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UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 3, 2018

Trump doesn’t hide that Sen. Tester is reason for Montana stop

President Donald Trump made clear Saturday during a campaign stop in Montana that he wants to defeat Democratic Sen. Jon Tester over a personal grudge as much as political ambition.

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 3, 2018

Sen. Jon Tester pushes to make race about Montana, not Trump

With President Donald Trump clamoring to defeat U.S. Sen. Jon Tester and conservative groups spending heavily against him, the Democrat is falling back on a well-worn strategy in his pursuit …

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018

Trump to visit Missoula, rally for Sen. Tester challenger Matt Rosendale this month

President Trump is expected to visit Missoula on Oct. 18 to rally support for a Republican candidate in a U.S. Senate race, according to news outlets in the area.

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 6, 2018

At Montana rally, Trump lauds Kavanaugh progress, decries ‘meanness’

President Donald Trump on Thursday praised Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s progress toward winning confirmation to the Supreme Court but decried the “anger and the meanness on the other side,” blasting Democrats’ …

Trump likely to campaign against Tester next week in Montana

The White House says President Donald Trump will make a stop in Montana next week.

UPDATED: Fri., June 22, 2018

Trump Jr. rallies Republicans to defeat Montana Sen. Tester

Donald Trump Jr. urged Montana Republicans to rally against U.S. Sen. Jon Tester in the fall election and said Friday that the two-term Democrat had fallen out of step with …

UPDATED: Sat., April 28, 2018

Trump says Democrat should quit over VA nomination brouhaha

A furious President Donald Trump on Saturday called for the resignation of the Democratic senator who assembled and released what he called “false” allegations that scuttled the nomination of the …

It’s Trump vs. Tester in Big Sky Country

With a flat-top haircut, three missing fingers and an impressive girth, Sen. Jon Tester has somehow kept a low profile in Congress. That’s until he caught the attention of Americans …

Sitting judge can explore U.S. Senate run in Montana, ethics panel says

An ethics panel says a sitting Montana judge is doing nothing wrong in exploring a run for the U.S. Senate.

UPDATED: Mon., July 31, 2017

Montana auditor says he’ll seek U.S. Senate seat

Montana state Auditor Matt Rosendale announced a bid for the U.S. Senate Monday, bringing a high profile challenge to Democratic U.S. Sen. Jon Tester.

U.S. government rejects aid for Montana firefighting costs

U.S. government officials have rejected Montana’s request for aid in battling a group of wildfires that have been classified as the nation’s top firefighting priority.

University of Montana student detained in China after dispute with cabbie

Police in central China have arrested an American college student on charges of intentional injury following an altercation with a taxi driver, according to the student’s mother and a family …

Montana attorney general won’t run for US Senate

Montana Attorney General Tim Fox says he will not run in 2018 for the U.S. Senate seat now occupied by Democrat Jon Tester.

Tester reports $3 million in the bank for 2018 re-election campaign

U.S. Sen Jon Tester has already amassed more than $3 million to spend on his 2018 re-election campaign.

Montana Sen. Tester picks up Republican challenger for 2018 election

U.S. Sen. Jon Tester has his first challenger in the 2018 Montana elections.

UPDATED: Sun., April 2, 2017

Two Democratic senators split over support for Gorsuch

Two Democratic senators on Sunday split over supporting Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court.

Family members remember Spokane County homicide victim Bob Tester

Bob Tester’s family says it has no idea why someone wanted him dead.

Budget rider gives states wolf control

Gray wolves in most of the Northern Rockies will be removed from the endangered species list under a policy rider attached to Congress’ budget bill. The rider returns wolf management …

Budget would delist wolves

BILLINGS – Gray wolves in Montana and Idaho would be taken off the endangered list under the budget bill pending before Congress, two Western lawmakers said. Inclusion of the language …