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Brownback, Roberts campaign in Montana


Here are today's headlines from the Kansas congressional delegation:Sen. Sam Brownback (R) ![][1][(Angus Reid Consultants) Giulani Down, McCain Up in 2008 Republican Race:][2] Rudy Giuliani is holding on to the top position as the prospective GOP United States presidential nominee, according to a poll by Opinion Research Corporation released by CNN. 29 per cent of respondents would vote for the former New York City mayor in a 2008 primary, down two points in a month. Arizona senator John McCain is second with 27 per cent, followed by former House of Representatives speaker Newt Gingrich with 12 per cent. Support is lower for Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney, Tennessee senator Bill Frist, New York governor George Pataki, Virginia senator George Allen, and Kansas senator Sam Brownback. (Brownback comes in with 1 percent.) [This Newsweek poll][3] says that one percent of Evangelical Christians say there is a "good chance" they'd vote for Brownback for president; 11 percent say "some chance"; 37 percent say "no chance"; and 43 percent say they haven't heard of him.[(Indy Star) Moral issues take the stage in conservative districts:][4] A greater concern about other issues this year, particularly how the administration has handled the war in Iraq. "A lot of conservatives are not happy with, 'We haven't got this done, we haven't got that done,' " said U.S. Sen. Sam Brownback, R-Kan. Brownback is an anti-abortion leader in the Senate and recently came to Jasper to campaign for Sodrel. The anti-abortion movement is strong in Dubois County, but Brownback felt the need to rally the group that came to hear him speak on moral values. He warned that even if they're upset with the GOP, they shouldn't stay home Nov. 7 because the alternative -- a Democratic victory -- would be worse.[(Great Falls Tribune) Senator stresses voting, GOP values:][5] U.S. Sen. Sam Brownback, R-Kan., Friday urged Great Falls Republicans to "get out the vote for my buddy, Conrad Burns." Not only is the incumbent U.S. Sen. Burns "a good man" who is working hard for Montana, but his re-election could prevent the U.S. Senate and possibly even the U.S. Supreme Court from tipping toward liberals, Brownback said. If Burns is re-elected and Republicans keep control of the Senate, President George Bush might be able to appoint a third Supreme Court justice "who would live by the Constitution and not try to rewrite it," said Brownback, head of the pro-family "Value Action Team" in the Senate. Sen. Pat Roberts (R)![][6][(Great Falls Tribune) Burns, Rehberg make final stop in Electric City:][7] Top Republican candidates strolled through Great Falls Saturday as part of a last-minute tour of 15 cities across Montana in the four days leading up to Tuesday's election. With U.S. Sen. Conrad Burns and U.S. Rep. Denny Rehberg was U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., stumping for (Conrad) Burns. ... Roberts, who also comes from a arid state with many farmers and ranchers, said Burns formed the "Ag Posse" back in Washington, consisting of 10 to 15 senators from west of the Mississippi River who meet weekly over doughnuts and coffee to talk about how to better assist struggling farmers. "In Congress, it's your seniority and word that counts," Roberts said. "People trust him." [1]: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/fr/thumb/c/c8/Sam_Brownback.jpg/150px-Sam_Brownback.jpg [2]: http://www.angus-reid.com/polls/index.cfm/fuseaction/viewItem/itemID/13703 [3]: http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/061105/nysu008.html?.v=81 [4]: http://www.indystar.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061105/LOCAL19/611050448/-1/ZONES04 [5]: http://www.greatfallstribune.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061104/NEWS01/611040308/1002 [6]: http://roberts.senate.gov/Roberts-020405-18060-080-CFFflipped.jpg [7]: http://www.greatfallstribune.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061105/NEWS01/611050320/1002


Steve Jacob 11 years, 4 months ago

It should be noted Democrat Jon Tester from Montana should win the seat, one poll had him up 50-41%. Burns is in the Jack Abramoff affair.

Funny, Tester looks like the singer Meatloaf. From his web site, he looks like a true democart, except for being for ALL gun rights.

rhd99 11 years, 4 months ago

Why are these guys going to Montana? They have enough damage control to initiate here at home. Shows you where their priorities are!

Steve Jacob 11 years, 4 months ago

They care more about the Senate then the republican party in Kansas. But, let me add how much time did Sen. Barak spend in Missouri this weekend?

A weekend in Kansas for Roberts would of helped Jim Ryan alot!

Richard Heckler 11 years, 4 months ago

It's more about republicans who have stood by GW for over 5 years and now are pretending that they do not support him. So many in this former republican party are BOGUS just like Bush/Cheney/Rummy/Rice. Guess Montana was far enough away from Bush and Cheney. Brownback and Roberts are contaminating the Montana atmosphere.

SpeedRacer 11 years, 4 months ago

Gee, I wish these two were running this year.

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