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Republican Zinke relishes battle for House seat

Republican Zinke relishes battle for House seat

Editor’s note: A similar campaign profile ran Sept. 21 on Democratic House candidate John Lewis.

September 28, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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Helena & Lewis and Clark County: Politically `blue’? Not always

Helena & Lewis and Clark County: Politically `blue’? Not always

HELENA — As a “government town,” Helena and its county, Lewis and Clark, often are seen as reliably Democratic — but that’s not always the case.

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Former state Senate candidate pleads not guilty to solicitation

Former state Senate candidate pleads not guilty to solicitation

A former Republican state senate candidate pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges that he solicited a 15-year-old girl for sex and then encouraged the girl and his wife to interfere with an investigation into his conduct.

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App allows shoppers to break down product makers' political leanings

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.

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Analysis: Debate flaws for Haynes on Yellowstone, Mead on refugees

Analysis: Debate flaws for Haynes on Yellowstone, Mead on refugees

CASPER, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead began Tuesday’s GOP primary debate flat, two Republican insiders said, but he picked up momentum when he attacked challenger Taylor Haynes’ views on the state claiming federal lands, they said.

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Montana Republicans vote for closed primaries, for runoff elections

Montana Republicans vote for closed primaries, for runoff elections

Irked at what they believe is Democrats interfering in their primary elections, state Republican Party delegates on Saturday called for closing their primaries and allowing only registered Republicans to vote in them.

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Zinke pitches unity among Montana Republicans

Zinke pitches unity among Montana Republicans

Republican U.S. House candidate Ryan Zinke made a strong pitch for party unity in a speech at the state Republican Party convention on Saturday.

June 21, 2014 4:05 pm
GOP conservatives seek closed primary elections

GOP conservatives seek closed primary elections

A Republican committee gave initial approval Thursday to a proposal to close future primary elections to prevent voters outside the party from influencing the outcome.

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Vocal GOP critic of his own party hit with lawsuit challenging his residency

Vocal GOP critic of his own party hit with lawsuit challenging his residency

HELENA — A Great Falls legislator who’s been a vocal critic of leaders in his own Republican Party has been sued by a pair of constituents, who say he no longer lives in the district and should vacate his seat.

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Republican Edmunds touts himself as 'true conservative' in U.S. Senate race'

Republican Edmunds touts himself as 'true conservative' in U.S. Senate race'

Editor’s note: This is the last in a three-part series on the Republican U.S. Senate candidates.

May 07, 2014 12:30 am Photos

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Overwhelming GOP favorite Daines spreads message of more jobs, less government

Overwhelming GOP favorite Daines spreads message of more jobs, less government

Editor’s note: This is the second of a three-part series on the Republican candidates for U.S. Senate

May 06, 2014 12:30 am Photos

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Daines the man to beat in U.S. Senate GOP primary – and maybe the general election, too

Daines the man to beat in U.S. Senate GOP primary – and maybe the general election, too

HELENA — U.S. Rep. Steve Daines, Montana’s only congressman, is trying to step up this year to the U.S. Senate — and the Republican primary election next month may be just a bump in the road on his path to the general election this fall.

May 04, 2014 12:15 am Photos

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Wyoming Republicans reject censure of Gov. Mead

EVANSTON, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead narrowly avoided being branded with a censure resolution at the Wyoming Republican Party Convention in Evanston on Saturday.

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House candidate Stapleton says he's a conservative, proven 'Montana kid'

House candidate Stapleton says he's a conservative, proven 'Montana kid'

HELENA — Former state Sen. Corey Stapleton of Billings has a standard answer when he’s asked why Montanans should vote for him in the five-way Republican primary for the U.S. House.

April 24, 2014 12:00 am Video
Ralliers say Tea Party still a force, despite criticism

Ralliers say Tea Party still a force, despite criticism

As Tea Party rallies go, the one in Billings on Tuesday was tepid.

April 15, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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Coming to local TV: Al Simpson stars in same-sex marriage commercial

Coming to local TV: Al Simpson stars in same-sex marriage commercial

The television ad shows snow-dusted mountains with wind-swept pines, an American flag, downtown Cody, pickups and a statue of a rifle-toting man on horseback.

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2 former lawmakers join Wyoming secretary of state race

2 former lawmakers join Wyoming secretary of state race

CASPER, Wyo. — The Republican candidate pool for Wyoming secretary of state grew by two on Monday.

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E.J. Dionne Jr: 2013: Not as bad as you think

WASHINGTON — “Has this been the worst year of your presidency?”

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Seeds of discontent over House farm bill

Seeds of discontent over House farm bill

U.S. Rep. Steve Daines and fellow Republicans passed a scaled-down farm bill Thursday that got a lukewarm reception from a broad spectrum of Montanans.

July 11, 2013 6:30 pm Photos

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