Denowh said Burns has suffered from a humility problem in the past, but he has done a better job of raising his profile back home and letting Montanans know what he has done for them, all of which will help him in 2006.
“He isn’t good at promoting himself back here in Montana,” Denowh said. “He has a modesty problem and has had [difficulty] getting the recognition he deserves.
“We had some tough legislative races last time but Burns has long coattails in this state; it’s going to be a good year for Republicans with him leading the ticket,” he predicted.
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.