Sen. John Walsh (D-MT) has decided to drop out of the race for U.S. Senate, he announced on Thursday. "I am ending my campaign so that I can focus on fulfilling the responsibility entrusted to me as your U.S. senator," Walsh said. "You deserve someone who will always fight for Montana, and I will."
Montana’s outspoken and popular governor, Brian Schweitzer, took the stage at the Democratic convention Thursday night, offering a speech that could be looking ahead to the 2016 race.
After the Supreme Court struck down a century-old Montana law limiting corporate campaign spending, Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer (D) and Lt. Gov. John Bohlinger (R) called on Congress to overturn the court’s controversial Citizens United decision.
Congress should act quickly to keep student loan interest rates from doubling, Sen. Jon Tester said. Tester said in a conference call with Montana reporters that freezing interest rates should be a bipartisan effort, and it should be done in a way that doesn’t add to the national debt.
Montana's chief federal judge admitted on Wednesday that he forwarded an email comparing African-Americans to dogs and implying that President Barack Obama's mother had sex with animals.
Congress has created a special super committee to devise a way to cut at least $1.2 trillion from US spending in coming years. Its real name is the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, and its deadline is Nov. 23. Here are the 12 lawmakers serving on the super committee.