The U.S. Senate could not muster enough votes to override President Obama’s Veto on the Keystone XL pipeline today. Senator Steve Daines tried to rally votes, accusing the president of political games.
President Barack Obama, exercising his veto power for the first time in five years, rejected a measure Tuesday greenlighting the construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline. Obama's signature denying the Keystone bill kicks off what's expected to be a flurry of vetoes on measures…
Montana Secretary of State Linda McCulloch is asking for the Montana Legislature to change the way the state fills vacancies when a U.S. Senator representing Montana leaves office before a term ends. Right now, such a vacancy would be filled by a gubernatorial appointment.
As the 114th Congress convened this week, U.S. Sen. Jon Tester says he isn't daunted by his new status as the lone Montana Democrat in Congress or by the fact that his party is now the minority in the Senate.