I'm a moderate, and there is no room left in the Republican Party for moderates. I'm not leaving the Republican Party; it has basically left me.
State Sen. Sam Kitzenberg R-Glasgow, soon to be D-Glasgow, who was decided to switch parties
, giving Democrats a 26-24 majority in what had been a evenly divided Montana State Senate. His move is laced with intrigue, as Kitzenberg was given an unadvertised job by the Democratic governor's administration. Kitzenberg has said changing parties had nothing to do with his employment.