Burns: First at Being Last


On the bright side for Senator Burns, he has some company at the bottom of the list, finally. Survey USA lists the Senator as having the lowest Net Approval of any U.S. Senator, at -10%. That means 42% (and the Independent Record) approve, while 52% do not. Those are huge negative numbers for the Senator, and it’s not getting any better, as the graphic shows.

It’s looking more and more like we will have a competitive race this fall. Now, the question is can Democrats get behind a candidate with a message? One who can challenge Burns?

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Don Pogreba

Don Pogreba is an eighteen-year teacher of English, former debate coach, and loyal, if often sad, fan of the San Diego Padres and Portland Timbers. He spends far too many hours of his life working at school and on his small business, Big Sky Debate.

His work has appeared in Politico and Rewire.

In the past few years, travel has become a priority, whether it's a road trip to some little town in Montana or a museum of culture in Ísafjörður, Iceland.


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