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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
by Cory Booker (2016)
The Truths We Hold,
by Kamala Harris (2019)
Smart on Crime,
by Kamala Harris (2010)
Guide to Political Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2017)
Where We Go From Here,
by Bernie Sanders (2018)
Promise Me, Dad ,
by Joe Biden (2017)
Conscience of a Conservative,
by Jeff Flake (2017)
Two Paths,
by Gov. John Kasich (2017)
Every Other Monday,
by Rep. John Kasich (2010)
Courage is Contagious,
by John Kasich (1998)
Shortest Way Home,
by Pete Buttigieg (2019)
The Book of Joe ,
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Our Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
This Fight Is Our Fight,
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
Higher Loyalty,
by James Comey (2018)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2017)
Books by and about the 2016 presidential election
What Happened ,
by Hillary Clinton (2017)
Higher Loyalty ,
by James Comey (2018)
Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Hard Choices,
by Hillary Clinton (2014)
Becoming ,
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Outsider in the White House,
by Bernie Sanders (2015)

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State of Montana Politicians: Archives

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  • Albert Olszewski (29) Republican candidate for Montana U.S. Senator Montana
  • Amanda Curtis (20) Democratic Challenger Montana
  • Bill McChesney (14) Montana Democratic 2016 Gubernatorial candidate
  • Bob Kelleher (9) Republican challenger (2008) Montana
  • Brad Johnson (7) Montana Republican 2016 Gubernatorial candidate
  • Brian Schweitzer (8) Montana Previously Democratic Governor
  • Champ Edmunds (17) Democrat Challenger Montana
  • Conrad Burns (9) Former Republican Senator (MT, 1989-2007) Montana
  • Corey Stapleton (8) Republican Challenger Montana
  • Dennis Rehberg (15) Republican Challenger Montana
  • Greg Gianforte (17) Montana Republican 2016 Gubernatorial candidate
  • John Bohlinger (20) Democratic Senate Challenger Montana
  • John Walsh (20) Democratic Senate Challenger Montana
  • Jon Tester (46) Democratic Jr Senator Montana
  • Judy Martz (16) Montana Former Republican Governor (2001-2005)
  • Mark Perea (5) Montana Republican 2016 Gubernatorial candidate
  • Matt Rosendale (34) Republican candidate for Montana U. S. Senator Montana
  • Michael Lange (12) Republican Senate challenger (2008) Montana
  • Ryan Zinke (23) Montana Interior
  • Sam Rankin (19) Reform Senate Challenger Montana
  • Stan Jones (9) Libertarian Challenger (2006) Montana
  • Steve Bullock (38) Montana Democratic Governor
  • Steve Daines (11) Republican Senate challenger Montana
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    Jon Tester: No 20-week ban on abortion.
    Matt Rosendale: No abortion; no exceptions.
    Albert Olszewski: Defend unborn children without exception.
    Albert Olszewski: All human life needs to be protected.
    Matt Rosendale: Against abortion in all circumstances.
    Albert Olszewski: Prohibit abortions after the fetus is 24 weeks.
    Greg Gianforte: Founded charitable organization to protect the unborn.
    Greg Gianforte: Supported anti-abortion campaigns through Family Foundation.
    Brad Johnson: Conservative opposition to abortion.
    Steve Bullock: Keep Title X funding for reproductive health services.
    Albert Olszewski: Voted YES that insurers have plans with and without abortion.
    Matt Rosendale: Rejected that insurers have plans with and without abortion.
    Steve Bullock: Rejected that insurers have plans with and without abortion.
    Mark Perea: Enforce ban on abortion services, except maybe for rape.
    Ryan Zinke: Protect unborn victims.
    Amanda Curtis: 100% pro-choice voting record.
    Champ Edmunds: Human life begins at conception.
    Steve Daines: No exceptions for rape nor incest, but no criminalization.
    John Walsh: Opposes extremism like declaring life begins at conception.
