HELENA — After more than a year of campaigning, candidates for Montana's lone U.S. House seat are making their final push to the Nov. 4 election in what might be the most competitive state race this year.
HELENA — A former co-worker of Montana Supreme Court candidate Lawrence VanDyke is questioning whether the ex-solicitor general has the experience and temperament for a seat on the state’s highest court.
The clock is ticking on the federal government’s offer to buy back Crow Indian reservation land and return the property to the tribe.
HELENA — House Republican Ryan Zinke raised more than three times as much money as his Democratic opponent, John Lewis, from Oct. 1-15, the latest campaign finance reports show.
HELENA — State Senate races in Bozeman and north-central Montana are the most expensive legislative contests in the state, with candidates raising a collective $70,000 in each race, finance records show.
HELENA — U.S. Sen. Jon Tester on Friday accused two prominent colleges of “voter manipulation” for their role in a mailer sent this week to 100,000 Montanans, in connection with two Montana Supreme Court races.
HELENA — Montana Secretary of State Linda McCulloch filed a complaint Friday alleging that Stanford University and Dartmouth College researchers broke four laws by sending 100,000 election mailers to voters that appeared to come from the state.
HELENA — A federal judge has blocked a Helena nonprofit group’s attempt to prevent Montana’s political practices commissioner, attorney general and a Lewis and Clark County attorney from enforcing state campaign-finance laws.
HELENA — A conservative political group launched TV and radio ads attacking Supreme Court Justice Mike Wheat on Thursday, becoming the fourth outside group spending to influence the outcome of the campaign between Wheat and his challenger, former state solicitor Lawrence VanDyke.
HELENA — Montana and Stanford University officials launched separate investigations Thursday into official-looking mailers that arrived at Montana homes this week rating how liberal or conservative the four nonpartisan candidates for state Supreme Court are.
HELENA — Facing mounting pressure, Republican U.S. House candidate Ryan Zinke said Thursday he is working to find and release a missing military record before the Nov. 4 election.
HELENA — The U.S. Navy has not yet responded to a formal request sent Sept. 1 by House Republican candidate Ryan Zinke for copies of his military personnel records covering his 23-year-career as a Navy SEAL, his campaign said Wednesday.
Crow tribal leaders and mining officials made their case for the Indian Coal Production Tax Credit on Wednesday in a meeting with U.S. Rep. Steve Daines, R-Mont.
HELENA — A nonpartisan race for Montana Supreme Court has taken a distinctly partisan edge, with challenger Lawrence VanDyke trying to cast Justice Mike Wheat as a liberal activist judge as his Republican backers pour tens of thousands of dollars into ads to support that message.
SIDNEY – Republican U.S. Senate candidate Steve Daines, debating Democratic rival Amanda Curtis Tuesday night in the heart of eastern Montana’s oil patch, accused her of helping to kill a $35-million bill to fund public works in Montana communities overwhelmed by oil development.
GREAT FALLS — Democratic House candidate John Lewis denied helping write the Affordable Care Act as an aide to Sen. Max Baucus, while Republican Ryan Zinke insisted he’s released all of the military personnel records in his possession and had a stellar record as a Navy SEAL.
Officially, the record shows that 20,000 Yellowstone County residents had already voted by Tuesday. But County Elections Administrator Bret Rutherford knows the number was a few thousand ballots off.
SIDNEY — Tonight’s second and final debate tonight between U.S. Senate candidates Amanda Curtis and Steve Daines, in Sidney, can be watched live via Internet streaming or heard on selected radio stations across the state.
SIDNEY — Republican Steve Daines and Democrat Amanda Curtis head to the Bakken oil patch for the second of back-to-back debates ahead of the U.S. Senate election on Nov. 4.
A Republican lawmaker from Billings Heights is demanding equal time on a Miles City radio station where his opponent does the weather.
Democratic Senate candidate Amanda Curtis aggressively attacked her Republican opponent, Rep. Steve Daines, throughout their first debate Monday, while Daines mostly ignored her jabs and turned his criticism instead to President Barack Obama.
U.S. Senate candidates Amanda Curtis and Steve Daines square off in Billings Monday in their only televised debate before the Nov. 4 election.
HELENA — With the Nov. 4 election fast approaching, Democrat John Lewis and Republican Ryan Zinke disagreed often and accused each other of waffling on issues during a House debate in Kalispell on Sunday night.
HELENA — Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Amanda Curtis doesn’t deny her sympathies for an obscure union with a radical past — the Industrial Workers of the World — and said she’s “amused” that the state Republican Party is labeling her a “communist” because of it.
Former Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer has made it into the Oct. 16 issue of Playboy magazine.