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Independent Record Editorial Calls Rehberg Out

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Today’s Independent Record editorial about Representative Rehberg offers a strong rebuke of the the Representative’s tendency to put campaigning before governing, and is well worth a read. The key passage, a concise description of Rehberg’s tenure in Washington, comes at the end of the piece:

In the press release trumpeting his new chairmanship, Rehberg said he’d use the seat to “fight for reduced spending and improved oversight.” Hard to disagree with either of those goals, but so far the rhetoric has been significant while the substance has been insubstantial.

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Don Pogreba

Don Pogreba is a 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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