The National Rifle Association will be considering senators’ support of Neil Gorsuch in the upcoming elections.
Representative Ryan Zinke (R., Mont.) was confirmed as Secretary of the Interior on Wednesday. The congressman received bipartisan support, passing the full Senate by a vote of 68-31.
Sen. Jon Tester (D., Mont.), who chairs the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, quickly moved to donate more than $50,000 in potentially illegal contributions to the U.S. Treasury on Monday.
Sen. Jon Tester (D., Mont.), chairman of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, hesitated to back Elizabeth Warren as a potential vice presidential pick for Hillary Clinton, questioning whether the U.S. was “ready” for a presidential ticket including two women, according to newly released audio.
Montana’s incumbent senator is helping to raise money for a long-shot Senate candidate affiliated with groups that explicitly advocate overthrowing the American capitalist system.
Legal experts say a constitutional amendment proposed by Senate Democrats would eliminate all constitutional rights for nonprofit groups and many religious organizations.