Latest Steve Bullock News

The Latest: Bush-DeGeneres friendship prompts final question

Oct. 15, 2019 11:22 PM EDT

WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the fourth Democratic presidential debate (all times local): 11:15 p.m. The final question at the fourth Democratic presidential debate challenged candidates to share examples of surprising friendships they've had and how it's affected them. The question on Tuesday...

APNewsBreak: Records show Montana official's vehicle misuse

Oct. 12, 2019 6:26 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana Secretary of State Corey Stapleton put tens of thousands of miles on a state-owned pickup truck and used it extensively during weekends and holidays in addition to other travel that legislative auditors said violated state policy, an Associated Press review has found. A state...

Sanders, Warren upend how Democrats raise money

Oct. 5, 2019 12:07 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — There's big money in thinking small. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren raked in more cash over the past three months than any of their rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination. And it's not because they've been working the big-donor fundraising circuit. The Vermont and...

Iranian hackers said to target presidential campaign

Oct. 4, 2019 6:06 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Microsoft said Friday that hackers linked to the Iranian government targeted a U.S. presidential campaign, as well as government officials, media targets and prominent expatriate Iranians. Overall, the hackers attempted to penetrate 241 accounts — four successfully — though...

Montana Gov. Bullock raises $2.3M in 3rd quarter for 2020

Oct. 4, 2019 5:05 PM EDT

Democratic presidential candidate Steve Bullock raised nearly $2.3 million over the past three months, collecting more than he did the previous quarter but still trailing most of his rivals. The Montana governor's campaign also announced Friday that he doubled the number of individual donors over the most recent...

Bullock calls to limit fundraising of lawmakers, president

Oct. 3, 2019 4:06 PM EDT

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is pushing back against fundraising laws that have allowed federal officeholders seeking the presidency to transfer millions from their existing campaign accounts, leaving him and other current and former state officials scrambling to catch up. Bullock on Thursday released a plan that...

Sanders raises $25.3M in 3rd quarter, but Trump swamps all

Oct. 1, 2019 8:08 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders raked in $25.3 million over the past three months, putting him on top of the Democratic presidential fundraising field for now. But in a sign of what he and his rivals are up against, President Donald Trump and his allies raised $125 million. Other leading Democrats,...

Wintry blast closes schools, plunges temperatures in Rockies

Sep. 30, 2019 8:45 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Some schools in Montana took their earliest snow day in memory Monday after a blizzard dumped several feet of snow, while plunging temperatures threatened crops across other parts of the Rocky Mountains in an unusually early blast of wintry weather. Freeze warnings were in effect in...

2020 Democrats in dash for money before third quarter ends

Sep. 30, 2019 6:50 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders said, "I hate asking people for money" — and then asked for money. Joe Biden's campaign warned that President Donald Trump would "feel like he won" if a fundraising goal wasn't reached. And Beto O'Rourke offered to "try to text you" in exchange for $5. In the days...

10 Things to Know for Today

Sep. 30, 2019 7:14 AM EDT

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. TRUMP ALLIES STRUGGLE OVER HOW TO MANAGE IMPEACHMENT THREAT Republicans' talking points on the whistleblower scandal include a debunked conspiracy theory, the "deep state" and Joe Biden's son. 2. 'THIS WAS A...