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Republicans Projected To Take Control Of Senate For First Time Since 2006

With wins in Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, Montana, North Carolina, South Dakota and West Virginia Tuesday Republicans will take control of the U.S. Senate for the first time since 2006.

11/05/2014

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GOP Picks Up 4 Senate Seats As Daines Takes Montana

Republicans have picked up four of the six seats they need for a Senate majority, while Louisiana’s hard-fought Senate race is headed to a runoff.

11/04/2014

Democratic Sen. John Walsh says he will not seek re-election after facing intense scrutiny over plagiarism allegations. (U.S. Senate)

Democratic Senator John Walsh Drops Out Of Montana Race

Walsh is facing allegations he plagiarized large portions of a 2007 research project for the Army War College.

08/07/2014

Sen. John Walsh has been facing calls to end his campaign for election to a full term after allegations arose that he plagiarized a research project for the Army War College in 2007. (Photo: U.S. Senate)

Montana Senator Cancels Events, Campaign Mum

Two Montana newspapers have called on Walsh to resign after allegations he plagiarized a 2007 research project at the U.S. Army War College.

08/05/2014

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Guide to Yellowstone National Park

Refer to this visitor’s guide to Yellowstone National Park – the world’s first national park featuring more geysers than any other location in the world.

07/31/2014

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Dem Senator: PTSD ‘May Have Been A Factor’ In Reported Plagiarism

Sen. John Walsh said his unattributed use of others’ work in his master’s thesis was not plagiarism but “a few citations that were unintentionally left out of a term paper” that he blamed in part on post-Iraq war trauma.

07/24/2014

Primary voters went to the polls in 8 states. (Getty Images)

Neck And Neck In Mississippi As GOP Seeks To Pick Up 6 Senate Seats In November

Mississippi contest between incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran and Tea Party challenger Chris McDaniel too close to call.

06/04/2014

U.S. Supreme Court members pose for photographs in 2010. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Pro-Gun Advocates Appeal Firearms Freedom Act Ruling To Supreme Court

Gun advocates asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to overturn a lower court’s ruling against state laws designed to buck federal gun rules.

11/26/2013

Tribal leaders warn assistance to elderly Indians could still lag despite the end of the government shutdown. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

For Native American Tribes Shutdown’s Effects Could Linger

Disruptions to some services for elderly American Indians and other needy residents of reservations could linger despite the end of the government shutdown, tribal officials said Thursday.

10/18/2013

File photo of a gavel in a courtroom. (credit: Thinkstock)

Resentencing Blocked in Teacher-Student Rape Case

Montana’s Supreme Court on Friday blocked a judge from resentencing a former teacher who got just 30 days in prison for raping a 14-year-old student, a sentence that was widely criticized after the judge said the victim was “older than her chronological age.”

09/06/2013

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