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Wyoming meeting with KKK didn't have approval of NAACP higher-ups

Wyoming meeting with KKK didn't have approval of NAACP higher-ups

CASPER, Wyo. — A Saturday meeting between leaders of the Casper branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and a Ku Klux Klan organizer didn’t have the approval of higher-ups in the civil rights organization.

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In possible first and under heavy security, KKK and NAACP meet in Wyoming

In possible first and under heavy security, KKK and NAACP meet in Wyoming

They didn’t think he would come. He was a Ku Klux Klan organizer, after all, and they were local leaders of the NAACP, historic enemies.

September 02, 2013 9:30 amLoading…

Montana lawmakers receive newsletter from supremacist group urging 'white homeland'

HELENA — Montana state legislators this week received a newsletter from a white supremacist group tied to the Ku Klux Klan that wants to turn the Northwest into "the future homeland of the white race from people all over the world."

March 01, 2012 6:49 pmLoading…

Abarr, GOP House candidate with ties to KKK, drops out of race

HELENA -- A candidate for Montana's U.S. House seat with ties to the Ku Klux Klan says he is dropping out of the race because he didn't have enough support.

October 05, 2011 11:04 amLoading…
Gillan to run for Montana's U.S. House seat

Gillan to run for Montana's U.S. House seat

HELENA — State Sen. Kim Gillan, D-Billings, on Tuesday jumped into the race for Montana's open U.S. House seat in 2012, saying she want to take her bipartisan problem-solving leadership skills to Congress to deliver results for Montana.

June 21, 2011 11:55 amLoading…
Bohlinger, Essmann eye governor's race

Bohlinger, Essmann eye governor's race

HELENA -- Some new potential candidates are surfacing for the 2012 governor's race, including Lt. Gov. John Bohlinger, a former Republican lawmaker who's considering running as a Democrat or even as an independent, and state Senate Majority Leader Jeff Essmann, R-Billings.

June 12, 2011 12:20 am Photos

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Montana candidate with KKK ties running for Congress

HELENA - A former organizer for the Ku Klux Klan said Wednesday he is running as a Republican for Montana's U.S. House seat because he believes people will back him as part of a backlash to the nation's first black president.

June 01, 2011 11:12 amLoading…

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