a reporter hours before the polls opened. It's a big comeback for Gianforte, who lost a bid for governor of Montana last year, but an even bigger victory for national Republicans trying to stave off perceptions that Trump is leading the party over a cliff ahead of the 2018 midterm elections.

How Far Will The GOP Wave Go?

Michael Barone, Washington Examiner

R's retain big leads to pick up 3 open seats in Romney-carried states: WV, Mont., SD. Repub. nominees moved ahead of 3 Dem. incumbents in Romney states (AK, AR, LA) & in 2 target states carried by Obama (CO, IA). Only in NC has the Repub. not yet overtaken the Dem.