Policy

Montana Delegation Strongly at Odds Over Iran Deal

With U.S. Senate Democrats — including U.S. Sen. Jon Tester — maneuvering to scuttle any possible veto override of President Obama’s nuclear agreement with the Islamic Republic of Iran, Montana’s congressional delegation found itself sharply at odds this month over the controversial measure.

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Montana Officials, Business Groups Blast Obama EPA Clean Power Plan

A host of Montana officials and business groups, from Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock to Republican Attorney General Tim Fox to the Montana Chamber of Commerce blasted President Obama and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday in the wake of the announcement of a final rule — or “Clean Power Plan”– on power plant carbon emissions.

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Why Don’t Daines and Zinke Post Their Schedules?

In the wake of revelations that U.S. Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT) omitted a Democratic fundraiser with President Barack Obama in New York City from his official schedule, new scrutiny is being applied to how Montana’s congressional delegation discloses activities to the public.

Zinke Takes a Serious Tone in Wake of Victory

In comments to the press and in his victory speech, Montana’s new Congressman-elect Ryan Zinke took a serious and conciliatory tone on Tuesday Night in the wake of his victory over Democratic opponent John Lewis.