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U.S. Senate candidates differ on role of money in Montana elections

U.S. Senate candidates differ on role of money in Montana elections

As part of The Billings Gazette’s efforts to inform voters about their Primary Election choices, the newspaper invited all Montana candidates for U.S. Senate and U.S. House to answer a series of questions. The third of four installments is printed today. Previous candidate responses may be v…

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Republican congressman announces US Senate bid

Republican congressman announces US Senate bid

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.

November 06, 2013 12:26 pm
Rehberg links Tester to president; Tester calls claims 'crazy'

Rehberg links Tester to president; Tester calls claims 'crazy'

KALISPELL - Democratic Sen. Jon Tester and Rep. Denny Rehberg jousted over a suite of familiar issues Sunday night as Libertarian candidate Dan Cox, joining the fray for his first debate this season, added his less-conventional brand of political ideology to the mix.

October 14, 2012 8:37 pm Photos

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Tester says Rehberg used official travel for vacations

HELENA — U.S. Sen. Jon Tester is accusing his opponent, Rep. Denny Rehberg, of abusing government travel during his tenure as a congressman to take lavish travel trips on the taxpayer dime with no good reason for doing so.

October 04, 2012 12:48 pmLoading…

Tester would push stalled balanced budget plan

HELENA — U.S. Sen. Jon Tester says his biggest priority after re-election would be to push a bipartisan balanced budget solution that has so far languished in Congress, while challenger U.S. Rep. Denny Rehberg counters that tax cuts and repealing the federal health care law should top the list.

September 03, 2012 2:20 pmLoading…

Senate battle hinges on small number of undecideds

HELENA — Dale Specht of Great Falls is a retired school janitor who goes to the same barber as U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, but also appreciates the assistance U.S. Rep. Denny Rehberg once offered him on a veteran's issue.

September 02, 2012 2:08 pmLoading…

UW professor drops US Senate bid

CHEYENNE — A University of Wyoming history professor is dropping his bid to run as an independent for U.S. Senate.

July 26, 2012 10:09 pmLoading…

Libertarian joins U.S. Senate race

HELENA -- A retired Missoula businessman filed Thursday to run in Montana's U.S. Senate race as a Libertarian, increasing to four the number of candidates in the high-profile contest.

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Tester rejects Rehberg counteroffer

HELENA - U.S. Sen. Jon Tester is rejecting Congressman Denny Rehberg's campaign finance counteroffer that called for a race funded only by individual Montanans.

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US Senate confirms Skavdahl to federal bench

CHEYENNE — The U.S. Senate has confirmed Scott Skavdahl (SKAV'-doll) as a federal judge in Wyoming. The vote Thursday to confirm Skavdahl's appointment was 96-0 and applauded by Wyoming U.S. Sens. Mike Enzi and John Barrasso. Skavdahl replaces retiring U.S. District Judge William Downes of …

November 03, 2011 4:20 pmLoading…
Close U.S. Senate race shaping up, MSUB poll says

Close U.S. Senate race shaping up, MSUB poll says

The U.S. Senate race in Montana next year is shaping up to be a close one, according to Montana State University Billings poll results released Wednesday.

November 02, 2011 11:10 am Photos

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18 months from election, Tester vs. Rehberg already has flavor of full-on campaign

18 months from election, Tester vs. Rehberg already has flavor of full-on campaign

HELENA — It may be 18 months before Election Day 2012 in Montana, but U.S. Rep. Denny Rehberg, R-Mont., says it’s no surprise that his challenge of Democratic U.S. Sen. Jon Tester is already drawing national attention.

May 15, 2011 12:05 am Photos

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Tester profiled in Newsweek

Tester profiled in Newsweek

The May 9 edition of Newsweek featured a profile U.S. Sen. Jon Tester that outlined the importance of his Senate race with U.S. Rep. Denny Rehberg.

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Guest opinion: Leaders must confront fiscal reality

Late Friday night, Washington leaders met to hammer out a deal and avert a government shutdown. There were four people in the room – the president, the vice president, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and House Speaker John Boehner. The American public and most of those elected to represent…

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Rehberg addresses crowd

Rehberg addresses crowd

U.S. Rep. Denny Rehberg, R-Mont., addresses town hall meeting at Prescott Hall at Rocky Mountain College in March 2011.

March 07, 2011 5:15 pmLoading…

Tester looks forward to debating Rehberg on their records

HELENA — Democratic Sen. Jon Tester said his plans won't change much just because Republican Rep. Denny Rehberg is challenging him in 2012.

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Republican Daines announces U.S. Senate bid

Republican Daines announces U.S. Senate bid

HELENA — Republican Steve Daines of Bozeman announced Saturday that he is challenging Democratic U.S. Sen. Jon Tester in 2012 because he wants to reduce the size of the federal government and unleash American innovation to create more jobs.

November 13, 2010 7:00 pmLoading…

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