United States Senate
HELENA — Montana’s next U.S. senator, Republican Steve Daines, says the new GOP-controlled Congress will have an active agenda next year, such as taking on “Obamacare,” passing a balanced budget, blocking costly federal regulations and approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
CASPER, Wyo. — U.S. Sens. Mike Enzi and John Barrasso will return to the Capitol on Wednesday, as Republicans talk to leadership about the committees they want to serve on and lead following the midterm election shakeup.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Barack Obama lost Kentucky in 2012 by 23 points, yet the state remains closely divided about re-electing the man whose parliamentary skills uniquely qualify him to restrain Obama's executive overreach. So, Kentucky's Senate contest is a constitutional moment that will deter…
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 — U.S. Sen. John Walsh, who suspended his campaign two months ago, filed his final fundraising report this week, showing he raised a total of nearly $3 million — and had spent all but $119,000 through September.
Two years ago, Montanans chose Steve Daines to be their sole representative in the U.S. House. On Nov. 4, they have the opportunity to capitalize on that decision by sending Daines to the U.S. Senate.
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.