Mar 9, 2020 - Politics & Policy

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock to run for Senate

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock
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Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, a former 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, announced Monday that he will run for Senate in 2020.

Why it matters: Bullock, a popular moderate in the state, will try to unseat first-term Republican Sen. Steve Daines, as Democrats attempt to gain back control of the Senate in November — which will require them to flip four seats to gain a simple majority.

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