    John Bohlinger: 2001: Supported Fetal Protection Act & partial-birth ban.
    John Bohlinger: Supreme Court decided the issue; state cannot overturn it.
    Sam Rankin: Pro-choice.
    Bill McChesney: Abortion very last option, but make that choice without fear.
    Bill McChesney: Supports stem cell research.
    Michael Lange: No federal funding for embryonic stem cell research.
    Ryan Zinke: Pro-life, but decision should not be made by government.
    Ryan Zinke: No embryonic stem cell research; no emergency contraception.
    Bob Kelleher: Abortions should always be illegal, including funding.
    Corey Stapleton: Prohibit public funding & partial-birth abortion.
    John Bohlinger: Prohibit partial-birth abortion & funding abortion clinics.
Budget & Economy
    Matt Rosendale: Cut government instead of stimulus spending.
    Albert Olszewski: For balanced budget instead of intergenerational theft.
    Steve Bullock: Veto any budget in the red.
    Brad Johnson: Revitalize our traditional economic base.
    Ryan Zinke: $17T debt was irresponsible to create & reckless to continue.
    Amanda Curtis: Economy that works for all of us, not just for the richest.
    Champ Edmunds: The borrower is servant to the lender.
    Steve Daines: Obama stimulus shipped American jobs to China.
    Steve Bullock: Be responsible, because our children are watching.
    Dennis Rehberg: $787B stimulus package did not create jobs.
    Jon Tester: $787B in stimulus spending was step in the right direction.
    Dennis Rehberg: Refused to toe the party line on CAFTA.
    Ryan Zinke: Our government should spend within its means; no new fees.
    Conrad Burns: Grow economy & control spending to reduce deficit.
    Jon Tester: Montana suffered from Burns’ cuts in discretionary funding.
    Stan Jones: Eliminate numerous unconstitutional federal departments.
    Judy Martz: Diversify the economy; expand job market.
    Judy Martz: Teach businesses about venture capital, to create jobs.
    John Bohlinger: Loans for businesses; funds for job training & rural roads.
Civil Rights
    Albert Olszewski: No same-sex marriage.
    Albert Olszewski: Don't require pay equity between men & women.
    Albert Olszewski: No Confederate flags on government property.
    Albert Olszewski: Allowing 71 genders on birth certificate costs over $100,000.
    Greg Gianforte: We need equal opportunity, not equal outcomes.
    Steve Bullock: Address persistent wage gap between men and women.
    Greg Gianforte: Promoted openly gay workers despite his religious beliefs.
    Steve Bullock: First MT governor to officiate same-sex wedding.
    Steve Bullock: Protect the right to marry any person you love.
    Steve Bullock: Close the wage gap for women.
    Mark Perea: Gay people are just like anybody else.
    Steve Bullock: Still work to be done to ensure gender pay equity.
    Amanda Curtis: Outspoken advocate for labor unions and women's rights.
    Champ Edmunds: Government shouldn't redefine marriage.
    John Walsh: Voted against NAACP staffer's appointment to Dept.of Justice.
    Amanda Curtis: Repeal state ban on sodomy; make gay sex legal.
    Champ Edmunds: Marriage between one man and one woman.
    Matt Rosendale: No civil unions; no same-sex marriage.
    Sam Rankin: Supports same-sex marriage.
    Sam Rankin: Phase out affirmative action over 5-year period.
    Bill McChesney: Civil unions ok; but not same-sex marriage.
    Bill McChesney: Supports affirmative action.
    Michael Lange: No same-sex marriage.
    Michael Lange: No race and gender in federal contracting decisions.
    Ryan Zinke: No affirmative action in college nor state contracts.
    Ryan Zinke: No same-sex marriage, nor civil unions, not adoption.
    Stan Jones: Patriot Act cost us our Fourth Amendment rights.
    Judy Martz: Return human remains to Indian nations.
