NBC Nightly News Features Denise Juneau’s Historic Run For Congress

By November 5, 2016 News No Comments
Reporter Janet Shamlian interviews Denise Juneau at her home.

Reporter Janet Shamlian interviews Denise Juneau at her home.

NBC Nightly News made a trip to Montana to cover Denise Juneau’s historic bid for the U.S. House of Representatives, calling the race “unexpectedly tight.”

“In this red state Juneau has chipped away at [Congressman Ryan Zinke’s] lead to the extent that House Speaker Paul Ryan came to campaign for Zinke last week,” reporter Janet Shamlian said.

“There’s no question that part of her appeal, especially for the progressive base, lies in those aspects of her identity that are unique by Montana standards,” political scientist Rob Saldin told NBC News.

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