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 By Alex Ross    Local    January 28, 2016

Tester writes letter to Obama

Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., has penned a letter to President Barack Obama requesting that he take up several issues with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau when he comes to Washington, D.C., for a state dinner in March. Obama extended the...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    December 1, 2015

Local Dems react to McLean resignation

Like much of the rest of Montana, Hill County Democrats were blindsided Monday by the news that Lt. Gov. Angela McLean will resign. Gov. Steve Bullock's office said McLean will resign to accept the...

 
 By MATT VOLZ    State News    October 22, 2015

Juneau may challenge Zinke for House seat

HELENA — Superintendent of Public Instruction Denise Juneau is considering challenging U.S. Rep. Ryan Zinke for Montana's U.S. House seat next year, a spokeswoman for the Democrat said Wednesday. Juneau, 48, has been the state's public schools...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    October 8, 2015

Democrats push for success in 2016

With optimism and a fierce sense of urgency about making gains in the upcoming elections, Hill County Democrats gathered at the Eagles Club Wednesday night for the annual Pasma-Peck dinner, headlined...

 
 Local    May 20, 2015

House to consider repeal of meat labeling law

Staff and wire report WASHINGTON — A House committee is moving swiftly to get rid of labels on packages of meat that say where the animals were born, raised and slaughtered — a rule pushed in the last decade by the members of Montana’s...

 
 By The Associated Press    Local    October 10, 2014

Army War College revokes Sen. John Walsh's degree 


HELENA — The U.S. Army War College revoked Democratic Sen. John Walsh's master's degree after an investigation completed Friday concluded he plagiarized a research paper required to graduate, a college spokeswoman said. The Carlisle, Pennsylvania,...

 
 State News    October 3, 2014

Lewis, Zinke debate with absentee voting to begin

BOZEMAN (AP) — Democrat John Lewis and Republican Ryan Zinke debated topics from health care to U.S. intervention in Iraq in a meeting Saturday that turned edgy as each candidate looks to set himself apart with absentee voting about to begin in...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    September 12, 2014

Corporate election spending raising heat

The U.S. Senate narrowly killed debate on a bill that could have given Montana more control over corporate spending in elections, a bill one of its co-sponsors praised in a press conference shortly before the vote. And Democratic candidates for the...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    September 8, 2014

Curtis stumps in Havre

North-central Montana Democrats heard from a recent addition to a U.S. Senate race as high school mathematics teacher, Montana Rep. Amanda Curtis, D-Butte, told them why she should go to Washington...

 
 By MATT VOLZ Associated Press    Local    August 15, 2014

Dems tap Curtis for senate seat

HELENA (AP) - Montana Democrats selected a little-known state legislator named Amanda Curtis as their candidate for the U.S. Senate race after Sen. John Walsh dropped out amid plagiarism allegations f...

 
 By Lisa Baumann and Matthew Brown - Associated Press    State News    August 8, 2014

Walsh departure leaves Democrats scrambling

LISA BAUMANN MATTHEW BROWN Associated Press HELENA - Democrats will be hard-pressed in quickly finding a strong candidate for Montana's U.S. Senate election after incumbent John Walsh's abrupt...

 
 By LISA BAUMANN Associated Press    Local    August 7, 2014

Sen. Walsh drops out of race amid plagiarism probe

HELENA (AP) — U.S. Sen. John Walsh of Montana said Thursday he is dropping his campaign for office amid allegations that he plagiarized large portions of a 2007 research project he wrote for a master's degree. In a statement to supporters, the...

 
 By MATT VOLZ Associated Press    State News    August 6, 2014

Walsh mum on whether he's leaving race

HELENA (AP) — Sen. John Walsh was taking personal time at his Helena home as his campaign canceled events and avoided questions about whether the Montana Democrat plans to remain in the U.S. Senate race amid allegations that he plagiarized a...

 
 By The Associated Press    State News    August 6, 2014

5 Things to Know in Montana for Aug. 7

Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. DEMOCRATS LOOK AT STEPS NEEDED FOR NEW SENATE CANDIDATE: Sen. John Walsh hasn't made a public appearance since the weekend, and Montana Democrats are reviewing...

 
 By MATT VOLZ Associated Press    Local    August 5, 2014

Sen. Walsh cancels events; campaign mum on race

HELENA — Sen. John Walsh of Montana on Tuesday postponed at least two upcoming events as his campaign declined to answer questions about whether he planned to remain in the U.S. Senate race amid allegations that he plagiarized a research paper. The...

 
 By MATTHEW BROWN LISA BAUMANN    State News    August 4, 2014

US House candidates' energy plans reveal contrasts

BILLINGS (AP) — Montana's U.S. House candidates claim to offer "all-of-the-above" solutions to the nation's energy problems— a familiar mantra among politicians keen to give equal attention to fossil fuels and renewables such as wind and solar....

 
 By Matt Volz - Associated Press    State News    July 30, 2014

Defense Department to oversee Walsh plagiarism probe

HELENA - The Department of Defense has taken the unusual step of overseeing a plagiarism investigation being conducted by the U.S. Army War College against Sen. John Walsh because the Montana...

 
 By MATT VOLZ Associated Press    Local    July 29, 2014

Defense Department to oversee plagiarism probe

HELENA — The Department of Defense has taken the unusual step of overseeing a plagiarism investigation being conducted by the U.S. Army War College against Sen. John Walsh of Montana, the college's provost said Tuesday. Defense Department...

 
 Local    July 23, 2014

Senator says he had PTSD when he wrote thesis

HELENA — Montana Sen. John Walsh's thesis written to earn a master's degree from the U.S. Army War College contains unattributed passages taken word-for-word from previously published papers. The...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 17, 2014

Turning Highway 2 into 'Super 2'

Planning is moving forward on upgrading the next section of U.S. Highway 2 to a “Super 2” configuration with passing and turning lanes, with the Montana Department of Transportation looking for comments on the proposal. The project would upgrade...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 10, 2014

Daines joins water project funding group

Montana’s sole U.S. representative joined colleagues from the Dakotas Wednesday in shifting money to regional rural water projects including in north-central Montana. A press release from Rep. Steve Daines, R-Mont., said the congressman joined Reps...

 
 Local    June 3, 2014

AP projects Daines, Walsh the winners

HELENA (AP) — Steve Daines is projected to win the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Montana, defeating state Rep. Champ Edmunds and political newcomer Susan Cundiff in the primary election. And John Walsh has been nominated by his...

 
 By MATT VOLZ Associated Press    Local    June 3, 2014

Sen. John Walsh vs. Rep. Steve Daines in November

HELENA — Montana voters set the stage Tuesday for a November election that will determine whether a U.S. Senate seat that has been in Democratic hands for a century will stay there after the resignation of six-term Sen. Max Baucus. U.S. Rep. Steve...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 28, 2014

Dems call on defeat of GOP in November

Democratic candidates at a Havre fundraiser had a consistent message: The main goal is keep Republicans out of office in the fall election. Park County rancher Dirk Adams, who faces Sen. John Walsh, D...

 
 By MATT VOLZ AP    State News    May 28, 2014

GOP candidates for US House debate economy

HELENA — Republican candidates for Montana's open U.S. House seat took shots at one another Wednesday over their positions on abortion, gun rights, spending and health care in the final debate before Tuesday's primary elections. Many of the barbs...

 

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