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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 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

Episode 8 - Kathleen Williams

2/25/2018
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DC Update Trump White House 2019 BudgetTrump White House Infrastructure ProposalKathleen Williams https://kathleenformontana.com/ Last Word Senator Daines video message to UM Lecture featuring North Carolina professor Mike Adams Mike Adams open letter to Montana Legislature Outro Music Laney Lou and the Bird Dogs http://www.thebird-dogs.com/ Here they are performing Ladies' Night live at SoundColor Studios in Livingston, MT I really love this band, so here's another clip I found of...

Duration:00:51:08

Episode 7 - Troy Downing

2/11/2018
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This episode is supported by the Montana Mint. www.montana-mint.com DC Update Sen. Tester's remarks on the Blackfoot Clearwater Stewardship ActSen. Daines' remarks on the Protect Public Use of Public Lands ActCongressman Gianforte's speech on the House floor commemorating the Montanans competing in the Winter OlympicsTroy Downing Troy Downing, a Republican candidate for US Senate, joins the show and talks about his experience as a businessman and his service in the military. You can...

Episode 6 - The 2018 US House Race

1/28/2018
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This episode is supported by the Montana Mint, bringing the best of Montana to the Internet. http://www.montana-mint.com/ DC Update Senator Tester's government shutdown floor speechSenator Daines' government shutdown floor speechGovernor Bullock's executive order defying the FCCThe 2018 US House Race This episode corresponds with the Montana Mint's latest politics newsletter, The Challengers Stepping Into Greg Gianforte's Ring Last Word Ryan Busse, National Board Chair of Backcountry...

Duration:00:51:30

Episode 5 - Russ Fagg

1/15/2018
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This episode is supported by the Montana Mint, bringing the best of Montana to the Internet. http://www.montana-mint.com/ DC Update Links Sen. Daines' press conference statement on FISA reformSen. Tester's press conference statement on FISA reformNews about FEMA declining Montana's request for extra wildfire disaster fundingSecretary of State Tillerson responding to Canadian mining pollution flowing into MontanaUS Department of Interior opens up mining on Minnesota's Boundary WatersRuss...

Duration:00:42:16

Episode 4 - The 2018 US Senate Race

1/1/2018
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This episode is supported by the Montana Mint, bringing the best of Montana to the Internet. http://www.montana-mint.com/ DC Update Links Senator Daines's floor speech on the tax billSenator Tester's floor speech on the tax billNews about the East Rosebud Wild and Scenic Rivers ActThe 2018 US Senate Race Link to the Montana Mint's article about the 2018 US Senate Race Last Word Former Montana Senator Mike Mansfield addresses the US Senate in March 1998. Outro Music Laney Lou and the...

Duration:00:55:56

Episode 3 - Rob Quist

12/17/2017
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This episode is supported by the Montana Mint, the self-proclaimed greatest website in Montana bringing the best of Montana to the Internet. http://www.montana-mint.com/ DC Update Links Congressman Gianforte passes his first piece of legislationFootage from the US Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting CeremonyRob Quist Rob Quist was the Democratic nominee for Montana's 2017 US House special election. His campaign gained national attention when he came close to pulling off a dramatic upset for...

Duration:00:35:32

Episode 2 - Daniel Zolnikov

12/4/2017
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This episode is sponsored by the Tongue River Winery in Miles City, Montana. You can visit their website and order bottles online at: http://tongueriverwinery.com/ DC Update Links Senator Daines on his decision to support the tax billSenator Tester reacting to the late release of the text of the tax billCongressman Gianforte's speech on the House floor in support of the House version of the tax billSenator Tester and Governor Bullock's letter to Secretary of State Tillerson about mining...

Duration:00:57:08

Episode 1 - Rob Saldin

11/19/2017
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The Montana Middle's first episode! Thanks to the Montana Mint for supporting this first episode. DC Update Links Tester/Daines Letter on Secure Rural Schools programTesterDainesTester/Daines forest management billTester playing taps on Veteran's DayDaines quoting JFK to advocate for tax cutsGianforte wishing Montana a happy birthday on the House floorRob Saldin Rob Saldin is a Professor of Political Science at the University of Montana and a frequent political contributor to state and...

Duration:00:52:11

Montana Middle Teaser

11/14/2017
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Announcing the Montana Middle, your podcast for Montana politics. Hosted by Dan West.

Duration:00:00:58