Tag Archives: Steve Daines

Daines Suggests DC Residents Aren’t “Real People”

Roll Call reports: Republican senators came out swinging today against a bill passed in the House last week that would make the District of Columbia the 51st state.  Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-SC, was joined by Sens. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., and Steve Daines, R-Mont., who noted a Gallup poll that found a majority of Americans believed Washington should not be a …

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GOP Sold Trump On Parks Bill With “Pretty Pictures”

Roll Call reports: Showing President Donald Trump beautiful pictures of national parks helped Sens. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., and Steve Daines, R-Mont., win the crucial backing they needed to get their public lands bill in motion. The senators, both considered vulnerable and in need of moderate voters in November, said on Wednesday that they needed Trump’s support to coax Majority Leader …

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MONTANA: Republican Steve Daines Wins Seat Held by Retiring Sen. John Walsh

Walsh was appointed to replace Democratic Sen. Max Baucus, who retired earlier this year before the end of his term. Walsh then dropped out of the race after plagiarism charges resulted in the revocation of his master’s degree. State Rep. Amanda Curtis was then chosen to run in Walsh’s place. Another Senate pickup for the GOP.

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