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19 hrs ago | 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

Sat Aug 02, 2014

The Hill

CIA reeling from spy scandal

The CIA's admission that it broke into Senate computers and spied on Intelligence Committee staffers has created a firestorm for the spy agency, with some calling for change at the top.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Dianne Feinstein, US House of Representatives, Representative Martin Heinrich, Senator Martin Heinrich

Thu Jul 31, 2014

NAFCU

IOLTA, QM relief and more in Senate bills

Aug. 1, 2014 - New regulatory relief measures offered in the Senate this week address Interest on Lawyers Trust Accounts, qualified-mortgage relief and an increase from $10 billion to $50 billion in the asset-size threshold for institutions subject to direct CFPB oversight.

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Related Topix: Life, Lughnasadh, Holidays, Mortgage, Personal Finance, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, US Politics, Senator Angus King

National Journal

Congress Passes One VA Bill - But There Are Still Many More To Go

A bill that reforms the besieged Veterans Affairs health system headed toward the president's desk Thursday, but other veterans legislation remains stubbornly stuck in the halls of Congress.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Suicide, Electronic, US Military, US Army, Fort Hood, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Hill

Senator laments lack of 'Beautiful' status

Sen. Jon Tester is expressing "a little" disappointment that he wasn't among the crop of Capitol Hill beauties on The Hill's 50 Most Beautiful list .

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

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Daily Kos

Elections Morning Digest: Mitch McConnell's latest obstacle: the Libertarian

Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, US House of Representatives, Neil Abercrombie, Representative Colleen Hanabusa, Democrat, Representative Gary Peters

Mon Jul 28, 2014

KFBB

Senator Tester Addresses NSA Issues

This morning in Washington, Senator Jon Tester is demanding answers when it comes to data collecting by the government and reported spying by the NSA using the government surveillance law.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, James R. Clapper

Examiner.com

2014 & 2016 Alaska Native and Native American Voters

This year in the State of Alaska an Alaska Native, by name of Byron Mallott, of Yakutat, Alaska is running to become the first Alaska Native to become governor of Alaska.

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

The Times Bulletin

Tentative deal reached on VA reform

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., right, joined by Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., left, and Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, center, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 24, 2014, about the Veterans Administration.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Democrat, Sherrod Brown, US House of Representatives, Life, Veteran Affairs

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