    Corey Stapleton: No affirmative action in state hiring or colleges.
    Corey Stapleton: No civil unions; no gay marriage.
    John Bohlinger: No anti-gay discrimination, but no same-sex marriage.
    John Bohlinger: Undecided on affirmative action at state institutions.
    Matt Rosendale: New tax law changes depreciation rules to allow expansion.
    Albert Olszewski: Federal regulations get in the way of small business.
    Greg Gianforte: BootStrapping for Businesses: mentors entrepreneurs.
    Amanda Curtis: Wall St. is doing great; recovery hasn't reached rest of us.
    Sam Rankin: End tax subsidies; & tax corporations in foreign countries.
    Steve Bullock: State colleges will offer certificates for needed job skills.
    Jon Tester: Prevent abuses by "too-big-to-fail" banks on Wall Street.
    Jon Tester: Citizens United puts democracy at risk.
    Conrad Burns: Marketplace will force us into conservation and renewables.
    Jon Tester: Energy plan was written by oil companies, so no renewables.
    Albert Olszewski: Supports death penalty.
    Greg Gianforte: Philosophically OK with death penalty; but is it worth it?
    Steve Bullock: Arrest and prosecute sex predators and scam artists.
    Amanda Curtis: No to capital punishment; yes to alternative sentencing.
    Champ Edmunds: Capital punishment , but not for juveniles.
    Matt Rosendale: No capital punishment; yes prosecute minors as adults.
    Bill McChesney: No to capital punishment; yes to prosecuting minors.
    Ryan Zinke: Replace death penalty with life imprisonment without parole.
    Michael Lange: Supports the death penalty.
    Michael Lange: Reduce prison sentences for non-violent crimes.
    Ryan Zinke: Supports death penalty but also hate crime legislation.
    Bob Kelleher: Alternative sentencing for non-violent offenders.
    Brian Schweitzer: Supports the death penalty.
    Brian Schweitzer: End parole for repeat violent offenders.
    Judy Martz: After 100 years, we have enough prison cells, for now.
    Corey Stapleton: Support death penalty; private prisons; sex offense registry.
    John Bohlinger: Supports stricter sentencing, including death penalty.
    Jon Tester: Medical marijuana ok; full legalization later.
    Matt Rosendale: Medical marijuana ok; let states decide full legalization.
    Albert Olszewski: Class 1 narcotics like marijuana should not be legal.
    Amanda Curtis: Medical marijuana law is over-restrictive.
    Steve Daines: Limit federal DEA from interfering with state marijuana laws.
    Steve Bullock: Confront the invisible epidemic of prescription drug abuse.
    Champ Edmunds: Decriminalize marijuana; support substance abuse treatment.
    Matt Rosendale: Decriminalize and handle marijuana like a prescription drug.
    Bill McChesney: Medical marijuana ok; but wait on decriminalization.
    Conrad Burns: Repealing Patriot Act would cost us the Meth Control Act.
    Brian Schweitzer: Stricter penalties for drug criminals.
    Bob Kelleher: The war on drugs has been lost.
    John Bohlinger: Decriminalize medicinal marijuana.
    Jon Tester: Privatizing public schools feeds destruction of democracy.
    Jon Tester: Restore year-round Pell Grants, & support Perkins Loans.
    Matt Rosendale: Government out of college funding.
    Matt Rosendale: Privatization is critical to improve our education system.
    Steve Bullock: Increase funding for higher education.
    Steve Bullock: Invest in publicly funded early childhood education.
    Greg Gianforte: Provides high school scholarships for computer coding.
    Greg Gianforte: Supports school choice and voucher initiatives.
    Greg Gianforte: Helped build a museum based on creationist beliefs.
    Brad Johnson: Supports school choice.
    Mark Perea: Allot vouchers based on what we spend now per child.
    Ryan Zinke: Give parents a stronger voice, and local control.
