WASHINGTON — Politics in a democracy is a team sport that leans heavily on individual high performers. This explains the paradoxical closing of President Obama’s most difficult year in office.
The struggling Family Dollar company is making a big expansion into Montana, and locals are excited about the new retail option, particularly in remote areas.
DALE CITY, Va. — Bill Clinton, the nation’s politician in chief, is on a roll on behalf of his friend Terry McAuliffe, the front-runner in Tuesday’s election for governor of Virginia.
The U.S. House set the stage for a faceoff over a government shutdown Friday by passing a short-term spending bill that defunds the health care law known as Obamacare.
There will be no end-of-term national monument designations by President Barack Obama, the White House said Sunday, reaffirming earlier assurances that one isn’t planned.
CASPER, Wyo. -- Scott Stinson became his own statistic.
WASHINGTON — The Obama-Clinton alliance, formalized with Bill Clinton’s blockbuster speech at the Democratic convention, confirms what has often been played down: President Barack Obama has chosen to build on Clinton’s legacy rather than abandon it.
CHARLOTTE — Bill Clinton is typically described as the empathetic, feel-your-pain guy. But his greatest political skill may be as a formulator of arguments — the explainer in chief.
I was concerned with adding to this blog today (Wednesday) as the morning was relatively quiet, with some follow-up caucuses and business sessions taking place.
There was something delicious about Bill Clinton being asked to serve as the chief character witness for Barack Obama at the Democratic National Convention. Clinton, let’s recall, was a very messy president. His meetings didn’t start on time; his speeches didn’t end on time. His biggest legi…
If Americans knew more history, Mitt Romney’s supposed gaffe in London wouldn’t even be news.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — It would be nearly 60 years before a monument stood in their honor in the nation’s capital, but on Saturday at least 97 awestruck and emotional Montana veterans visited the U.S. National World War II Memorial.
HELENA — The Montana June 5 presidential primary has been a ho-hum election so far, particularly compared to the Democratic primary in 2008 featuring Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton campaigning in multiple cities around the state.
Yellowstone County Democrats expect a large turnout for Saturday's Truman Dinner, which will feature U.S. Sen. Jon Tester as keynote speaker.
LARAMIE, Wyo. — The University of Wyoming will confer honorary doctorates on Emmy-award-winning television journalist Pete Williams and two other prominent Wyomingites during commencement ceremonies on May 5.
HELENA — While President Barack Obama’s re-election prospects have improved in recent months, it will take “every bit of the president’s talent to win,” a former top adviser to President Bill Clinton said Friday.
We’ve covered Newt Gingrich for 30 years, and there has always been two sides to the man. The Good Newt and the Bad Newt. Towering talent and awesome arrogance. Boundless energy and porous ethical boundaries. A firm belief in his own destiny, and a cynical conviction that distortion and dece…
WASHINGTON -- An Illinois lawyer who had a way with words once characterized a particular argument as weaker than soup made from the shadow of a pigeon that died of starvation. The argument for Mitt Romney benefiting from South Carolina's voting is almost as weak as Lincoln's soup, but here it is:
We Americans pride ourselves on our religious pluralism and toleration. Although presidents do feel obliged to end every speech with the title of an Irving Berlin song (“God Bless America”), by and large they adhere to the Founding Fathers’ ideal of separation of church and state. But contra…
Now that travel restrictions to Cuba have been relaxed, Billings attorney Bill Cole wants to take his wife, Anne, to the island next year.