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.
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.
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.
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.
Let me first discuss abortion. By Week 9 of pregnancy the baby is fully formed. It has a head, heart, legs and arms. America aborts about 500,000 babies a year after Week 9. That is unfathomable to me. It more than makes me sad every time I think about that.
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.
HELENA — All five House Republican candidates will take part in a final debate Wednesday in Kalispell.
The Gazette asked: What is the most urgent, important issue affecting Montana that Congress must act on in 2015?
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.
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?
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.
As part of The Gazette's effort to inform voters in advance of the June 3 primary, The Gazette invited all Montana candidates for Congress to answer a series of four questions. Answers to the second questions are printed today, the next Q&A will run on May 14. The Gazette asked: Should f…
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.
The Gazette asked: To reduce the national debt over the long term, should Congress reduce spending, increase tax revenues or both?
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.
Editor’s note: Stories on each of the five Republican candidates for the U.S. House are continuing today.
Editor's note: Stories on each of the five Republican candidates for the U.S. House are continuing today.
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.
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:
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.
HELENA — The Montana Tea Party Coalition denies any affiliation with U.S. House candidate Drew Turiano, who calls himself a “Tea Party Republican.”
GOP congressional candidate Drew Turiano has been branded a racist by the Yellowstone County Republican Party and turned away from the group’s key political event.
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.
Billings state legislator Elsie Arntzen won’t be filing for the U.S. House race — at least not this week.
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.
HELENA — After a mostly quiet primary campaign, Montanans on Tuesday will choose their matchups for a November general election that promises to be anything but sleepy.
HELENA -- Former Democratic state Sen. Jesse Laslovich continues to raise more money than anyone else from either party in the attorney general’s race.
HELENA — Three of the four Republicans running for secretary of state want to repeal the law that allows people to register to vote on Election Day and cast their votes then.
HELENA — Former state Sen. Jesse Laslovich leads the fundraising race for attorney general over rival Pam Bucy in the Democratic primary.
HELENA — Three Republicans filed for secretary of state this week, bringing the GOP field to four, while Democratic incumbent Linda McCulloch is running unopposed.
HELENA — Secretary of State Linda McCulloch filed Thursday for re-election and vowed to keep fighting for fair, honest, open and accurate elections for all eligible Montana voters.
HELENA — Republican Drew Turiano of Helena said Monday he is dropping his plans to run for governor and instead will enter the secretary of state's race.
Drew Turiano speaks during a debate among Republican candidates for governor in 2012.
HELENA -- Once candidates file their campaign finance reports, the documents are scrutinized like a doctor examining a patient.
HELENA -- Attorney General Steve Bullock, a Democrat, continues to top all candidates in the 2012 governor's race in total money raised in the campaign.
There will be no political calculus in the 2012 Republican race for governor. That’s because a nine-way race in which each candidate claims an edge is all about geometry.
The hottest oil play in the lower 48 states straddles the Montana-North Dakota border, but would-be Republican governors say there's red tape to drill through before the Treasure State hits crude.
Republican candidate for governor Drew Turiano takes part in a forum in Billings on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011.
From left, Jim O’Hara, Rick Hill, Neil Livingstone, Corey Stapleton, Drew Turiano, Jeff Essmann, Bob Fanning, Ken Miller and Jim Lynch take part in a forum of Republican candidates for governor Nov. 12 in Billings.
HELENA — Three more Republicans have jumped into the party’s already packed 2012 primary for governor, including state Senate Majority Leader Jeff Essmann of Billings, to bring the total field to eight candidates.
HELENA — State Senate Majority Leader Jeff Essmann, R-Billings, is expected to announce Tuesday he will be a candidate for governor in 2012.