Greg Gianforte

Democrat calls for inquiry over Greg Gianforte's assault of Guardian reporter

The head of the Montana Democratic party on Thursday asked for a congressional ethics investigation into whether Republican representative Greg Gianforte lied to the police and the public when he assaulted a reporter last year.<p>The request by the party’s executive director, Nancy Keenan, comes …

Journalism

Slurring And Rambling Trump Praises GOP Congressman Who Assaulted Reporter: 'Great Job'

In a speech at the 11th Annual Campaign for Life Gala, the slurring and rambling President of the United States praised a GOP congressman who …

Donald Trump

Montana Rep. Greg Gianforte's mugshot goes public

Rep. Greg Gianforte's mugshot, taken after assaulting a reporter on the eve of his election, was released to the public Wednesday on the order of a Montana judge.<p>The Republican Gianforte, Montana's lone member of the House of Representatives, pleaded guilty in June to assaulting <i>Guardian</i> reporter …

United States

Absentee voting begins in Montana's June 5 primary election

HELENA — Election Day in Montana isn't for another month, but voting is getting underway with election officials mailing absentee ballots on …

Montana

Aide who lied about Greg Gianforte's assault on Guardian reporter gets new campaign job

The spokesman who lied about Republican congressman Greg Gianforte’s assault of Guardian journalist Ben Jacobs has been hired in a new campaign role.<p>Sinclair TV boss donated to Montana congressman who attacked reporter<p>Read more<p>Shane Scanlon was named communications director for Matt Rosendale, a …

Politics

Sinclair Broadcast Boss Donated To GOP Rep Who Assaulted Reporter

The local TV news giant is making no effort to conceal its conservative bias.<p>One of the brothers who runs local TV news giant Sinclair Broadcast Group donated more than $10,000 to Rep. Greg Gianforte (R-Mont.), who was jailed for assaulting a reporter during his campaign.<p>Robert E. Smith, a director …

Entertainment

Gianforte Raises More Than 5 Democratic Contenders Combined

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte's re-election campaign started the year strongly by raising more money in the first three months than …

Elections

Health agencies investigating E. coli cases in Montana

Updated:Monday, April 16 2018 6:54 PM EDT2018-04-16 22:54:36 GMT<p>MISSOULA - The state Department of Justice is done investigating the March 16 …

E.coli

National Parks Conservation Association Says Forest Service Review Echoes Calls to Protect Doorstep to Yellowstone

<b>The U.S. Forest Service draft environmental review proposes a 20-year withdrawal of approximately 30,370 acres of public lands near Yellowstone</b> …

Forests

Child may be left blind after alleged assault

Updated:Friday, April 13 2018 1:19 AM EDT2018-04-13 05:19:06 GMT<p>The Montana Democratic Congressional Debate was held Thursday night. The candidates …

Montana

Montana Voices: For the sake of untrammeled land

It’s not often that poetry works its way into laws. Howard Zahniser’s definition of “wilderness character” in the 1964 Wilderness Act is a rare …

Missoula

New report assesses the state of U.S. press freedoms, shows protests were the most dangerous place for U.S. journalists in 2017 | Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

April 3, 2018<p>The most perilous place for a journalist in the U.S. last year was at a protest, according to a new report released Tuesday by the …

Journalism

Montana delegation comes up big for our forests and communities

With dysfunction in Washington, D.C., near an all-time high, it’s nice to see the Montana delegation help lead the way to a badly needed deal to help …

Forests

406 Politics: Website says Gianforte pays staffers least in all in Congress

Staff members for Montana's U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte have the lowest median salary among the offices of the 535 members of Congress, according to an …

Montana

How will the future of Wilderness Study Areas impact Montana?

CLOSE<p>A meeting to take public input on a bill that would remove wilderness study act designations in five areas of Montana drew more than 130 people …

Forests

The NRA's response to the March For Our Lives was disgusting. The GOP may have just left Earth

Sometimes, people respond just as you expect them to — especially when your expectations are so low.<p>Hundreds of thousands of students, parents, and …

Guns

Montana delegation splits on $1.3 trillion federal spending bill

Montana’s congressional delegation split on the $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill passed Thursday, after announcing add-ons earlier in the week.

Montana

Here Are the Republicans Who Tried to Shut Down the Disastrous Budget

The House approved the $1.3 trillion budget to fund the government through the 2018 fiscal year, which allows federal services to stay open but …

Conservative View

Here are the congressional offices that pay staffs the highest and lowest salaries

All congressional offices are not created equal — especially when it comes to how much they'd pay you.<p>A new LegiStorm analysis showed that Democrats …

Montana

Mining company sues Montana over 'bad actor' decision

An Idaho mining company sued Montana environmental regulators on Friday for labeling the company and its president "bad actors" who should pay for …

Business

Measures to protect land around Yellowstone, East Rosebud don't make the cut in federal spending bill

Neither the Yellowstone Gateway Protection Act nor the wild and scenic designation for a portion of East Rosebud Creek made it into the $1.3 trillion …

Montana

Montana Delegation Praises Forest Management Changes In Omnibus Bill

Today the U.S. House passed the $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill with strong bipartisan support. It funds the federal government through …

Forests

Daines, Gianforte say forest reforms will "blunt" lawsuits, streamline timber projects

Montana’s Republican delegation to Congress on Wednesday praised provisions included in the 2018 federal spending bill that address forest …

Forests

'Fire borrowing' eliminated in must-pass forest reform package, Montana delegation says

Republicans Sen. Steve Daines and Rep. Greg Gianforte say that reforms to forest management including an end to “fire borrowing” will be included in …

Montana

Tester, Daines disagree on why Yellowstone protection effort failed to make omnibus bill

While Montana’s congressional delegation disagrees on who did or did not support a bill to remove public land north of Yellowstone National Park from …

Missoula

Tester: Federal spending bill expected to fund firefighting costs, restore payments to counties

Provisions included in a $1.3 trillion appropriations bill making its way through Congress would restore payments to timbered counties across Montana …

Forests

Our unfortunate culture of lying politicians

The old saying goes: “How can you tell if politicians are lying? Their lips are moving.” Of course that’s a broad generalization since there are …

Montana

Morning Digest: Longtime New York Rep. Louise Slaughter, a liberal icon, dies at age 88

Slaughter, who never lost her Kentucky drawl, was known both as one of the nicest denizens of Capitol Hill and, at the same time, a fierce fighter …

Government

As goes Pennsylvania, so does Montana? How much insight can a special election offer?

A Democrat's victory Tuesday night in a Pennsylvania congressional district that went for Trump by 20 points in 2016 raises questions about what that …

Montana

Donald Trump & The Suicide of the Republican Party.

Goodnight Funny-men.<p>Marketing is important.<p>When you want to sell a product, or person, you want it to appeal to as many demographics as possible.<p>See, …

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