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Democratic Congressional candidate Rob Quist (left) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) greet supporters during a campaign rally on May 20, 2017, in Butte, Montana. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Democratic Congressional candidate Rob Quist (left) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) greet supporters during a campaign rally on May 20, 2017, in Butte, Montana. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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A special election in Montana to fill the congressional seat vacated by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will be held Thursday. In a heavily Republican state, the race between Democrat Rob Quist and Republican Greg Gianforte has gained national attention, and issues like the future of health care have come to the forefront.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with David McCumber (@dcmccumber), editor of The Montana Standard, about the final days of the race.

This segment aired on May 22, 2017.

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