HELENA — Montana's U.S. Senate election has the potential of helping tip the balance of power if Republicans succeed in taking the seat held for more than three decades by former Sen. Max Baucus. Here are five things to know about the Republican U.S. Senate primary election:
HELENA — U.S. Sen. John Walsh faces his first test in keeping the seat he was appointed to four months ago in Tuesday's primary, with the Republican challenger — widely expected to be U.S. Rep. Steve Daines — waiting in the wings for November's election.
As part of The Billings Gazette’s efforts to inform voters about their Primary Election choices, the newspaper invited all Montana candidates for U.S. Senate and U.S. House to answer a series of questions. The third of four installments is printed today. Previous candidate responses may be v…
Editor’s note: This is the last in a three-part series on the Republican U.S. Senate candidates.
The Gazette asked: Should federal public lands in Montana remain in U.S. ownership, be sold to private owners or transferred to the state?
Editor’s note: This is the first of a three-part series on the Republican candidates for U.S. Senate.
HELENA — U.S. Rep. Steve Daines, Montana’s only congressman, is trying to step up this year to the U.S. Senate — and the Republican primary election next month may be just a bump in the road on his path to the general election this fall.
The Gazette asked: To reduce the national debt over the long term, should Congress reduce spending, increase tax revenues or both?
HELENA — Max Baucus' decision not to seek re-election to the Senate after 35 years opened the door for Republicans to pick up one of the six Democratic seats they need to recapture control of the Senate. But his early resignation after being named U.S. ambassador to China may have bolstered…
HELENA — Long-shot Republican U.S. Senate candidate Champ Edmunds hasn’t raised much campaign cash so far, but on Sunday, he found $12,000 cash in an abandoned backpack, outside his Missoula church.
It’s good to have choices.
HELENA — Noisemakers went off at 5 p.m. Monday in Secretary of State Linda McCulloch’s office to mark the deadline for candidates to file for office this year.
HELENA – Republican state Rep. Champ Edmunds of Missoula – who has said he’ll run for Montana’s U.S. House seat if its current occupant, Republican Steve Daines, runs for the Montana’s open U.S. Senate seat – says now he may remain as a candidate for the U.S. Senate.
HELENA — With the primary election for Montana’s lone U.S. House seat nine months away, five Republicans and one Democrat say they are looking to run.
HELENA — Republican U.S. Senate candidate Corey Stapleton collected about $91,900 in campaign funds over the past three months, while GOP rival Champ Edmunds raised about $6,300.
HELENA — U.S. Rep. Steve Daines, R-Mont., has been on the job for just six months and has no opponent for the 2014 election — but that hasn’t prevented him from raking in the campaign dough.
BOZEMAN — The two Republicans eyeing Montana’s open U.S. Senate seat are making the rounds at this weekend’s state Republican Convention — and they have an answer ready when asked how they’re going to beat the big-dog Democrat waiting in the wings, Brian Schweitzer.
BUTTE — Montana will honor its veterans who died or are missing in action with an official state medal of valor.
Gov. Steve Bullock signs a bill that creates the Montana Award of Valorous Service with state Rep. Champ Edmunds of Missoula, left, and state Sen. Jon Sesso of Butte-Silver Bow by his side in the rotunda of the Butte-Silver Bow County Courthouse.