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Business owner and PTA mom beats Tea Partier in SD2 board race

Business owner and PTA mom beats Tea Partier in SD2 board race

Billings business owner Susan Layton beat out her challenger for a seat on the School District 2 board after ballots were tallied Tuesday night.

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SD2 high school board race becomes battle of approach

SD2 high school board race becomes battle of approach

Eric Olsen doesn’t shy away from controversy.

April 21, 2014 12:30 am Photos

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Rep. Daniel Zolnikov

Rep. Daniel Zolnikov

Rep. Daniel Zolnikov, R-Billings, speaks at a Tea Party rally at the Courthouse Lawn on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

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Walter Kindsfather holds two flags

Walter Kindsfather holds two flags

Walter Kindsfather holds two flags during a Tea Party rally on the Yellowstone County Courthouse lawn on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

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People hold signs and flags

People hold signs and flags

People hold signs and flags at a Tea Party rally on the Courthouse Lawn on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

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Eric Olsen of Montana Shrugged

Eric Olsen of Montana Shrugged

Eric Olsen of Montana Shrugged speaks at a Tea Party rally on the Courthouse Lawn on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

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Eric Olsen of Montana Shrugged

Eric Olsen of Montana Shrugged

Eric Olsen of Montana Shrugged speaks at a Tea Party rally on the Courthouse Lawn on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

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SD2 will see two contested board races

SD2 will see two contested board races

The deadline to file to run for a seat on the School District 2 board of trustees closed Thursday evening; five candidates will be running. 

March 27, 2014 5:15 pm Photos

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Tea Party group wants Montana to secede from union

HELENA — A Tea Party group based in Billings has launched digital petitions asking the White House to allow Montana to secede from the United States and create its own new government.

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Two new candidates join Ward 5 City Council race

Two more candidates have joined the Billings City Council race to replace Dick Clark in Ward 5.

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Tea Party seeks City Council candidates

Tea Party seeks City Council candidates

The Billings City Council is in the sights of the local Tea Party, which Wednesday said it is looking for candidates it can work with.

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Tea Party gathers to protest federal deficit, Montana politicians

Tea Party gathers to protest federal deficit, Montana politicians

Eric Olsen took a page out of Gov. Brian Schweitzer’s book Saturday and had a branding party of his own.

April 16, 2011 5:24 pm Photos

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Eric Olsen of Montana Shrugged

Eric Olsen of Montana Shrugged

Eric Olsen of Montana Shrugged says the Tea Party group is looking for Billings City Council candidates. Last month, Olsen was showing off the teapot brand applied to government policies during a gathering of the Tea Party on the Yellowstone County Courthouse lawn Saturday. The brand was in …

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Tom Baird applies a teapot brand

Tom Baird applies a teapot brand

Yellowstone Republican Chairwoman Jennifer Olsen, right, looks on as Tom Baird of a fellow Tea Party member applies a teapot brand to government policies written on a poster during a gathering of the Tea Party on the Yellowstone County Courthouse lawn in this 2011 file photo. 

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Annual Tea Party Tax protest held

Annual Tea Party Tax protest held

Members of Montana Shrugged, the Billings Tea Party group sponsored a "branding" on the city courthouse lawn on Saturday, April 16, 2011.

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U.S. adults likely to forgo medical care due to cost

U.S. adults likely to forgo medical care due to cost

Already thousands of dollars in debt because of medical bills, the last place that 24-year-old Adrianna Lee wanted to go last April — as she was doubling over with excruciating cramping — was the doctor, and certainly not the hospital.

December 14, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Billings Tea Party group challenges Montana’s political-reporting laws

HELENA — With the help of a law center attacking campaign-finance regulations nationwide, a Billings-based Tea Party group is suing the state to invalidate Montana laws that regulate spending and reporting by political committees.

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Local Tea Party hit with campaign complaint

Local Tea Party hit with campaign complaint

The local Tea Party group known as Montana Shrugged is being accused of breaking state campaign laws.

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Montana Shrugged praises Rehberg move

HELENA — A leader of the Tea Party group Montana Shrugged on Friday praised Republican Rep. Denny Rehberg’s decision to join the Tea Party Caucus in Congress.

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Local activism group works to get message out

Local activism group works to get message out

The Montana Shrugged grassroots TEA Party organization holds demonstrations at 24th Street and King Avenue in Billings to get their message out to the public.

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