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U.S. Sen. John Walsh, D-Mont, has signed onto a bill to preserve six-day-a-week mail service and protect rural post offices.
Billings-area business leaders urged U.S. Sen. John Walsh Friday for help in retaining quality workers, navigating federal regulations and freeing loan money for expansion.
Fresh off of his April 9 cosponsorship of the Federal Loan Refinancing Act, U.S. Sen. John Walsh, D-Mont., met with higher education officials and students at Montana State University Billings on Wednesday to discuss college affordability.
The U.S. Supreme Court is filled with men and women with Ivy League degrees. They’ve studied law, politics, and history.
Montanans' most fundamental right is at risk: the right to choose who we want to represent us in free and open primary elections.
Montanans know hard work. After spending the last few weeks in Washington, I can tell you it’s something a lot of folks back there talk about but never actually get around to doing.
BOZEMAN — When LigoCyte Pharmaceuticals was founded in 1998, the team that built the company was certain that Bozeman, with the talent available through Montana State University, would be the best place to start the company. But who had ever heard of an early-stage biotech in Montana?
Just days after making the expected appointment of John Walsh to fill the U.S. Senate vacancy, Gov. Steve Bullock did the unexpected in appointing the new lieutenant governor.
It’s always a little galling when folks accuse politicians of playing politics.
Young Belle Winestine described suffragist Jeannette Rankin as “magnetic,” with an “illuminous quality,” and quoted another observer of the charismatic Rankin as like a “young panther ready to spring.”
About the only thing U.S. Senate candidates Dirk Adams and John Bohlinger agreed on Tuesday night was that fellow Democrat John Walsh was a no-show for their Billings forum.
MISSOULA — Former Lt. Gov. John Bohlinger says he may end his campaign for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate if current Lt. Gov. John Walsh is appointed to serve the rest of Max Baucus' term.
There’s no way Montana Gov. Steve Bullock could have guessed that an appointment he’d have to make may control the destiny of the U.S. Senate.
HELENA — Gov. Steve Bullock isn’t saying much yet about his forthcoming appointment of someone to the U.S. Senate to succeed Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont.
In politics timing is everything and that certainly appears to be the case with Lt. Gov. John Walsh and U.S. Rep. Steve Daines.
Armed robberies. Three West End businesses reported robberies in which a gunman got away with undisclosed amounts of cash.
On Thursday, it was State District Judge Susan P. Watters’ turn to graduate from family drug court.
HELENA — Democratic U.S. Senate candidate John Bohlinger rapped Montana’s two sitting U.S. senators and “D.C. insiders” on Monday for their early support of fellow Democrat Lt. Gov. John Walsh, saying they should let Montana voters do the choosing.
BOZEMAN — U.S. Rep. Steve Daines announced Wednesday that he will run for Senate in 2014, giving Montana Republicans a candidate they believe has a strong chance at winning the state's first race for an open Senate seat in decades.
The headline in the Washington Post read, “Moderates flex muscle.” Below that were pictures of 12 senators, six from each party, who are helping to forge a bipartisan compromise that would reopen the government and pay its bills. But the story never mentioned a key fact: Five of the 12 are w…