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Campaign Beat is Montana Public Radio's weekly political analysis program. It's hosted by Sally Mauk and features Lee Newspapers State News Bureau Chief Holly Michels and Rob Saldin of the University of Montana’s Mansfield Center and Political Science Department.

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Campaign Beat is Montana Public Radio's weekly political analysis program. It's hosted by Sally Mauk and features Lee Newspapers State News Bureau Chief Holly Michels and Rob Saldin of the University of Montana’s Mansfield Center and Political Science Department.

    Did Sheehy shoot himself in the foot? Can an anti-Trump Republican win in Montana?

    Did Sheehy shoot himself in the foot? Can an anti-Trump Republican win in Montana?

    Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Tim Sheehy faces scrutiny over a mysterious bullet wound and his company’s finances. New polling illustrates just how close and competitive that Senate race is. And at least one candidate in the crowded Eastern District House race turns his back on Trump.

    • 13 min
    Abortion amendment fuels feud between the Legislature and courts; Who loves Trump the most?

    Abortion amendment fuels feud between the Legislature and courts; Who loves Trump the most?

    A constitutional amendment to protect abortion moves closer to getting on the ballot. The Republican fight with the judiciary keeps escalating. And the winner of the Republican eastern district congressional primary may boil down to who loves the Trump the most.

    • 13 min
    Voting laws blocked; Abortion amendment amended; Arntzen rebuked again

    Voting laws blocked; Abortion amendment amended; Arntzen rebuked again

    Republican lawmakers aren't happy with the State Supreme Court's voting rights ruling. Abortion rights activists aren't happy with Attorney General Knudsen's changes to a proposed constitutional amendment. The Board of Public Education isn't happy with School Superintendent Elsie Arntzen's job performance. Cheer up! It's time for another episode of Campaign Beat.

    • 13 min
    Abortion proposal clears a hurdle; Ranchers, rhinestone cowboys and ... Beyonce

    Abortion proposal clears a hurdle; Ranchers, rhinestone cowboys and ... Beyonce

    Abortion supporters face a tight deadline to get a proposed constitutional amendment on the ballot. Senate hopeful Tim Sheehy talks up his ranching credentials, but an ad from his opponents calls him a rhinestone cowboy. Gov. Gianforte has a lot more money in the bank than challenger Ryan Busse.

    • 13 min
    Will bad publicity turn good for Tester and Arntzen? Whose coattails are longer?

    Will bad publicity turn good for Tester and Arntzen? Whose coattails are longer?

    Sen. Tester's position on the war in Gaza could cost him some young voters. State school superintendent and Republican congressional candidate Elsie Arntzen has angered some members of her party. Democrats hope to pick up a few more legislative seats this year.

    • 13 min
    Rosendale drops out – again! Party bosses, pet candidates and poll numbers

    Rosendale drops out – again! Party bosses, pet candidates and poll numbers

    Matt Rosendale's roller coaster campaign decisions have everyone — including the Campaign Beat team — scratching their heads. Meanwhile, the Senate race is getting tighter.

    • 14 min

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Left of center

Very left leaning in the 2020 state races. They are pretty much endorsing every Democratic candidate every week.

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