For months, rumors have swirled that Montana State Senator Elsie Arntzen will announce a bid for the U.S. House. If Arntzen (R-Billings) jumped into the race, she would be the sixth Republican to enter the primary. Last night, State Representative Mike Miller added to the speculation with the following Tweet:
— Mike Miller (@MikeMillerHD84) December 6, 2013
Arntzen is an anti-choice Republican who supports defunding Planned Parenthood, opposes unemployment benefits, opposes infrastructure investments (you know – things like highways and roads, and – even though she is an educator – opposes investing in our public schools.
As the Republican primary becomes more crowded, it becomes more difficult to pinpoint a frontrunner.