Melinda Gopher http://mtpr.org en More candidates announcing House bids well ahead of filing day http://mtpr.org/post/more-candidates-announcing-house-bids-well-ahead-filing-day <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The already-crowded field of candidates vying for Montana’s U.S. House seat continues to grow.</span></p><p>Current Republican Representative Steve Daines announced earlier this month he will be running for the Senate seat being vacated by Democratic Senator Max Baucus in 2014.</p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 01:26:37 +0000 Dan Boyce 11602 at http://mtpr.org More candidates announcing House bids well ahead of filing day Missoula writer, Blackfeet member joining US House race http://mtpr.org/post/missoula-writer-blackfeet-member-joining-us-house-race <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A Missoula writer and member of the Blackfeet Tribe has announced her run for Montana’s lone U.S. House seat as a Democrat.</span></p><p>Melinda Gopher ran for the seat in 2010, coming in third in the Democratic Primary. She is running a campaign focused on bucking the Democratic establishment.</p><p>“We have a power elite that has abused the Indian vote for a long time in the state, and that power elite has been led by Senator Baucus,” Gopher said.</p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 00:45:24 +0000 Dan Boyce 11311 at http://mtpr.org Missoula writer, Blackfeet member joining US House race