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BOZEMAN, MT - APRIL 22: Republican Greg Gianforte campaigns for the Montana House of Representatives seat vacated by the appointment of Ryan Zinke to head the Department of Interior on April 22, 2017 in Bozeman, Montana. Donald Trump Jr. appeared at the event to support Gianforte who is running against democrat Rob Quist in the special election to be held on May 25, 2017. (Photo by William Campbell/Corbis via Getty Images)

Body Slammer Wins: Republican Blitzes State Election Despite Assault Charge

Republican Greg Gianforte overcame an election eve assault charge filed against him that sparked national attention, defeating Democrat Rob Quist in the race for Montana's open U.S. House seat Thursda...
MISSOULA, MT - MAY 24: Republican congressional candidate Greg Gianforte looks on during a campaign meet and greet at Lambros Real Estate on May 24, 2017 in Missoula, Montana. Greg Gianforte is campaigning throughout Montana ahead of a May 25 special election to fill Montana's single congressional seat. Gianforte is in a tight race against democrat Rob Quist. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Republican Candidate Charged With Assault After 'Body-Slamming' Reporter

On the eve of Montana's special election, Greg Gianforte, the millionaire Republican running for the state's open congressional seat, was charged with misdemeanor assault after attacking a reporter fo...
MISSOULA, MT - MAY 24: Republican congressional candidate Greg Gianforte looks on during a campaign meet and greet at Lambros Real Estate on May 24, 2017 in Missoula, Montana. Greg Gianforte is campaigning throughout Montana ahead of a May 25 special election to fill Montana's single congressional seat. Gianforte is in a tight race against democrat Rob Quist. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Reporter Says Republican Candidate 'Body Slammed' Him Over Question He Didn't Like

On the eve of Montana's special election, a reporter for The Guardian on Wednesday accused Greg Gianforte, the millionaire Republican running for the state's open congressional seat, of assaulting him...