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Bullock launches long-shot presidential bid

He was the only Democrat win a statewide office in a state that Trump won in 2016. Will that be enough to woo Democratic primary voters in an already crowded race?

Legislation aims to crack down on “illicit massage parlors” in effort to expand trafficking investigations

Montana’s prostitution statutes don’t criminalize the buying or selling of non-penetrative sex. That means the state’s “illicit massage parlors,” as they’re referred to by law enforcement, weren’t breaking the law if workers provided sexual activity that didn’t involve penetration. A bill aims to change that by broadening the law to include “sexual contact that is direct and not through clothing” to the already prohibited exchange of sexual intercourse.

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