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John Melcher "Benefited Farmers, Miners, the Elderly, the Hungry and a Constituency of the World’s Poor"

By CHARLES S. JOHNSON Former U.S. Sen. John Melcher, who died Thursday in Missoula at age 93, was a leading...

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Montana Growth Network Settles Longstanding Political Practices Lawsuit

HELENA – A dark money political organization that spent hundreds of thousands of dollars during the 2012...

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FACT CHECK: Republican U.S. Senate Candidate's Tweet Misses the Mark

Montana Republican Senate Candidate Troy Downing deleted a Tweet on Wednesday that falsely claimed that...

Mar 28, 2018

Final omnibus bill stripped of "Citizens United 2.0" riders

Tester 'Yea', Daines and Gianforte "Nay" on $1.3 trillion spending bill HELENA — Campaign finance...

Mar 23, 2018

Missoula Independent Staff File Papers to Form a Union

The NewsGuild-Communication Workers of America would represent the union in collective bargaining HELENA...

Mar 19, 2018

Complaint: Dark Money Right to Work Group Engaged in Illegal Political Activities

Republican Kalispell Rep. Frank Garner files complaint against group, which was at the center of allegations...

Mar 12, 2018

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