WASHINGTON — The Affordable Care Act was supposed to be a slam dunk issue for the Republicans in this fall’s elections. Karl Rove told us so in April, writing that “Obamacare is and will remain a political problem for Democrats.”
HELENA — With more than two months to go before the general election, the only U.S. House and Senate candidate debates scheduled so far will be on Oct. 4 in Bozeman, officials said Monday.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming gave two big thumbs-up to two-thirds of its congressional delegation, handing U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi and U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis large majorities in the Republican primary Tuesday.
MONTANA CITY — Republican U.S. Rep. Steve Daines of Montana said Tuesday the Democrats' recent switch in Senate candidates won't change how he campaigns for the seat in the Nov. 4 election.
HELENA — A U.S. Army War College spokeswoman says no information will be released about an investigation into plagiarism allegations against Sen. John Walsh until the process is complete.
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.
During the past few years I have encouraged Native American tribal governments to move their elections to coincide with the national elections in November.
WASHINGTON — It’s one thing to be Montana’s lieutenant governor. It’s another to be a U.S. Senate candidate in one of the states that will determine which party controls that 100-member chamber.
HELENA — U.S. Sen. John Walsh has raised nearly $900,000 since mid-May as he seeks to fight off a challenge by U.S. Rep. Steve Daines in November's election.
Senate appoint Lt. Gov. John Walsh talks about veterans, jobs and civil rights during a visit to the Billings Gazette.
HELENA — Gov. Steve Bullock on Friday appointed Lt. Gov. John Walsh as Montana’s next U.S. senator. He will serve out the final year of the term of Max Baucus, who resigned Thursday night to become the next U.S. ambassador to China.
HELENA — What would the race between U.S. Sen. Jon Tester and the Republican challenger for his seat, Rep. Denny Rehberg, look like if they had actually agreed to ban third-party ads and to return campaign donations from individuals living outside Montana?
HELENA — For months, Montana Republican congressman Denny Rehberg has been criticizing U.S. Sen. Jon Tester for being the leading recipient of campaign cash from lobbyists. But it turns out Rehberg has been taking donations from some lobbyists without disclosing their place of employment.
If simplicity is a virtue, Senate Bill 48 is highly virtuous. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Gary Branae, D-Billings, would add just 12 words to Montana law: “United States senator or” in three places in a statute that now provides for special elections to fill vacancies in the U.S. House of Re…