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.
HELENA — Another day passed Thursday with no official announcement from the White House that President Barack Obama was appointing Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., as ambassador to China.
LONDON — Britain's governing Conservatives have hired Jim Messina, President Barack Obama's former campaign manager, to advise them ahead of the 2015 general election.
MISSOULA — President Barack Obama's former campaign manager will speak at the University of Montana's graduation ceremony next month, the school said Monday.
TAYA CROMLEY AND JIM MESSINA
Taya Cromley and Jim Messina, both of Washington, D.C., plan a summer wedding in 2014. Their parents are Dorothea and Brent Cromley of Billings and Jan and Rick Heller of Boise, Idaho.
HELENA — After managing President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign last year, Jim Messina came away with an important lesson about how Americans make their political decisions today.
HELENA — Montana Democrats left little question Saturday night what their top priority is: elect party leader Sen. Max Baucus to a seventh term in 2014.
HELENA — Jim Messina, manager of President Barack Obama’s 2012 re-election campaign, and U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., will be the featured speakers at the Montana Democratic Party’s Mansfield-Metcalf Dinner on March 9 in Helena.
Montana's own Jim Messina, campaign manager of the Obama campaign, discusses with former President Clinton the president's upcoming address on Wednesday evening.
Obama campaign manager Jim Messina addresses the convention on the last evening.
HELENA — Jon Tester isn’t likely to have President Barack Obama in the state helping him — or hurting him.
WASHINGTON - Four years ago, Barack Obama was an upstart in the midst of becoming a phenomenon. Now, he's an established juggernaut with the power of the presidency at his back.
HELENA — Sen. Jon Tester has named a Billings native to oversee his 2012 campaign.
MISSOULA — This won’t surprise Jim Messina to hear, since few people track the shifting sands of the media and politics more closely than the White House deputy chief of staff.
HELENA - With some prominent Republicans urging Congress to pass national health care reform soon, Jim Messina, a top White House aide, said he expects Congress to debate the issue soon and President Barack Obama to sign it into law this fall.
Jim Messina, a top White House aide, says Sen. Max Baucus “wrote a very good bill.”
HELENA - From the moment on Jan. 20 when Barack Obama was sworn in a president, Montanan Jim Messina's life has never been the same.