On Dec. 9, the U.S. House gave unanimous approval to a bill that aims to reduce suicides among military service members and veterans.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Arriving home in Wyoming on Wednesday, former Vice President Dick Cheney continued to hammer on his message that President Barack Obama's policies are leaving the country more vulnerable to terrorist attacks.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Anyone with a weak stomach and refined sensibilities should stay out of Kentucky for the next six months.
Montanans' most fundamental right is at risk: the right to choose who we want to represent us in free and open primary elections.
With the departure of Max Baucus from the Senate, Montana’s longest-serving statewide elected official is Ed Smith. Never heard of him? Well, we have elected him clerk of our Supreme Court five times. Ed served as chief clerk of the Montana House of Representatives for three legislative sess…
HELENA — Gov. Steve Bullock said Friday he told U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to butt out when the Nevadan tried to offer his opinion last December on the governor’s appointment of a new U.S. senator to replace Sen. Max Baucus.
WASHINGTON — John Walsh became the newest member of the Senate on Tuesday and faces the challenge of making his appointment more permanent.
The Federal Aviation Administration announced six states on Monday that will develop test sites for drones, a critical next step for the march of the unmanned aircraft into U.S. skies.
WASHINGTON — Liberals constantly lecture, more in theatrical sorrow than in actual anger, about their eagerness to compromise with Republicans, just not with Republicans who are — liberal moderation expresses itself immoderately — hostage-taking, terroristic, anarchistic, jihadist suicide bo…
When you’re young and homeless, the act of bouncing around from one friend’s living room to another’s is known as couch surfing. But at Jennifer Bradley’s age, it’s no way to live.
WASHINGTON — The future of immigration reform is, for now at least, not up to House Speaker John Boehner. It is in the hands of a group of moderately conservative Republican senators who have to decide whether their desire to solve a decades-old problem outweighs their fears of retaliation f…
WASHINGTON — Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, chairman of the Financial Services Committee, has told Richard Cordray not to bother. This is part of the recent evidence that government is getting some adult supervision.
In a rare display of bipartisan agreement, the U.S. Senate last week revised its rules to slightly ease the gridlock that has, in recent years, turned a great deliberative body into a continually delaying chamber.
Americans know that Washington is too partisan and gridlocked. And so, naturally, Senate Democrats are planning a power grab that will forever change the chamber and make it harder for members to strike agreements.
WASHINGTON — Congress is back in town after the election to find a way around automatic tax increases and spending cuts in January. But first, lawmakers are dealing with 41 polar bear carcasses.
U.S. Sen. John McCain strongly endorsed Rep. Denny Rehberg's campaign for U.S. Senate on Wednesday, promising big changes with a Republican majority.
WASHINGTON — A sportsmen's bill that could help a Democratic incumbent in Montana has survived a procedural hurdle in the Senate.
Nobody builds a road in three months. Yet America’s major surface transportation program was limited to three months because members of Congress can’t make timely decisions.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Miller added to his Tea Party bona fides Tuesday with the endorsement of former U.S. Senate candidate Sharron Angle of Nevada.
Extending lower interest rates on federally subsidized student loans is important, but it must be done without adding to the national debt, U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., said Wednesday.