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Cascade County leans Democratic

HELENA — Cascade County once was a strongly Democratic county, but now it probably is better classified as “leans Democratic.”

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Walsh giving $180,000 in campaign funds to Democratic party; can't give it to Curtis

Walsh giving $180,000 in campaign funds to Democratic party; can't give it to Curtis

HELENA — Sen. John Walsh, who withdrew Aug. 7 as a candidate for his U.S. Senate seat, is distributing nearly $180,000 of his leftover campaign funds to other Democratic candidates and state party groups.

August 18, 2014 2:15 pm Photos

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Lewis files for Democratic nomination to U.S. House

Lewis files for Democratic nomination to U.S. House

HELENA — John Lewis, the lone Democrat running for the open U.S. House seat, filed for office on Wednesday, saying he’s working hard campaigning across the state, even though he’s unopposed so far in his party’s primary election.

March 06, 2014 3:21 pmLoading…
Lewis: Seniors and children hurt by congressional gridlock

Lewis: Seniors and children hurt by congressional gridlock

Montana's seniors and low-income children are two groups hit particularly hard by government gridlock, congressional candidate John Lewis said Monday in Billings.

March 03, 2014 3:00 pm
Charlie Hardy

Charlie Hardy

Hardy

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Charlie Hardy

Charlie Hardy

Charlie Hardy

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Meteorologist eyes Wyoming House seat

A National Weather Service meteorologist in Cheyenne has formed a candidate campaign committee in a bid to unseat Republican Rep. David Zwonitzer.

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State senator Jonathan Windy Boy owes nearly $150K in federal taxes

State senator Jonathan Windy Boy owes nearly $150K in federal taxes

HELENA — A Montana state senator running Tuesday for chairman of the Chippewa Cree tribe on the Rocky Boys Indian Reservation owes more than $146,000 in federal taxes, penalties and interest, according to a document filed by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service.

July 29, 2013 9:08 pm
Baucus: Tax reform progress coming soon

Baucus: Tax reform progress coming soon

After meeting behind closed doors each Thursday for months, U.S. Sen. Max Baucus’ committee on tax reform will begin reporting its progress in the next few weeks, the Montana Democrat said.

June 03, 2013 8:00 pmLoading…

George F. Will: Obama seeks purposeful failures with eye on 2014

WASHINGTON -- Thirty-one months ago Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell affronted the media and other custodians of propriety by saying something common-sensical. On Oct. 23, 2010, he said: "The single most important thing we want to achieve is for President Obama to be a one-term preside…

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E.J. Dionne: How compromise became a partisan issue

WASHINGTON -- Here's where we have arrived as a country: We are so polarized that even compromise has become a partisan issue.

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Dems eye Montana Senate in battle for Legislature; GOP says forget it

Dems eye Montana Senate in battle for Legislature; GOP says forget it

HELENA — Montana Republicans look like a lock to hold their majority in the state House this election, but Democrats say they have hopes to shave down the GOP’s state Senate majority — or maybe even take it away.

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Wyoming U.S. Sen. Barrasso faces two challengers in general election

CASPER, Wyo. -- John Barrasso, the powerful, incumbent U.S. senator with millions in his war chest, will face two challengers Nov. 6: a Democrat and a Wyoming Country Party member.

October 17, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…
Bullock launches first TV ad in governor's campaign

Bullock launches first TV ad in governor's campaign

HELENA — In his first television ad of his governor’s campaign, Democratic Attorney General Steve Bullock highlights his work preserving hunting and fishing access, defending the right to keep and bear arms and protecting kids from predators.

August 08, 2012 5:59 pm Video Photos

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Battle over background defines Democratic AG race

Battle over background defines Democratic AG race

HELENA — Pam Bucy and Jesse Laslovich, the Democrats running for attorney general, agree on a wide range of policy issues, leaving much of their primary campaign a battle over who has the experience and background to best serve as Montana’s top law enforcement officer and head of the Departm…

May 24, 2012 10:00 pm Photos

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Primary races aplenty for Montana Legislature

Primary races aplenty for Montana Legislature

It’s not unusual for state legislative races to feature no contested primary, but this year is different.

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Wilmer says people deserve a fair shake at American dream

Wilmer says people deserve a fair shake at American dream

HELENA -- Democratic state Rep. Franke Wilmer of Bozeman filed for the U.S. House seat Wednesday with a commitment to fight for giving people a fair chance to achieve the American dream. 

February 22, 2012 6:09 pmLoading…
Democratic state Sen. Gary Branae

Democratic state Sen. Gary Branae

Democratic state Sen. Gary Branae introduces a host of Billings-area Democrats who will be running for positions during a lunch meeting at the McCormick Cafe on Thursday afternoon.

January 12, 2012 4:10 pmLoading…
Sen. Tester speaks to legislators

Sen. Tester speaks to legislators

U.S. Sen. Jon Tester is greeted by the members of the Montana Legislature on Friday afternoon in the House chambers in Helena.

February 11, 2011 4:45 pmLoading…
Rep. Franke Wilmer, D-Bozeman

Rep. Franke Wilmer, D-Bozeman

Wilmer

January 19, 2011 11:25 pmLoading…
Brown-Van Dyk election to be decided Monday

Brown-Van Dyk election to be decided Monday

The too-close-to-call Senate race between incumbent Roy Brown and Kendall Van Dyk will be decided by hand recount Monday.

November 23, 2010 12:20 pm Photos

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Horse sense: GOP gains in House are largest since Democrats' in 1964

HELENA — Just how huge was the Republican landslide in Montana last week?

November 08, 2010 5:46 pmLoading…
Frank Church

Frank Church

In this Sept. 17, 1975 black-and-white file photo, Sen. Frank Church, D- Idaho is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Henry Griffin, File)

July 14, 2010 3:11 pmLoading…
Democrat congressional candidate McDonald adheres to populist roots

Democrat congressional candidate McDonald adheres to populist roots

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series on the four Democrats running for U.S. House in the June 8 primary election.

May 03, 2010 12:00 am Related Loading…

Obama urges reluctant Democrats to use majority clout

WASHINGTON - It was not the soaring rhetoric that is Barack Obama's signature, but he recently offered the sound bite that may define his presidency: "Don't bet against us."

July 22, 2009 7:15 pmLoading…

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