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Brian Schweitzer

Brian Schweitzer

Brian Schweitzer

In vintage form, Gov. Brian Schweitzer uses his branding iron with the word "veto" on 17 Republican bills on April 13, 2011. The former governor is featured in the current issue of Playboy magazine.

October 19, 2014 2:46 pmLoading…
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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Stephen Colbert’s most Montana moments

Stephen Colbert’s most Montana moments

The Montana Mint counts down Stephen Colbert’s most Montana moments.

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Gazette opinion: The voting rights threat on November ballots

Gazette opinion: The voting rights threat on November ballots

In the November 2012 election, 329 Yellowstone County residents who had moved since they last registered to vote were able to cast ballots thanks to Montana’s Election Day registration law.

September 14, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Schweitzer mining dispute claim goes forward

Schweitzer mining dispute claim goes forward

An expert commission will decide on a $10 million compensation claim from former Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer and other investors in a dispute involving a proposed silver mine, under a federal judge’s ruling that said the size of the claim was “more than suspect.”

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Perspective: Democrats' prospects for Senate seat still grim; don’t blame Walsh for that

Perspective: Democrats' prospects for Senate seat still grim; don’t blame Walsh for that

HELENA — U.S. Rep. Steve Daines, the Republican candidate for Montana’s U.S. Senate seat, must be feeling pretty confident about now — and a little bit lucky, too.

August 10, 2014 1:00 am Photos

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Senate race drawing interest; Schweitzer rules himself out

Senate race drawing interest; Schweitzer rules himself out

HELENA — A number of Democrats expressed interest in seeking the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate to replace Sen. John Walsh, who ended his campaign Thursday.

August 07, 2014 7:07 pm Photos

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Who’s behind Draft Schweitzer attempt?

Who’s behind Draft Schweitzer attempt?

HELENA — One man behind the effort to draft former Gov. Brian Schweitzer for president is a 24-year-old Connecticut educator who was impressed with the Montanan’s speech at the 2008 Democratic National Convention.

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Judge asked to toss Schweitzer's mine claim

Judge asked to toss Schweitzer's mine claim

A Washington state mining company wants a federal judge to throw out a $10 million compensation claim from a group of investors that includes former Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer.

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Gazette opinion: Not the White House, but your house, Mr. Schweitzer

Gazette opinion: Not the White House, but your house, Mr. Schweitzer

It's a pity that former Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer apparently has never given himself the luxury of an unspoken thought.

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Schweitzer ignites media firestorm over comments on 'gaydar,' Sen. Feinstein

Schweitzer ignites media firestorm over comments on 'gaydar,' Sen. Feinstein

HELENA — Former Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer set off a media and social media firestorm Wednesday night, as a magazine reported his comments about his “gaydar” going off over recently ousted U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and equating U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein with a prostitute.

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Schweitzer's group files claim in mining dispute

Schweitzer's group files claim in mining dispute

A group of investors that includes former Gov. Brian Schweitzer filed a $10 million compensation claim in federal court Thursday against a Washington state mining company.

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Schweitzer, others seek money for access to silver, copper reserve

Schweitzer, others seek money for access to silver, copper reserve

A group of investors that includes former Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer is seeking $10 million from a mining company in exchange for access to a huge copper and silver reserve — a move the company's chief executive said Wednesday was "extortion" and included a threat to stir up negative publ…

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35 union workers at Stillwater mine accept buyouts

35 union workers at Stillwater mine accept buyouts

Thirty-five union workers at Stillwater Mining Co. have accepted voluntary terminations to help Montana’s largest mining company cut costs, union officials said.

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Stillwater CEO: Labor reductions needed to bring down expenses

Stillwater CEO: Labor reductions needed to bring down expenses

Layoffs and buyouts potentially affecting about 100 workers are needed for Montana’s largest mining company to reposition itself for future growth after two foreign-expansion ventures were put on hold, the company’s chief executive officer said.

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Stillwater Mine offers buyouts to 50 union workers

Stillwater Mine offers buyouts to 50 union workers

Stillwater Mining Co. officials said Thursday they are seeking to cut costs by offering voluntary buyouts for up to 50 hourly union workers at its Montana operations.

May 01, 2014 11:18 am Photos

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U.S. Sen. John Walsh: Hoping to ride military, 'regular guy' credibility to Senate victory

U.S. Sen. John Walsh: Hoping to ride military, 'regular guy' credibility to Senate victory

Editor’s note: This is the last of a three-part series on the Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate.

April 30, 2014 12:15 am Photos

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Times Square spot will tout Billings on a really big scale

Times Square spot will tout Billings on a really big scale

Big Apple, say hello to Big Sky.

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Schweitzer joins MSNBC as a contributor

Schweitzer joins MSNBC as a contributor

HELENA — Former Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer has a new talking-head gig, signing on as a “contributor” with the NBC family of networks, including the left-leaning MSNBC.

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Gazette opinion: New teacher in Montana governor’s office

Gazette opinion: New teacher in Montana governor’s office

Just days after making the expected appointment of John Walsh to fill the U.S. Senate vacancy, Gov. Steve Bullock did the unexpected in appointing the new lieutenant governor.

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