    Steve Daines: Expand school choice where public schools are poor.
    Amanda Curtis: Math teacher and unabashed backer of public schools.
    Steve Bullock: Invest in higher ed for 21st Century workforce, like Diesel.
    Steve Bullock: Increase from 40% to 60% those with some college.
    Steve Bullock: MT is dead last in investment in early childhood education.
    Amanda Curtis: No vouchers; no charters; yes Common Core.
    Champ Edmunds: State funding for charters and vouchers.
    Matt Rosendale: Supports charters and vouchers; opposes tenure.
    Sam Rankin: New reforms to replace No Child Left Behind.
    Bill McChesney: No state funding for charter schools.
    Ryan Zinke: Supports vouchers for public schools.
    Ryan Zinke: Voluntary prayer provided there's no undue influence.
    Jon Tester: More tuition tax credits, low-interest loans, & Pell grants.
    Bob Kelleher: Supports voluntary prayer in public schools.
    Bob Kelleher: State-funded vouchers for private or religious school.
    Brian Schweitzer: Invest in K-12 by creating public-private partnerships.
    Judy Martz: More spending; more accountability via testing.
    Judy Martz: 3-Rs of education: recruit, retain, & reward teachers.
    John Bohlinger: More finds for hiring teachers & professional development.
    John Bohlinger: Endorses teacher-led voluntary prayer in public schools.
Energy & Oil
    Matt Rosendale: Climate changes, but no draconian restrictions on business.
    Albert Olszewski: Supports fracking and offshore oil drilling.
    Matt Rosendale: Develop fossil fuels, don't subsidize green energy.
    Brad Johnson: EPA carbon emission rules cripple the Montana coal industry.
    Ryan Zinke: Alternatives only if competitive prices without subsidies.
    Steve Daines: War on American energy is part of war on middle class.
    Champ Edmunds: No subsidies for wind and solar.
    John Walsh: Energy boom in Montana instead of foreign oil dependence.
    Amanda Curtis: Disclose state property energy efficiency on website.
    Steve Bullock: Develop our resources for American energy independence.
    Sam Rankin: Federal regulation of greenhouse gas emissions.
    Dennis Rehberg: Help avoid closure of Billings coal-fired power plant.
    Dennis Rehberg: Cap-and-trade policy is an energy tax.
    Bill McChesney: Develop alternative energy AND non-renewables.
    Michael Lange: Develop oil, coal, & nuclear production.
    Ryan Zinke: Increased coal production with environmental safeguards.
    Conrad Burns: Agricultural oil sources reduce foreign energy dependence.
    Conrad Burns: Global warming has occurred since the Ice Age.
    Conrad Burns: Kyoto Accord hurts economy; focus on alternative fuels.
    Jon Tester: Agricultural oil sources are profitable and renewable.
    Jon Tester: Kyoto Accord needs worldwide communication & US leadership.
    Jon Tester: Global warming is much more rapid now than historically.
    Stan Jones: More nuclear plants and more liquefied coal.
    Stan Jones: Global warming is a natural occurrence since 1000AD.
    Bob Kelleher: Use coal, oil & gas in an environmental manner.
    Brian Schweitzer: Develop renewable energy: ethanol, wind and hydrogen.
    Judy Martz: Protected transition to competitive energy prices in 2002.
    Judy Martz: More energy plants; diversify sources; include renewables.
    John Bohlinger: Require clean-burning fuels; repeal electricity deregulation.
    Albert Olszewski: Let Montanans control state land.
    Steve Bullock: MT economy depends on hunting & fishing; let's fund LWCF.
    Steve Bullock: Tackle the threat of invasive species.
    Amanda Curtis: Big supporter of protecting access to public lands.
    John Walsh: More regulations to develop natural resources responsibly.
    Matt Rosendale: No state funding for open space preservation.
    Dennis Rehberg: EPA is heavy-handed; don't pick winners and losers.
