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Zinke announces U.S. House candidacy in Billings

Republican Ryan Zinke announced his candidacy for the U.S. House in Billings on Monday.

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Bullock, Hill win governor primaries

Bullock, Hill win governor primaries

HELENA -- Democratic Attorney General Steve Bullock coasted to an easy victory Tuesday in the Democratic primary for governor, and former U.S. Rep. Rick Hill racked up a decisive win in the seven-candidate Republican field to set up a November matchup between the two Helena men.

June 05, 2012 10:21 pm Photos

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7 vie to be GOP nominee for governor in Tuesday primary

7 vie to be GOP nominee for governor in Tuesday primary

HELENA — Disagreeing on few issues, the seven Republican candidates for governor have been running low-key, friendly campaigns until the race recently escalated with an attack on former U.S. Rep. Rick Hill, the presumed frontrunner.

June 04, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Republicans eye in on Hill as primary nears

HELENA — Republicans see a golden opportunity to retake a governor's mansion after nearly eight years of living under the shadow of Brian Schweitzer — but first the party has to pick a nominee from a crowded and increasingly contentious primary battle.

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6 governor candidates list campaign endorsements

HELENA — Six of the nine candidates for governor have provided a list of five individuals, groups or a combination that have endorsed them.

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Bullock continues to lead money race for governor

Bullock continues to lead money race for governor

HELENA — Democratic Attorney General Steve Bullock, facing only token opposition in the Democratic primary race for governor, continues to stockpile cash, while the Republicans are spending down their bankrolls in efforts to break out the seven-person pack.

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GOP governor candidates seek support of far right

HELENA - The race to court the Republican Party's most conservative voters has prompted two candidates for governor to sign a lengthy "constitutional" pledge.

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City Lights: Good news for jaded voters

Montanans apparently have been jaded by years and years of outlandish homegrown news stories.

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Neil Livingstone

Neil Livingstone

Neil Livingstone

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Guest opinion: State needs to mine, dig and log its way back to prosperity

Guest opinion: State needs to mine, dig and log its way back to prosperity

I am not a professional politician. Instead, I'm a businessman, and it's a businessman that Montana needs as governor. We have real problems in this state, including high unemployment (and underemployment), a $3.5 billion state pension deficit, and a declining tax base. Montana ranks 47th in…

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Guest opinion: Gubernatorial hopefuls comment on credentials

The Billings Gazette invited all major party candidates for Montana governor to write 500-word op-eds answering this question:What have you done for the state of Montana that demonstrates your ability to serve the public interest as governor?

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Republican candidate promises 1,000 new jobs

HELENA -- If he's elected governor, Republican Neil Livingstone pledged Wednesday to not take a state paycheck until he has created 1,000 new private sector jobs in Montana

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Two more GOP governor hopefuls running ads

HELENA -- With nearly 170,000 absentee ballots sent out Monday and the primary election a month away, two more Republicans are on the television airwaves trying to break through the crowded seven-candidate GOP field for governor.

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GOP governor candidates support right-to-work and nullification of federal laws; Dems disagree

HELENA -- Montana's nine major candidates for governor differed mostly along party lines on whether Montana needs a right-to-work law and whether the state has the power to nullify federal laws with which it disagrees.

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Most governor candidates favor death penalty, oppose abortion and gay marriage

Most governor candidates favor death penalty, oppose abortion and gay marriage

HELENA -- All seven Republican candidates for governor are opposed to and most want to restrict abortion, while the two Democrats support a woman's right to have an abortion.

May 01, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Governor hopefuls split by party on Schweitzer health clinic plans

HELENA — Most Republican candidates for governor are opposed to Democratic Gov. Brian Schweitzer's plan to set up a low-cost health clinic in Helena to serve state employees, while Democratic candidates back the idea.

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Candidates for governor weigh in on natural resources

Candidates for governor weigh in on natural resources

HELENA — All seven Republican gubernatorial candidates want to streamline Montana’s regulatory process and remove barriers they believe are slowing natural-resource development.

April 29, 2012 12:10 am Photos

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Governor candidates want to change taxes

Governor candidates want to change taxes

HELENA -- All nine major candidates for governor support changing Montana's tax structure, but their solutions vary widely.

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Bullock, Hill lead campaign money chase

Bullock, Hill lead campaign money chase

HELENA -- Attorney General Steve Bullock registered another strong fundraising reporting period in his race for governor, reeling in more than $105,000 in the past month to top all of his rivals.

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GOP candidates for governor push for June 5 primary win

HELENA — All seven Republican candidates for governor agree on the need to cut government red tape to simplify the state’s regulatory process for energy and natural resource projects.

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