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Montana Senate Race Sparks Democratic Feud

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Democrat, Max Baucus, Montana Government, Montana, 2012 Presidential Election

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Flathead Beacon

North Fork Politics

The real problem with the failure to pass the North Fork Watershed Protection Act is how it happened.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, US Senate, Democrat, Max Baucus, Senator Pat Toomey, Senator Ted Cruz

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Flathead Beacon

EPA Ready To Designate CFAC Plant a Superfund Site

The Environmental Protection Agency is ready to designate the shuttered Columbia Falls Aluminum Company plant a Superfund site, but it's looking for public support before conducting a more extensive investigation into the contamination.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Columbia Falls, MT, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Max Baucus

Stars and Stripes

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand takes up fight for veterans with mental issues

For years after leaving the Army, Iraq War veteran Kristofer Goldsmith seethed over his forced discharge after combat-related depression led him to attempt suicide days before he was scheduled to be sent back into battle.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Depression, Health, Garden City, NY, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Long Beach, NY

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Great Falls Tribune

Critics decry lack of public input on forest proposal

HELENA - Critics of Gov. Steve Bullock's recent nomination of 5.1 million acres of U.S. Forest Service land as priority for "restoration" say the public was left out of the process.

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Related Topix: Steve Bullock, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Montana, Sanders County, MT, Missoula, MT

HR Magazine

Security Clearance Reforms Aim for Improved Records Access

Seven months after 12 people were gunned down by a troubled government contractor at the Washington Navy Yard, an interagency review panel chaired by the White House Office of Management and Budget announced a series of recommendations designed to improve the federal security clearance process.

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Related Topix: US Navy, Washington Navy Yard, US Military, Falls Church, VA, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Mon Apr 14, 2014

US News & World Report

Republicans Primed to Break Senate Streak In Montana

In conservative Montana, recent Democratic Senate victories have shown retail politics and candidate profiles still prove more meaningful than national trends and massive advertising budgets - a trend Republicans are hoping to buck in 2014.

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

Flathead Beacon

Environmental Protection Agency Releases CFAC Site Study

Officials with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency are holding a public meeting April 15 to discuss the results of an environmental assessment at the shuttered Columbia Falls Aluminum Co.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Columbia Falls, MT, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Max Baucus

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Flathead Beacon

LETTER: Protecting the North Fork

There's something liberating about slipping a raft into a river in Western Montana.

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

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Great Falls Tribune

Missoula woman honored at event at White House

Ariana Del Negro of Montana was honored Friday at a White House event that unveiled initiatives aimed at helping millions of people like her who care for wounded service members and veterans.

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Related Topix: US News, Missoula, MT, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, US Senate, Democrat, Michelle Obama, Joe Biden

Great Falls Tribune

Daines raises $1.2 million for quarter in Senate run

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.

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

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Hill

We need a constitutional amendment on regulating campaigns

After 30 years as a political consultant, after working in the Senate and running a PAC, after working on hundreds of campaigns, I have come to the hard and difficult conclusion that America needs a constitutional amendment to state simply and clearly that nothing in the First Amendment shall preclude our government from regulating campaigns.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Michael Bennet, Democrat, Senator Tom Udall, Tom Udall, US House of Representatives

Insurance Journal West

Montana's Sen. Tester Awarded Big 'I's' Legislator of the Year 2013

U.S. Sen. Jon Tester has been named the Gerald Solomon-IIABA Legislator of the Year for 2013 by the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Small Business, Personal Finance, Republican, Senator Mike Johanns

National Public Radio

11 Senate Democrats To Obama: Approve Keystone XL

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. The five-year review of the Canada-to-Texas pipeline has been "exhaustive in its time, breadth and scope" and has taken longer than reasonably justified, the senators wrote to ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Begich, Mark Pryor

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Great Falls Tribune

Parole board to consider Beach clemency application

The Montana Board of Pardons and Parole will take up Barry Beach's clemency application at a meeting in Deer Lodge later this month.

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Related Topix: Conrad Burns, US News, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, US Politics, Deer Lodge, MT, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Steve Bullock, US Governors

News Max

Pentagon to Decommission 50 Nuclear Missiles

The Pentagon is removing 50 nuclear-armed intercontinental ballistic missiles from its silos over the next four years in compliance with a treaty with Russia, but will not eliminate them from the U.S. arsenal, the Los Angeles Times reported.

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Related Topix: US Military, Malmstrom Air Force Base, US Air Force, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Tue Apr 08, 2014

MilitaryCity.com

US To Remove 50 Minuteman Missiles as Part of New START

Peacekeeper, Minuteman I and Minuteman III ICBMs on display near F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo.

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Related Topix: US Military, F.E. Warren Air Force Base, US Air Force, US Navy, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Townhall

Money in Politics? McCutcheon's Foes Don't Always Say No

Traditional liberals should be cheering the Supreme Court's decision last week in McCutcheon v.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders, Opinion

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Great Falls Tribune

Judges dropped ball

The U.S. Supreme Court is filled with men and women with Ivy League degrees. They've studied law, politics and history.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Montana, Montana Government

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Flathead Beacon

North Fork Protection Bill Blocked by Three Senators

A popular bill to protect the North Fork Flathead River fell shy of unanimous Senate approval Thursday when three senators objected.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Pat Toomey, Senator Ted Cruz, Tom Coburn, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Montana

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