    Jon Tester: Sought removal of wolves from the endangered list.
    Sam Rankin: We live in cycles with all other systems.
    Bill McChesney: Manage wolf hunting; preserve open spaces.
    Ryan Zinke: Cleanup industrial sites; preserve open space.
    Bob Kelleher: Return rail passenger in southern Montana.
    Judy Martz: Stewardship belongs with the states.
    Judy Martz: Government duty to protect species & water.
    Corey Stapleton: Stricter environmental regulations with federal flexibility.
    John Bohlinger: Control SO2 emissions; fund recycling; no cyanide in mining.
Families & Children
    Jon Tester: All couples should have same rights as heterosexual couples.
    Matt Rosendale: Support traditional marriage between one man & one woman.
    Steve Bullock: Don't cut workers from Child and Family Services Division.
    Steve Bullock: Unemployment benefits to victims of domestic violence.
    Ryan Zinke: Prepare kids for tomorrow with family values of grandparents.
    Albert Olszewski: I will always support America's traditional values.
    Sam Rankin: Family is one pillar of society.
Foreign Policy
    Steve Daines: Congressional support for Israel is bipartisan & strong.
    Sam Rankin: Actively engage and assist European nations through NATO.
Free Trade
    Jon Tester: Tariffs on China harm our industries & drive up costs.
    Matt Rosendale: Stop tolerating what China has been doing for decades.
    John Walsh: Don't ship American jobs to China.
    Steve Daines: Worked for 6 years bringing U.S. consumer products to China.
    John Walsh: On trade mission: Montana is open for business.
    Stan Jones: NAFTA leads to American Union as part of one-world Communism.
    Judy Martz: Trade as “sister-states” in Japan, China, & Taiwan.
Government Reform
    Jon Tester: Spotlight Act: no dark money in campaigns.
    Jon Tester: Introduced bill to ensure Native American voting access.
    Matt Rosendale: No campaign donor disclosure; yes Citizens United.
    Matt Rosendale: Voted to repeal same-day voter registration.
    Albert Olszewski: Term limits set for members of Congress.
    Albert Olszewski: Require photo ID to vote.
    Matt Rosendale: Get Feds out of the way of the states.
    Steve Bullock: Primary allows spending $667K instead of returning it.
    Greg Gianforte: Eliminate excessive regulations that burden businesses.
    Amanda Curtis: When wealthy in Congress, playing field tilts to wealthy.
    Sam Rankin: Special interests support the status quo; Americans don't.
    Sam Rankin: Eliminate earmarks; 3-year federal pay freeze.
    Champ Edmunds: Photo ID for voting.
    Steve Bullock: Dark money makes our elections into auctions.
    Amanda Curtis: Limit campaign contributions; and no photo ID's to vote.
    Champ Edmunds: No limits on political contributions.
    Matt Rosendale: Yes voter ID; but also independent redistricting.
    Sam Rankin: Excessive campaign money is our country's greatest problem.
    Dennis Rehberg: It's not about campaign spending; it's government spending.
    Jon Tester: Citizens United is scary for democracy.
    Dennis Rehberg: Citizens United ok: political free speech is most important.
    Dennis Rehberg: Supports cutting Public Broadcasting Service & Americorps.
    Jon Tester: Oppose Citizens United: limit corporate political spending.
    Dennis Rehberg: There should be nothing more free than political free speech.
    Jon Tester: Citizens United ruling puts democracy at risk.
    Dennis Rehberg: Citizens United: nothing more free than political speech.
    Bill McChesney: Limit all types of state campaign contributions.
    Michael Lange: Limit PAC donations, and full public disclosure.
    Ryan Zinke: Limit PAC, corporate, and individual campaign donations.
    Conrad Burns: Earmarks let me bring Montana a share of federal money.
    Jon Tester: Earmarks without transparency are wrong for democracy.
    Jon Tester: K-Street cronies control Congressional spending decisions.
