- Montana primary election field takes shape Updated: Mar-10-14 8:24 pm
- Former Democratic lawmaker to run for House Updated: Mar-07-14 5:18 pm
- Bohlinger says he's staying in Senate race Updated: Mar-07-14 3:30 pm
- Walsh says he'll push Rocky Mountain Front bill Updated: Mar-05-14 7:30 pm
- Attorney submits US Senate vacancy initiative Updated: Mar-04-14 8:17 pm
- Flathead protection bill passes US House Updated: Mar-04-14 7:27 pm
- Chinese media outlet uses racial slur at US envoy Updated: Feb-28-14 2:17 pm
- US ambassador urges China to respect human rights Updated: Feb-27-14 12:45 pm
- Analysis: Tax overhaul bill headed for the shelf Updated: Feb-27-14 3:06 am
- 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
- Montana senator named Indian Affairs chairman Updated: Feb-13-14 5:34 pm
- Landrieu to be chair of Senate energy committee Updated: Feb-11-14 6:48 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
- From immigration to trade, inaction in Congress Updated: Feb-09-14 11:37 pm
HELENA, Montana - Dozens of people filed as candidates for office ahead of Monday's deadline by the Montana Secretary of State, setting up competitive races for seats in the U.S. Senate and House, along with a slate of legislative and judicial openings in June's primary elections.
HELENA, Montana - Former Montana House Speaker John Driscoll is making another bid for the Democratic nomination for the state's U.S. House seat.
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.
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.
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.
HELENA, Montana - The U.S. House passed legislation Tuesday to prevent mining and oil and gas drilling on federal lands along the North Fork of the Flathead River. It now goes to the Senate, where it has the backing of Montana's Democratic senators.
BEIJING - A major Chinese government news service used a racist slur to describe the departing American ambassador in a mean-spirited editorial on Friday that drew widespread public condemnation in China.
BEIJING - The outgoing U.S. ambassador to China urged Beijing on Thursday to respect the rights of peaceful political activists and said Washington was deeply concerned about the fate of a minority scholar charged with separatism.
WASHINGTON - Ordinarily, the late-winter introduction of major legislation by the chairman of a powerful committee might signal a major push in Congress for an election-year accomplishment.
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.
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.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu is moving to a new position in Congress, leading the powerful Senate committee that deals with energy policy and mineral leasing, a key panel for one of Louisiana's top industries.
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.
WASHINGTON - Little more than a week after Groundhog Day, the evidence is mounting that lawmakers have all but wrapped up their most consequential work of 2014, at least until the results of the fall elections are known.