As the secretary of labor, I have a unique opportunity to meet with employers around the country of all sizes and from an array of industries. So many of them tell me the same thing; they’re ready to grow their businesses and to hire more people.
HELENA — Meeting with President Barack Obama on Thursday, state Insurance Commissioner Monica Lindeen said she discussed Montana’s collaborative effort to enroll people into health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act before last month’s deadline.
WASHINGTON — John Walsh became the newest member of the Senate on Tuesday and faces the challenge of making his appointment more permanent.
DES MOINES, Iowa — Former Democratic Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer will speak next month at a liberal advocacy group event in Iowa.
HELENA — Once again, the rumors are percolating that former Gov. Brian Schweitzer is eyeing a race for president in 2016.
Gun control forces are targeting Sens. Kelly Ayotte, Max Baucus and others as they struggle to persuade five senators to switch their votes and revive the rejected effort to expand background checks to more firearms buyers.
President Barack Obama, accompanied by Vice President Joe Biden, gestures as he talks about proposals to reduce gun violence, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, in the South Court Auditorium at the White House in Washington.
President Barack Obama, accompanied by Vice President Joe Biden, left, hugs 8-year-old letter writer Grant Fritz during a news conference on proposals to reduce gun violence, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, in the South Court Auditorium at the White House in Washington. Obama and Biden were joined…
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 - President Barack Obama rolled to re-election Tuesday night, vanquishing former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney despite a weak economy that plagued his first term and put a crimp in the middle class dreams of millions. In victory, he confidently promised better days ahead.
"It is a great advantage to a president, and a major source of safety to the country, for him to know he is not a great man."
CAIRO — I found many echoes of Barack Obama's Middle East policy in Mitt Romney's supposedly tough critique of it at Virginia Military Institute on Monday. I suppose that's reassuring — that Romney generally sees the same set of problems that Obama does, and in many cases would take pretty m…
DANVILLE, Ky. — At odds early and often, Joe Biden and Republican Paul Ryan squabbled over the economy, taxes, Medicare and more Thursday night in a contentious, interruption-filled debate. "That is a bunch of malarkey," the vice president retorted after a particularly tough Ryan attack on t…
Rarely in the history of the American republic have beer and junk food played such an important role in a presidential election.
WASHINGTON -- In this election, we're not having an argument that pits capitalism against socialism. We are trying to decide what kind of capitalism we want. It is a debate as American as Alexander Hamilton, Andrew Jackson, and Henry Clay -- which is to say that we have always done this. In …
Suzanne Lewis, then superintendent of Yellowstone National Park, listens to remarks from Vice President Joe Biden, who visited Yellowstone in July 2010 to discuss federal stimulus spending on projects at national parks across the country.
WASHINGTON — Majority Leader Harry Reid, a principal sponsor of the debt-limit deal, went to the Senate floor Monday morning to say that, however ugly things are in Washington, they could be worse.
HELENA — U.S. Sen. Max Baucus married his girlfriend in a small, casual ceremony Saturday evening at the historic Montana ranch run by his family.
Just before 5 p.m. on Saturday, Air Force Two with Vice President Joe Biden aboard landed at the Helena Regional Airport.
Air Force Two with Vice President Joe Biden aboard landed at the Helena Regional Airport just before 5 p.m. Saturday. Biden was in town for the wedding of U.S. Sen. Max Baucus.