2014 Election http://mtpr.org en Plagiarism, Citizen Initiatives, REAL ID And Logging http://mtpr.org/post/plagiarism-citizen-initiatives-real-id-and-logging <p>This Week in Montana politics.</p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:10:23 +0000 Josh Burnham 22518 at http://mtpr.org Plagiarism, Citizen Initiatives, REAL ID And Logging UM Professor: Walsh Plagiarism 'is obvious, it's blatant and it's massive in scope' http://mtpr.org/post/um-professor-walsh-plagiarism-obvious-its-blatant-and-its-massive-scope <p>The Walsh campaign began yesterday by touting a new poll showing Walsh gaining ground against his Republican opponent, Steve Daines in the U.S. Senate race. By the afternoon, Walsh was facing <a href="http://mtpr.org/post/sen-walsh-accused-plagiarizing-masters-thesis">serious allegations of plagiarism</a> that University of Montana Associate Professor of Political Science Rob Saldin says "<span class="userContent">totally undermines his credibility."</span></p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:56:50 +0000 Edward O'Brien 22478 at http://mtpr.org UM Professor: Walsh Plagiarism 'is obvious, it's blatant and it's massive in scope' Sen. Walsh Accused Of Plagiarizing Master's Thesis http://mtpr.org/post/sen-walsh-accused-plagiarizing-masters-thesis <div><div style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Tahoma; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: -webkit-auto; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; font-size: medium;"><div><p>On Wednesday, the <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/24/us/politics/montana-senator-john-walsh-plagiarized-thesis.html?_r=1">New York Times reported</a> that Montana Sen. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 01:54:36 +0000 Josh Burnham 22423 at http://mtpr.org Sen. Walsh Accused Of Plagiarizing Master's Thesis Montana Politics Week In Review http://mtpr.org/post/montana-politics-week-review <p></p><p><strong>NorthWestern Energy Dam Buyback</strong></p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 22:16:02 +0000 Josh Burnham 22176 at http://mtpr.org Montana Politics Week In Review Clean Campaigns, A "Clean Platform" And Clean Coal http://mtpr.org/post/clean-campaigns-clean-platform-and-clean-coal <p></p><p>This week in Montana politics:</p><p>The A.P. reported that <a href="http://www.greatfallstribune.com/story/news/politics/2014/07/08/lawmakers-attempt-toss-dark-money-complaint-rejected/12375811/">District Judge Jeffrey Sherlock rejected Sen. Art Wittich's attempt to dismiss campaign finance complaints</a> filed against him. The ruling clears the way for the case against Wittich to proceed.</p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 22:42:08 +0000 Josh Burnham 21840 at http://mtpr.org Clean Campaigns, A "Clean Platform" And Clean Coal Watch the U.S. Senate and House Debates http://mtpr.org/post/watch-us-senate-and-house-debates <p></p><hr /><p></p><p><iframe frameborder="0" height="700" iframe="" scrolling="no" src="http://www.montanapublicmedia.org/video/mna-candidate-debates/mna-debate-archive.htm" width="575"></iframe></p><p>The Montana Newspaper Association and MontanaPBS joined together to sponsor the first United States Senate and United States House of Representatives candidate debates of the political season.</p><p>The debates were held in the Library Auditorium at Montana Tech in Butte on Saturday, June 14, 2014.</p><p></p><p></p> Sat, 14 Jun 2014 17:23:17 +0000 Josh Burnham 20263 at http://mtpr.org Watch the U.S. Senate and House Debates Primary Election Results http://mtpr.org/post/primary-election-results <p>Primary election results for statewide offices and Missoula County races.</p><p>Last updated 10:50 a.m.&nbsp; 6/04/14.</p><p><iframe class="ap-embed" height="900" src="http://hosted.ap.org/interactives/2014/primary-election-results/?site= KUFMFMELN&amp;state=MT&amp;date=2014-06-03" style="border: 1px solid #eee;" width="100%"></iframe></p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 01:56:25 +0000 Edward O'Brien 19953 at http://mtpr.org Primary Election Results Rape, abortion and domestic violence dominate new Senate campaign ads http://mtpr.org/post/rape-abortion-and-domestic-violence-dominate-new-senate-campaign-ads <p>New campaign ads in the U.S. Senate race feature women telling personal stories of rape and domestic violence&nbsp; - and implying their candidate is the best choice for women. Those new ads, plus reaction to the new lawsuit seeking to overturn Montana's ban on same sex marriage, are the focus of this week's "Campaign Beat", with political analysis by Lee newspapers' reporters Chuck Johnson and Mike Dennison, and News Director Sally Mauk.</p><p></p> Fri, 23 May 2014 21:01:57 +0000 Sally Mauk 19527 at http://mtpr.org Rape, abortion and domestic violence dominate new Senate campaign ads He was appointed now he wants to be elected, to the U.S. Senate http://mtpr.org/post/he-was-appointed-now-he-wants-be-elected-us-senate <p>As the incumbent, John Walsh has an apparent advantage over his two opponents - John Bohlinger and Dirk Adams - in the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate.</p> Wed, 21 May 2014 17:26:35 +0000 Sally Mauk 19385 at http://mtpr.org He was appointed now he wants to be elected, to the U.S. Senate Democratic House candidates Lewis and Driscoll on fossil fuels, gun control and more http://mtpr.org/post/democratic-house-candidates-lewis-and-driscoll-fossil-fuels-gun-control-and-more <p>Montana Democrats next month will choose one of two candidates who hope to become Montana's next representative in the U.S. House. Republican Congressman Steve Daines is leaving the House to run for the U.S. Senate seat vacated by former Senator Max Baucus and now held by John Walsh.<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; John Lewis and John Driscoll are competing for their party's nomination to advance to November's general election.<br />&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Edward O'Brien has more on the Democratic House race featuring two men with backgrounds that each says would serve Montanans well:</p> Wed, 21 May 2014 15:31:45 +0000 Edward O'Brien 19373 at http://mtpr.org Democratic House candidates Lewis and Driscoll on fossil fuels, gun control and more