Eric Whitney

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News Director Montana Public Radio

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Republican congressional candidate Greg Gianforte has been charged with misdemeanor assault after reportedly grabbing reporter Ben Jacobs by the throat and slamming him to the ground.

GOP candidate body slams a reporter

Republican congressional candidate Greg Gianforte has been charged with misdemeanor assault after reportedly grabbing reporter Ben Jacobs by the throat and slamming him to the ground.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Trump’s Interior Secretary nominee, Rep. Ryan Zinke of Montana, had his Senate confirmation today.

A friend to the fossil fuel industry up for post running US public lands

Trump’s Interior Secretary nominee, Rep. Ryan Zinke of Montana, had his Senate confirmation today.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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