    Stan Jones: Earmarks are unconstitutional incumbency protection.
    Bob Kelleher: Limit all types of political contributions, and spending.
    Brian Schweitzer: Refuses special interest & PAC money for his campaign.
    Corey Stapleton: Limit political contributions; plus full disclosure.
    John Bohlinger: Supports term limits & campaign contribution limits.
Gun Control
    Jon Tester: Supports background checks & banning bump stocks.
    Matt Rosendale: Second Amendment rights are non-negotiable.
    Jon Tester: AdWatch: Check if gun buyers are on terrorist watch-list.
    Matt Rosendale: Don't check if gun buyers are on terrorist watch-list.
    Greg Gianforte: Lifetime member of the NRA.
    Brad Johnson: 2nd Amendment is central to preservation of our liberty.
    Ryan Zinke: Fundamental, individual right to keep and bear arms.
    Amanda Curtis: Supports expanding background checks.
    Champ Edmunds: 2nd amendment is about tyranny, not hunting.
    Amanda Curtis: Common-sense solutions like expanding background checks.
    Steve Bullock: Forever preserve access to public land for hunting & fishing.
    Amanda Curtis: No gun licensing; allow concealed carry.
    Matt Rosendale: Citizens can own any number and type of firearms.
    Sam Rankin: Restrictions on the purchase and possession of guns.
    Dennis Rehberg: No Supreme Court Justices who are hostile to 2nd Amendment.
    Bill McChesney: No restrictions; no licenses; even for concealed carry.
    Ryan Zinke: Background checks are prudent; military weapons aren't.
    Brian Schweitzer: Protect our 2nd Amendment rights.
Health Care
    Jon Tester: I won't give up on repealing & replacing ObamaCare.
    Matt Rosendale: I won't give up on repealing & replacing ObamaCare.
    Albert Olszewski: Repeal and replace Obamacare, with bipartisan approach.
    Albert Olszewski: Repeal and replace Obamacare with bipartisan approach.
    Matt Rosendale: Full repeal of Obamacare.
    Albert Olszewski: Halt expansion of Medicaid; halt ObamaCare unfunded mandates.
    Albert Olszewski: ObamaCare is imploding; shore up healthcare system.
    Steve Bullock: Worked with legislature to expand Medicaid.
    Greg Gianforte: Provide for those who cannot provide for themselves.
    Brad Johnson: Opposes Medicaid expansion.
    Albert Olszewski: Voted NO on insuring the working poor with federal dollars.
    Steve Bullock: Insure the working poor with federal dollars.
    Ryan Zinke: ObamaCare is reckless; replace with cross-state pools& HSAs.
    Amanda Curtis: ObamaCare: don't throw the baby out with the bathwater.
    Sam Rankin: Tort reform plus higher deductibles & co-pays.
    Champ Edmunds: Repeal ObamaCare; it's not a government responsibility.
    John Walsh: Yes to Medicare Rx negotiations; no to privatization.
    John Bohlinger: Strong advocate of a single-payer system like Medicare.
    John Bohlinger: Expand Medicaid to cover 70,000 low-income Montanans.
    Steve Bullock: Access Health Montana: increase coverage and access.
    Jon Tester: Protect people with pre-existing medical conditions.
    Bill McChesney: Mandated insurance ok; tort reform not.
    Michael Lange: No nationalized health care system.
    Ryan Zinke: Caps on medical malpractice; no government health insurance.
    Jon Tester: Families can’t afford to get sick; that’s not health care.
    Judy Martz: Insured 10,000 kids under CHIPs; aim for 20,000.
    Corey Stapleton: Government not responsible for medical care.
    John Bohlinger: Ensure healthcare for uninsured children.
Homeland Security
    Albert Olszewski: Champion a veterans' healthcare system.
    Albert Olszewski: Give our military the resources they need.
