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Stories with person: Jon Tester
  • Baucus casts wide shadow over Montana Senate race 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 5:08 pm
  • HELENA, Montana - Max Baucus' decision not to seek re-election to the Senate after 35 years opened the door for Republicans to pick up one of the six Democratic seats they need to recapture control of the Senate. But his early resignation after being named U.S. ambassador to China may have bolstered Democratic prospects of retaining the seat they've held for a century, thanks to the value of incumbency.

  • Hotel magnate, Democratic fundraiser pleads guilty 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 3:07 pm
  • NEW YORK - A wealthy hotel executive and Democratic fundraiser who supported Hilary Clinton for president pleaded guilty Thursday to charges he secretly funneled more than $180,000 in illegal campaign contributions to three unnamed candidates and coached someone to lie about it.

  • Daines raises $1.2M for quarter in Senate run 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 1:39 pm
  • HELENA, Montana - 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.

  • 11 Senate Democrats to Obama: Approve Keystone XL 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 5:37 pm
  • WASHINGTON - Eleven Senate Democrats, including six who face contested races this year, urged President Barack Obama on Thursday to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline by the end of May.

  • Wildlife panel endorses Rocky Mountain Front act 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 1:27 pm
  • HELENA, Montana - Montana fish and wildlife commissioners are endorsing federal legislation to expand protections along the Rocky Mountain Front.

  • Legislation to protect Flathead blocked in Senate 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 8:50 pm
  • HELENA, Montana - Three U.S. senators have blocked a floor vote on legislation to protect the North Fork Flathead River.

  • Senate panel approves Little Shell recognition 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 6:28 pm
  • HELENA, Montana - The Little Shell Band of Chippewa Indians is moving closer to the federal recognition it has sought for 35 years.