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John Walsh: 'Now is the time for victims' rights'

Laura Dunn | Posted 10.08.2015 | Crime
Laura Dunn

John Walsh is passionate about victims' rights, and in his new role as the Justice Network's spokesperson, he will be hosting a series of hourly annou...

20 Rich and Famous Community College Graduates

GOBankingRates | Posted 06.09.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

While it's impressive and inspiring to hear stories of a self-made celebrities who carved out their fortunes without a college degree to their names, you might be surprised to see the 20 millionaires that landed on this list by attending community college.

Facebook to Issue Amber Alerts: An Interview With John Walsh

Larry Magid | Posted 03.15.2015 | Technology
Larry Magid

Facebook and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) are teaming up to put Amber Alerts about missing children on Facebook News Feeds, but only for Facebook members in the targeted search area for an abducted child.

Friday Talking Points -- Is There Anybody Out There?

Chris Weigant | Posted 12.10.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

You know what might help in this crisis-to-end-all-crises? Having a Surgeon General in office. President Obama nominated someone for the job last November, but his confirmation has been blocked ever since.

New Senate Candidate Isn't Improving Democrats' Chances In Montana

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.20.2014 | Politics

Sen. John Walsh's (D-Mont.) decision to withdraw from his Senate race has steepened Democrats' already uphill battle to hang onto his seat, according ...

Samantha Lachman

This Math Teacher Running For The Senate Sees Her Bid As A Way To 'Hit The Reset Button'

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics

Amanda Curtis, a 34-year-old math teacher seeking Montana's Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate at a last-minute Saturday convention, suddenly is fi...

Draft Schweitzer for Montana Senate Seat

Brent Budowsky | Posted 10.13.2014 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

It is very possible that as Schweitzer goes, so goes Montana, and as Montana goes, so goes the nation in the U.S. Senate.

Perilous Plagiarism

Patricia McGuire | Posted 10.10.2014 | College
Patricia McGuire

These words were shockingly familiar to me as a college president who has seen my fair share of plagiarism cases. They are part of the litany of excuses that many students recite upon finding themselves accused of plagiarizing term papers.

Friday Talking Points -- Past, Present and Future

Chris Weigant | Posted 10.08.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Forty years ago today, President Nixon addressed the nation to announce he would be resigning the next day -- the only time in US history this has happened. Today, President Obama announced the US will be dropping bombs on Iraq once again. That's a pretty heavy-duty amount of the past to contemplate, in one week.

7 Candidates Democrats Could Run In Montana Now That Senator John Walsh Is Retiring

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 08.07.2014 | Politics

Now that Sen. John Walsh (D-Mont.) has abandoned his re-election bid amid allegations that he plagiarized portions of his 2007 master’s thesis, Demo...

Jason Linkins

This Is What Happens When A Politician Really Doesn't Want To Answer A Reporter's Question

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.06.2014 | Politics

What's a politician to do when he or she takes a tough question from a reporter? Well, in general, they do this thing called "dodging the question," d...

Walsh Pressured To End Campaign After Plagiarism Scandal

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 08.11.2014 | Politics

Two Montana newspapers, the Missoulian and The Billings Gazette, are calling on Sen. John Walsh (D-Mont.) to drop out of his U.S. Senate race because ...

Let's Sue the GOP

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 10.04.2014 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Senate Republicans last week prevented repair of a law that 99.99 percent of Americans hate and condemn and would vote 50 times to repeal, given the chance. The GOP blocked a bill that would have ended tax breaks bestowed on corporations for offshoring factories and jobs.

How The U.S. Senate Became a Hotbed of Plagiarism

John A. Tures | Posted 09.27.2014 | Politics
John A. Tures

Senator John Walsh, a Montana Democrat, was exposed as a plagiarizer, just as his chances of reelection were improving. But he's hardly the only one of his brethren to steal the words of someone else. Is there something about the U.S. Senate that makes this more likely?

Friday Talking Points -- Prelude To Silly Season

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.24.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Paul Ryan is attempting to address poverty, once again. What he's really doing is trolling the media to write "compassionate conservative" columns about him (which, so far, doesn't seem to be working very well), to bolster his chances to get the Republican presidential nomination.

Senator Backtracks On Blaming PTSD For Plagiarism

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 07.25.2014 | Politics

U.S. Sen. John Walsh (D-Mont.) is backtracking on earlier statements suggesting post-traumatic stress disorder from his Iraq War military service play...

Veterans Are Not Pleased With Senator Who Allegedly Plagiarized

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 08.11.2014 | Politics

Some Montana veterans have spoken out in response to the plagiarism allegations facing Sen. John Walsh (D-Mont.), and they're not happy. Timothy P...

Chalking Up Montana As A Democratic Loss

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.22.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The revelations that John Walsh plagiarized a major paper in college have now completely torpedoed his chances for retaining the seat. To be fair, there was little chance that Walsh was going to win in any case. But the difference between "little chance" and "no chance" can be measured in hope. There is now no hope for Democrats in Montana, this year.

Voters Make Picks In Montana Primary

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

Sen. John Walsh (D) and Rep. Steve Daines (R) will compete in the general election for Montana's Senate seat, The Associated Press reports. Walsh b...

GOP Congressman Wins Montana Senate Primary

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

Rep. Steve Daines (R-Mont.), beat out state Rep. Champ Edmunds and candidate Susan Cundiff in the Tuesday night GOP primary to succeed former Sen. Max...

John Walsh Wins Primary In Montana Senate Race

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

Sen. John Walsh (D), who was appointed to the seat vacated by Democrat Max Baucus, beat two challengers in Tuesday night's Democratic Senate primary, ...

All Eyes On Senate Race In Montana Primary

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

Montana is one of eight states with primary elections on Tuesday, June 3. Polls close in Montana at 10 p.m. EDT. Five candidates are competing ...

Woman Who Says She Was Raped Criticizes GOP Challenger In Dem Rival's Ad

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics

In an indication that reproductive rights could be a central issue in one of this year's top races, Sen. John Walsh (D-Mont.) is airing a new televisi...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Senate Democrat: Preventing Veteran Suicide Is 'The Cost Of War'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. John Walsh (D-Mont.) posed a question to his colleagues on Capitol Hill this Sunday: If lawmakers are willing to spend billions of ...

Friday Talking Points -- CPAC Follies and More

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Ukraine erupted in crisis during the past week, as Russia's Vladimir Putin essentially grabbed Crimea in his own hissy fit. President Obama, of course, has very limited options for dealing with Russia.