BOZEMAN — In their first debate Thursday evening, little separated the four Republican candidates running in their party's U.S. Senate primary, with each calling for less regulation, less government involvement in Montana and less federal spending.
As the calendar moves closer to the June 5 primary election, the gloves are starting to come off for the four Republican candidates in their party’s contest for the U.S. Senate race.
As President Donald Trump teeters toward a possible trade war with China, Montana's agriculture industry could be collateral damage. That puts Republican candidates in this year’s midterm elections in a tight spot of not wanting to bash the actions of a president that won Montana by 20 points 17 months ago, but also needing to defend their state's economy.
Though Republicans, in control of Congress and the White House, have not been able to deliver their long-promised repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act, the debate over what to do with health care in the United States plays a large role in midterm elections across the country.
Though Montana shares a 545-mile long border with Canada, the question of what should be done on the U.S. southern border with Mexico is a big issue to many Republicans in the state.
As the United States appears to be moving toward the return of a $1 trillion annual deficit and growing national debt, the four Republicans seeking their party's nomination to run for the U.S. Senate this fall each have a plan they say will turn that around.
With about a month and a half until the primary election, two of the four candidates seeking the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate have topped $1 million in contributions, including Big Sky businessman Troy Downing who chipped in $1 million of his own money.
MISSOULA — The tone shifted in the Republican primary for U.S. Senate at a forum Wednesday night in Missoula, with former Billings judge Russ Fagg making some of the strongest attacks to date on fellow candidate and state Auditor Matt Rosendale.
Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Troy Downing is bringing former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who pleaded guilty in December to lying to the FBI, to Montana to campaign with him.
Because of a mistake made by a title company, two forms were submitted in 2015 on behalf of Montana state Auditor Matt Rosendale calling Rosendale a resident of Maryland when he was actually a resident of Montana.
In a Thursday night debate between the four men running in the Republican primary for a U.S. Senate seat in Montana, their party's president played a role.
The Lewis and Clark County Republicans U.S. Senate candidate forum Saturday night in Helena was a reflection of how President Donald Trump has set the tone within the Republican Party.
As the primary in the U.S. Senate race moves closer, one of the deepest divides between candidates has opened over the issue of the death penalty.
Republican U.S. Senate primary candidate Russ Fagg on Monday termed "baseless" accusations that one of his video ads, which was removed from YouTube, is racist.