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Gazette opinion: Let’s get positive on General Election campaign

The five-candidate race to be the GOP nominee for U.S. House turned out to be the closest congressional contest in Montana’s Primary Election.

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Zinke, Lewis win House primaries

Zinke, Lewis win House primaries

HELENA — Ryan Zinke, a former state senator from Whitefish, won a tightly contested Republican race for the U.S. House early Wednesday, while John Lewis rolled to a decisive victory over John Driscoll in the Democratic race.

June 03, 2014 9:22 pm Photos

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Daines, Walsh advance in race for U.S. Senate

Daines, Walsh advance in race for U.S. Senate

HELENA — U.S. Rep. Steve Daines, R- Mont., and Sen. John Walsh, D-Mont., cruised to easy victories in their respective primary elections Tuesday, setting up a fall showdown between the two incumbents for a U.S. Senate seat held by Democrats for a century.

June 03, 2014 8:45 pm Photos

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Corey Stapleton at MetraPark

Corey Stapleton at MetraPark

Corey Stapleton greets Cody Turnquist at MetraPark after Turnquist voted Tuesday. Stapleton spent the day at MetraPark greeting voters.

June 03, 2014 6:40 pmLoading…

5 things to know about today's Republican U.S. House primary

HELENA — A crowded Republican field is vying to succeed U.S. Rep. Steve Daines as Montana's lone congressman, as Daines runs for Senate. Here are five things to know about Tuesday's Republican U.S. House primary election.

June 03, 2014 12:00 pmLoading…
What I'll do

What I'll do

Occasionally someone on the campaign trail will say, “Don’t tell me about the other guy. What do you want to do if you’re elected?”

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Walsh faces first test in keeping U.S. Senate seat

Walsh faces first test in keeping U.S. Senate seat

HELENA — U.S. Sen. John Walsh faces his first test in keeping the seat he was appointed to four months ago in Tuesday's primary, with the Republican challenger — widely expected to be U.S. Rep. Steve Daines — waiting in the wings for November's election.

June 02, 2014 4:10 pmLoading…

GOP House race tops primary contests

HELENA — Montana voters will choose the winners in state and local primary elections Tuesday in races including a tough intraparty Republican battle for the nomination for the U.S. House.

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Majority of Yellowstone County's votes are already in

Majority of Yellowstone County's votes are already in

Election Day isn't until June 3, but Yellowstone County primary races could already be decided by early absentee voters who have submitted nearly three-quarters of the expected turnout.

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5 GOP House hopefuls debate in Kalispell

HELENA — All five House Republican candidates will take part in a final debate Wednesday in Kalispell.

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Rosendale, Stapleton make big loans to their campaigns

Rosendale, Stapleton make big loans to their campaigns

HELENA — Some Republican U.S. House candidates are doubling down with large personal loans to their campaigns in the closing days before the June 3 primary election, the latest Federal Election Commission reports show.

May 23, 2014 11:35 am
Many priorities for Montana's U.S. House candidates

Many priorities for Montana's U.S. House candidates

The Gazette asked: What is the most urgent, important issue affecting Montana that Congress must act on in 2015?

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Some House hopefuls gaining endorsements

Some House hopefuls gaining endorsements

HELENA — Some candidates for the open U.S. House seat are racking up endorsements from various national and state groups as well as political leaders, while others haven’t garnered any endorsements.

May 18, 2014 9:49 pm
Campaign finance rulings split U.S. House candidates

Campaign finance rulings split U.S. House candidates

The Gazette asked Montana candidates for U.S. House: Will the recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions on campaign finance law in McCutcheon and Citizens United have a mostly positive or mostly negative effect on your congressional race?

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Turiano rents billboards to promote candidacy, impeach Obama

Turiano rents billboards to promote candidacy, impeach Obama

HELENA — Drew Turiano, one of five Republicans in the U.S. House primary race, has rented space on six billboards across Montana promoting his candidacy but also calling for the impeachment of President Barack Obama.

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New super PAC is helping Stapleton

New super PAC is helping Stapleton

HELENA — The Big Sky Freedom Fund, a new super political action committee based in Billings, has spent more than $83,000 this week in independent expenditures in support of Corey Stapleton in the five-way Republican U.S. House primary.

May 06, 2014 7:53 pm
Montana's U.S. House candidates give their proposals on national debt

Montana's U.S. House candidates give their proposals on national debt

The Gazette asked: To reduce the national debt over the long term, should Congress reduce spending, increase tax revenues or both?

