2014 Senate Race http://mtpr.org en Sen. Walsh on Obamacare, military spending, and the controversy surrounding his appointment http://mtpr.org/post/sen-walsh-obamacare-military-spending-and-controversy-surrounding-his-appointment <p>Montana’s newest United States Senator, John Walsh, is starting his second month in office.</p><p>The former Lieutenant Governor and head of the Montana National Guard was appointed by Governor Steve Bullock to fill the seat vacated by long-time Senator Max Baucus.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Baucus is now the U.S. Ambassador to China.&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 22:17:04 +0000 Dan Boyce 16376 at http://mtpr.org Sen. Walsh on Obamacare, military spending, and the controversy surrounding his appointment Walsh appointed as Montana's next U.S. Senator http://mtpr.org/post/walsh-appointed-montanas-next-us-senator <p></p><p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Just one day after Montana’s Senior Senator, Max Baucus, was confirmed as the next U.S. Ambassador to China, Governor Steve Bullock has appointed his Lieutenant Governor, John Walsh, to serve the remainder of Baucus’s term. The move keeps the post in Democratic hands and may bolster the party’s hopes of keeping the seat in November.</span></p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 18:31:56 +0000 Dan Boyce 14699 at http://mtpr.org Walsh appointed as Montana's next U.S. Senator Daines officially announces Senate bid http://mtpr.org/post/daines-officially-announces-senate-bid <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Congressman Steve Daines officially announced his intentions Wednesday to run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Senator Max Baucus in 2014.</span></p><p>"Montanans fundamentally understand that our federal government is too big, it is too powerful, it spends too much and it interferes too often with our daily lives," Daines told the crowd of a couple hundred supporters at the Holiday Inn in Bozeman.</p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 22:03:13 +0000 Dan Boyce 10743 at http://mtpr.org Daines officially announces Senate bid FULL INTERVIEW: Lt. Gov. Walsh announces U.S. Senate bid http://mtpr.org/post/full-interview-lt-gov-walsh-announces-us-senate-bid <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Montana&#39;s Lieutenant Governor, John Walsh has announced he is running for the U.S. seat being vacated by Sen. Max </span>Baucus<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in 2014.&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 20:39:40 +0000 Dan Boyce 9195 at http://mtpr.org FULL INTERVIEW: Lt. Gov. Walsh announces U.S. Senate bid