Election countdown: Poll suggests voters prefer Biden on most major issues
With just two weeks to go before Election Day, former Vice President Joe Biden continues to hold on to his lead over President Donald Trump, with most voters saying they trust the former VP to handle the key issues dominating the election cycle in America.
Montana federal judge removes Pendley as BLM’s acting director
A Montana federal judge ruled Friday that Acting Director of the Bureau of Land Management William Perry Pendley has been unlawfully serving in the position for over a year.
Facebook moves to target misinformation before November election
With Election Day just two months away, Facebook announced Thursday it would be taking new steps to combat misinformation and attempts to interfere in the election on its platform, including banning political ads for the week leading up to Nov. 3.
Trump, GOP sue Bullock to stop universal mail-in voting
A group of Republican committees — including the principle committee for President Donald Trump’s reelection bid — have filed a federal lawsuit in Montana alleging that Governor Steve Bullock usurped the power of the Legislature when he issued a directive that would allow universal vote-by-mail balloting in November.
Ammon Bundy arrested 2nd time at Idaho capitol building in less than 24 hours
Ammon Bundy, an anti-government activist who participated in the well-publicized 2014 armed standoff with federal agents in Nevada was arrested for the second day in a row at the Idaho State Capitol after reportedly refusing to comply with orders to leave the property.
Poll finds Biden leading in battleground states, but race is tightening
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden leads President Donald Trump in six battleground states according to fresh polling data, though Trump’s approval ratings saw a boost with more voters saying they’re less concerned about the coronavirus pandemic.
Poll finds most Americans embarrassed by U.S. response to pandemic
As the nation continues to grapple with the coronavirus pandemic and the roughly 5.4 million cases in the United States alone, a new poll finds most Americans are embarrassed by the federal response to the crisis.
As Dem convention kicks off, Biden opens 12-point lead on Trump in poll
Bolstered by voter enthusiasm and a warm reception for Democratic vice-presidential candidate Kamala Harris, new polling data shows Joe Biden continues to command a sizable lead over President Donald Trump.
Feds decline protections for long-disputed Arctic grayling in Montana
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Wednesday that endangered species protections for a certain population segment of the Arctic grayling are no longer necessary, claiming the future for the long-beleaguered fish is “shining brightly.”
Coalition of states, environmentalists sue feds over planned coal leases
The dispute stems from a decision by then-Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke who, acting under an executive order signed by President Trump, lifted a moratorium on coal leasing on public lands enacted by the Obama administration.