April 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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U.S. House candidates square off in Billings

U.S. House candidates square off in Billings

Republican candidates vying for Montana’s lone U.S. House seat showed little tolerance for abortion, gay marriage and immigration at a Tuesday night forum in Billings.

April 29, 2014 9:32 pm Photos

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House candidate Stapleton says he's a conservative, proven 'Montana kid'

House candidate Stapleton says he's a conservative, proven 'Montana kid'

HELENA — Former state Sen. Corey Stapleton of Billings has a standard answer when he’s asked why Montanans should vote for him in the five-way Republican primary for the U.S. House.

April 24, 2014 12:00 am Video

5 Republicans seek U.S. House bid

HELENA — Five Republicans — all but one of them current or former state legislators — are vying for their party’s nomination for the U.S. House in the June 3 primary.

April 19, 2014 6:29 pm

Other candidates react to land-transfer idea

HELENA — Here are comments from other candidates for the U.S. House on a proposal by Republican Matt Rosendale to transfer certain federal lands to the state:

April 18, 2014 8:51 pm
Corey Stapleton ad "Folks are upset"

Corey Stapleton ad "Folks are upset"

Republican U.S. House candidate Corey Stapleton campaign television ad.

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Zinke tops fundraising in U.S. House race

Zinke tops fundraising in U.S. House race

HELENA — Republican Ryan Zinke leads the chase for money so far in U.S. House race, reports filed this week showed.

April 16, 2014 10:05 pm Photos

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Stapleton ad: Montanans are upset

Stapleton ad: Montanans are upset

HELENA — Republican U.S. House candidate Corey Stapleton on Wednesday began running his first campaign television ad.

April 16, 2014 6:28 pm Video

Money raised in U.S. House campaign

Here is look at money raised by the candidates for U.S. House in Montana. Democrat John Driscoll hasn’t yet spent the $5,000 needed to file a report.

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Stapleton calls for American to keep a strong military

Stapleton calls for American to keep a strong military

HELENA — Corey Stapleton, a Republican running for the U.S. House, on Wednesday called for America to maintain its military and economic strength and advocated the development of natural resources.

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Republican U.S. House candidate Corey Stapleton

Republican U.S. House candidate Corey Stapleton

Republican U.S. House candidate Corey Stapleton, a former state senator from Billings, said he’s demonstrated as a legislator that he doesn’t shy away from leadership.

April 09, 2014 4:30 pmLoading…

Abortion, pro-life issues spice up first GOP House candidate debate

HELENA — Abortion and pro-life issues ignited the most sparks at the first debate among four of Montana’s Republican U.S. House candidates Monday night, as the contestants sparred over their pro-life records.

March 24, 2014 9:30 pm
Stapleton tops House Republicans in donations from Montana

Stapleton tops House Republicans in donations from Montana

HELENA — Former state Sen. Corey Stapleton, R-Billings, has raised more money in itemized individual campaign donations from Montanans than did his other two major Republican U.S. House opponents as of Dec. 31.

March 23, 2014 12:30 am

Gazette opinion: Contested races challenge voters to be well informed

It’s good to have choices.

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Gazette opinion: Too much campaign rhetoric on repealing ACA

Up to 1,400 Yellowstone County residents have been on a waiting list for help choosing a private insurance plan in a new federal health program. Billings hospitals are deluged with patient requests for help with the new program. The program website is distinctly unfriendly. Choices are compl…

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Rosendale loans another $250K to House campaign

Rosendale loans another $250K to House campaign

HELENA — Republican U.S. House candidate Matt Rosendale made another $250,000 loan to his own campaign in the final quarter of 2013, a report filed Friday with the Federal Election Commission showed.

January 31, 2014 5:32 pm
Turiano says he’s running for House

Turiano says he’s running for House

HELENA — Calling himself a “Christian Tea Party Conservative Republican,” Drew Turiano of Helena said Friday he is running for the U.S. House in 2014.

November 22, 2013 9:08 pm

Zinke announces U.S. House candidacy in Billings

Republican Ryan Zinke announced his candidacy for the U.S. House in Billings on Monday.

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House candidate Stapleton raises $68,000 in quarter

House candidate Stapleton raises $68,000 in quarter

HELENA — Former state Sen. Corey Stapleton, R-Billings, raised nearly $68,000 during the past quarter for his campaign for Montana’s lone U.S. House seat.

