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Topic - Bob Brigham
Montana Senate candidates are alarmed that Sen. Max Baucus' sooner-than-expected departure could turn next year's election into a coronation for the Democrat appointed to fill his seat.
There also is little doubt that the appointed senator would be tagged as part of the insider establishment at a time when "Washington, D.C., is a swear word in Montana," Mr. Brigham said.
"The seat has been in one person's hands since 1978," said Bob Brigham, senior adviser for former Lt. Gov. John Bohlinger, who also is seeking the Democratic nomination. "We don't want Washington, D.C., to use backroom deals to force someone on us. Let the people decide who should fill this seat."