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Schweitzer ignites media firestorm over comments on 'gaydar,' Sen. Feinstein

Schweitzer ignites media firestorm over comments on 'gaydar,' Sen. Feinstein

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.

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No Baucus appointment yet, but lots of activity behind scenes for his Senate seat

No Baucus appointment yet, but lots of activity behind scenes for his Senate seat

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.

December 19, 2013 8:48 pm
British Conservatives hire Democrat Messina as adviser

British Conservatives hire Democrat Messina as adviser

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.

August 02, 2013 7:52 pmLoading…
Obama campaign manager to speak at University of Montana graduation

Obama campaign manager to speak at University of Montana graduation

MISSOULA — President Barack Obama's former campaign manager will speak at the University of Montana's graduation ceremony next month, the school said Monday.

April 29, 2013 1:41 pmLoading…
Taya Cromley and Jim Messina

Taya Cromley and Jim Messina

TAYA CROMLEY AND JIM MESSINA

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Cromley — Messina

Cromley — 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.

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Messina talks about lessons learned from running Obama’s 2012 campaign

Messina talks about lessons learned from running Obama’s 2012 campaign

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.

March 09, 2013 9:00 pmLoading…
Dems rally around Baucus at fundraiser

Dems rally around Baucus at fundraiser

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.

March 09, 2013 7:52 pm Photos

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Messina, Franken to speak at Montana Demo dinner

Messina, Franken to speak at Montana Demo dinner

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.

February 18, 2013 4:00 pm Photos

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Jim Messina talks with former President Clinton

Jim Messina talks with former President Clinton

Montana's own Jim Messina, campaign manager of the Obama campaign, discusses with former President Clinton the president's upcoming address on Wednesday evening.

September 07, 2012 9:06 amLoading…
Messina talk

Messina talk

Obama campaign manager Jim Messina addresses the convention on the last evening.

September 07, 2012 9:04 amLoading…
Montana could be tough challenge for Obama in 2012

Montana could be tough challenge for Obama in 2012

HELENA — Jon Tester isn’t likely to have President Barack Obama in the state helping him — or hurting him.

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Montanan to run Obama re-election bid

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.

April 04, 2011 12:40 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…

University of Montana alum’s eye on fall elections

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.

September 24, 2010 10:35 pmLoading…
Obama aide: Health bill will get OK

Obama aide: Health bill will get OK

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.

October 13, 2009 12:05 amLoading…
Jim Messina

Jim Messina

Jim Messina, a top White House aide, says Sen. Max Baucus “wrote a very good bill.”

October 13, 2009 12:05 amLoading…

Montanan tells of job at White House

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.

March 21, 2009 11:00 pmLoading…

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