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By Tim Leeds 

Baucus tells Rehberg: Montana needs earmarks Montana


One of Montana's U.S. senators has sent a salvo back to the state's sole U.S. representative in a debate over banning earmarks in the U.S. Congress.

"Montanans know the best way to tackle the deficit is to get folks back to work and grow our economy," Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., wrote in a letter to Rep. Denny Rehberg, R-Mont., dated Tuesday. "The Montanans I talk to want us to support real solutions like infrastructure projects and tax cuts that will bring good-paying jobs to Montana — not political stunts from party bosses in Washington."

Rehberg this month continued his opposition to e...

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