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Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Heather Kendall-Miller: GOP candidate a threat to Native rights (08/26)
Republican Senate candidate Dan Sullivan’s record is clear: he is a staunch opponent of Native rights.

Filed Under: Politics
US House candidate John Lewis proud of Warm Springs heritage (08/18)
John Lewis, the Democratic candidate for Montana's sole U.S. House seat, talked about his tribal heritage at a campaign stop on the Crow Reservation.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: GOP candidate rejects Senate debate at UTTC (08/18)
The long-awaited debate that will be held at the Rapid City Campus of the United Tribes Technical College has reached its final lineup.

Filed Under: Politics
Cow Creek Band gives to Democratic and Republican candidates (08/15)
The tribe donated $50,000 to Gov. John Kitzhaber (D) and $10,000 to state Rep. Dennis Richardson (R).

Filed Under: Recognition
Republican blames Sen. Reid for holding Lumbee recognition bill (08/15)
The Obama administration supports the tribe but the bill has been in limbo for more than a year.

Filed Under: Politics
Sen. John Walsh of Montana drops run amid plagiarism scandal (08/08)
Democrats will have to find a candidate to face Rep. Steve Daines, a Republican who has been reaching out to tribes.

Filed Under: Politics
Former Colville chair Joe Pakootas wins Democratic nomination (08/06)
Pakootas will face incumbent Rep. Cathy McMorris, a Republican, in the general election.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: Senate candidates accept invitation to debate (08/06)
Native Sun News has teamed up with the United Tribes Technical College in Rapid City to host a senatorial debate.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Indian candidate denounces Ted Nugent during Wyoming trip (08/04)
Rocker calls himself the 'best friend' to Native Americans at a Tea Party rally.

Filed Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: South Dakota could be a political hotbed this election (08/04)
This will be one of the most interesting elections in South Dakota’s history.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Al Jazeera: Joe Pakootas in longshot campaign for Congress (08/04)
Al Jazeera follows Joe Pakootas, a former chairman of the Colville Tribes, on the campaign trail.

Filed Under: Law | Politics | Trust
Rep. Young offers explanation for inaction on land-into-trust fix (07/15)
The top Republican on the House Natural Resources Committee is calling the shots.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Democrats hoping to capture Alaska Native vote in Senate race (06/30)
Democrats are putting 130 people to work in five field offices across the state.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Governor's no-show at NCAI conference spurs ethics complaint (06/26)
Alaska Native candidate accuses the governor of ignoring Native people.

Filed Under: Politics
Senate candidates support federal recognition for Lumbee Tribe (06/25)
Republicans and Democrats alike have long supported the tribe.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
John Lewis: Powerful forces seek to suppress reservation vote (06/24)
Powerful forces are intent on making voting more difficult instead of more accessible and it could hurt Montana families in Indian Country.

Filed Under: Politics
Pueblo woman aims to be first Native candidate in state office (06/23)
Deb Haaland is a single mother from Laguna Pueblo.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
John Kane: Lawmakers pull a publicity stunt with letter to NFL (05/28)
John Kane isn't impressed by a letter sent by 50 Senate Democrats to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Senate Democrats sponsor bill to safeguard Native voting rights (05/23)
Bill addresses polling locations, an issue of contention in recent reservation voting disputes.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics
Energy bill fails in Senate in dispute over Keystone XL Pipeline (05/13)
A energy bill with widespread support failed in the Senate on Monday in a partisan dispute over the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline.

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