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The Montana Middle is your podcast for Montana politics. Hosted by Dan West.

The Montana Middle is your podcast for Montana politics. Hosted by Dan West.
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The Montana Middle is your podcast for Montana politics. Hosted by Dan West.

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Episode 28 - Tim Fox

2/18/2019
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DC Update Congressman Gianforte on funding for physical barriers along the southern border Senator Daines visits the southern border Senator Daines on the Land and Water Conservation Fund Senator Tester on the Yellowstone Gateway Protection Act Tim Fox Tim Fox currently serves as Attorney General of Montana. He has also announced his candidacy for Governor in 2020. Last Word State Senator Terry Gauthier on his bill (SB 24) to increase voluntary motor vehicle registration fees to fund...

Duration:00:37:31

Episode 27 - AshLee Strong

2/3/2019
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This episode is supported by the Montana Mint. Bringing the best of Montana to the Internet. www.montana-mint.com This episode is also made possible by the historic Hotel Finlen, located in uptown Butte, Montana http://finlen.com/ DC Update Sen. Tester introduces the Spotlight Act, to make campaign donations to political non-profits more transparent Sen. Daines and Sen. Tester separately take credit for securing a vote on a public lands package Congressman Gianforte on the need for...

Duration:00:43:30

Episode 26 - Pat Williams

1/27/2019
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This episode is supported by the Montana Mint. Bringing the best of Montana to the Internet. www.montana-mint.com This episode is also made possible by the historic Hotel Finlen, located in uptown Butte, Montana http://finlen.com/ DC Update Sen. Tester selected to Senate Conference Committee on Homeland Security funding Sen. Daines’ 2018 Report Card by GovTrack Pat Williams About Pat Williams, from the Montana Standard - Pat Williams grew up in Butte, often romping around with his...

Duration:00:32:25

Episode 25 - Rob Saldin on the 2019 Montana State Legislature

1/17/2019
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This episode is supported by the Montana Mint. Bringing the best of Montana to the Internet. www.montana-mint.com This episode is also made possible by the historic Hotel Finlen, located in uptown Butte, Montana http://finlen.com/ DC Update Wall Street Journal, Montana is one of the states most affected by the shutdown Sen. Tester Senate floor speech on government shutdown Sen. Daines introduces bill to end government shutdowns Rep. Gianforte House floor speech on government...

Duration:00:45:33

Episode 24 - 2018 Election Recap and President Trump in Missoula and Bozeman

11/15/2018
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This episode is supported by the Montana Mint. Bringing the best of Montana to the Internet. www.montana-mint.com This episode is also made possible by the historic Hotel Finlen, located in uptown Butte, Montana http://finlen.com/ President Trump in Missoula and Bozeman Full Missoula speech Full Bozeman speech

Episode 23 - U.S. Senate and House Ads and Endorsements

11/3/2018
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Tuesday, November 6 is Election Day. Please vote! For more info on voting in Montana, you can visit https://sosmt.gov/elections/ This episode is supported by the Montana Mint. Bringing the best of Montana to the Internet. www.montana-mint.com This episode is also made possible by the historic Hotel Finlen, located in uptown Butte, Montana http://finlen.com/ Ads and Endorsements Jon Tester Not for Sale Open Contracts TRiO Katie Over Cancer Rosendalerecord.com Vets Have Jon’s...

Duration:00:26:29

Episode 22 - The Gianforte/Williams Debate

10/20/2018
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This episode is supported by the Montana Mint. Bringing the best of Montana to the Internet. www.montana-mint.com This episode is also made possible by the historic Hotel Finlen, located in uptown Butte, Montana http://finlen.com/ The Gianforte/Williams Debate Watch the full debate here.

Duration:00:33:43

Episode 21 - Corey Stapleton

10/9/2018
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This episode is supported by the Montana Mint. Bringing the best of Montana to the Internet. www.montana-mint.com This episode is also made possible by the historic Hotel Finlen, located in uptown Butte, Montana http://finlen.com/ DC Update Interior Secretary Zinke, Senator Tester, and Congressman Gianforte’s press releases on the Paradise Valley mineral withdrawal Corey Stapleton More info on elections and how to vote at the Montana Secretary of State Elections Website Last Word

Duration:00:24:03

Episode 20 - The Tester/Rosendale Debate

9/30/2018
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This episode is supported by the Montana Mint. Bringing the best of Montana to the Internet. www.montana-mint.com This episode is also made possible by the historic Hotel Finlen, located in uptown Butte, Montana http://finlen.com/ DC Update Tester holds a “State of the VA” hearing and passes another veterans bill Daines leads the effort to re-authorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund and applauds administrative action on mineral withdrawals in the Paradise Valley The...

Duration:00:40:47

Episode 19 - President Trump in Billings

9/9/2018
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This episode is supported by the Montana Mint. Bringing the best of Montana to the Internet. www.montana-mint.com This episode is also made possible by the historic Hotel Finlen, located in uptown Butte, Montana http://finlen.com/ DC Update Senator Tester's floor speech on protecting care for Montanans with pre-existing conditionsSenator Daines and Congressman Gianforte's letter to FEMAPresident Trump in Billings Full Speech Great Falls Tribune Fast Facts Billings Gazette Fact...

