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Congress grapples with Obama border plan

As top Obama Administration officials presented their arguments for a $3.7 billion plan to deal with a surge of kids coming over the border into the United States, there was evidence both of tough sledding ahead for the White House and maybe also the seeds of a deal to approve such an emergency plan.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Family, Kids, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Mary Landrieu, Senator Tom Udall

Wed Jul 09, 2014

USA Today

GAO: Ex-Im Bank supports 26% of Boeing plane deliveries

The Export-Import Bank, whose future is being debated in Congress this year, financed one-fourth of Boeing's wide-body planes during the last five years, according to a federal report Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

St. Cloud Times

Drug report singles out BakkenDrug report singles out BakkenThe...

Drug report singles out Bakken The 102-page document includes several mentions of North Dakota and Montana.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Heidi Heitkamp, US News, US Senate, North Dakota, Democrat, Watford City, ND, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Billings Outpost

Tester and Medicaid expansion

BOZEMAN, Mont. 5/29/14 - Senator Jon Tester today released the following statement after gathering signatures with volunteers from the Healthy Montana Initiative in support of a ballot initiative to expand Medicaid to 70,000 uninsured Montanans: "No Montanan should be denied health care because of how much they make.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Bozeman, MT

The Hill

Walsh hits Daines on Medicare in new Montana ad

Sen. John Walsh is using a trio of elderly women to attack Rep. Steve Daines on Medicare in his latest ad, targeting a key demographic in his uphill battle to retain his seat.

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Related Topix: Representative Denny Rehberg, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Steve Daines, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Daily Kos

MT-Sen: Looks Like Karl Rove Is Getting Nervous About This Race

American Crossroads, a Super PAC associated with Republican strategist Karl Rove, said Tuesday it will spend $1.68 million in the race in support of Republican Steve Daines and against Democratic Senator John Walsh in the final six weeks before the November election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Conrad Burns, US Senate, Democrat, Eric Cantor, Karl Rove

Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Billings Outpost

Tester and Medicaid expansion

BOZEMAN, Mont. 5/29/14 - Senator Jon Tester today released the following statement after gathering signatures with volunteers from the Healthy Montana Initiative in support of a ballot initiative to expand Medicaid to 70,000 uninsured Montanans: "No Montanan should be denied health care because of how much they make.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Bozeman, MT

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Roll Call

Hobby Lobby Ruling Fuels Amendment Push

In its recent ruling to confer religious liberties on closely held corporations, the Supreme Court makes no mention of its 2010 Citizens United v.

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Related Topix: Edward Markey, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Tom Udall, Tom Udall, Senator Michael Bennet

Grist Magazine

A shameless foodie & her ranching dad sit down for a medium-rare opportunity

I was waiting in the security line at the Helena airport on my way back to Seattle when I noticed the TSA agent squinting at the x-ray machine screen.

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Related Topix: Seattle, WA, Life, Beef, Food, Meat, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Sat Jun 28, 2014

KSL-TV

Senate resolution honors American cowboys

This is the ninth year the resolution has been introduced and serves to honor the accomplishments and contributions of cowboys across the nation.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator John Barrasso, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mike Enzi, Senator Jim Risch, Democrat

The Billings Outpost

Tester and Medicaid expansion

BOZEMAN, Mont. 5/29/14 - Senator Jon Tester today released the following statement after gathering signatures with volunteers from the Healthy Montana Initiative in support of a ballot initiative to expand Medicaid to 70,000 uninsured Montanans: "No Montanan should be denied health care because of how much they make.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Bozeman, MT

Fri Jun 27, 2014

SBWire

Champion Oil Supports July 11, 2014 as "Collector Car Appreciation Day"

On July 11th enthusiasts and car collectors will host hundreds of events across the country," said Karl Dedolph, Director of Champion Performance Products.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Richard Burr, Republican

Verde Independent

Officials: Investors often overlook development opportunities on tribal lands

Gary Davis, president and CEO of the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development, said there are opportunities for development in Indian Country but challenges in getting funding to make projects happen.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat

Daily Kos

NC-Sen: Sen. Jon Tester (D. MT) Lends Kay Hagan (D) A Hand In Taking On The Kochs

If there's one thing Senator Jon Tester knows, it's how to win a tight election in red state where guys like the Koch brothers are pouring in money to defeat you.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Liberal Political News

Amy Ridenour

Intellectuals and the VA: Veterans Suffer Because Of A Bad Idea

Here are a few excerpts: In all the finger-pointing over the Department of Veterans Affairs scandal, one group has thus far largely escaped accountability: intellectuals.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Law, Employment / Labor Law, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Government Executive

Lawmakers Want Agencies to Share Information on Job Applicants

A pair of Democratic senators has introduced a bill to improve federal hiring by allowing agencies to share information on job applicants.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Begich

KTAR

Officials: Investors often overlook Indian Country development opportunities

A Mesa executive told a Senate panel Wednesday that there is plenty of opportunity for economic development in Indian Country, but not enough investment to make it happen.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Daily Kos

MT-Sen: John Walsh (D) Vows To Stop Sale Of Public Lands

Senator John Walsh today introduced legislation to impose new rules that would prevent Congress from attempting to sell off public lands.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Montana, Montana Government

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Hispanic Business

Warren-Portman 'Smart Savings Act' to Strengthen Retirement Savings...

The "Smart Savings Act" would change the automatic enrollment for federal employees enrolling in the Thrift Savings Plan from the overly conservative " " with higher returns.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

The Billings Outpost

Tribal leaders detail Indian Health Service woes

Those who spoke at the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs' field hearing about The Indian Health Service last week brought up many issues, but they had few answers on how to solve these problems.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Fort Peck, MT

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