The U.S. Senate could not muster enough votes to override President Obama’s Veto on the Keystone XL pipeline today. Senator Steve Daines tried to rally votes, accusing the president of political games.
Montana Secretary of State Linda McCulloch is asking for the Montana Legislature to change the way the state fills vacancies when a U.S. Senator representing Montana leaves office before a term ends. Right now, such a vacancy would be filled by a gubernatorial appointment.
Republicans made big gains in both the U.S. House and Senate this week, but the needle barely moved in the Montana Legislature. The day after Election Day, Montana Republican Party chairman Will Deschamps says the numbers are still in flux...
After endorsements from MEA-MFT, AFL-CIO, and other big political players, Amanda Curtis may be the new nominee for the U.S. Senate out of Montana, but national politicos are already declaring the race an uphill battle.