Duration:00:37:59

Episode 18 - Lt. Governor Mike Cooney

8/21/2018
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This episode is supported by the Montana Mint. Bringing the best of Montana to the Internet. www.montana-mint.com This episode is also made possible by the historic Hotel Finlen, located in downtown Butte, Montana http://finlen.com/ DC Update Congress passes and President Trump signs the East Rosebud Wild and Scenic Rivers ActSenator Daines' statement on the passage of the National Defense Authorization ActSenator Tester grills FCC Chairman Pai on rural broadband and...

Duration:00:47:16

Episode 17 - Shane Morigeau

7/25/2018
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This episode is supported by the Montana Mint. Bringing the best of Montana to the Internet. www.montana-mint.com DC Update Senator Tester's floor speech on trade tariffs and the Farm BillCongressman Gianforte's Farm Bill videoSenator Daines' remarks about the National Parks maintenance backlogShane Morigeau Visit Shane's website here Last Word House Oversight Committee Energy Subcommittee hearing on Tribal Energy Resources Outro Music

Duration:00:53:32

Episode 16 - President Trump in Great Falls

7/8/2018
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This episode is supported by the Montana Mint. Bringing the best of Montana to the Internet. www.montana-mint.com DC Update Sen. Tester's Farm Bill floor speechSen. Daines' Farm Bill floor speechHouse Natural Resources Committee Energy and Minerals Subcommittee hearing on the Yellowstone Gateway Protection ActPresident Trump in Great Falls Fast facts of the event provided by the Great Falls TribuneLast Word Pearl Jam endorses Jon Tester at a 2012 concert in Missoula Outro...

Duration:00:39:48

Episode 15 - Primary Recap and State Legislature Overview

6/13/2018
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This episode is supported by the Montana Mint. Bringing the best of Montana to the Internet. www.montana-mint.com DC Update Senator Tester calls out Acting CFPB Director Mick MulvaneySenator Daines adds forest management provisions to the Senate Farm BillCongressman Gianforte calls for forest management reform on the House floorPrimary Recap and State Legislature Overview Read the Montana Mint's live blog from primary night Last Word Carl Borgquist, CEO of Absaroka Energy, speaking...

Duration:00:44:18

Episode 14 - Matt Rosendale

5/28/2018
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This episode is supported by the Montana Mint. Bringing the best of Montana to the Internet. www.montana-mint.com DC Update President Trump signs a banking bill introduced by Sen. Tester, invites Sen. Daines to the bill signing ceremonySen. Tester's floor speech on the VA reform billSen. Daines's floor speech on the VA reform bill2018 Farm Bill fails to pass the HouseMatt Rosendale https://www.mattformontana.com/ Last Word Gov. Bullock and Lt. Gov. Cooney encouraging Montanans to carry...

Duration:00:30:20

Episode 13 - Primary Ads

5/15/2018
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This episode is supported by the Montana Mint. Bringing the best of Montana to the Internet. www.montana-mint.com DC Update Senator Tester speaking to Anderson Cooper on CNN with doubts about Ronny JacksonFox Newsa joint press conference with German Chancellor Merkelrally in MichiganTester releases an ad with Montana Veterans supporting himPrimary Ads US Senate Race Intro Ad "Life" posted July 2017"Trumpeter or Trump Supporter?" posted March 2018"Tough" posted May 2018"Judge" posted...

Duration:00:36:04

Episode 12 - MSU College Democrats and Republicans

4/23/2018
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This episode is supported by the Montana Mint. Bringing the best of Montana to the Internet. www.montana-mint.com DC Update Senator Tester grills a robocaller at a Senate Commerce Committee HearingSenator Daines passes a bill establishing April 21-29, 2018 as National Parks WeekInterior Secretary Zinke raises entrance fees to National Parks, but just a littleCongressman Gianforte celebrates tax day on the House floorMSU College Republicans and Democrats Justin Hodges leads the MSU...

Duration:00:29:48

Episode 11 - Grant Kier

4/9/2018
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This episode is supported by the Montana Mint. Bringing the best of Montana to the Internet. www.montana-mint.com DC Update MT Attorney General Tim Fox goes to DC to oppose online sales taxesMissoula's Mountain Line gets a $2.7 million federal grant thanks to Sens. Tester and DainesGrant Kier https://kierforcongress.com/ Last Word Montana Republican Senate debate hosted by MSU College Republicans Outro Music http://www.thelilsmokies.com/

Duration:00:40:03

Episode 10 - John Heenan

3/25/2018
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This episode is supported by the Montana Mint. Bringing the best of Montana to the Internet. www.montana-mint.com DC Update * Senator Tester's facebook town hall after the omnibus spending package passed John Heenan http://www.heenanforcongress.com/ Last Word Ryan Zinke greets Representative Hanabusa in Japanese Outro Music John Floridis http://www.johnfloridis.com/

Episode 9 - Dr. Al Olszewski

3/11/2018
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DC Update Sen. Tester's floor speech on the banking billSen. Daines on Fox News talking about the school safety bill he cosponsoredCongressman Gianforte's floor speech on releasing land from Wilderness Study Areas in MontanaDr. Al Olszewski Republican Senate candidate, Dr. Al Olszewski ("Ol-chef-ski"), joins the show. We talk about healthcare policy, his service in the Montana state legislature, and family. You can learn more about his campaign here: http://www.alforsenate.us/ Last...

Duration:00:54:55