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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Judiciary Committee has canceled a Thursday vote on more than 20 federal judge nominations amid a standoff between Republican Sen. Jeff Flake and GOP leaders over legislation to protect special counsel Robert Mueller.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Democrat T.J. Cox claimed victory Wednesday over Republican U.S. Rep. David Valadao after an updated vote count increased his lead in a California farm-belt district.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defying President Donald Trump, senators sent a strong signal Wednesday that they want to punish Saudi Arabia for its role in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. By a bipartisan 63-37 vote, the Senate opted to move forward with legislation calling for an end to U.S. i…
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Beto O'Rourke and Julian Castro were barely old enough for elementary school the last time a Democrat from ruby red Texas ran for the White House.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The 93-year-old widow of a slain civil rights activist in Mississippi said Wednesday that she forgives the person who draped a Confederate battle flag over her husband's gravesite.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin is asking a federal judge to order a new election if he declines to invalidate Maine's new voting system and declare Poliquin the winner.
UTICA, N.Y. (AP) — Democrat Anthony Brindisi defeated Republican U.S. Rep. Claudia Tenney, following a contentious race that was settled by absentee ballots more than three weeks after Election Day.
LORDSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — General Motors is moving to shut down as many as five North American factories in a major restructuring, but there are more than jobs riding on the fate of at least one of them: Ohio's Lordstown assembly plant.
BEIRUT (AP) — Families of people who went missing during Lebanon's civil war called on the government Wednesday to expedite the formation of a commission to look into the fate of relatives and urged those who know what happened to come forward nearly three decades after the conflict ended.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's president donned combat fatigues to implement martial law in much of the country on Wednesday, a move Russia denounced as a cynical political trick as both sides ratcheted up tensions after a weekend standoff in the Black Sea.
TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — A French-born former foreign minister of Georgia celebrated what she claims is her victory in a tight presidential runoff Wednesday that marks the last time Georgians elect their head of state by popular vote.
WASHINGTON (AP) — One of President Donald Trump's nominees has cleared an important hurdle to filling the nation's longest judicial vacancy, but it took a tie-breaking vote from Vice President Mike Pence.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Republican leaders in one of the most populous counties in Texas want to remove a party vice chairman because he's Muslim, according to emails between party leaders.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pelosi nominated by House Democrats to lead them in new Congress, but showdown vote for speaker awaits in January.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith won a divisive Mississippi runoff Tuesday, surviving a video-recorded remark decried as racist and defeating a former federal official who hoped to become the state's first African-American senator since Reconstruction.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaking to a packed auditorium of enthusiastic young people Tuesday night, Bernie Sanders already seemed to be campaigning for the White House again. But the Vermont senator was appearing at George Washington University as an author — not a presidential candidate.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Missoula County commissioners have approved a policy to charge organizers of large political campaign events for the cost of additional law enforcement services.
More voters cast ballots in this week's election than any other midterm in Montana history, and only two presidential elections have had higher voter numbers.
State Auditor Matt Rosendale, the Republican nominee in Montana’s U.S. Senate race, released a statement Wednesday after conceding to Senator Jon Tester.
Initiative 186 is basically saying that mining companies need to have a plan in place to clean up after themselves when it comes to hard rock mining. Hard rock mining is exactly what it sounds like; mining for gold, silver, diamonds, and similar resources. Right now, mining companies aren’t held solely responsible for any clean-up procedures. As a matter of fact, you the taxpayer foot the bill. If I-186 is passed, mining companies would have to lay out what ...
Initiative 185 has the potential to impact every individual in Montana because it basically comes down to healthcare. According to Ballotpedia, Montana ranks 22nd in the nation for the highest tax on cigarettes. If this initiative passes, we could jump into the top five and cigarettes would be taxed an additional $2.00; making a grand total of $3.70 of tax on a single pack. All other tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, vaping products, and even snuff would see an i...
The official results of the Montana Student Election youth vote are in. Republican Matt Rosendale was picked for US Senate with 46.01% of the vote. Republican Greg Gianforte was picked with 46.31% of the vote.
A Republican National Committee official says a recent mailer unintentionally included an error about Montana's absentee ballot deadline and the group plans to contact voters to correct the mistake.
RiverStone Health Center hosted a round table Thursday morning to discuss the importance of the Affordable Care Act to Montanan's access to healthcare. The bus is making it's way around the country to lead conversations about why they believe it's important to keep the Affordable Care Act.
Elinor Swanson, the Libertarian candidate for U.S. House of Representatives, is launching a state-wide campaign tour with Meet & Greets in many Montanan cities:
WASHINGTON (AP) - A new study says "Medicare for all" would increase government health care spending by $32.6 trillion over 10 years. Historic tax increases would be needed. The study from a libertarian policy institute at George Mason University in Virginia, the Mercatus Center, looked at Sen. Bernie Sanders' latest plan. The study found it would deliver significant savings on drug costs and administration, but increased demand would d...
Southern Nevada rancher and state's rights activist Cliven Bundy says a U.S. judge in Las Vegas did the federal government a favor last month when she threw out his criminal case stemming from an armed standoff at his Bunkerville ranch in April 2014.
Currently in Billings
- 31 vehicles stolen over 7 days in Billings
- Man flees from law enforcement, causes loud crash in Billings Heights
- Missing Madison County woman killed by boyfriend, buried on ranch, investigators say
- One dead in rollover Friday night
- Man in custody after setting ex-girlfriend's car on fire
- Missoula shelter seeks 'pet sleepover' volunteers to take dogs home for a night
- Former Miles City trainer charged with sexual abuse of children
- Shopko closing 39 stores, including 1 in Montana
- Update: Man killed in rollover identified, man charged with six counts after 4-vehicle crash
- You can get a dozen Krispy Kreme doughnuts for $1 next week