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  • Daines raises $1.2M for quarter in Senate run

    U.S. Rep. Steve Daines has raised more than $1.2 million so far this year in his Senate run, outpacing his likely Democratic opponent in both contributions and cash in the bank, the Republican's campaign said Friday.


  • Walsh ID'd as pick 12 days before announcement

    Documents released Tuesday indicate Gov. Steve Bullock was planning to replace departing U.S. Sen. Max Baucus with former Lt. Gov. John Walsh at least 12 days before the governor announced the appointment in February.


  • Montana primary election field takes shape

    Dozens of people filed as candidates for office ahead of Monday's deadline by the Montana Secretary of State, setting up competitive races for seats in the U.S. Senate and House, along with a slate of legislative and judicial openings in June's primary elections.


  • Flathead protection bill passes US House

    The U.S. House passed legislation Tuesday to prevent mining and oil and gas drilling on federal lands along the North Fork of the Flathead River. It now goes to the Senate, where it has the backing of Montana's Democratic senators.


  • Attorney submits US Senate vacancy initiative

    A Helena attorney submitted a ballot initiative proposal Tuesday that would change Montana law to take away the governor's power to fill U.S. Senate vacancies and instead require special elections.


  • Baucus gives $475,000 to Democratic committee

    Newly-named Ambassador to China Max Baucus has unloaded almost $1.7 million from his campaign coffers since he announced he was leaving the U.S. Senate last year, including a recent major donation to a Democratic committee.


  • FILE - This Jan. 28, 2014 file photo shows retiring Montana Sen. Max Baucus testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on his nomination to become US ambassador to China. The Senate was preparing Thursday to confirm veteran Baucus as ambassador to China, handing the job to a lawmaker who is familiar with U.S. trade policy but has little expertise about military and other issues that have caused tensions in recent years with Beijing.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

    Baucus sworn in as new U.S. ambassador to China

    Former Sen. Max Baucus has been sworn in as the new U.S. ambassador to China.


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    Democrats file brief in Obamacare exchange subsidies lawsuit

    Top Democrats who orchestrated the new health care law said they always intended for those in the health exchanges to be eligible for subsidies no matter whether they enrolled through a federal or state program — a key issue in an ongoing lawsuit over Obamacare.


  • Governor says Senate pick was his decision alone

    Gov. Steve Bullock said Friday he told Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid it was "none of your damn business" who the Democratic governor appointed to fill Montana's vacant U.S. Senate seat.


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