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2017 Special Election Jon Tester Montana Politics

My Take on the Special Election in Politico

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Montana has been described as a small town with very long streets. The Western traditions of respect for privacy and self-reliance are balanced by a very real sense that we take care of those in need in our communities. Despite its wide libertarian streak, Montana is a state whose voters know that it was the Big Government of the New Deal that saved farms during the Depression, that taxes built the interstate system in the 1960s, and that government-funded schools hold our small towns together. A return to that message, once the core of Democratic politics in the West, could offer a model for Democrats to make the West competitive again.

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