President Abraham Lincoln delivers his address during his second inauguration on the east portico of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., March 4, 1865.
HELENA — Cascade County once was a strongly Democratic county, but now it probably is better classified as “leans Democratic.”
HELENA — Sen. John Walsh, who withdrew Aug. 7 as a candidate for his U.S. Senate seat, is distributing nearly $180,000 of his leftover campaign funds to other Democratic candidates and state party groups.
HELENA — John Lewis, the lone Democrat running for the open U.S. House seat, filed for office on Wednesday, saying he’s working hard campaigning across the state, even though he’s unopposed so far in his party’s primary election.
Montana's seniors and low-income children are two groups hit particularly hard by government gridlock, congressional candidate John Lewis said Monday in Billings.
A National Weather Service meteorologist in Cheyenne has formed a candidate campaign committee in a bid to unseat Republican Rep. David Zwonitzer.
HELENA — A Montana state senator running Tuesday for chairman of the Chippewa Cree tribe on the Rocky Boys Indian Reservation owes more than $146,000 in federal taxes, penalties and interest, according to a document filed by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service.
After meeting behind closed doors each Thursday for months, U.S. Sen. Max Baucus’ committee on tax reform will begin reporting its progress in the next few weeks, the Montana Democrat said.
WASHINGTON -- Thirty-one months ago Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell affronted the media and other custodians of propriety by saying something common-sensical. On Oct. 23, 2010, he said: "The single most important thing we want to achieve is for President Obama to be a one-term preside…
WASHINGTON -- Here's where we have arrived as a country: We are so polarized that even compromise has become a partisan issue.
HELENA — Montana Republicans look like a lock to hold their majority in the state House this election, but Democrats say they have hopes to shave down the GOP’s state Senate majority — or maybe even take it away.
CASPER, Wyo. -- John Barrasso, the powerful, incumbent U.S. senator with millions in his war chest, will face two challengers Nov. 6: a Democrat and a Wyoming Country Party member.
HELENA — In his first television ad of his governor’s campaign, Democratic Attorney General Steve Bullock highlights his work preserving hunting and fishing access, defending the right to keep and bear arms and protecting kids from predators.
HELENA — Pam Bucy and Jesse Laslovich, the Democrats running for attorney general, agree on a wide range of policy issues, leaving much of their primary campaign a battle over who has the experience and background to best serve as Montana’s top law enforcement officer and head of the Departm…
It’s not unusual for state legislative races to feature no contested primary, but this year is different.
HELENA -- Democratic state Rep. Franke Wilmer of Bozeman filed for the U.S. House seat Wednesday with a commitment to fight for giving people a fair chance to achieve the American dream.
Democratic state Sen. Gary Branae introduces a host of Billings-area Democrats who will be running for positions during a lunch meeting at the McCormick Cafe on Thursday afternoon.
U.S. Sen. Jon Tester is greeted by the members of the Montana Legislature on Friday afternoon in the House chambers in Helena.