    Sam Rankin: Reduce our nuclear warhead stockpile & reduce F-35's.
    Champ Edmunds: Maintain a superior nuclear arsenal.
    John Walsh: Worked to prohibit warrantless cell phone tracking.
    John Walsh: Cut wasteful spending in our military.
    Champ Edmunds: Allow easier driver licensing for military service members.
    John Walsh: OpEd: Walsh was fair about National Guard Association dues.
    John Walsh: Commanded Montana Infantry Battalion in combat in Iraq.
    John Walsh: Commanded Montana Infantry Battalion in combat in Iraq.
    Steve Bullock: Wrap-around services to reintegrate heroes to civilian life.
    Jon Tester: Irresponsible to put two wars on credit card.
    Michael Lange: No terrorist military tribunals; no domestic spying.
    Conrad Burns: Patriot Act only affects your freedoms if you’re a terrorist.
    Jon Tester: Build forces to fight terror cells; not take away our rights.
    Stan Jones: Patriot Act is terrorism of the worst kind.
    Stan Jones: Nobody read the Patriot Act before it was corruptly passed.
    Jon Tester: Bipartisan reform with earned path to citizenship.
    Matt Rosendale: Rule of law has been ignored for illegal immigrants.
    Jon Tester: FactCheck: Opposes sanctuary cities, but don't punish them.
    Greg Gianforte: Oppose efforts to relocate refugees into Montana.
    Albert Olszewski: State immigration enforcement is not discrimination.
    Steve Bullock: Safety first; review protocols for Syrian refugees.
    Champ Edmunds: Protect the borders; prevent illegal entry.
    Steve Daines: Comprehensive reform is the wrong approach; no amnesty.
    Amanda Curtis: Illegal aliens eligible for in-state tuition.
    Matt Rosendale: No in-state tuition for illegal immigrants.
    Sam Rankin: Don't deport illegal immigrants.
    Jon Tester: Touts bipartisanship; voted against DREAM Act.
    Ryan Zinke: Punish those who knowingly employ illegal immigrants.
    Jon Tester: Raise minimum wage from $7.25/hr to $10.10.
    Matt Rosendale: Don't raise minimum wage from $7.25/hr to $10.10.
    Greg Gianforte: Address Montana's dismal national standing on wages.
    John Walsh: Supports increasing the minimum wage.
    Steve Bullock: J.O.B.S. Bill: Jobs and Opportunity by Building Schools.
    Steve Bullock: Enforce that construction projects hire Montana residents.
    Ryan Zinke: Don't discount minimum wage for tips.
    Judy Martz: Invest in Agricultural Product Promotion.
Local Issues
    Steve Bullock: Full funding for Indian Country Economic Development.
Principles & Values
    Jon Tester: AdWatch: Voted with Trump 52%, but against key initiatives.
    Albert Olszewski: References to God on federal buildings is ok.
    Bill McChesney: Served in state legislature from 2007 until 2015.
    Mark Perea: Americans lose liberty at hands of federal government.
    John Walsh: OpEd: 2007 Master's thesis plagiarized from online sources.
    Champ Edmunds: Judeo-Christian values established our government framework.
    Steve Daines: AdWatch: Walsh appointment was "Big Sky buy-off" D.C. deal.
    John Walsh: AdWatch: "Where's Walsh-o" website: "Walsh is hard to find".
    John Walsh: Appointed to Senate while running in Senate primary.
    John Walsh: AdWatch: "Big Sky buyoff" to appoint Walsh to Senate early.
    Brian Schweitzer: Considered Senate run; now supports both Dem. candidates.
    John Bohlinger: An outsider supported by the people & not the establishment.
    John Bohlinger: Elected as Republican; then ran on Democrat governor ticket.
    Steve Bullock: I teach my kids the same Montana values I was taught.
    Jon Tester: Premature to call for impeachment proceedings against Bush.
    Stan Jones: Bush has committed many impeachable offenses.
