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Some House hopefuls gaining endorsements

Some House hopefuls gaining endorsements

HELENA — Some candidates for the open U.S. House seat are racking up endorsements from various national and state groups as well as political leaders, while others haven’t garnered any endorsements.

May 18, 2014 9:49 pm
Tea Party support could put Daines in hot water

Tea Party support could put Daines in hot water

The last two weeks of U.S. Rep. Steve Daines’ Senate run have been steeped in Tea Party politics, first with a $400,000 ad blitz thanking Montana’s lone congressman for opposing Obamacare, and then liberal accusations the Republican is “tea stained.”

January 24, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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New MSUB poll reveals Montanans opposed shutdown, disapprove of Obama

New MSUB poll reveals Montanans opposed shutdown, disapprove of Obama

Nearly seven of every 10 Montanans opposed using a partial shutdown of the federal government to defund the Affordable Care Act, according to a new poll conducted by professors and students from Montana State University Billings.

October 25, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Dr. Craig Wilson

Dr. Craig Wilson

Dr. Craig Wilson talks about the MSUB poll on national, state and local issues Thursday.

October 24, 2013 12:35 pmLoading…
Baucus departure creates wide-open race, but Schweitzer looms large

Baucus departure creates wide-open race, but Schweitzer looms large

HELENA — Sen. Max Baucus’ surprise announcement Tuesday that he won’t run for re-election in 2014 throws a big, fat curveball into next year’s U.S. Senate race in Montana.

April 23, 2013 1:55 pm Photos

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Praise, accolades pour in for senator's tenure

Praise, accolades pour in for senator's tenure

HELENA — Accolades and praise from all political corners flowed in Tuesday for U.S. Sen. Max Baucus, who announced he wouldn’t run for re-election next year. Among the praise were comments from President Barack Obama.

April 23, 2013 1:55 pm Photos

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Schweitzer: Showman, 'iron hand,' budget hawk, education and energy booster

Schweitzer: Showman, 'iron hand,' budget hawk, education and energy booster

HELENA — Eleven months into Gov. Brian Schweitzer’s first year on the job in 2005, a panel of lawmakers given the task of fixing Montana’s broken, unconstitutional school-funding system had crashed and burned.

November 25, 2012 12:15 am Photos

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Rehberg, Tester in dead heat, MSUB poll says

Rehberg, Tester in dead heat, MSUB poll says

A voter survey released Thursday shows Montana's U.S. Senate candidates running just about even in a high-stakes race that polls suggest has budged little despite more than $15 million in campaign spending. The Montana State University Billings poll found Republican Denny Rehberg, a six-term…

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MSU BILLINGS POLL

MSU BILLINGS POLL

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Montana voters favor Romney in MSU Billings poll

Montana voters favor Romney in MSU Billings poll

Montanans overwhelmingly would vote for Republican Mitt Romney for president, according to a new Montana State University Billings poll released Wednesday. The poll found that state voters favored the former Massachusetts governor by 49 percent, compared to nearly 35 percent for President Ba…

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Lavigne — Wilson

Lavigne — Wilson

Courtney Lavigne and Evan Wilson were married at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Wallace, Idaho.

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Crowded campaign year offers many stark choices for Montanans

HELENA — Get ready, Montana voters.

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Horse Sense: Why Dems boast more female candidates

HELENA -- After a proud tradition of electing many of the first women to hold political office in Montana, Republicans have fallen far behind Democrats these days in fielding female candidates.

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Video: Breaking down the poll numbers

Video: Breaking down the poll numbers

Dr. Cathy Grott breaks down the polling numbers that relate to the economics of Christmas, and Dr. Craig Wilson explains why the U.S. Senate race might the most important in Montana this upcoming election.

November 02, 2011 12:19 pmLoading…
Close U.S. Senate race shaping up, MSUB poll says

Close U.S. Senate race shaping up, MSUB poll says

The U.S. Senate race in Montana next year is shaping up to be a close one, according to Montana State University Billings poll results released Wednesday.

November 02, 2011 11:10 am Photos

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Breaking down MSUB's polling numbers

Breaking down MSUB's polling numbers

MSUB political science professor Dr. Craig Wilson analyzes the disparity between Obama's approval rating and his likability rating.

November 01, 2011 12:00 pmLoading…
MSU Billings poll: Montanans disapprove of Obama's job performance

MSU Billings poll: Montanans disapprove of Obama's job performance

Montanans strongly disapprove of President Barack Obama's overall job performance, according to a poll recently conducted by Montana State University Billings.

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Poll of 5 western states finds environment shouldn't be sacrificed for development

Poll of 5 western states finds environment shouldn't be sacrificed for development

As Montana's legislators debate bills to overrule the Environmental Protection Agency or declare climate change a benefit to the environment, a poll of voters in five Western states shows a majority of Montanans value a clean environment, support renewable energy and believe that jobs and th…

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Poll: Montana voters swing to GOP; 32% approve Obama's performance

Poll: Montana voters swing to GOP; 32% approve Obama's performance

Nearly 60 percent of Montana voters disapprove of the job President Barack Obama is doing, according to a Montana State University Billings poll released Friday.

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Social Security advocates meet to head off cuts to program

Social Security advocates meet to head off cuts to program

Social Security advocates in Billings see rough times ahead for seniors if lawmakers don’t stand up for the benefit program.

October 05, 2010 6:53 pmLoading…

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