Brian Schweitzer http://kufm.org en Schweitzer: MSNBC contract has nothing to do with Presidential ambitions http://kufm.org/post/schweitzer-msnbc-contract-has-nothing-do-presidential-ambitions <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Former Montana </span>Gov<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Brian Schweitzer will be hitting the airwaves of MSNBC as a political contributor, and he’ll be doing so from the comfort of his home on Georgetown Lake. Schweitzer said that was part of the reason he chose to sign with MSNBC.</span></p><p>“Some of the other networks require you to fly to New York or Washington D.C. and do work in the studio and I really don’t like being out of Montana that much,” Schweitzer said.</p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 23:50:10 +0000 Dan Boyce 15585 at http://kufm.org Schweitzer: MSNBC contract has nothing to do with Presidential ambitions Finally, a Democrat announces a Senate bid, but who is he? http://kufm.org/post/finally-democrat-announces-senate-bid-who-he <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Montana political observers spotted their first Democrat to officially file for U.S. Senate Wednesday.</span></p><p>Dirk S. Adams, a Wilsall Rancher,<a href="http://helenair.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/wilsall-rancher-political-unknown-says-he-s-running-as-democrat/article_b0ea31b4-0535-11e3-b2fb-001a4bcf887a.html" target="_blank"> told Lee Newspapers Reporter Mike Dennison </a>he decided about a month ago to get into the race and that it’s his first time running for office.</p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 18:35:29 +0000 Dan Boyce 6874 at http://kufm.org Finally, a Democrat announces a Senate bid, but who is he? Who do the Dems get to run now? http://kufm.org/post/who-do-dems-get-run-now <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">With former </span>Gov<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Brian Schweitzer’s weekend decision not to run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Max </span>Baucus<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in 2014, the list of Democratic candidates who might run is an ever-changing puzzle.</span></p><p>After Schweitzer’s decision, political observers quickly turned to Superintendent of Public Instruction Denise Juneau and State Auditor Monica Lindeen.</p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 21:11:32 +0000 Dan Boyce 5560 at http://kufm.org Who do the Dems get to run now? Brian Schweitzer talks politics, rumors and dark money http://kufm.org/post/brian-schweitzer-talks-politics-rumors-and-dark-money <p>The political world - both in Montana and nationally - is still reeling a bit from former Governor Brian Schweitzer's announcement last weekend that he will not run for the U.S. Senate seat</p><p></p><p> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 17:05:46 +0000 Sally Mauk 5420 at http://kufm.org Brian Schweitzer talks politics, rumors and dark money MSU Political Analyst David Parker on Schweitzer decision against Senate race http://kufm.org/post/msu-political-analyst-david-parker-schweitzer-decision-against-senate-race <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Former Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer shocked the political world this past weekend in announcing he will not run for the open Senate Seat being vacated by Max Baucus in 2014.</span></p><p>Schweitzer says he is not interested in moving to Washington D.C., saying he’s happy with his current position as Board Chairman of the Stillwater Mining Company and is content living in his new house on Georgetown Lake.</p><p>Republican Congressman Steve Daines has expressed interest in running for the seat, and is considered to be the new frontrunner.</p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 17:50:58 +0000 Dan Boyce 5361 at http://kufm.org MSU Political Analyst David Parker on Schweitzer decision against Senate race Will Schweitzer announce a Senate run during this weekend's Democratic Convention? http://kufm.org/post/will-schweitzer-announce-senate-run-during-weekends-democratic-convention <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">M</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">ontana Democrats are preparing for their party’s annual convention this Friday and Saturday in Lewistown.</span></p><p>The party will be electing officers and examining their rules. Executive Director Andrea Marcoccio said the party will be using the convention to unify—to build on the types of strategies which allowed Democrats to win big statewide races in 2012.</p> Thu, 11 Jul 2013 23:13:27 +0000 Dan Boyce 5203 at http://kufm.org Will Schweitzer announce a Senate run during this weekend's Democratic Convention?