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David Ignatius: Is White House talent infusion in the works?

WASHINGTON — Presidents often need new energy and talent to refurbish their second terms. George W. Bush opted for such a shake-up in 2006 and it arguably saved his presidency. Barack Obama is now facing a similar moment, and there are signs he's looking to make some personnel changes after …

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White House singles out Bakken oil patch in drug strategy

White House singles out Bakken oil patch in drug strategy

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota’s top state and federal prosecutors say the White House is justified in singling out the state’s oil patch as part of its 2014 national drug control strategy released Wednesday.

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Obama seeks $615 million to fight wildfires

Obama seeks $615 million to fight wildfires

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is asking Congress for $615 million to help fight wildfires as the summer season is already prompting blazes across western states.

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Gazette opinion: Not the White House, but your house, Mr. Schweitzer

Gazette opinion: Not the White House, but your house, Mr. Schweitzer

It's a pity that former Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer apparently has never given himself the luxury of an unspoken thought.

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Young Sunburst scientists headed to White House

GREAT FALLS — Five eighth-graders from Montana went to the White House to talk about their award-winning proposal to reduce car accidents caused by whiteout conditions.

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Lame Deer students perform at White House

Lame Deer students perform at White House

Students from Lame Deer High School performed Tuesday at the White House Turnaround Arts Talent Show.

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Montana regents look to combat sex assaults across university system

Montana regents look to combat sex assaults across university system

MISSOULA — The Montana University System believes its schools are well-positioned to address new guidelines released by the White House this week as it moves to combat sexual assaults on campuses across the country.

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Guest opinion: On 11th anniversary: Congress, clean up your war

Eleven years have passed since the United States invaded Iraq in an unprovoked, unnecessary, unconstitutional action that violated international law.

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5 free ways to see Washington, a city of museums

5 free ways to see Washington, a city of museums

WASHINGTON — There are probably more free things to do in the U.S. capital than nearly any other major city in the world. The most popular museums and the zoo are free, thanks to government funding, as well as the picturesque memorials and monuments. With so many free options, the biggest ch…

November 17, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Robert J. Samuelson: An exit strategy for dangerous Washington standoff

WASHINGTON — Here’s a way out. President Barack Obama, House Speaker John Boehner and other congressional leaders meet at the White House. After the meeting, the president announces that the administration commits to negotiations with Congress over spending reductions that will explicitly in…

October 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Capitol Lockdown

Capitol Lockdown

Emergency personnel help an injured person after a shooting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013. A police officer was reported injured after gunshots at the U.S. Capitol, police said Thursday. They locked down the entire complex, at least temporarily derailing debate over h…

October 03, 2013 2:51 pm
White House Security

White House Security

A Secret Service vehicle joins law enforcement officers on horseback from the US Park Police, as they shutdown access n Pennsylvania Ave., directly in front of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, after a shooting on Capitol Hill. Police say the U.S. Capitol has been put on…

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Guest opinion: Pay for veterans’ care now, or pay more later

When the next generation looks back on Iraq and Afghanistan they will see that one of the steepest costs of these wars was the obligation we incurred to our veterans.

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Robert J. Samuelson: Why slow down now? The health spending mystery

WASHINGTON — In today’s contentious political climate, when hardly anyone agrees on anything, here’s a rare subject of consensus: Health spending is slowing, and almost everyone thinks that’s a good thing. Aside from relieving pressures on federal and state budgets, it could help reverse sta…

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White House report: Immigration bill good for Wyoming

CASPER, Wyo. — The U.S. Senate’s immigration bill would boost economic growth and create hundreds of jobs in Wyoming, according to a report released by the White House this week.

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May cartoon: Obama detained

May cartoon: Obama detained

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May 31, 2013 4:51 pm
Obama nominates Watters, Morris for federal bench

Obama nominates Watters, Morris for federal bench

President Barack Obama on Thursday nominated two Montana judges to federal judgeships in Billings and Great Falls.

May 23, 2013 2:02 pm Photos

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Obama hosts GOP senators for dinner on budget day

Obama hosts GOP senators for dinner on budget day

WASHINGTON — Over a steak dinner, President Barack Obama dined with a dozen Republican senators at the White House on Wednesday evening in search of common ground on a range of issues, most notably the budget, entitlements and tax reform.

April 10, 2013 5:22 pm Related Loading…
2 for federal judgeships announced

2 for federal judgeships announced

State District Judge Susan Watters of Billings and Montana Supreme Court Justice Brian Morris will be recommended to the White House for two federal judgeships in Montana, Sen. Max Baucus announced Monday.

March 11, 2013 3:20 pm Photos

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