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With John Walsh's exit, Montana Democrats prepare to select new nominee
With John Walsh's exit, Montana Democrats prepare to select new nominee

A pair of state lawmakers and a bank-regulator-turned-rancher are set to square off Saturday in a special nominating convention to replace embattled U.S. Sen. John Walsh (D-Mont.) as the party's nominee this November.  The convention comes after Walsh dropped his bid last week to retain the seat after allegations that he had plagiarized parts of a 2007 paper he submitted for an advanced degree at the U.S. Army War College.  Democrats have an uphill climb to retain of control of the seat held by longtime Sen. Max Baucus before he was tapped to become the U.S. ambassador to China. Walsh's appointment in February by Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock...

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