In 1965, almost half of America’s seniors had no health insurance. For the men and women who survived two World Wars and the Great Depression, retirement often meant insecurity and hopelessness. Our nation’s seniors reached their most medically vulnerable years with few, and sometimes no hea…
HELENA — A former Montana legislator and congressional candidate was named Wednesday as regional director for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services — the agency in charge of implementing the Affordable Care Act.
At its annual Status of Women luncheon Wednesday, the Zonta Club of Billings honored seven area women who ran for political office in Montana.
Drought, lightning and bad luck turned the 2012 fire season into Montana’s worst in more than 100 years, making it one of the biggest news stories of the past year.
Democrat Kim Gillan of Billings was defeated in the Nov. 6 election for Montana's lone U.S. House seat.
HELENA — As Gov.-elect Steve Bullock prepares to take office in January, he will be appointing his Cabinet and closest advisers, who play key roles in any new governor’s administration and policy shop.
HELENA — A deadlocked interim legislative committee couldn’t agree Monday on a three-year estimate of projected revenue in the first such impasse since the process began in the early 1980s.
HELENA — As the curtain falls on Montana’s 2012 election, political junkies will have get their fixes elsewhere — but before we put a wrap on it, here’s one last take on some oddities, superlatives and trivialities of last Tuesday’s results in the Treasure State.
Republican Steve Daines said Wednesday that he will head to Washington to follow through on his pledge to make the federal government do more with less. He won a decisive, 10-point victory in Montana's U.S. House race.
Republican business executive Steve Daines cruised to victory over Democrat Kim Gillan on Tuesday in Montana's U.S. House race, extending his party's lock on a seat it's held for the past 16 years.
Kim Gillan, Democratic candidate for Montana's U.S. House seat, greets supporters at an election night party Tuesday at Bones Brewing as they wait for results.
Kim Gillan, Democratic candidate for U.S. House, greets supporters at an election night party Tuesday at Bones Brewing.
Kim Gillan, Democratic candidate for U.S. House, arrives at a Democratic Party gathering Tuesday evening at Bones Brewing.
Yellowstone County Democrats believe in the two-party system.
Democrat Kim Gillan cast Republican opponent Steve Daines as an extremist who would curb Medicare benefits and abortion rights in the days leading to Montana's U.S. House election.
Your Election Day look at the Montana races that will be talked about Tuesday.
HELENA — Republican Steve Daines holds a solid lead over Democrat Kim Gillan in the race for Montana’s sole U.S. House seat in the week before the election, according to a Gazette State Poll.
HELENA — In the home stretch of Montana’s U.S. House race, underdog Democrat Kim Gillan is saying don’t write her off — and that front-running Republican Steve Daines isn’t being honest with voters about his “extreme positions” and business record. “There is a clear choice in this election, …
HELENA — During his entire campaign, Republican U.S. House candidate Steve Daines has pointed to his business experience at software firm RightNow Technologies as an asset. “I spent 60 hours a week-plus for the last 12 years at RightNow, having to fight to grow a company,” he said in a recen…
Heavy spending by Republican Steve Daines has turned Montana's open U.S. House race into the most expensive contest for the seat since 2000. Daines and Democrat Kim Gillan have raised a combined $2.8 million through Oct. 17. That's the most since Republican Denny Rehberg beat Democrat Nancy …