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Friday Aug 29 | Washington Times

5 things to know about Montana's midterm elections

In two months, Montanans will choose two new members of the state's congressional delegation, which party will be in control for the 2015 Legislature and whether to change the makeup of the state Supreme Court.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Democrat, Max Baucus, Montana

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Char-Koosta News

Tribal health officials meet with Gov. Bullock about health disparities in Indian Country

Tribal representative from five of the seven Tribal Nations in Montana met with Democrat Governor Steve Bullock last Thursday in the state capitol.

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Related Topix: Steve Bullock, US Governors, Montana, Fort Peck, MT

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Townhall

Brutal: Dems' MT Senate Candidate Freezes in TV Interview, Is a Revolutionary Socialist | Guy Benson

Believe it or not, this clip is probably the least of Montana Democrats' problems with their newly-minted Senate candidate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Max Baucus, Montana

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Billings Outpost

Montana colleges rank as overall best in U.S.

"From the Montana University System, to our tribal colleges, to our private colleges, we've always known our schools provide Montanans with a world-class education," said Gov. Steve Bullock.

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Related Topix: Montana, Steve Bullock, US Governors

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Big News Network.com

Amanda Curtis launches Montana Senate campaign after Walsh bows out

With less than 11 weeks to go before election day, Curtis, a high school math teacher and single-term state legislator from Montana, is kicking off her campaign as the newest candidate for U.S. Senate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, US Senate, Democrat, Max Baucus, Montana, Mitt Romney, Healthcare Law, Law

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Glasgow Courier

Can't We All Just Get Along?

This column comes from the group One Montana, which promotes a statewide program to build and sustain basic connections between rural and urban Montana ns.

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Related Topix: Montana, Agriculture, Science, Opinion

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Politico

ICYMI: Chinese hackers net largest haul ever from a U.S. health care...

ICYMI: CHINESE HACKERS NET LARGEST HAUL EVER FROM A U.S. HEALTH CARE COMPANY - A Chinese Advanced Persistent Threat group nabbed 4.5 million patients' names, Social Security numbers and other personal data from Community Health Services, one of the country's largest hospital chains, the company said Monday.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, Social Security, Personal Finance, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Montana

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Daily Kos

Amanda Curtis CAN win in Montana

Believe it. Nominated just this last Saturday at the Montana Democratic convention, Amanda Curtis might be considered by some to be a token candidate.

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Related Topix: Montana, US News

Daily Kos

Amanda Curtis - Representing the Democratic wing of the Democratic Party

Over the weekend, Montana Democrats nominated Amanda Curtis to be their candidate in the upcoming Senatorial election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Montana, Liberal Political News

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Curtis strikes populist theme in Senate campaign

Curtis, 34, was chosen Saturday as the Democrats' replacement candidate for Sen. John Walsh, who withdrew from the race earlier this month over plagiarism allegations.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Montana

Sat Aug 16, 2014

WKRN

Montana Democrats choose new Senate candidate

Montana Democrats selected a little-known state legislator named Amanda Curtis as their candidate for the U.S. Senate race after Sen. John Walsh dropped out amid plagiarism allegations from his time at the U.S. Army War College.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Montana, US Senate, Democrat, Max Baucus, United States Army War College

WHDH

Montana Democrats choose new Senate candidate

Montana Democrats selected a little-known state legislator named Amanda Curtis as their candidate for the U.S. Senate race after Sen. John Walsh dropped out amid plagiarism allegations from his time at the U.S. Army War College.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, US Senate, Democrat, Montana, Max Baucus, Steve Bullock, US Governors

Bellingham Herald

Montana Democrats choose Amanda Curtis as new Senate candidate

Curtis, a first-term representative from Butte, now faces the challenge of introducing herself to Montana voters and making her case for them to choose her over well-funded Republican Rep. Steve Daines with less than three months until the Nov. 4 elections.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, US Senate, Democrat, Montana, Max Baucus, Steve Bullock, US Governors

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Daily Beast

Montana's Nose-Ring Democrat for SenateBy Ben Jacobs

A week ago, Amanda Curtis was a just math teacher from Butte with a TED talk. Now she's the last-minute frontrunner to hold on to the Democrats' Big Sky Senate seat.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Jon Tester, US Senate, Democrat, Montana, Max Baucus

Wed Aug 13, 2014

KFBB

With clock ticking, Walsh hopes to advance bills

Beset by plagiarism allegations and ranking last in Senate seniority, U.S. Sen. John Walsh still retains hope of advancing legislation through Congress before his brief tenure in Washington ends.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Montana

Tue Aug 12, 2014

New York Daily News

Petition calls for actor Jeff 'The Dude' Bridges to run for Senate

Pratt said she's not a big fan of Bridges, but she has seen two of his movies -- one being The Big Lebowski but she has interacted with Jeff and Susan Bridges in Montana.

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Related Topix: Montana, US Coast Guard, US Military, US News, Conservative Political News

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Zinke releases some Navy records on SEAL career; Dems seek more

Republican U.S. House candidate Ryan Zinke recently released some of his military records that show he was a highly decorated Navy SEAL during his 23-year career, but the Montana Democratic Party has called on him to release all of his records.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Montana, Max Baucus

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Balloon Juice

Which Dem Should Run in Montana?

I respectfully decline to seek the Senate nomination. Many thanks to John Walsh & I'll support whoever the next nominee turns out to be.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Montana, Steve Bullock, US Governors, Liberal Political News

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Roll Call

HOH: Max Baucus Embraces 44a s Burger Diplomacy

Former solon turned Ambassador to China Max Baucus appears to have adopted a page from the administration's guest dining manual, whisking a Democratic operative visiting the Far East directly to a Western-style kitchen.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Max Baucus, Montana

Wed Aug 06, 2014

WKRN

Democrats reviewing steps for Walsh replacement

Sen. John Walsh hasn't made a public appearance since the weekend, and Montana Democrats are reviewing the steps they would need to take to replace him with another candidate if he decides to withdraw from the Senate race.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, US Senate, Democrat, Montana, Max Baucus, United States Army War College

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