In Montana’s closely contested senate race, cattle ranching and President Trump’s trade policy are major issues. The president has visited the state three times in recent months to back Republican Matt Rosendale, while Montana’s only Democratic member of Congress, Sen.
By Zeke Miller, Associated Press
Campaigning in Billings, Montana, Trump sought to elevate Kavanaugh's confirmation as a political litmus test for voters as he embraced a Republican challenger to Democratic Sen. Jon Tester, a top Republican target in the fall elections.
By Matt Volz, Associated Press
"While no votes were changed by the Russians in our 2016 election cycle, there was a clear and significant threat to our nation's ability to conduct fair elections," Secretary of State Corey Stapleton wrote.
In an hour-long campaign speech in Montana, President Trump ran through many of his favorite topics, exaggerations, attacks on political targets and now-regular falsehoods. William Brangham reports.
By Julia Griffin
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, while most of us are ready for spring, some extreme athletes in Montana are savoring the last bit of winter. In skijoring, horse riders tow their human teammates through a 700-foot obstacle…
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
A Democratic congressman on Tuesday called for an investigation into a $300 million contract awarded to a small company based in Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's hometown of Whitefish, Montana.
By Jackie Judd, Jason Kane
While lawmakers spar over the future of health care, pilot projects on the ground are focusing on how to improve the lives of low-income patients. Special correspondent Jackie Judd reports on on one such program in Montana, where health care…
By Brady McCombs and Matthew Daly, Associated Press
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said he's committed to make sure Native American culture is preserved on the Bears Ears site. But several tribal leaders balked at that characterization, saying they consider the idea to be an attempt to temper their…
By Associated Press
Montana's next congressman, Greg Gianforte, was sentenced to 40 hours of community service, 20 hours of anger management counseling and ordered him to pay a $385 fine for the misdemeanor.
By Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press
Members from Native American tribes in six Western states called on Congress to restore funding to tribes during budget negotiations.
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