Dirk Adams http://mtpr.org en 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 Attack ads - and why you should vote http://mtpr.org/post/attack-ads-and-why-you-should-vote <p>Last minute attacks ads - and the importance of the primary races - dominate the discussion on this last spring election season installment of "Campaign Beat", our weekly political analysis program featuring Lee newspaper reporters Chuck Johnson and Mike Dennison, and News Director Sally Mauk...</p><p></p> Fri, 30 May 2014 21:05:55 +0000 Sally Mauk 19846 at http://mtpr.org Attack ads - and why you should vote Sally, Chuck and Mike look at deceptive ads and websites http://mtpr.org/post/sally-chuck-and-mike-look-deceptive-ads-and-websites <p></p><p>Candidates like to brag in their TV ads - but not at all the bragging is perhaps as truthful as it should be. Deceptive ads - and websites - are part of the discussion tonight on "Campaign Beat", our weekly political analysis program featuring News Director Sally Mauk and Lee newspapers'&nbsp; Capitol reporters Chuck Johnson and Mike Dennison.</p><p></p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 20:06:43 +0000 Sally Mauk 18196 at http://mtpr.org Sally, Chuck and Mike look at deceptive ads and websites Sally, Chuck and Mike look at the candidates, and the ads, in Montana’s congressional races http://mtpr.org/post/sally-chuck-and-mike-look-candidates-and-ads-montana-s-congressional-races <p></p><p>Candidates in Montana's high profile U.S. House and Senate races are gearing up their campaigns, as the primary is just six weeks away. Those who've raised the most money have new ads on TV, and messages they hope will resonate with voters.</p><p>In this edition of "Campaign Beat", our weekly political analysis program, News Director Sally Mauk talks with Lee newspapers' Capitol reporters Chuck Johnson and Mike Dennison, about who's leading the money race in the House and Senate campaigns - and who's got the TV ads generating the most buzz.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:20:20 +0000 Sally Mauk 17827 at http://mtpr.org Sally, Chuck and Mike look at the candidates, and the ads, in Montana’s congressional races Democratic Senate candidate Dirk Adams says he’s the one who can beat Steve Daines http://mtpr.org/post/democratic-senate-candidate-dirk-adams-says-he-s-one-who-can-beat-steve-daines <p>Born in Nebraska, educated at Harvard, with stints as a New York trial attorney, California banker and now Montana rancher - Dirk Adams of Wilsall wants to be Montana's next U.S. Senator. The political newcomer Adams is running against former lieutenant governor John Bohlinger and recently-appointed Senator John Walsh in the June democratic primary.</p><p></p><p>In this feature interview, Adams talks with News Director Sally Mauk about his background, why he's running, and his stance on the issues.</p><p></p><p><br />&nbsp;</p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 20:53:28 +0000 Sally Mauk 17201 at http://mtpr.org Democratic Senate candidate Dirk Adams says he’s the one who can beat Steve Daines Former Republican Lt. Gov. files for Senate as Democrat http://mtpr.org/post/former-republican-lt-gov-files-senate-democrat <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Former Republican Lieutenant Governor John </span>Bohlinger<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> said Thursday he would be the Democratic candidate most able to defeat Congressman Steve </span>Daines<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in the 2014 Senate Race.</span></p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 21:51:29 +0000 Dan Boyce 10797 at http://mtpr.org Former Republican Lt. Gov. files for Senate as Democrat Daines officially announces Senate bid http://mtpr.org/post/daines-officially-announces-senate-bid <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Congressman Steve Daines officially announced his intentions Wednesday to run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Senator Max Baucus in 2014.</span></p><p>"Montanans fundamentally understand that our federal government is too big, it is too powerful, it spends too much and it interferes too often with our daily lives," Daines told the crowd of a couple hundred supporters at the Holiday Inn in Bozeman.</p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 22:03:13 +0000 Dan Boyce 10743 at http://mtpr.org Daines officially announces Senate bid Finally, a Democrat announces a Senate bid, but who is he? http://mtpr.org/post/finally-democrat-announces-senate-bid-who-he <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Montana political observers spotted their first Democrat to officially file for U.S. Senate Wednesday.</span></p><p>Dirk S. Adams, a Wilsall Rancher,<a href="http://helenair.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/wilsall-rancher-political-unknown-says-he-s-running-as-democrat/article_b0ea31b4-0535-11e3-b2fb-001a4bcf887a.html" target="_blank"> told Lee Newspapers Reporter Mike Dennison </a>he decided about a month ago to get into the race and that it’s his first time running for office.</p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 18:35:29 +0000 Dan Boyce 6874 at http://mtpr.org Finally, a Democrat announces a Senate bid, but who is he?