Ryan budget http://mtpr.org en He was appointed now he wants to be elected, to the U.S. Senate http://mtpr.org/post/he-was-appointed-now-he-wants-be-elected-us-senate <p>As the incumbent, John Walsh has an apparent advantage over his two opponents - John Bohlinger and Dirk Adams - in the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate.</p> Wed, 21 May 2014 17:26:35 +0000 Sally Mauk 19385 at http://mtpr.org He was appointed now he wants to be elected, to the U.S. Senate Republican turned democrat says he’s the progressive in the Senate race http://mtpr.org/post/republican-turned-democrat-says-he-s-progressive-senate-race <p>Former Republican state legislator and lieutenant governor John Bohlinger wants to be Montana's next democratic U.S. Senator.</p><p>Bohlinger is an ex-Marine and former Billings businessman who served five terms in the legislature and two terms as the Republican lieutenant governor with democratic Governor Brian Schweitzer.</p> Mon, 12 May 2014 17:25:12 +0000 Sally Mauk 18932 at http://mtpr.org Republican turned democrat says he’s the progressive in the Senate race Steve Daines wants to repeal Obamacare, cut Medicaid, and log more http://mtpr.org/post/steve-daines-wants-repeal-obamacare-cut-medicaid-and-log-more <p>With the biggest war chest, and the most name recognition, Congressman Steve Daines has a clear edge over his opponents Champ Edmunds and Susan Cundiff in the Republican U.S. Senate primary. The former Bozeman businessman is serving his first - and possibly - last term as Montana's lone representative in the U.S. House. Now he wants to win the Senate seat, long held by democrat Max Baucus, back for the Republican party.<br />&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;In this feature interview, Daines talks with News Director Sally Mauk about his campaign - and about some of the current issues facing Congress.</p> Wed, 07 May 2014 16:39:54 +0000 Sally Mauk 18725 at http://mtpr.org Steve Daines wants to repeal Obamacare, cut Medicaid, and log more