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Greg Gianforte

  1. apocalypse wow
    Gianforte Under the Tuscan Sun While Yellowstone Was UnderwaterThe Montana governor refused to say where he was during his state’s crisis — until he was caught dining in a hill town in the Italian countryside.
  2. 2018 midterms
    The GOP’s 2019 Agenda Is for Donors’ Eyes OnlyRepublicans aren’t campaigning on what they’ll do if they keep Congress because they don’t want you to know.
  3. the national interest
    Trump Praises Republican Criminal for Attacking JournalistA revealing glimpse into what Trump really thinks about other cases of violence against the media.
  4. the national interest
    Trump Praises Rep. Greg Gianforte for Assaulting Reporter“This man has fought in more ways than one, for your state. He has fought for your state. Greg Gianforte. He is a fighter and a winner.”
  5. Montana Congressman Who Assaulted Reporter Lied to Police About ItShocking, but not surprising.
  6. Body-Slammed Reporter Claims Congressman Gianforte Won’t Grant Him an InterviewThough Gianforte told the reporter, “I look forward to sitting down with you” in front of a judge.
  7. Body-Slamming Congressman to Build Kids’ Wheelchairs for Community ServiceThe recently elected Greg Gianforte was sentenced to 40 hours for assaulting a reporter.
  8. GOP Congressman-elect Sentenced to Community Service for Assaulting ReporterBody-slamming a journalist has worked out pretty well for Greg Gianforte.
  9. media
    Gianforte Apologizes for Assaulting Journalist Who Asked Him a QuestionHe’s agreed to donate $50,000 to the Committee to Protect Journalists as part of a settlement agreement, but he still faces criminal charges.
  10. GOP to Make Media-Bashing a Big Thing in 2018It makes sense for Republicans to try to mobilize their pro-Trump base with attacks on the press. But they may be tempted to take it too far.
  11. Why the Right Should Be Worried About Violence Against JournalistsConservative media folk do not have to stop being conservatives to get that their own values and interests are at stake.
  12. the national interest
    Greg Gianforte Proves Trump’s Fifth Avenue PrincipleThe election of a thug is a dry run for the battles that lie ahead in Trump’s Washington.
  13. 6 Takeaways From Montana’s Special ElectionMontana’s special election has many lessons, but it’s unclear if it tells us a lot about the remaining contests of 2017, much less the 2018 midterms.
  14. oh congress
    Why Gianforte’s Assault Charge Won’t Prevent Him From Serving in CongressIt’s fairly common for members of Congress to face charges, and even a jail sentence wouldn’t disqualify him.
  15. Montana Republican Greg Gianforte Wins U.S. House Race, Despite Assault ChargeIn a contest capped by Gianforte’s attack on a journalist, Montana’s GOP lean, Rob Quist’s weaknesses, big money, and heavy early voting all mattered.
  16. Montana NBC Affiliate Refused to Cover Gianforte ‘Body Slam’KECI’s news director said they wouldn’t run allegations from “a reporter for a politically biased publication.”
  17. GOP Says Man Who (Allegedly) Beat Up a Reporter Would Be Welcome in Their CaucusGreg Gianforte assaulted a reporter and then lied about it, according to an audio recording and eyewitnesses. Republicans have offered mild criticism.
  18. Greg Gianforte’s Election-Eve Self-Sabotage Is One for the History BooksYou have to go back to a disastrous 1962 election-night speech by Alabama’s Jim Folsom to find a parallel to Gianforte’s last-minute self-sabotage.
  19. Montana GOP Candidate Allegedly ‘Body Slams’ Journalist, Is Charged With AssaultThree local papers have rescinded their endorsements following the election eve incident.
  20. Both Parties Are Spinning Hard in Montana’s Strange, Evolving Special ElectionFinal question in a nationalized context between the parties: Who will vote on a Thursday before a holiday weekend?
  21. Far From the Beltway Madness, Montanans Battle in a Special ElectionIn a Trump state that still has ticket-splitters, populist Democrat Quist is within striking distance.