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Did sportsmen give Tester edge in Montana senate race?

Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., won re-election to the U.S. Senate in November 2012. (Courtesy photo)
Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., won re-election to the U.S. Senate in November 2012. (Courtesy photo)

ELECTIONS — Sen. Jon Tester has been re-elected in an intense campaign battle — heavily funded on both sides from outside sources. 

Who gave Tester the edge? 

Sportsmen, says backcountry hunter and writer Ben Long of Kalispell in this High Country News piece.




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