U.S. Rep. Ryan Zinke knew Chris Kyle, the subject of “American Sniper,” when Zinke was commander of special forces in the Fallujah area of Iraq in 2004.
HELENA — Montana’s congressional delegation split along party lines Monday night with Democratic Sen. Jon Tester praising President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address, while Republican Sen. Steve Daines and Rep. Ryan Zinke criticized the president.
Calling the Air Force unwise for moving ahead with a bomber training complex over parts of the Bakken, U.S. Sens. Jon Tester and Steve Daines said they would fight the proposal.
Back in 1993, gas sold for about $1 a gallon all year. And Congress did something that it has been loathe to do since: Raised the federal fuel tax that builds and maintains our nation’s transportation system.
HELENA — A Montana Democratic Party official on Tuesday criticized new Rep. Ryan Zinke for hiring as his chief of staff the former treasurer of a political action committee that spent $250,000 in independent expenditures in support of Zinke’s candidacy and against one of his opponents.
HELENA — Republican Steve Daines became Montana’s newest U.S. senator Tuesday, while fellow Republican Ryan Zinke was sworn in as the state’s lone congressman to succeed Daines.
HELENA — U.S. Rep.-elect Ryan Zinke has announced the location of his offices and members of his staff.
HELENA — Rep.-elect Ryan Zinke raised and spent more than twice as much money as his Democratic opponent, John Lewis, in the race for Montana’s open House seat this year.
HELENA — Rep.-elect Ryan Zinke said Thursday that he has been assigned to the House Armed Services and Natural Resources committee, which were his top choices.
HELENA — U.S. Rep.-elect Ryan Zinke has appointed Randy Vogel to lead his Montana staff as state director.
Those of us who make a living in Montana’s outdoors keep track of a few important events on the calendar: the start of ski season, the end of hunting season, road closures in Glacier and Yellowstone and, yes, even Election Day.
It’s no secret that Election Day brought some change to Congress. For the first time since you elected me to the U.S. Senate, I will be a member of the minority party.
HELENA — U.S. Rep.-elect Ryan Zinke, R-Mont., is headed to Washington Tuesday for an orientation for new members of Congress, to get a look at his personal congressional budget and to lobby to get on the committees he’s requested.
HELENA — Steve Daines and Ryan Zinke captured seats in the U.S. Senate and House on Tuesday by each winning 50 of the state’s 56 counties.
It was a disheartening election cycle for Montana Democrats after the departure of U.S. Sen. Max Baucus to China.
HELENA — Republican Ryan Zinke, a retired Navy SEAL commander and former state senator from Whitefish, won a decisive victory over John Lewis on Tuesday night to become Montana’s next congressman.
Democrat John Lewis and Republican Ryan Zinke
HELENA — On the eve of Election Day, candidates for federal office have found their way back to their Montana hometowns after extensive statewide tours to drive home their messages and get out the vote.
HELENA — Republican Steve Daines is looking to capitalize on the Democrats having to switch candidates late in the campaign to win a seat long coveted by the GOP and help push the party closer to control of the U.S. Senate.
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