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  • Senate to vote on food safety bill

     
    The food safety bill is back. Again? Yes. Congress gets a last bite at much-delayed though broadly supported food safety legislation in its lame-duck session this week. The Senate Wednesday is slated to vote on cloture -- heading off a......
  • Western lawmakers set their sights on gray wolves

     
    BILLINGS, Mont. — Two decades after the federal government spent a half-million dollars to study the reintroduction of gray wolves to the Northern Rockies, lawmakers say it's time for Congress to step in again -- this time to clamp down......
  • Postal chief's $384,000 pay sparks call for cut

    Postal chief's $384,000 pay sparks call for cut
    The chief of the struggling U.S. Postal Service received $384,229 in compensation last year -- and at least one lawmaker thinks he should take a paycut. Sen. Jon Tester, a Montana Democrat, decried top U.S. Postal Service salaries in a letter this week...
  • The Netroots aren't just about winning

    After years of being dismissed or mocked by press and politicians alike, the grassroots insurgents of progressive blogs won new credibility after the stream of Democratic victories in the 2006 elections. These decentralized "netroots" played...
  • Terrorists welcome: Hardin, Montana

     
    by Mark Silva Montana has a home where the terrorists can roam. For all the "NIMBY" worries about what will happen to some 250 dangerous detainees once the Obama administration closes the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, the good......
  • Sonia Sotomayor: NRA test (failing) case

     
    by David G. Savage and James Oliphant As the Senate begins debate Tuesday on Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor with the outcome assured, the only remaining questions are whether the National Rifle Assn. can claim to have swayed votes against......
  • Wolf attacks on Montana livestock spike, stirring backlash

     
    Gray wolves killed livestock in Montana at the rate of an animal per day in 2009, stirring a backlash against the predators in rural areas and depleting a program that compensates ranchers for their losses. The sharp increase over 2008......
  • GOP Senator Not Hurt By Ethics Concerns

    Voters in eight states went to the polls in primary elections to set the stage for this fall's midterm elections. With national polls showing deep dissatisfaction with Congress, President Bush and the war in Iraq, Democrats hoped to gather momentum for...