Social Security
    Jon Tester: Opposes any plan to privatize.
    Matt Rosendale: Let younger Americans invest privately instead of paying in.
    Greg Gianforte: Noah in the Bible was still working at age 600.
    Amanda Curtis: Against privatizing Medicare and Social Security.
    Sam Rankin: Phase in age increase and more realistic CPI.
    Steve Daines: AdWatch: Accuses opponent of considering privatization.
    John Walsh: Consider privatization for new employees entering workforce.
    Bill McChesney: Increase contributions to U-System's Retirement Program.
    Michael Lange: Allow investment in private accounts.
    Bob Kelleher: Outlaw tax cuts until Trust Fund can guarantee coverage.
Tax Reform
    Jon Tester: Trump tax cuts were a disastrous handout for jet-owners.
    Matt Rosendale: Trump tax cuts mean more jobs for Montanans.
    Jon Tester: GOP tax plan saddles future generations with more debt.
    Matt Rosendale: You deserve to keep more of your hard-earned money.
    Matt Rosendale: Get rid of tax on multimillion-dollar estates.
    Greg Gianforte: 406 Tax Relief plan: cut taxes & freeze government spending.
    Steve Bullock: Don't benefit the wealthy at the expense of middle class.
    Brad Johnson: Montanans' hard earned dollars don't belong to government.
    Mark Perea: Replace IRS with flat income tax.
    Sam Rankin: Simplify to three tax brackets: 12%, 22%, 28%.
    John Walsh: Tax cuts for the wealthy only seek to preserve privilege.
    Steve Bullock: $400 personal rebate instead of $100M property tax cut.
    Amanda Curtis: Increase income taxes on wealthy, but not others.
    Champ Edmunds: Eliminate income taxes and corporate taxes.
    Dennis Rehberg: End the inheritance tax completely.
    Jon Tester: Extend Bush exemption for inheritance tax up to $10M.
    Dennis Rehberg: We need tax certainty ; make Bush tax cuts permanent.
    Dennis Rehberg: Eliminate the death tax entirely.
    Jon Tester: Limit inheritance tax to estates over $5 million.
    Michael Lange: Permanently repeal the federal estate tax.
    Conrad Burns: Bush tax cuts actually more progressive Clinton tax hikes.
    Judy Martz: No tax increase without voter referendum.
    Corey Stapleton: No flat tax; no super-majority; yes to sales tax.
    John Bohlinger: Replace property taxes with a 4% retail sales tax.
    Jon Tester: Lead the world in clean technology.
    Jon Tester: 2008 stimulus was necessary; invest more in infrastructure.
    Jon Tester: Repealing Net Neutrality handed Internet to corporations.
    Steve Bullock: Create jobs by investing in roads and bridges.
    John Bohlinger: Digital privacy threatened by warrantless NSA invasions.
    John Walsh: Digital privacy threatened by warrantless NSA invasions.
    Steve Bullock: Put state government spending online, in searchable database.
    Jon Tester: Stimulus for Going-to-the-Sun National Park roads.
    Dennis Rehberg: Montana solutions: rural transportation infrastructure.
    Judy Martz: Eliminate geography as a business issue, via E-Government.
War & Peace
    Jon Tester: Iran nuclear treaty is only option.
    Matt Rosendale: Double headline - Already Done.
    Albert Olszewski: War is last resort, but must stand firm.
    Albert Olszewski: When possible, we need to keep our troops out of harm's way.
    Albert Olszewski: Balance diplomacy with waging war as a last resort.
    Steve Daines: The best way to ensure Mideast peace is Israeli strength.
    Sam Rankin: Timetable for withdrawal from Afghanistan.
    Michael Lange: Withdraw US troops from Iraq.
Welfare & Poverty
    Greg Gianforte: Support Christian organizations' outreach on poverty.
    Judy Martz: Sell used state vehicles to welfare families.

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