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Helena & Lewis and Clark County: Politically `blue’? Not always

Helena & Lewis and Clark County: Politically `blue’? Not always

HELENA — As a “government town,” Helena and its county, Lewis and Clark, often are seen as reliably Democratic — but that’s not always the case.

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App allows shoppers to break down product makers' political leanings

WASHINGTON — Herbal tea, Clorox wipes and Skippy peanut butter have a little blue in them, while Folgers coffee and Campbell’s soup are as red as their labels.

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Legislative races fill up on final filing day

And they’re off.

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Charlie Hardy

Charlie Hardy


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Charlie Hardy

Charlie Hardy

Charlie Hardy

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Gazette opinion: Budget crunch time calls for compromise

Ten workdays remain for the Montana Legislature to complete the state’s two-year budget as well as major education, health care, public pension, infrastructure and tax reform bills.

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Gazette opinion: Districting plan must transcend partisanship

The math is the easy part of placing 989,400 Montanans in 100 state representative districts. The ideal size districts would have exactly 9,894 residents, according to the 2000 census.

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Political parties clash over redrawing Montana legislative districts

Political parties clash over redrawing Montana legislative districts

Legislative districts get redrawn every decade in Montana. On Tuesday night, the proposed map boundaries quickly became battle lines between Republicans and Democrats, despite their similar objectives.

May 15, 2012 9:57 pm Photos


Harry S. Truman dinner draws 400 supporters

Harry S. Truman dinner draws 400 supporters

Democrats came out in full force Saturday for the party's annual fundraiser, the Harry S. Truman dinner, held at the Billings Hotel and Convention Center.

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Tester headlines Truman Dinner on Saturday in Billings

Yellowstone County Democrats expect a large turnout for Saturday's Truman Dinner, which will feature U.S. Sen. Jon Tester as keynote speaker.

April 18, 2012 1:00 pmLoading…
Montana legislative races fill up

Montana legislative races fill up

And they're off.

March 12, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…

Candidate filing opens Thursday in Montana

HELENA — Democrats and Republicans eager to win legislative and statewide seats began filing for office Thursday.

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Candidates report fundraising totals for quarter

HELENA -- Steve Bullock's campaign says the attorney general raised about $157,000 over the last three months in his run for governor.

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Montana Democrats broke campaign laws in 2008

Montana Democrats broke campaign disclosure laws in 2008 by using anonymous phone calls against a Billings Republican legislative candidate, the state’s political practices commissioner has ruled.

September 13, 2011 8:00 pmLoading…

GOP-leaning group hits Tester and Democrats in new TV ads

WASHINGTON - A Republican-leaning fundraising group with ties to GOP strategist Karl Rove has launched a new phase of its $20 million ad campaign attacking Democrats.

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Democrats' job training bill stopped in committee

HELENA — Legislation to train veterans and unemployed Montanans to be truck drivers has halted in committee after initially gaining bipartisan support.

March 14, 2011 12:17 pmLoading…

Tester names 2012 campaign manager

HELENA — Sen. Jon Tester has named a Billings native to oversee his 2012 campaign.

March 03, 2011 2:40 pmLoading…

Wyoming Republicans trounce Dems at all levels

CHEYENNE — Wyoming Republicans trounced their opponents at every level in Tuesday's general election, leaving Democrats no statewide offices while fielding only a skeleton crew at the state Legislature.

November 03, 2010 5:49 pmLoading…
Slim margin could trigger recount in Brown-Van Dyk race for SD25

Slim margin could trigger recount in Brown-Van Dyk race for SD25

In the state's most expensive legislative race, Democrat Kendall Van Dyk was edging incumbent Republican Roy Brown by just 16 votes in final, unofficial results.

November 03, 2010 12:58 am Related Loading…

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