Montana Public Media

Your resource for Montana political news

Montana Public Media is a collaboration between MontanaPBS, Montana Public Radio,
Yellowstone Public Radio, and The University of Montana School of Journalism

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“Keeping Schools Safe: A Town Hall Meeting”

This program brings the conversation of gun regulation, sparked by the recent tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut, to Montana schools. Can gun regulation play a role in school safety? What options might make our schools safer?

Tester Victory Speech Video

By on November 7, 2012

Tester Victory Speech Video

Watch the video of Sen. Tester’s victory speech in front of supporters in Great Falls.  

MontanaPBS Election Day 2012 Live Stream

MontanaPBS provides LIVE coverage of the major races across Montana, including reports from campaign headquarters in the U.S. Senate and Governor’s races. There will be up-to-the-minute voting results, interviews and analysis on all the key statewide races. The PBS Newshour kicks off the night’s coverage tracking the early results in the Presidential election and other […]

Interview with Dan Cox, Libertarian Candidate for U.S. Senate

36 year old Libertarian Dan Cox lives just outside Hamilton in the Bitterroot Valley. He’s a small businessman who runs an internet-based fishing tackle company out of his home. Originally from Logan Utah, he joined the Republican Party when he moved to Montana, but eventually switched to the Libertarian Party after becoming dissatisfied with Republican […]

Ad Watch: Majority PAC Criticizes Rep. Rehberg on Pay Raises, Outsourcing

A new ad by Majority PAC attacks Rep. Rehberg for voting for pay raises, billing taxpayers for vehicles, and supporting tax breaks for outsourcing. Learn the facts behind the ads with Ad Watch.

Ad Watch: Ad Targets Sen. Tester Over Swipe Fees, Donations from Bank Lobbyists

A new ad by American Crossroads criticizes Sen. Tester on bank swipe fees and donations from banking lobbyists. Learn the facts behind the ads with Ad Watch.

Ad Watch: Ad Targets Tester for Spending and Cutting

A new ad by Crossroads GPS simultaneously criticizes Sen. Tester for spending too much and cutting too much. Learn the facts behind the ads with Ad Watch.  

Ad Watch: Tester Ad Touts Montana Values at Barbershop

A new Tester campaign ad touts Sen. Tester’s Montana values and makes questionable claims about cutting the national debt. Learn the facts behind the ads with Ad Watch.  

Interview with Ron Vandevender, Libertarian Candidate for Governor

Republican candidate for governor Ron Vandevender sat down with Gene Brodeur for this in-depth interview.  They touched on a wide range of issues including the economy, the environment, natural resource development, energy, jobs, health care, schools, wolves, wildlife and more. Watch the entire interview below.

Montana Journal: “The Invisible Race”

With media attention focused elsewhere, the race for Montana’s lone seat in Congress is flying below the political radar. This program profiles the three candidates vying to become Montana’s next U.S. Representative. Libertarian candidate Dave Kaiser of Victor, Republican candidate Steve Daines from Bozeman and Democratic candidate Kim Gillan from Billings will be featured. Watch […]