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2 hrs ago | Morning Journal

What Walsh plagiarism fiasco?

This year's Senate races are the Democrats' to lose in the sense that the GOP is doing nothing to earn them, hoping President Obama's political collapse will have reverse coattail effects.

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Related Topix: US News, George Bush, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Lucianne.com

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National Democrats knew long ago that 2014A s political landscape in Montana was not going to be favorable to even a relatively conservative Democrat.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, Rick Perry, US Governors, Senator Ron Johnson, Republican

Washington Examiner

Montana Democrats think they've found their Elizabeth Warren

At a nominating convention on Saturday, delegates chose state Rep. Amanda Curtis as their new nominee, a move made necessary since Walsh ended his campaign after the New York Times reported that he plagiarized much of his master's thesis.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, US Senate, Democrat

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Montana Democrats chooses first-term state legislator as Senate candidate

Montana Democrats on Saturday selected a little-known state lawmaker named Amanda Curtis as their candidate for U.S. Senate after Sen. John Walsh dropped out amid plagiarism allegations from his time at the U.S. Army War College .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Montana, US Senate, Democrat, Montana Government, United States Army War College

Minot Daily News

What John Walsh plagiarism fiasco?

This year's Senate races are the Democrats' to lose in the sense that the GOP is doing nothing to earn them, hoping President Obama's political collapse will have reverse coattail effects.

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Related Topix: US News, George Bush, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Miami Herald

Montana Democrats to choose new Senate candidate

Montana Democrats are choosing who will replace U.S. Sen. John Walsh as their candidate in the Senate race against Republican Rep. Steve Daines.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, US Senate, Democrat, Montana

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Daily Beast

Montana's Nose-Ring Democrat for SenateBy Ben Jacobs

A week ago, Amanda Curtis was a just math teacher from Butte with a TED talk. Now she's the last-minute frontrunner to hold on to the Democrats' Big Sky Senate seat.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Jon Tester, US Senate, Democrat, Montana, Montana Government

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Sunherald.com

Candidate drops bid for Montana US Senate race

Lee Newspapers reports that Wanzenried dropped out Thursday, citing his wife's health and saying he didn't believe he could win the nomination.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Montana House candidates pitch plans for veterans

Montana's two major U.S. House candidates, Republican Ryan Zinke and Democrat John Lewis, have offered ideas on how to make good on the nation's promises to veterans and how to give veterans a better voice.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, John Lewis, US House of Representatives, US Military, US Navy, Life, Veteran Affairs

Washington Examiner

Are Montana liberals mimicking the Tea Party?

Though they roundly reject the conservatives' policy views, some of the state's progressives hope to use similar grassroots tactics to gain clout, oust incumbents and affect the Democratic Party 's nominations.

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Related Topix: Jon Tester, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines

Tue Aug 12, 2014

NewsBusters.org

Bozell & Graham Column: What John Walsh Plagiarism Fiasco?

This year's Senate races are the Democrats' to lose in the sense that the GOP is doing nothing to earn them, hoping Obama's political collapse will have reverse coattail effects.

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Related Topix: US News, George Bush, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

UPI

Jeff Bridges says 'no thanks' to Montana Senate run

Jeff Bridges waived off a suggestion he run in the Montana Senate race as a replacement for scandal-plagued Senator John Walsh .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Democrat, Howard Stern

OpenSecrets

Politiquizz: Winners, Losers, & Quitters

With fewer than three months until the general election, campaigns are in full swing as candidates push their districts to show up to the polls.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Melvin Watt, US House of Representatives, Eric Cantor, Republican, Ralph Hall, John Cornyn

Daily Kos

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Medicare expansion, the Senate race and life stories

Call it a side effect of the Affordable Care Act: Even in states that haven't changed their Medicaid programs, nearly a million people signed up for Medicaid this year.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Senator Jay Rockefeller, Democrat, Tom Harkin, Tim Johnson

Mon Aug 11, 2014

SFGate

Square, OpenTable eye each other's niches

Square CEO Jack Dorsey and Rep. Dave Camp, R-Mich., look on as Sen. Max Baucus attempts to download the now-defunct Square Wallet app in S.F. Photo: Justin Sullivan, Getty Images Square and OpenTable began their lives by using technology to solve a specific problem faced by small businesses - offering, respectively, an easier way to accept payments ... (more)

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Related Topix: Square, OpenTable, Startups, Software, US Politics, US News, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, Twitter, US Senate, Democrat

The Robesonian

Defense to oversee plagiarism probe

The Department of Defense has taken the unusual step of overseeing a plagiarism investigation being conducted by the U.S. Army War College against Sen. John Walsh because the Montana Democrat is a member of Congress, the college's provost said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Department of Defense, US News, United States Army War College, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, US Senate, Democrat, Life, Veteran Affairs

OpenSecrets

In Montana, Sunk Candidate Is Sunk Cost

A plagiarism scandal that drove Sen. John Walsh to drop his reelection bid Thursday was a major blow to the Democratic Party, still intent on proving it can keep its majority in the Senate.

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Related Topix: Jon Tester, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Harry Reid, Dianne Feinstein, Barbara Boxer

The Hill

The Dude abides ... in the Senate?

More than 850 signatures have been added to an online petition urging actor Jeff Bridges to run for Montana's open Senate seat.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Celebrities, Jeff Bridges

Roll Call

Democratic Retirements Put the Senate in Play

President Barack Obama's slumping job approval rating isn't doing Democrats any favors in the party's quest to hold a majority in the Senate.

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Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jay Rockefeller, Tom Harkin

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Zinke releases some Navy records on SEAL career; Dems seek more

Republican U.S. House candidate Ryan Zinke recently released some of his military records that show he was a highly decorated Navy SEAL during his 23-year career, but the Montana Democratic Party has called on him to release all of his records.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Montana, Montana Government

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