- Bohlinger says he's staying in Senate race Updated: Mar-07-14 3:30 pm
- Senate blocks change to military sex assault cases Updated: Mar-06-14 9:17 pm
- Walsh says he'll push Rocky Mountain Front bill Updated: Mar-05-14 7:30 pm
- Senate blocks Obama's pick for civil rights post Updated: Mar-05-14 5:58 pm
- Attorney submits US Senate vacancy initiative Updated: Mar-04-14 8:17 pm
- Lawmakers press admin, again, on pot rules Updated: Mar-04-14 3:41 pm
- Daines gets $193,000 from NY investor's group Updated: Feb-24-14 4:32 pm
- Initiative sponsors given OK to collect signatures Updated: Feb-21-14 6:32 pm
- Indian Affairs chairman: Education key for tribes Updated: Feb-19-14 7:12 pm
- Air Force seeks comment on expanded training site Updated: Feb-19-14 1:35 pm
- Feds seek $7M in overpayments from 3 Mont. schools Updated: Feb-18-14 5:57 pm
- US drug policy fuels push for legal pot worldwide Updated: Feb-15-14 9:29 am
- Montana senator named Indian Affairs chairman Updated: Feb-13-14 5:34 pm
- Daines proposes striking part of REAL ID law Updated: Feb-13-14 5:18 pm
- Southern California home sales fall in January Updated: Feb-12-14 3:05 pm
- Billings real estate broker to try Senate run Updated: Feb-11-14 3:47 pm
- Walsh sworn in as Montana senator, replaces Baucus Updated: Feb-11-14 3:39 pm
- Board of Regents head is named lieutenant governor Updated: Feb-10-14 4:45 pm
HELENA, Montana - Former Lt. Gov. John Bohlinger says he will continue his campaign for U.S. Senate a month after saying he would probably drop out.
WASHINGTON - Bowing to the Pentagon, the Senate agreed after impassioned debate Thursday to leave the authority to prosecute rapes and other serious crimes with military commanders in a struggle that highlighted the growing role of women in Congress.
BILLINGS, Montana - U.S. Sen. John Walsh says he's taking the lead role to advance a bill that would expand wilderness protections along the Rocky Mountain Front.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's choice to lead the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division was blocked by bipartisan Senate opposition Wednesday in an emotional postscript to the long-ago murder of a Philadelphia policeman and the legal help his killer received.
HELENA, Montana - 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.
WASHINGTON - A senior U.S. drug enforcement official urged Congress and others Tuesday not to abandon scientific concerns over marijuana in favor of public opinion to legalize it, even as the Obama administration takes a hands-off approach in states where voters have made legal its sale and use.
HELENA, Montana - A group organized by a New York hedge fund manager has given a significant boost to the Senate campaign of Republican U.S. Rep. Steve Daines.
HELENA, Montana - The Montana Secretary of State has given the go-ahead for sponsors to collect signatures for a proposed constitutional initiative prohibiting warrantless searches of digital communications.
CROW AGENCY, Montana - The new chairman of the U.S. Senate Indian Affairs Committee said Wednesday he plans to use the post to target wasteful spending, improve educational opportunities for Native Americans and promote job development on reservations.
BILLINGS, Montana - The U.S. Air Force is moving forward with its 2008 proposal to expand a bomber training site, most of which is over southeastern Montana.
HELENA, Montana - The U.S. government is seeking the return of $7 million paid over the last 37 years to three Montana school districts near Yellowstone National Park, saying they were overpayments from a program that should have ended decades ago.
In a former colonial mansion in Jamaica, politicians huddle to discuss trying to ease marijuana laws in the land of the late reggae musician and cannabis evangelist Bob Marley. In Morocco, one of the world's top producers of the concentrated pot known as hashish, two leading political parties want to legalize its cultivation, at least for medical and industrial use.
HELENA, Montana - Montana Sen. Jon Tester is the new chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, while newly appointed Sen. John Walsh has been named to four committees.
HELENA, Montana - U.S. Rep. Steve Daines said Thursday he plans to introduce legislation that would strike the portion of a 2005 anti-terrorism law that sets national standards for driver's licenses and identification cards.
LOS ANGELES - Southern California home sales fell in January amid scant inventories and the highest prices in years, a research firm reported Wednesday.
HELENA, Montana - A real estate broker from Billings says he will start gathering signatures for a possible campaign for U.S. Senate as an independent.
WASHINGTON - John Walsh became the newest member of the Senate on Tuesday and faces the challenge of making his appointment more permanent.
HELENA, Montana - Montana Gov. Steve Bullock on Monday named state Board of Regents chairwoman Angela McLean as his new lieutenant governor, an appointment the first-term Democratic governor said shows that education is the top priority of his administration.