The chances of Schweitzer winning the primary are small but choosing a presidential nominee is only one function of a presidential primary. Schweitzer could play a critical role in shaping the debate on issues ranging from NSA oversight to single-payer health care.
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday January 15, 2014 11:11 am|
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday April 30, 2013 10:13 am|
While many prominent groups on the left are urging former governor Brian Schweitzer (D) to run for the Montana Senate seat Max Baucus (D) is retiring from Schweitzer still hasn’t officially announced his plans. If he does decide to run he will start off as the clear favorite. A new Harper poll shows him leading [...]
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday April 23, 2013 11:32 am|
Instead of facing a tough re-election next year it looks like Montana Senator Max Baucus (D) will instead retire. Two senior Democratic strategists told the Washington Post of Baucus plans and the story has been confirmed by the AP. Baucus has been Montana’s Senator since 1978 and seniority has allowed him to chair the incredibly [...]
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday February 20, 2013 1:21 pm|
Former Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer could potentially unseat Senator Max Baucus in a Democratic primary according to a Public Policy Polling survey. The poll found that if Schweitzer decided to run for Senate next year he would start with 54 percent of the primary vote, compared to only 35 percent for Baucus. A poll about a [...]