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WASHINGTON | Zinke blasts Arizona congressman who calls on him to resign

WASHINGTON  — U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke unleashed a scathing personal attack Friday against a congressman who had called on him to resign, accusing the Arizona Democrat of drunkenness and using taxpayer money to cover up inappropriate behavior. Zinke sent his tweet after Rep. Raul Grijalva wrote an opinion column, published in USA Today on … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Zinke blasts Arizona congressman who calls on him to resign

HELENA, Mont. | Independent women a key in outcome of Montana Senate race

HELENA, Mont. — A key factor in deciding the outcome of Montana’s high-profile Senate race will be whether independent women who voted for Donald Trump in 2016 will stick with the president and Republicans again this year, political observers said. Hundreds of thousands of absentee ballots were mailed Friday in Montana, where U.S. Sen. Jon … Continue reading HELENA, Mont. | Independent women a key in outcome of Montana Senate race

HELENA, Mont. | Industry groups spending millions fighting Montana measures

HELENA, Mont.— Industry-funded opponents of Montana citizen’s initiatives to raise the state’s tobacco tax and add new mining regulations are vastly outspending the measures’ supporters to put their messages in front of voters about a month before Election Day, according to campaign finance reports. One ballot initiative would raise taxes on cigarettes and snuff for … Continue reading HELENA, Mont. | Industry groups spending millions fighting Montana measures