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Super PAC spending $1.7M in Montana Senate race

Super PAC spending $1.7M in Montana Senate race

WASHINGTON — High-dollar donors' favorite political machine on Tuesday began booking $20 million in television air time for an advertising blitz aimed at tipping six Senate seats into Republican hands.

July 01, 2014 9:15 amLoading…

Guest opinion: On 11th anniversary: Congress, clean up your war

Eleven years have passed since the United States invaded Iraq in an unprovoked, unnecessary, unconstitutional action that violated international law.

March 19, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Guest opinion: GOP harming itself on immigration issue

The Republican Party is hurting itself by taking immigration reform off the table. Recently, the Republican leadership announced that it was killing any possibility of immigration reform during this midterm election year. This runs counter to the party’s desire to court the Latino vote — a g…

February 16, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Cokie and Steven V. Roberts: Lawmakers on both sides flunk math tests

There's a lot of hand-wringing about American students lagging their foreign counterparts in math skills. That should not be a big surprise, since many of our political leaders aren't very good at math either and deny the realities that numbers reveal. Republican Sen. John McCain recently la…

March 22, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Guest opinion: Congress must start putting America's interests first

As a life-long Republican, former Fortune 100 company executive, entrepreneur, Vietnam-era veteran, graduate of the same Ivy League business school that produced Mitt Romney and George Bush, I support many Republican positions.

November 20, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Outside money in Senate race may top $30 million

Outside money in Senate race may top $30 million

HELENA — If you’re a Montana voter, on Tuesday you’ll have just finished a perverse sort of media marathon, navigating more than 100,000 TV ad spots and thousands of mailers, newspaper ads, phone calls, polls and canvassers, costing close to $50 million. And that’s for only one race: The U.S…

November 04, 2012 12:10 am Related Loading…

Opponents square off as primary closes

HELENA — Before the dusted even settled on Tuesday's crowded primary nominations, simmering general election battles began to heat up.

June 10, 2012 3:40 pmLoading…

E.J. Dionne: Constant gloomy, complainers will incur political liabilities

WASHINGTON -- What do Rick Santorum and Clint Eastwood have in common?

February 09, 2012 12:05 amLoading…

E.J. Dionne: Candidates' gaffes reveal changes in conservatism

Conservatives need to contemplate what the Rick Perry and Herman Cain stories say about the state of their movement and the health of their creed.

November 17, 2011 12:05 amLoading…
Tester campaign calls new TV ad 'more lies' from GOP opponents

Tester campaign calls new TV ad 'more lies' from GOP opponents

HELENA — A national political group led by top GOP operatives unleashed another TV ad Thursday criticizing U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, alleging that the Montana Democrat sided with Obama administration efforts to regulate farm dust.

November 10, 2011 6:30 pmLoading…

E.J. Dionne Jr.: Romney, Perry in GOP summer of discontent

WASHINGTON — Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign is a cross between the Little Engine That Could and the big chain store fending off attacks from upstart rivals.

August 18, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

GOP-leaning group targets Senate Democrats

WASHINGTON - Crossroads GPS, a conservative group connected to Republican strategist Karl Rove, is releasing a new ad campaign that targets five Democratic senators up for re-election in 2012 on taxes and spending, potent issues as President Barack Obama and Congress attempt to address the f…

July 25, 2011 10:48 pmLoading…
Group with ties to Karl Rove rolls out ad attacking Tester

Group with ties to Karl Rove rolls out ad attacking Tester

HELENA — A group with ties to Republican strategist Karl Rove is funding a TV ad in Montana attacking U.S. Sen. Jon Tester for “reckless spending,” one of several ads bashing Democratic U.S. senators up for re-election next year.

July 08, 2011 4:33 pmLoading…

GOP-leaning group hits Tester and Democrats in new TV ads

WASHINGTON - A Republican-leaning fundraising group with ties to GOP strategist Karl Rove has launched a new phase of its $20 million ad campaign attacking Democrats.

July 07, 2011 10:32 pmLoading…

George Will: Voters reject government's reach into market society

WASHINGTON — Unwilling to delay until tomorrow mistakes that could be made immediately, Democrats used 2010 to begin losing 2012. Trying to pre-emptively drain the election of its dangerous (to Democrats) meaning, all autumn Democrats described the electorate as suffering a brain cramp, an a…

November 04, 2010 12:00 amLoading…

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