HELENA — As the 114th Congress convened this week, U.S. Sen. Jon Tester said he isn't daunted by his new status as the lone Montana Democrat in Congress or by the fact that his party is now the minority in the Senate.
WASHINGTON — A bill to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline cleared a key Senate committee Thursday, setting up a fight next week pitting newly empowered Republicans against President Barack Obama and Senate Democrats.
CASPER, Wyo. — Mike Enzi, Wyoming’s senior senator in Washington, D.C., will likely become chairman of the Senate Budget Committee.
U.S. Rep. Steve Daines says he'll serve on four committees when he moves to the U.S. Senate next month.
The Senate voted to pass its annual National Defense Authorization Act on Friday, sending Montana’s first wilderness additions in 33 years to President Barack Obama’s desk.
CASPER, Wyo. — U.S. Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., was re-elected to serve as chairman of the Senate Republican Policy Committee, which provides policies on legislation, floor debate and votes.
HELENA — Montana’s senior U.S. senator, Democrat Jon Tester, will now be in the minority for the first time in his Senate career — but said this week his new role may actually create more opportunities to get things done.
HELENA — Montana Democrats are trying to put a good spin on Tuesday’s election losses, noting that while they got creamed in the U.S. House and U.S. Senate races, they actually picked up a couple seats in the Legislature, saying that’s a better showing than Democrats in most other states.
HELENA — Just a few days after Amanda Curtis’ whirlwind campaign for U.S. Senate, she’s back to doing what she loves best.
HELENA — Campaign ads paid for by outside interest groups usually reach their peak the week before a U.S. Senate election, but they’ve all but dried up in Montana’s top race this year between Republican Steve Daines and Democrat Amanda Curtis.
SIDNEY – Republican U.S. Senate candidate Steve Daines, debating Democratic rival Amanda Curtis Tuesday night in the heart of eastern Montana’s oil patch, accused her of helping to kill a $35-million bill to fund public works in Montana communities overwhelmed by oil development.
Democratic Senate candidate Amanda Curtis aggressively attacked her Republican opponent, Rep. Steve Daines, throughout their first debate Monday, while Daines mostly ignored her jabs and turned his criticism instead to President Barack Obama.
Follow along live as Rep. Steve Daines and Amanda Curtis, candidates for Montana's U.S. Senate seat, debate in Billings.
U.S. Senate candidates Amanda Curtis and Steve Daines square off in Billings Monday in their only televised debate before the Nov. 4 election.
HELENA — Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Amanda Curtis doesn’t deny her sympathies for an obscure union with a radical past — the Industrial Workers of the World — and said she’s “amused” that the state Republican Party is labeling her a “communist” because of it.
HELENA — Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Amanda Curtis, who’s been in the race just nine weeks, put up her first TV ad Thursday — less than three weeks before the Nov. 4 election.
HELENA — Republican Steve Daines is opposing Democrat Amanda Curtis and Libertarian Roger Roots in the race for Montana’s open U.S. Senate seat. His stands on major issues include:
Democrat Amanda Curtis said she’s hopeful U.S. Senate opponent Republican Steve Daines can agree to at least a few debates.
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