By making speeches, accepting endorsements and traveling with state Democrats during the final week of the 2014 elections, former Democratic state senator and current Supreme Court Justice Mike Wheat may have violated the state’s Code of Judicial Conduct.
They say talk is cheap and actions speak louder than words. In politics the cliche might be talk is cheap and whose checks you cash speak louder than words.
A complaint has been filed with the Montana Commissioner of Political Practices (COPP) against the Montana Democratic Party after it was discovered that the Montana Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee (MDLCC) is not registered with COPP as a separate political committee from the state party.
Montana Democrats reached back into their past last week with the appointment of far left, staunch pro-abortion advocate, Nancy Keenan, as the party’s Executive Director.
Montana House Democrats spent Wednesday’s floor session offering dozens of amendments to HB 2 — the state’s primary appropriations bill — seeking to add nearly $1 billion in state spending to the budget over 2015-2017 biennium.
Perhaps the biggest surprise of Montana’s election results last week was the ease with which Republican U.S. House candidate Ryan Zinke dispatched his opponent, Democrat John Lewis. Despite strong establishment backing and a centrist campaign message, Lewis still lost by more than 15 points.
The Federal Election Commission (FEC) sent a letter to the Montana Democratic Party, notifying the party of potential violations on its July campaign finance report and requesting more information.
Montana Democratic Party Executive Director Andrea Marcoccio took to Twitter during Saturday’s U.S. House debate to slam Republican candidate Ryan Zinke for stating that his “greatest accomplishment” was marrying his wife.
Nearly a month after being selected at a special convention as the Democratic nominee in Montana’s U.S. Senate race, State Rep. Amanda Curtis (D-Butte) has still not stated a position or even publicly discussed the ongoing crisis with the terrorist organization “the Islamic State” (or ISIS) in Iraq and Syria.
Media Trackers dug through the video diaries and compiled notable quotes and statements by Curtis on issues important to Montanans, and we begin with the issue of guns and the Second Amendment.