Fmr. Tester Staffer Heads to Pro-Tester Consultancy

Hilltop Public Solutions hires communications director of Tester campaign
Hilltop, Tester AP

A secretive Democratic consultancy is hiring one of Sen. Jon Tester’s (D., Mont.) top campaign staffers after using a web of affiliated groups to attack Tester’s 2012 challenger.

Tester’s New Friends

Montana Senator has raised $1.8M from bankers, lobbyists
Sen. Jon Tester / AP

Sen. Jon Tester (D., Mont.) is bankrolling his reelection campaign with huge contributions from the bankers, lobbyists, and insiders he blasted during his first Senate run in 2006.

Democrats Gone Wild

The first debate between Montana Senate hopeful Rep. Denny Rehberg (R.) and incumbent Jon Tester (D.) was marred by several instances of possible assault, NBC Montana reports.