As the secretary of labor, I have a unique opportunity to meet with employers around the country of all sizes and from an array of industries. So many of them tell me the same thing; they’re ready to grow their businesses and to hire more people.
Alex Epstein says he’s not too worried about running out of oil. But he sometimes worries that the industry won’t always have the freedom to develop it.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A Republican candidate for U.S. House in Wyoming said President Barack Obama is a dictator and he wants to personally say it to the president's face.
The 40th anniversary of Richard Nixon’s resignation as president is an appropriate time to take note of how nasty and unfounded the current Republican calls for impeaching President Obama happen to be.
WASHINGTON — If you attack the president repeatedly for law-breaking, executive overreach and deceiving the public and Congress, do you have an obligation to impeach him? This is the logical question Republicans are now trying to duck.
HELENA — Rep. Steve Daines, R-Mont., voted with the House Republican majority Wednesday to sue President Barack Obama for what they say was exceeding his constitutional authority.
Imagine my surprise when I learned that Fox News reported The Billings Gazette had pulled its 2008 endorsement of Barack Obama.
WASHINGTON — In President Obama's sometimes maddeningly cautious foreign policy, you can see him struggling to answer what may be the hardest question of his presidency: How should the United States project power in a disorderly world without making the same mistakes it did in Iraq and Afghanistan?
FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota’s top state and federal prosecutors say the White House is justified in singling out the state’s oil patch as part of its 2014 national drug control strategy released Wednesday.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is asking Congress for $615 million to help fight wildfires as the summer season is already prompting blazes across western states.
A Darby man was found not guilty Tuesday in United States District Court in Missoula of threatening to kill President Barack Obama and his family.
Forty years ago this weekend, my father died of a heart attack at the age of 52. I was 12, so as time goes by I remember less and less about him. But one vivid memory is of him always coming to my baseball games. And so when I had children, I promised myself that I would do the same — not ju…
As we prepare to celebrate Independence Day and the liberties enshrined in our founding document, we need to be vigilant on the latest federal encroachments on our rights: President Obama’s EPA and their attempt to use the Clean Water Act to restrict property rights of farmers and ranchers.
WASHINGTON — What philosopher Harvey Mansfield calls "taming the prince" — making executive power compatible with democracy's abhorrence of arbitrary power — has been a perennial problem of modern politics. It is now more urgent in America than at any time since the Founders, having rebelled…
CANNON BALL, N.D. — President Barack Obama on Friday became only the fourth sitting U.S. president to set foot in Indian Country, encountering both the wonder of Native American culture and the struggle of tribal life on a breeze-whipped afternoon on the prairie. Amid snapping flags and colo…
HELENA — U.S. Sen. John Walsh, the only Iraq War combat veteran in the U.S. Senate, said Wednesday he is “deeply disappointed” that President Barack Obama didn’t properly notify Congress about the circumstances of the release of prisoner-of-war Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.
Like most “major” announcements coming out of Washington, D.C., the new rules on carbon dioxide emissions are more smoke than fire.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — President Barack Obama on Monday encouraged a group of governors to support a plan to pay for wildfire suppression, and the proposal got a positive reception from the 10 leaders gathered for an annual summit.
WASHINGTON — When CBS News brought Dwight Eisenhower back to Normandy for the 20th anniversary of the D-Day landings in 1964, you might have expected the former commander of Allied forces to conclude with a triumphal comment. Instead, CBS captured an anguished Eisenhower against the backdrop…
On Tuesday morning, June 6, 1944, The Billings Gazette carried a banner headline on its front page: