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Judge refuses to enjoin state campaign finance laws

HELENA — A federal judge has blocked a Helena nonprofit group’s attempt to prevent Montana’s political practices commissioner, attorney genera…

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4th outside group throws money at state Supreme Court race

4th outside group throws money at state Supreme Court race

HELENA — A conservative political group launched TV and radio ads attacking Supreme Court Justice Mike Wheat on Thursday, becoming the fourth …

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Zinke seeking quick release of military record

Zinke seeking quick release of military record

HELENA — Facing mounting pressure, Republican U.S. House candidate Ryan Zinke said Thursday he is working to find and release a missing milita…

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State, school launch probes into election mailers

State, school launch probes into election mailers

HELENA — Montana and Stanford University officials launched separate investigations Thursday into official-looking mailers that arrived at Mon…

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Navy hasn’t released Zinke’s records yet

Navy hasn’t released Zinke’s records yet

HELENA — The U.S. Navy has not yet responded to a formal request sent Sept. 1 by House Republican candidate Ryan Zinke for copies of his milit…

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Crow leaders lobby Daines for coal tax credit

Crow leaders lobby Daines for coal tax credit

Crow tribal leaders and mining officials made their case for the Indian Coal Production Tax Credit on Wednesday in a meeting with U.S. Rep. St…

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Montana Supreme Court race takes on partisan edge

Montana Supreme Court race takes on partisan edge

HELENA — A nonpartisan race for Montana Supreme Court has taken a distinctly partisan edge, with challenger Lawrence VanDyke trying to cast Ju…

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Daines goes after Curtis’ oil infrastructure votes; bashes federal government

Daines goes after Curtis’ oil infrastructure votes; bashes federal government

SIDNEY – Republican U.S. Senate candidate Steve Daines, debating Democratic rival Amanda Curtis Tuesday night in the heart of eastern Montana’…

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In final debate, House candidates spar on health care, military records

In final debate, House candidates spar on health care, military records

GREAT FALLS — Democratic House candidate John Lewis denied helping write the Affordable Care Act as an aide to Sen. Max Baucus, while Republic…

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Half of Yellowstone County's absentee ballots should be in this week

Half of Yellowstone County's absentee ballots should be in this week

Officially, the record shows that 20,000 Yellowstone County residents had already voted by Tuesday. But County Elections Administrator Bret Ru…

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Tonight's Senate debate streamed live

Tonight's Senate debate streamed live

SIDNEY — Tonight’s second and final debate tonight between U.S. Senate candidates Amanda Curtis and Steve Daines, in Sidney, can be watched li…

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Daines, Curtis to debate in Bakken oil patch

Daines, Curtis to debate in Bakken oil patch

SIDNEY — Republican Steve Daines and Democrat Amanda Curtis head to the Bakken oil patch for the second of back-to-back debates ahead of the U…

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Tuned out: Billings candidate demands equal time from Miles City radio station

Tuned out: Billings candidate demands equal time from Miles City radio station

A Republican lawmaker from Billings Heights is demanding equal time on a Miles City radio station where his opponent does the weather.

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Daines ignores aggressive attacks from Curtis in first debate

Daines ignores aggressive attacks from Curtis in first debate

Democratic Senate candidate Amanda Curtis aggressively attacked her Republican opponent, Rep. Steve Daines, throughout their first debate Mond…

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Televised Senate debate Monday night

Televised Senate debate Monday night

U.S. Senate candidates Amanda Curtis and Steve Daines square off in Billings Monday in their only televised debate before the Nov. 4 election.

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Lewis, Zinke trade charges in debate

Lewis, Zinke trade charges in debate

HELENA — With the Nov. 4 election fast approaching, Democrat John Lewis and Republican Ryan Zinke disagreed often and accused each other of wa…

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Curtis 'amused' by GOP depiction of her as anti-capitalism

Curtis 'amused' by GOP depiction of her as anti-capitalism

HELENA — Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Amanda Curtis doesn’t deny her sympathies for an obscure union with a radical past — the Industrial …

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Former Montana governor featured in Playboy Magazine

Former Montana governor featured in Playboy Magazine

Former Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer has made it into the Oct. 16 issue of Playboy magazine.

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Daines, Zinke get support in new MSUB poll

Daines, Zinke get support in new MSUB poll

Montana Republican candidates show strong leads in U.S. Senate and House races, according to a poll released Friday by Montana State Universit…

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Supreme Court denies Montana JP candidate's appeal on party endorsements

Supreme Court denies Montana JP candidate's appeal on party endorsements

HELENA — Mark French really wants to tell Montana voters which Republican Party officials have endorsed him in next month’s election, but he w…

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