BOISE, Idaho — The president of a failed southwest Idaho property-management company has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for defrauding investors.
When I sent the letters, the grease from Election Night pizza hadn’t even made its way out of my system, and I was running on caffeine and adrenaline.
HELENA — Three former Montana Republican Party chairmen took the unusual step Monday of uniting to publicly oppose former state Sen. Ryan Zinke's bid to win the GOP nomination for U.S. House in next month's primary election.
HELENA — Montana’s U.S. Rep. Steve Daines — a Republican running this year for the U.S. Senate — has fashioned a very conservative voting record in his first 15 months on the job, independent analyses show.
HELENA — Two Republican state legislators from Flathead County, Jon Sonju and Scott Reichner, said Thursday they won’t be candidates for the U.S. House next year.
HELENA — The state is asking a federal court to dismiss former Republican gubernatorial candidate Rick Hill’s amended request that it intervene in a pending complaint over a large campaign donation.
HELENA — The state is asking a federal court to dismiss former Republican gubernatorial candidate Rick Hill's request that it intervene in pending complaint over a large campaign donation.
HELENA -- A former secretary of state and four current or ex-legislators are among the Republicans looking to run for Montana’s lone U.S. House seat if Rep. Steve Daines, R-Mont., enters the Senate race instead of seeking re-election.
HELENA—The state political practices commissioner is investigating a complaint alleging that Gov. Steve Bullock’s 2012 campaign illegally coordinated activities with third-party groups that made independent expenditures supporting him through the same consulting firm.
HELENA — Defeated gubernatorial candidate Rick Hill has asked a federal court to block a state investigation of a complaint filed last fall by his opponent’s campaign manager over Hill receiving a $500,000 donation from the Montana Republican Party.
HELENA — Sen. Max Baucus’ surprise announcement Tuesday that he won’t run for re-election in 2014 throws a big, fat curveball into next year’s U.S. Senate race in Montana.
HELENA — A Republican lawmaker is arguing it will take more money — not less — in politics to beat back the tidal wave of so-called dark money.
HELENA—As a kid, Steve Bullock delivered the morning newspaper every day to the governor’s mansion on the city’s upper eastside. Now someone will be dropping off the newspapers to Bullock and his family at the executive residence.
HELENA — The $47 million U.S. Senate race between Democrat Jon Tester and Republican Denny Rehberg was Montana's top news story of 2012, according to The Associated Press' annual poll of state editors.
HELENA - Gov.-elect Steve Bullock is dropping his lawsuit against former U.S. Rep. Rick Hill over a $500,000 contribution Hill received during the governor's race.
HELENA — Final campaign finance reports show that Republican Rick Hill's supporters rallied to his aid in the wake of a judge's decision blocking a big donation to his campaign for governor.
HELENA — The Office of the Commissioner of Political Practices has ruled Steve Bullock's campaign for governor did not deposit a political-action-committee check on time.
HELENA — Republican Rick Hill says he has no regrets about his two-year campaign for governor that ended in a loss to Democratic Attorney General Steve Bullock.
Federal court decisions this year have knocked down several longstanding Montana laws intended to limit the influence of money in elections. The 2013 Legislature has the opportunity to take back control of some aspects of regulation invalidated by federal courts over the past months.
HELENA — Several factors helped Democrat Steve Bullock eke out a narrow victory over Republican Rick Hill in the Montana governor’s race last week.Bullock’s campaign had a superior ground game — the effort to get his supporters out to vote. A number of interest groups, motivated by their sup…