Campaign 2014: Endorsements, Shutdown, Debate

Thanks for stopping by. I know it’s just Tuesday, but hold on because better days are ahead – they are called Saturday and Sunday!

Today I take a look at Montana Supreme Court justices and partisan endorsements, the possible government shutdown, and a U.S. House debate.

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Monday Morning Politics

It was quite an interesting weekend in the political world!  Have no fear, the staff here at The Western Word (TWW) were monitoring the newspapers across the web and checking out a few newscasts and newspapers to keep up with all the happenings in the world of politics.

Here’s what we came up with: the Rehberg Campaign and organized labor, the Tea Party and Montana GOP Convention, candidates lining up, Weiner-gate, the Montana PSC and much MORE. Continue reading

Kiss and Make-Up?

I happened to catch a story in the Billings Gazette regarding the Republican primary for U.S. Congress. It’s one of those races in which one candidate (Mark French) says the other (Denny Rehberg) is not conservative enough, yada, yada.

Let’s just hope they kiss and make-up after the primary is over. It may be tough.

It seems “Constitutional” Republican Mark French had called the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) unconstitutional, but was accepting farm subsidies from the USDA. At first he said it was not him getting the subsidies, but later confessed that he was. You can read the story HERE.

It appears Rehberg supporters discovered the error on French. That’s great research and shame on French for not telling the facts. Continue reading