BOZEMAN — At age 36, Steve Daines was working at his father’s construction firm in Bozeman when he got involved with a small but growing company that had developed new customer-service software for the Internet.
WASHINGTON — With Iraq and Syria ablaze, the oil-rich kingdom of Saudi Arabia seems almost an afterthought. But Riyadh will be a crucial, if quixotic, ally as the U.S. seeks to mobilize Sunni Muslims against the terrorist Islamic State.
WASHINGTON — Herbal tea, Clorox wipes and Skippy peanut butter have a little blue in them, while Folgers coffee and Campbell’s soup are as red as their labels.
MISSOULA — On Day 11 of her campaign for the U.S. Senate, Amanda Curtis released a six-point plan to improve education for students.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The State Canvassing Board has certified last week's primary election results.
The major party candidates for Montana’s lone U.S. House seat are spending hundreds of thousands of dollars to get elected. Much more is being spent on their behalf by PACs and parties. All of that money goes to carefully presenting the candidate as he wants to be seen in ads, news releases …
WASHINGTON — It’s a Democratic campaign consultant’s dream: a study from two respected academic economists concluding that, since the late 1940s, the economy has consistently performed better under Democratic presidents than Republican. The gap is huge. From 1949 to 2013, a period when the W…
WASHINGTON — In physics, a unified field theory is an attempt to explain with a single hypothesis the behavior of several fields. Its political corollary is the Cupcake Postulate, which explains everything, from Missouri to Iraq, concerning Americans' comprehensive withdrawal of confidence f…
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Fresh off a Republican primary victory, state schools superintendent candidate Jillian Balow says her campaign will be readjusting its focus for the general election.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Two strong incumbents, U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi and U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis, face perhaps their biggest challenges this election year as they compete with lesser-known challengers in Wyoming's Republican primary Tuesday.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A three-way race for the Republican gubernatorial nomination topped the list of contests in Tuesday's Wyoming primaries, whose results are often the last word in state politics since registered Republicans outnumber Democrats better than 2 to 1.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming increasingly has become a one-party state in recent years, and the Republican primaries for governor and two of the state’s congressional seats Tuesday could well prove to be the definitive contests.
HELENA — State Rep. Amanda Curtis immediately struck a populist note as Montana Democrats’ new U.S. Senate candidate, saying the November election will not be about which political party controls the Senate but whether it will be controlled by millionaires or the middle class.
HELENA — The state will remove three legislative candidates and two candidates for county commissions from the Nov. 4 ballot after they failed to file campaign finance reports, the commissioner of political practices said.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Democrat Mike Ceballos has raised the most money among the candidates seeking to become the next state superintendent of public instruction.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming Republicans face dueling versions of the same story as they consider Cindy Hill's candidacy for governor in this month's primary.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A Republican candidate for U.S. House in Wyoming said President Barack Obama is a dictator and he wants to personally say it to the president's face.
CASPER, Wyo. -- Wyoming secretaries of state fulfill a broad range of roles, from chief elections officer to securities commissioner. But one of their most important duties is serving on the State Loan and Investment Board.
MISSOULA — U.S. Sen. John Walsh said Tuesday he plans to finish his Senate term “very strong” after withdrawing as a candidate for the seat in November’s election.