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Montana Senate 2012

Montana Democrats Received Big Boost From Dark Money

ProPublica | Posted 12.28.2012 | Politics

In Montana, Dark Money Helped Democrats Hold a Key Senate Seat by Kim Barker ProPublica, Dec. 27, 2012, 11:40 a.m.Dec. 27: This post has been cor...

Matt Sledge

Senate Candidate's Gas-Guzzling Bus Draws Federal Complaint

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.18.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- The gas money pales in comparison with the millions both sides are spending. But the campaign of Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.), up by two perc...

Paul Blumenthal

Karl Rove Attacks From The Left?

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The "dark money" nonprofit Crossroads GPS is taking a new tack in its attacks on two Democratic Senate candidates, Montana Sen. Jon Test...

Group Mounts New Push For GOP Control Of Senate

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 11.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is hammering Maine independent candidate Angus King and Democratic incumbents in Montana and Ohio in a new ...

Dems Hit Rich Montana Republican On Buffett Tax

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

Democrats are back with another whack at Rep. Denny Rehberg (R-Mont.) for being a rich guy who voted to protect tax breaks for the wealthy. In an a...

Conservative Super PAC Targets Democrats With Multi-Million Dollar Ad Buy

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.23.2012 | Politics

Crossroads GPS, the conservative advocacy group backed by Karl Rove, launched a $4.2 million ad buy Thursday attacking Democratic Senate candidates in...

Democrat Embraces John McCain, Tweaking GOP Challenger

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 08.17.2012 | Politics

You wouldn't expect a Democrat to welcome Republican Sen. John McCain (Ariz.) to town on a visit to help an opponent, but Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) wi...

Karl Rove's Montana Visit Raises Super PAC Questions

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 08.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Jon Tester's (D-Mont.) reelection campaign charged that his opponent's attendance at a fundraiser with Karl Rove raises questions o...

Rep. Lawmaker Accused Of Hypocrisy For Anti-Paul Ryan Ad

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.23.2012 | Politics

Some Democrats are tickled that the Montana Republican Party is backing Rep. Denny Rehberg (R-Mont.) by running ads against the House Republicans' pro...

Michael McAuliff

Dems Run Against Millionaires In Red States

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hundreds and even thousands of miles from Wall Street, Democratic candidates in a string of red states have embraced the Occupy message ...

Track Down A Congressman, Win Pearl Jam Tickets

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.21.2012 | Politics

Do you know where Rep. Denny Rehberg (R-Mont.) will be on Saturday evening? If so, you could win Pearl Jam tickets. The congressman said this week ...

Rival Campaign Launches 'RehbergAir' To Mock Denny Rehberg

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

Montana Democrats think they've found a winning issue in the worldwide travels of Rep. Denny Rehberg, Republican challenger for Democratic Sen. Jon Te...

Denny Rehberg Becomes Poster Child For Boating Safety

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.23.2012 | Politics

Rep. Denny Rehberg, the Republican congressman running for U.S. Senate in Montana, has apparently become something of a poster child for boating safet...

Senator Touts Ethics Record In New Ad

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.07.2012 | Politics

Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) has released his fifth ad of his reelection campaign, stressing his record on ethics issues. The ad features several Mont...

Andrea Stone

Why Rural Senators Want A Big Nuclear Arsenal

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 04.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- North Korea's failed rocket launch and new arms talks with Iran have thrust the issue of nuclear proliferation back into the headlines. ...

Senator Works On Farm In New Campaign Ad

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.28.2012 | Politics

Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) has launched his first TV ad in his fight to hold on to his senate seat. According to a Tester campaign press release, th...

What's Next For Ben Nelson?

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

As the 2012 elections loom, both parties are starting to pour resources into congressional and gubernatorial races across the country. While Republica...

Michael McAuliff

Ad By Karl Rove's Crossroads Yanked Off Air

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An ad by Karl Rove-backed Crossroads GPS was yanked from rotation on a Montana cable show because it made claims that the network deemed...

Amanda Terkel

Minimum Wage Becomes Hot Issue In Senate Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.24.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Both Democrats and Republicans will be trying to convince voters in the 2012 elections that their party is better for Americans' pocketb...

GOP Congressman Silent On Minimum Wage Question

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democrats circulated a video on Tuesday of Rep. Denny Rehberg (R-Mont.), who is challenging Democratic Senator Jon Tester in 2012 for his seat, appear...

Your Number Is Up, Harry Reid

Ken Blackwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ken Blackwell

This pivotal Senate seat that actually handed the gavel to Harry Reid in 2006 and made the difference on ObamaCare is now in play.