United States House Of Representatives
During a period when the reputation of the U.S. Congress has been battered by the media and the public, the Senate has a remarkable opportunity to pass historic legislation that would directly assist agriculture producers, private land conservation, sportsmen, local economies and outdoo…
U.S. Rep Steve Daines is being asked to distance himself from the Montana Marine Corps League.
WASHINGTON — If you attack the president repeatedly for law-breaking, executive overreach and deceiving the public and Congress, do you have an obligation to impeach him? This is the logical question Republicans are now trying to duck.
WASHINGTON — In 1961, John F. Kennedy said: “In the past, those who foolishly sought power by riding the back of the tiger ended up inside.”
Republican candidates vying for Montana’s lone U.S. House seat showed little tolerance for abortion, gay marriage and immigration at a Tuesday night forum in Billings.
WASHINGTON — Liberals constantly lecture, more in theatrical sorrow than in actual anger, about their eagerness to compromise with Republicans, just not with Republicans who are — liberal moderation expresses itself immoderately — hostage-taking, terroristic, anarchistic, jihadist suicide bo…
WASHINGTON — Seeing our government and our creditworthiness held hostage to the demands of a right-wing minority is infuriating. It’s also heartbreaking.
Attempting to force an end to the federal government shutdown, House Democrats are dusting off a March bill proposed by Montana Rep. Steve Daines and other Republicans that doesn’t defund Obamacare.
WASHINGTON — The Tea Party Republicans should hang a “Mission Accomplished” banner across the House of Representatives. They could flank it with large portraits of Sen. Ted Cruz, the Texas Republican who has in fact, if not in name, replaced John Boehner as speaker of the House. The right-wi…
Recently, the U.S. House of Representatives passed farm bill legislation that removed the nutrition component that provides food for children, seniors, the disabled, and others in need.
As House Republicans consider slicing up their failed 2013 farm bill and voting on its parts separately, Montana agriculture groups are saying no thanks.
WASHINGTON — The roof fell in on John Boehner’s House of Representatives last week. The Republican leadership’s humiliating defeat on a deeply flawed and inhumane farm bill was as clear a lesson as we’ll get about the real causes of dysfunction in the nation’s capital.
WASHINGTON — To be deemed a serious analyst at the moment seems to require a lot of hand-wringing and sneering over how awful Congress looked over the past few days as it rushed a fiscal cliff deal into law.
BOZEMAN — U.S. Rep.-elect Steven Daines is assembling his top aides, starting with his chief of staff.
WASHINGTON -- The United States faces a crisis in our political system because the Republican Party, particularly in the House of Representatives, is no longer a normal, governing party.
BOSTON — In the early 1980s, Tip O'Neill played the same role that John Boehner does now — speaker of the House, while a popular president from the other party dominates the political debate. O'Neill (who left office in 1987 and died in 1994) would have turned 100 this month, so it's appropr…
HELENA — U.S. Rep.-elect Steve Daines, R-Mont., said Wednesday he has been assigned to the House Natural Resources, Transportation and Infrastructure and Homeland Security committees.
WASHINGTON -- An entirely new political narrative is taking shape before our eyes, yet many here are still stuck in the old one.
As a life-long Republican, former Fortune 100 company executive, entrepreneur, Vietnam-era veteran, graduate of the same Ivy League business school that produced Mitt Romney and George Bush, I support many Republican positions.
WASHINGTON -- President Obama knows foolishness when he sees it. He has been toughened by four years of unremitting Republican opposition and has behind him both a large Electoral College victory and an advantage of about 3 million popular votes. The word "mandate" is overused -- just ask Ge…