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Ten GOP Senators: Keep Senate Working in August

Georgia Sen. David Perdue and nine GOP Senators are asking the GOP leadership to cancel the August recess so they can continue to push for reform bills amid Democratic delays and disagreements.

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Daines: We Will ‘Vote to Repeal’ Obamacare ‘In The Coming Weeks’

Senator Steve Daines (R-MT) said, “In the coming weeks…We will uphold our promise to the American people and vote to repeal President Obama’s broken health care law” during Saturday’s GOP Weekly Address during Saturday’s GOP Weekly Address. Transcript as Follows:

GOP Slams Obama's 'War on Coal'

GOP Slams Obama's 'War on Coal'

Saturday Rep. Steve Daines (R-MT) used the Republican weekly address to call out President Barack Obama for his “war on coal.” Daines is running against Sen. John Walsh (D-MT) who earlier this week was accused of plagiarizing a large portion

GOP Boosts Libertarian 'Spoiler' in Montana

GOP Boosts Libertarian 'Spoiler' in Montana

Most political handicappers of Senate races this fall generally assume that the GOP will capture the seat of former-Sen. Max Baucus (D-MT). Cook Political Report ranks the race as “Lean GOP,” a relatively bullish indicator. A new poll from liberal

Senate Majority Could Rest on the Fate of the Sage Grouse

Senate Majority Could Rest on the Fate of the Sage Grouse

DENVER (AP) — An obscure, chicken-sized bird best known for its mating dance could help determine whether Democrats or Republicans control the U.S. Senate in November. The federal government is considering listing the greater sage grouse as an endangered species

En Route To China, Baucus Cuts Fat Check To DSCC

En Route To China, Baucus Cuts Fat Check To DSCC

Just before waiving bon voyage to America, Former-Sen. Max Baucus cut a fat check to the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee. Baucus donated $475,000 to the DSCC Jan. 31, three days after he admitted in his Senate confirmation hearing he is

Montana Lt. Governor John Walsh to Replace Max Baucus in Senate

Montana Lt. Governor John Walsh to Replace Max Baucus in Senate

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana’s governor picked Lt. Gov. John Walsh on Friday to be interim U.S. senator, an appointment that could kick-start Walsh’s election campaign as Democrats seek to keep the seat — and control of the U.S. Senate

Top Dem Recruit Bows Out of MT Senate Race

Top Dem Recruit Bows Out of MT Senate Race

Former MT Gov. Brian Schweitzer dealt a serious blow to Democrats’ 2014 hopes by announcing on Saturday that he wouldn’t run in the race to replace retiring Dem Sen. Max Baucus. Schweitzer, a popular two-term governor, was seen by national