Montana Democrats seek candidate

Posted: August 9, 2014 at 3:04 a.m.

U.S. Rep. Steve Daines arrives for a meeting in Helena Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 after learning Sen. John Walsh, his opponent in the race for U.S. Senate, was dropping his campaign for office. Daines said he respected Walshs decision before heading into a discussion on the agriculture industry with farmers and ranchers at the Montana Stock Growers Association.

Montana Democrats were casting about Friday for a last-minute U.S. Senate candidate to take on Republican Rep. Steve Daines in November after the withdrawal of incumbent Sen. John Walsh amid plagiarism allegations.

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