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Saturday | The Spokesman-Review

Strategy, money, luck aid Montana's Steve Daines' rise - Sat, 30 Aug 2014 PST

Steve Daines has rocketed from the unknown to being the face of the Montana Republican Party and the favorite to take a U.S. Senate seat that has been in Democratic control for a century, all before completing a full term in Congress.

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

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Mother Jones

Will Democrats Keep Control of the Senate This Year?

Sam Wang of the Princeton Election Consortium thinks that Democrats currently have a 72 percent chance of retaining control of the Senate this year.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Senator Heidi Heitkamp

Thu Aug 28, 2014

NewsOK.com

Officials say oil ill effects reach MT reservation

Tribal officials say eastern Montana's Fort Peck Indian Reservation is feeling the adverse effects of the drilling boom on the nearby Bakken oil fields.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Fort Peck, MT

Business Journal

Senator eyes tax-delinquent defense contractors with security clearances

U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Montana, is requesting action against tax-delinquent defense contractors who hold security clearances, according to Federal News Radio.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Char-Koosta News

DOI Secretary Sally Jewell makes historic visit to CSKT

Tribal Council Chairman Ron Trahan stands with Department of Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and U.S. Senator Jon Tester in the tribal council chambers on August 20. Jewell says she is surprised and delighted that she is the first from the DOI to visit CSKT.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, South Dakota

Tue Aug 26, 2014

CNN

Montana's 'refreshing' candidate 'needs more time'

U.S. Sen. Jon Tester is famous for his flat-top and middle of the road politics.

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

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Man calls VA fine threat over photo intimidation

A Billings man who transports disabled veterans said he was threatened with a $50 fine for appearing in a photograph alongside a newspaper article critical of a new Veterans Administration clinic.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Life, Veteran Affairs

ABC News

Amanda Curtis Is a Rare Breed of Montana Democrat

Selected by state Democrats last week to replace Democratic Sen. John Walsh on their November ticket after a plagiarism scandal derailed his re-election bid , Curtis is a far cry from the centrist candidates the party tends to field for statewide office in Big Sky Country.

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

Thu Aug 21, 2014

KXLY-TV Spokane

Out-of-state donors fund Daines' Senate campaign

An analysis of Rep. Steve Daines' campaign-finance reports finds the Republican Senate candidate has received contributions from donors in 47 states, and only about a third of the contributions come from Montanans.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Representative Denny Rehberg, US Senate, Democrat, State University, AR

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Sanders leading Senate push against postal cuts

Vermont's Bernie Sanders and two other U.S. Senators are leading a push for a one-year moratorium on service cuts proposed by the U.S. Postal Service .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Tammy Baldwin, US House of Representatives, Senator Tammy Baldwin

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Hill

Senate spoilers: 6 states to watch for third-party candidates

Spoiler alert: As both Democrats Republicans calculate their odds of a Senate majority, several third party candidates are complicating their math.

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Related Topix: US News, Representative Denny Rehberg, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Bill Cassidy, Senator Marco Rubio, Charlie Crist, 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, US Senate, Democrat, Montana, Max Baucus, Montana Government

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Char-Koosta News

New St. Ignatius THHS Clinic dedicated last week

After many months of construction and a few delays, the new St. Ignatius Clinic wing is complete.

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

Roll Call

50 Senators Call for Moratorium on Post Office Closures

A bipartisan group of 50 senators urged appropriators Thursday to include a provision in year-end, catchall spending legislation that would prevent the U.S. Post Office from closing more mail-processing facilities in the next fiscal year.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Tammy Baldwin, Tammy Baldwin, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Tom Udall

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Washington Examiner

Are Montana liberals mimicking the Tea Party?

Though they roundly reject the conservatives' policy views, some of the state's progressives hope to use similar grassroots tactics to gain clout, oust incumbents and affect the Democratic Party 's nominations.

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

Mon Aug 11, 2014

OpenSecrets

In Montana, Sunk Candidate Is Sunk Cost

A plagiarism scandal that drove Sen. John Walsh to drop his reelection bid Thursday was a major blow to the Democratic Party, still intent on proving it can keep its majority in the Senate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Max Baucus, Harry Reid, Dianne Feinstein, Barbara Boxer

Sat Aug 09, 2014

TheCourier.com

Bill Seeks Changes For Unmarked Veterans Graves

A U.S. Senate bill that would make it easier to get headstones for historic unmarked veterans' graves has drawn support from historians in Ohio.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Stivers, Ohio, Ohio Government, Democrat, Life, Veteran Affairs

WTOV9

Bill would put markers on unmarked veterans graves

U.S. senators Rob Portman of Ohio and Jon Tester of Montana recently introduced a bipartisan bill to enable veterans' service agencies, military researchers, historians or genealogists to request a free headstone or marker from the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US News, Democrat

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Cleveland.com

Legislation would provide headstones for veterans' unmarked graves

The recent introduction of a bipartisan bill by U.S. Senators Rob Portman and Jon Tester to provide headstones for historic unmarked veterans graves came as welcome news to state and local historians.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Stivers, Democrat, Life, Veteran Affairs

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Daily Kos

Following plagiarism scandal, Democrat John Walsh drops out of Montana Senate race

Democratic Sen. John Walsh, who was just appointed to the post earlier this year, has decided not to run for a full term this fall in the wake of a devastating plagiarism scandal unearthed by the New York Times .

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

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