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  • Montana Democratic gubernatorial candidate Brian Schweitzer with his running mate, Republican State Sen. John Bohlinger

    Photo courtesy Schweitzer campaign
  California tribes are standing tall against the Terminator. The California Nations Indian Gaming Association is endorsing Proposition 70, an initiative opposed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, R. Proposition 70 would allow the state to grant tribes renewable 99-year contracts to exceed the current limit of 2,000 slot machines and allow roulette and craps in return for 8.8 percent of their gambling income. Schwarzenegger, who has been negotiating new contracts with five individual tribes, opposes lifting gambling restrictions across the board.

If you want to see Vice President Dick Cheney, be ready to sign a pledge of loyalty to him and his boss. At the end of July, when the Republican National Committee held a rally for Cheney in New Mexico, organizers would only issue passes to those who signed an endorsement for President Bush. According to the Albuquerque Journal, Rep. Dan Foley, R-Roswell, said that a "known Democrat operative group" was trying to crash the event.

He’s a Whitefish rancher with a master’s degree in soil science — and he has a shot at being Montana’s first Democratic governor in 16 years. Brian Schweitzer will face off against Republican Bob Brown, a lifelong politician who was first elected to the state House of Representatives in 1974 at the age of 22. The Republican incumbent, Gov. Judy Martz, has decided not to run for re-election, after serving what the Bozeman Daily Chronicle calls "one bruising term," during which her approval rating dropped to 20 percent.

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