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Dem Governors Struggle To Overcome Opposition As Obama Embraces Executive Powers

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The six Democratic governors who face GOP-controlled state legislatures may be slightly jealous of President Barack Obama's ability to d...

Montana Governor Defends Senator Accused Of Plagiarizing Thesis

AP | Posted 09.23.2014 | Politics

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Sen. John Walsh remained steadfast Thursday amid an investigation into whether he plagiarized a research project required for a...

Dem Gov: Senate Seat Choice Was None Of Harry Reid's 'Damn Business'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 02.15.2014 | Politics

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock (D) opened up Friday about a terse moment he had with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.). According to the Helen...

Obama To Nominate Baucus As Ambassador To China

Posted 12.20.2013 | Politics

By JIM KUHNHENN, The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will nominate retiring Sen. Max Baucus of Montana to serve as amba...

Dem's Departure Throws New Wrinkle Into Senate Race

The Montana Standard, Butte | Mike Dennison | Posted 02.18.2014 | Politics

HELENA -- The news that Sen. Max Baucus may resign his seat to become U.S. ambassador to China could throw a new wrinkle into the 2014 race for his Se...

Governors Gather In Vegas To Talk Land Use, Fires

AP | HANNAH DREIER | Posted 12.11.2013 | Politics

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Leaders from around the West convened a two-day meeting on Wednesday in Las Vegas to discuss land use, wildfires and environmental ...

Insurer To Settle With 'Three Cups Of Tea' Charity For $1.2 Million

AP | MATT VOLZ | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact

HELENA, Mont. — HELENA, Mont. (AP) — An insurance company will pay $1.2 million to a charity co-founded by "Three Cups of Tea" author Greg Mor...

Guys, We've Actually Found A Hilarious And Fiscally Responsible Elected Official

Posted 10.12.2013 | Good News

Montana's new governor Steve Bullock might be the coolest elected official ever. Thanks to its fiscally responsible spending, Montana is one of the...

Montana Governor Vetoes Campus Carry Bill

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock (D) vetoed a bill Monday that would have allowed guns on college campuses in the state, the Associated Press reported. ...

Dem Gov Signs Bill Decriminalizing Gay Sex

AP | KATHRYN HAAKE | Posted 04.19.2013 | Politics

HELENA, Mont. -- An obsolete law deeming gay sex as deviant – akin to bestiality – was stricken from Montana code Thursday, prompting gay ...

State Passes Bill Decriminalizing Gay Sex

AP | Posted 04.11.2013 | Politics

HELENA, Mont. -- The woman who led the court battle to strike down a Montana law that made gay sex illegal knows that having the unconstitutional law ...

Roadkill May Soon Be What's For Dinner In Montana

AP | KATHRYN HAAKE | Posted 03.28.2013 | Weird News

HELENA, Mont. -- Elk, deer, antelope and moose: If Montana residents can scrape it up, they can eat it. State lawmakers are poised to say just that a...

John Celock

Lawmakers 'Endorse Voter Surpression'

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.31.2013 | Politics

The Republican-controlled Montana House of Representatives on Thursday voted to repeal same-day voter registration. The repeal, passed on a straig...

Rick Hill Defeated In Montana Governor's Race

Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

By MIKE BAKER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS OLYMPIA, Wash. — Republicans who had lofty ambitions for taking over governors' offices this year fell short ...

Democrat Projected To Win Montana Governor's Race

Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Democrat Steve Bullock was projected winner of the Montana gubernatorial election by CNN and NBC on Wednesday. Bullock, currently Montana's attorne...

WATCH: Montana Gov Reacts To Supreme Court Ruling On Political Spending Limits

Posted 06.25.2012 | Politics

Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer (D) and Lt. Governor John Bohlinger (R) voiced opposition to the Supreme Court decision issued Monday striking down ...

Paul Blumenthal

Montana Gov.: 'The Facts Don't Matter' In Citizens United Sequel

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 06.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Campaign finance reform groups and elected officials in Montana and the nation's capital panned the Supreme Court's decision Monday to d...

Mike Sacks

Supreme Court Reverses Anti-Citizens United Ruling From Montana

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 06.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down Montana's century-old limits on corporate political spending, putting an end to the state's...

State GOP's Shocking Birther Move

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 06.18.2012 | Politics

The Montana Republican Party showcased a bullet-ridden outhouse described as the "Obama Presidential Library" at their state convention over the weeke...

Mike Sacks

Citizens United Part II: Montana Attorney General Takes A Stand

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock says that he has been so personally involved in the Citizens United sequel soon to be considered ...

Paul Blumenthal

'We ... have a monopoly on bribery in this country'

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 05.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The state of Montana is ready to embrace its role as the primary opponent of the Supreme Court's decision in Citizens United v. Federal ...

Paul Blumenthal

"Make It As Difficult And Painful For Big Money To Be In Our Politics"

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 04.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The progressive grassroots organization Democracy for America launched a new campaign to push back against the Supreme Court's 2010 ruli...

Mike Sacks

Montana Supreme Court Collides With U.S. Supreme Court Over Citizens United

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 02.16.2012 | Politics

The fate of Montana's century-old ban on corporate political spending is now in the hands of the U.S. Supreme Court, setting up a possible sequel to t...

'Three Cups Of Tea' Inquiry Launched

AP | By MATT VOLZ | Posted 06.19.2011 | Books

HELENA, Mont. -- Montana's attorney general has launched an inquiry into the charity run by "Three Cups of Tea" co-author Greg Mortenson. Attorney Gen...