Nancy Keenan

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Former VP Biden to speak at Democratic dinner


Former Vice President Joe Biden will be the keynote speaker at the 40th Annual Mansfield-Metcalf Dinner in Helena on Saturday, March 10, the Montana Democratic Party announced Thursday. The dinner will be held at the Lewis and Clark County Fairgrounds. Details about tickets and timing will be announced in the coming weeks. To be notified when tickets for the dinner become available, sign up at the Montana Democratic Party website. In a press release, Nancy Keenan, executive director of the state Democratic Party, hailed Biden’s working-class roots. Continue Reading →

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Openly transgender woman to make history at convention


The Montana Democratic Party will send a diverse delegation to the national convention in Philadelphia later this year, including several Native Americans and the first openly transgender woman to represent the state at a national convention. During the party’s state convention in Helena this weekend, Democrats selected 10 delegates for Hillary Clinton and 11 for Bernie Sanders. The party retains six super delegates, including Gov. Steve Bullock and U.S Sen. Jon Tester, who have yet to pledge their support for either candidate. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Democratic presidential race may be up for grabs on June 7

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Editor’s note: This is the second of two stories looking at the 2016 presidential primary race ahead of Montana’s June 7 primary election. On April 11 we looked at the Republican presidential race. As the race for the Democratic presidential nomination heads deeper into spring, some Montana Democrats are wondering if lightning will strike twice. (more…) Continue Reading →

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