American Tradition Partnership
If a candidate for public office in Montana raised $900,000, he would have to report the funding sources, identifying donors by name.
A secretive nonprofit connected to a pair of conservative Montana state senators, which spent heavily during the state’s contested 2012 Supreme Court race, raised more than $900,000 in 2012, according to a tax filing obtained by the Center for Public Integrity.
HELENA — American Tradition Partnership, the conservative “dark money” group the state political practices commissioner says has been involved in illegal electioneering activates since 2008, has resurfaced.
A recent email sent by American Tradition Partnership.
A recent email sent by the American Tradition Partnership on the subject of EPA regulations
A recent email sent by the American Tradition Partnership on the subject of the upheaval in Ukraine.
A recent email sent by the American Tradition Partnership on the subject of the Keystone Pipeline.
HELENA — A state lawmaker facing a legal complaint that could result in his removal from office said Thursday he will seek another term anyway because it would be a waste of his legislative experience if he didn't run.
HELENA — A Montana legislator who is defending himself against allegations that he took illegal corporate contributions has filed to run for another term.
HELENA – State Rep. Mike Miller, R-Helmville, should removed from office or fined for accepting illegal campaign help from several secretive conservative groups, the state political practices commissioner said in court filings Friday.
HELENA — In his ongoing investigation of "dark money" spent by shadowy campaign groups, Montana's political practices commissioner issued new findings Thursday, saying a state legislator from Helmville likely broke state law when he accepted help from such groups.
HELENA — A Montana judge is hitting an elusive political group with a $260,000 fine for failing to disclose campaign spending.
HELENA — A Montana judge will decide without a court hearing whether to hit a conservative political group with a hefty fine for improper campaign spending after American Traditional Partnership's lawyer asked to be removed.
HELENA — Those testifying before an interim legislative committee Monday offered widely divergent opinions about the role of the state political practices commissioner and how the office should be structured.
HELENA — Two political consultants are appealing a judge's ruling over campaign documents tied to a secretive conservative group that turned up at the Montana office of political practices.
HELENA — American Tradition Partnership first surfaced in Montana under a different name in the spring of 2008.
HELENA — A federal judge has rejected a Livingston couple’s attempt to claim ownership of documents linked to a “dark money” political group, calling their lawsuit a “fanciful screed replete with distorted accusations.”
HELENA — In far-reaching decisions Wednesday, Montana’s top political cop said a prominent “dark money” group and similar groups appear to have broken state campaign laws when they coordinated mailers that promoted or attacked candidates in a 2010 legislative primary election.
HELENA — A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Montana’s requirement that political committees disclose their campaign spending is constitutional.
HELENA — A judge says a secretive group known for bucking campaign finance laws has to pay the state's attorney fees in one ongoing case.