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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.

June 19, 2014 1:20 pmLoading…
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

HORSE SENSE: The GOP’s Eleventh Commandment and Zinke

HELENA — It’s known as the Republican Party’s Eleventh Commandment: “Thou shalt not speak ill of fellow Republicans.”

May 17, 2014 5:49 pm
Billings lawmaker eyeing U.S. House seat

Billings lawmaker eyeing U.S. House seat

Billings state legislator Elsie Arntzen won’t be filing for the U.S. House race — at least not this week.

January 08, 2014 4:35 pm
Rumors flying — again — about Schweitzer and presidential race

Rumors flying — again — about Schweitzer and presidential race

HELENA — Once again, the rumors are percolating that former Gov. Brian Schweitzer is eyeing a race for president in 2016.

October 28, 2013 12:15 am Photos

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Schweitzer likely to try for U.S. Senate seat

Schweitzer likely to try for U.S. Senate seat

HELENA — Former Gov. Brian Schweitzer is laying the groundwork to run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Max Baucus in Montana, and looks very much like a candidate, sources have told the Lee Newspapers State Bureau.

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Outside money in Senate race may top $30 million

Outside money in Senate race may top $30 million

HELENA — If you’re a Montana voter, on Tuesday you’ll have just finished a perverse sort of media marathon, navigating more than 100,000 TV ad spots and thousands of mailers, newspaper ads, phone calls, polls and canvassers, costing close to $50 million. And that’s for only one race: The U.S…

November 04, 2012 12:10 am Related Loading…
Schweitzer helping down-ticket Democrats

Schweitzer helping down-ticket Democrats

HELENA — Gov. Brian Schweitzer has so far been a bystander in the state's big U.S. Senate race showdown — and he says he thinks he's more effective helping down-ticket Democrats.

October 19, 2012 3:36 pm Related Loading…

Senate battle hinges on small number of undecideds

HELENA — Dale Specht of Great Falls is a retired school janitor who goes to the same barber as U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, but also appreciates the assistance U.S. Rep. Denny Rehberg once offered him on a veteran's issue.

September 02, 2012 2:08 pmLoading…

Governors groups to step up activities

HELENA — Outside groups haven’t spent much money so far in the Montana governor’s race compared to the U.S. Senate campaign, but both the Democratic and Republican governors associations expect to ramp up their efforts considerably in the coming weeks.

August 19, 2012 12:05 am Related Loading…
'Outside spending' in U.S. Senate race nearing $3M -- and we're just under way

'Outside spending' in U.S. Senate race nearing $3M -- and we're just under way

HELENA — In Montana's high-profile U.S. Senate race, incumbent Democrat Jon Tester and his main Republican challenger, Rep. Denny Rehberg, have spent little on TV ads — but a drove of interest groups is busy doing it for them.

March 25, 2012 12:15 am Photos

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Horse Sense: Who's on first in GOP governors race?

HELENA -- Another week, another Republican candidate for governor.

October 15, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…
Candidate struggles to control Wiki biography

Candidate struggles to control Wiki biography

In a tug of war of truth in which anyone can pull the rope, a Montana candidate for governor is struggling to keep control of his biography on Wikipedia, the collaborative online encyclopedia.

June 28, 2011 11:30 pm Photos

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Congressional delegation turns to social media to connect with constituents

Congressional delegation turns to social media to connect with constituents

HELENA — When Rep. Denny Rehberg wanted to know what Montanans thought about his draft legislation on wolves earlier this year, he used his Facebook page and electronic newsletter to link to the bill and seek comments.

December 13, 2010 12:10 am Photos

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Meizhu Li and David Parker

Meizhu Li and David Parker

MEIZHU LI AND DAVID PARKER

November 28, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Li — Parker

Li — Parker

Meizhu Li and David Parker, both of Lewiston, Idaho, plan a July 2012 wedding. Their parents are Feng Ying Ma and Fan Fu Li, of Billings; Corrine and Don Baune, of Lewiston; and Ken Parker, of Clarkston, Wash.

November 28, 2010 12:00 amLoading…

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