October 15, 2013 5:38 pm
5 Republicans, 1 Democrat are likely House candidates – so far

5 Republicans, 1 Democrat are likely House candidates – so far

HELENA — With the primary election for Montana’s lone U.S. House seat nine months away, five Republicans and one Democrat say they are looking to run.

October 05, 2013 11:30 pm Photos

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Stapleton to run for U.S. House instead of Senate

Stapleton to run for U.S. House instead of Senate

HELENA — Anticipating that U.S. Rep. Steve Daines, R-Mont., will jump into the race for an open U.S. Senate seat, former state legislator Corey Stapleton, R-Billings, on Tuesday dropped his own Senate bid and is running instead for the U.S. House in 2014.

September 03, 2013 2:05 pm

Five Republicans looking at House race—if Daines runs for Senate

HELENA -- A former secretary of state and four current or ex-legislators are among the Republicans looking to run for Montana’s lone U.S. House seat if Rep. Steve Daines, R-Mont., enters the Senate race instead of seeking re-election.

July 22, 2013 7:09 pm
Stapleton raises $91,900 in past 3 months in Senate campaign

Stapleton raises $91,900 in past 3 months in Senate campaign

HELENA — Republican U.S. Senate candidate Corey Stapleton collected about $91,900 in campaign funds over the past three months, while GOP rival Champ Edmunds raised about $6,300.

July 17, 2013 5:03 pm
Daines brings in $433,000 in campaign contributions for 2nd quarter

Daines brings in $433,000 in campaign contributions for 2nd quarter

HELENA — U.S. Rep. Steve Daines, R-Mont., has been on the job for just six months and has no opponent for the 2014 election — but that hasn’t prevented him from raking in the campaign dough.

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GOP’s U.S. Senate hopefuls take center stage Friday at GOP Convention

GOP’s U.S. Senate hopefuls take center stage Friday at GOP Convention

BOZEMAN — The two Republicans eyeing Montana’s open U.S. Senate seat are making the rounds at this weekend’s state Republican Convention — and they have an answer ready when asked how they’re going to beat the big-dog Democrat waiting in the wings, Brian Schweitzer.

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Baucus departure creates wide-open race, but Schweitzer looms large

Baucus departure creates wide-open race, but Schweitzer looms large

HELENA — Sen. Max Baucus’ surprise announcement Tuesday that he won’t run for re-election in 2014 throws a big, fat curveball into next year’s U.S. Senate race in Montana.

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Baucus raises $1.5 million as he prepares for 2014

Baucus raises $1.5 million as he prepares for 2014

HELENA — U.S. Sen. Max Baucus is reporting strong fundraising as he prepares for his 2014 re-election campaign.

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Dems rally around Baucus at fundraiser

Dems rally around Baucus at fundraiser

HELENA — Montana Democrats left little question Saturday night what their top priority is: elect party leader Sen. Max Baucus to a seventh term in 2014.

March 09, 2013 7:52 pm Photos

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GOP's Edmunds enters U.S. Senate race for Baucus seat

GOP's Edmunds enters U.S. Senate race for Baucus seat

MISSOULA — State Rep. Champ Edmunds on Thursday became the second Republican to officially enter the U.S. Senate race in his party’s bid to unseat Democratic incumbent Sen. Max Baucus.

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Former legislator, governor candidate Stapleton jumps into U.S. Senate race

Former legislator, governor candidate Stapleton jumps into U.S. Senate race

HELENA — Corey Stapleton, a former state lawmaker and GOP gubernatorial candidate from Billings, on Wednesday became the first Republican to officially get into the U.S. Senate race against Democratic incumbent Max Baucus.

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Gazette opinion: Primary shows popularity of early voting

The absentee ballot was the most popular choice for the primary election in Yellowstone County.

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Bullock, Hill win governor primaries

Bullock, Hill win governor primaries

HELENA -- Democratic Attorney General Steve Bullock coasted to an easy victory Tuesday in the Democratic primary for governor, and former U.S. Rep. Rick Hill racked up a decisive win in the seven-candidate Republican field to set up a November matchup between the two Helena men.

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Republicans eye in on Hill as primary nears

HELENA — Republicans see a golden opportunity to retake a governor's mansion after nearly eight years of living under the shadow of Brian Schweitzer — but first the party has to pick a nominee from a crowded and increasingly contentious primary battle.

June 03, 2012 2:14 pmLoading…

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