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Ryan Zinke wins GOP nod in race for new Montana House seat

Jun. 09, 2022 20:38 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke won an unexpectedly tight race Thursday to become the Republican nominee in the race for a new U.S. House seat representing western Montana, a victory that comes after days of hand-counting ballots in one county. Zinke...

Ryan Zinke wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Montana's 1st Congressional District.

Jun. 09, 2022 19:55 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ryan Zinke wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Montana's 1st Congressional District.

Wrong-sized ballots delay results in Montana US House race

Jun. 08, 2022 18:13 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Ballot printing errors have delayed election results for Montana’s new congressional seat, forcing a small northwestern county to count votes by hand in the unexpectedly close Republican primary race between former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and former state Sen. Al...

US House races in California could shape future of Congress

Jun. 08, 2022 14:46 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — U.S. House battles took shape in heavily Democratic California that could tip the balance of power in Congress, while former Trump administration Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke was in a tight match to claim the Republican nomination for a new House seat in Montana. ...

Rosendale wins GOP primary; Zinke race too early to call

Jun. 08, 2022 13:54 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana's lone congressman handily won the GOP primary in his bid for a second term Tuesday as ballot-counting continued in the race for the state's newly created second seat in the U.S. House. U.S. Rep. Matt Rosendale easily fended off three Republican...

2022 midterms: What to watch in primaries in 7 states

Jun. 06, 2022 00:17 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Primary elections in seven states Tuesday will set the stage for U.S. House and Senate races this fall, with many contests shaped by political fissures in both major parties and the lingering shadow of former President Donald Trump. With control of Congress in...

Trump ally Zinke fights claim he's too liberal for Montana

May. 26, 2022 13:20 PM EDT

BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — When Republican Ryan Zinke first ran for Congress, the former Navy SEAL faced false accusations amplified by Democrats that his military career had ended in disgrace. After winning in 2014 and two years later getting picked as President Donald Trump's interior...

A new Oregon mining boom could be a bust for sage grouse

May. 14, 2022 09:15 AM EDT

McDermitt, Ore. (AP) — Katie Fite crouched behind some waist-high sagebrush, and her dog Bell nestled in the plant’s cozy cavity to shield from howling winds. It was the first Saturday in April, peak mating season for sage grouse on a remote stretch of the Oregon-Nevada border....

Democrats seek criminal charges against Trump Interior head

May. 11, 2022 21:24 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats on the House Natural Resources Committee asked the Justice Department on Wednesday to investigate whether a Trump administration interior secretary engaged in possible criminal conduct while helping an Arizona developer get a crucial permit for a housing project. ...

Carter asks court to defend Alaska's 'unrivaled wilderness'

May. 09, 2022 21:00 PM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter on Monday took the unusual step of weighing in on a court case involving his landmark conservation act and a remote refuge in Alaska. Carter filed an amicus brief in the longstanding legal dispute over efforts to build a road...