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Guardian reporter assaulted by Republican Greg Gianforte on eve of special election

For­get Repub­li­can dirty tricks — how about out­right thug­gery? The Repub­li­can can­di­date for Montana’s con­gres­sion­al seat slammed a Guardian reporter to the floor on the eve of the state’s spe­cial elec­tion, break­ing his glass­es and shout­ing, “Get the hell out of here.” Ben Jacobs, a Guardian polit­i­cal reporter, was ask­ing Greg Gian­forte, a tech mil­lion­aire running […]