Campaign Beat August 17th

The Tester campaign welcoming Senator John McCain to Montana? Why is one organization taking Senator Tester to the woodshed for his stance on “swipe fees”? And what sort of ramifications could the redistricting process have on Montana politics? All this and more covered on tonight’s Campaign Beat, our weekly political analysis program featuring Lee Newspaper reporters Chuck Johnson and Mike Dennison, hosted this week by Edward O’Brien. 

Campaign Beat Aug 3 – Sally, Chuck and Mike ponder the new ads and the governor’s political future

Chuck Johnson, Sally Mauk, Mike Dennison

On this edition of “Campaign Beat”, our weekly political analysis program, News Director Sally Mauk talks with Lee newspaper reporters Chuck Johnson and Mike Dennison about the upcoming visit of two Republican political heavyweights, the new ads in the U.S. Senate race, the under-the-radar U.S. House race, and Governor Schweitzer’s political future…

 

Sally Mauk talks politics with Newt Gingrich…

Former Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich was in Missoula recently, to address the state Republican party convention. After his talk, he met with Montana reporters, including News Director Sally Mauk – who asked him about Mitt Romney, campaign financing, Citizens United, and the impacts of oil booms…