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The government shutdown and impending debt limit crisis are due to a new type of political maneuver that we can get used to seeing. It is, to be blunt, lawmaking by extortion, and, yes, there are hostages; in this case, the citizens of the United States.
HELENA — Delegates to the Montana Democratic Party convention elected Nancy Anderson of Great Falls as the new party chair.
HELENA — Montana Democrats, united and hoping to build on their 2012 victories, will meet in Lewistown this week to elect new officers and gear up for the 2014 elections.
HELENA — Nearly three dozen Montana delegates and Democratic state officials are attending this week’s Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., including state Superintendent of Public Instruction Denise Juneau, who’s addressing the convention on Wednesday. Juneau, running for re-e…
HELENA — It was the elephant in the room at the state Democratic Party's weekend convention.
GREAT FALLS — The state Democratic Party re-elected its top two officers Saturday without controversy, handing two-year terms to Chairman Jim Elliott and Vice Chair Nancy Anderson.
GREAT FALLS — As Montana Democrats gathered here Saturday for their 2011 state convention, there was no shortage of Republican-bashing and branding of the GOP as overrun with extremist elements bent on passing "crazy" ideas.
HELENA — Montana Republicans won control of the 2011 Legislature in stunning fashion in Tuesday's election, surprising even themselves by picking up 18 seats to craft a 68-32 majority in the Montana House.
GREEN RIVER — Western Wyoming voters sent a veteran Democrat and a new Democrat to Cheyenne in Tuesday’s general election.
HELENA — Montana Democrats will meet in Billings today and Saturday to hammer out a platform, pound U.S. Rep. Denny Rehberg, the lone Republican holding statewide office, and listen to their elected officials.
HELENA — State Democratic Chairman Jim Elliott said Saturday that he believes Montana Democrats will fare well in this year’s elections, based on the enthusiasm he is seeing across the state.
BOZEMAN - Gov. Brian Schweitzer again invoked the founder of Canada's single-payer health care system in a speech here Saturday, but this time he borrowed a phrase from another leader in health care reform, Democratic Sen. Max Baucus, who has rejected single payer.
HELENA - Montana Democrats are meeting in Bozeman to pick new leaders and hear from their top elected officials.
HELENA - A former legislator who wants to extend Montana Democratic Party successes into rural areas is the only announced candidate for chairman as the party prepares to pick new leaders this weekend in Bozeman.
HELENA - Barring a last-minute entry, the race for the chairmanship of the Montana Democratic Party will be a two-person contest.