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GOP governor candidates seek support of far right

HELENA — The race to court the Republican Party's most conservative voters has prompted two candidates for governor to sign a lengthy "constitutional" pledge that, among other things, promises they will resign from office if they don't pursue such policies as privatizing state entitlement programs and pensions.

It's the latest escalation in a pitched primary battle featuring a number of candidates who proudly tout conservative credentials as they seek to sway GOP voters increasingly interested in finding "constitutional" leaders.

Former Washington D.C. consultant Neil Livingstone recently gain...


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