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  • Sen. John Walsh, Montana Democrat, has been accused of plagiarizing large portions of his master's thesis.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    Democratic Sen. John Walsh plagiarized War College master's thesis: report

    Montana's newly appointed Democratic Sen. John Walsh plagiarized at least one third of his final thesis that earned him a master's degree at the United States Army War College, The New York Times revealed Wednesday.


  • Democratic US Senate Primary: 5 Things to Know

    Democrats are seeking to hold on to Montana's U.S. Senate seat in one of the most closely watched elections in the nation. Here are five things to know about the Democratic U.S. Senate primary election:


  • Democratic US House Primary: 5 Things to Know

    Montana voters will decide Tuesday the Democratic nominee in the campaign for U.S. House. Democrats see the open seat as their best chance in years of retaking Montana's only seat in Congress. Here are five things to know about the primary:


  • Candidates take different paths in House primary

    Democrats John Driscoll and John Lewis have spent much of their lives in politics, yet their paths to the June primary for Montana's sole U.S. House seat couldn't be more different.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


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