Podcast: Jon Tester, Tim Sheehy Montana 2024 Senate Race : The NPR Politics Podcast Sen. Jon Tester is an experienced political strategist and capable campaigner whose reputation as a working farmer has helped him to defy the odds as a Democratic in ruby-red Montana. But can he win re-election in a year that one of opponents, Republican Tim Sheehy, could benefit from Donald Trump's coattails?

This episode: senior White House correspondent Tamara Keith, political correspondent Susan Davis, and Montana Public Radio Capitol Bureau Chief Shaylee Ragar.

This podcast was produced by Kelli Wessinger and Casey Morell. Our editor is Eric McDaniel. Our executive producer is Muthoni Muturi.

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Donald Trump Won Montana By Double-Digits. Can Its Democratic Senator Keep His Seat?

Donald Trump Won Montana By Double-Digits. Can Its Democratic Senator Keep His Seat?

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Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., speaks with members of the press during votes on a bill that would enshrine same-sex and interracial marriages into federal law, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., speaks with members of the press during votes on a bill that would enshrine same-sex and interracial marriages into federal law, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Sen. Jon Tester is an experienced political strategist and capable campaigner whose reputation as a working farmer has helped him to defy the odds as a Democratic in ruby-red Montana. But can he win re-election in a year that one of opponents, Republican Tim Sheehy, could benefit from Donald Trump's coattails?


This podcast was produced by Kelli Wessinger and Casey Morell. Our editor is Eric McDaniel. Our executive producer is Muthoni Muturi.

Listen to every episode of the NPR Politics Podcast sponsor-free, unlock access to bonus episodes with more from the NPR Politics team, and support public media when you sign up for The NPR Politics Podcast+ at plus.npr.org/politics.