As Attorney General Tim Fox vacates his seat early next year, two newcomers to statewide political races are battling to become Montana’s top lawyer and laying out distinct choices for voters. The spirited race pits Republican Austin Knudsen, a former Montana House speaker and now Roosevelt County attorney, against Great Falls Democrat Raph Graybill, Gov.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (“ATF”) recently informed firearm manufacturer Q, LLC that, in ATF’s view, Q’s “Honey Badger” pistol with stabilizing brace is actually a short-barreled rifle and therefore subject to the National Firearms Act (“NFA”). The NRA strongly disagrees with this arbitrary, inequitable, and incorrect determination by ATF that puts millions of
With Daniel Lippman WOOTEN HEADS TO HOLLAND & KNIGHT: The Democratic lobbyist Todd Wooten has left the S-3 Group to join Holland & Knight, where he started on Monday as a partner. He’ll be the firm’s senior lobbyist focused on Senate Democrats. Wooten, a former senior tax and energy counsel on the Senate Finance Committee,
Rep. Mark Baisley, House District 39 incumbent and former vice chair of the Republican Party of Colorado, is facing Democratic challenger Ian Chapman, a military combat veteran and head nurse from Florissant. The seat represents about 77,400 residents living in all of Teller County and parts of Douglas County. Baisley, a Roxborough Park resident and
In the spring, as the novel coronavirus brought the country to a standstill, Sanders lost the Democratic nomination to Joe Biden, who at 77 could soon become the oldest man ever elected president. He would break the record set in 2016 by President Trump, who is now 74 and continues to convalesce from covid-19 after
Elizabeth MadeiraPhoto: Daniel Meigs In Williamson County politics, Glen Casada looms large. He’s not just a member of the state House of Representatives — a post he’s held for the better part of two decades. He also rode a Republican wave in the 2010s to supermajority status, and eventually rose to the speaker’s chair. And
President Donald Trump said in a video Monday night that people shouldn’t let Covid-19 “dominate” their life. | Win McNamee/Getty Images HOW CAN YOU SAY you support masks, if the Covid-stricken president of the United States walks into the White House and takes off his mask publicly before filming a video without said mask —
Fox Business Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. The Internal Revenue Service is investigating longtime National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre for possible criminal tax fraud related to his personal taxes, according to people familiar with the matter. IRS: NEED TO KNOW DEVELOPMENTS Mr. LaPierre was paid $2.2 million by
Mass killers and violent militias have echoed President Donald Trump’s rhetoric for years, but his stoking of dangerous conspiracy theories and tacit approval of extremists have resulted in “countless threats of violence and looming civil war” ahead of the election, according to a new report from the gun control advocacy group Everytown shared exclusively with Salon.
A Louisiana family is suing a school system after their fourth-grader was suspended when a teacher saw a BB Gun in the child’s room during an online class. The lawsuit, which was filed Friday in Louisiana’s 24th Judicial District Court against Jefferson Parish school system, seeks damages and time for the child to make up
The Internal Revenue Service is said to have launched a criminal investigation into National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre for possible tax fraud related to his personal finances. Filings show LaPierre, 70, who has been in charge of the NRA’s day-to-day operations since 1991, was paid $2.2 million by the non-profit group in 2018. He made a reported total
BREINIGSVILLE, Pennsylvania — Trump supporters Meg and Rich Schlauch say their way of life is at stake in the presidential election after a year of riots and anti-police rhetoric. “I am praying that there is a huge silent majority, not minority, out there that is going to come and rise to the call,” said Mrs. Schlauch,
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CLOSE Republican state Rep. Thad Altman and GOP primary challenger Matt Nye sit down with FLORIDA TODAY’s Editorial Board ahead of the Aug. 18 primary election. Florida Today Two candidates with backgrounds in education will square off for the House District 50 seat in the November election , but the Republican and Democrat nonetheless have much
The timing of the announcement was unusual, coming weeks before the Nov. 3 election when he isn’t on the ballot. Pennsylvania stands as a crucial state in the fight for the presidency between President Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden. The Philadelphia Inquirer was first to report on Toomey’s plans. Toomey, who served in the House
Jim Carr, Special to The Denver Post Young Coloradans are incredibly passionate about this election, but many can’t vote themselves. So we asked teens what they wanted voters to keep in mind as they cast their ballots this November. Want to be a part of our Teen Columnists project in the future? Sign up here and
President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival, former Vice President Joe Biden, disagree on many of the issues facing the country. In this feature, the Review-Journal compared the two major-party candidates on a number of issues, from health care to gun rights to foreign policy. President Donald Trump Coronavirus and health care — Signed $2
A federal judge ruled this week that city officials in Los Angeles must pay the National Rifle Association a six-figure settlement after violating the gun-rights group’s First Amendment rights. According to the Washington Free Beacon, Judge Stephen Wilson blocked an ordinance late last year that would have forced companies to disclose connections with the NRA
A federal court ordered Los Angeles to hand over more than $100,000 to the National Rifle Association after ruling that the city had violated the gun-rights group’s First Amendment rights. Federal district court judge Stephen Wilson struck down a city ordinance aimed at punishing prospective contractors with ties to the NRA as an infringement on the
Armed Citizen® TodayA couple was saved by their 21-year-old son from an attacker in the parking lot of a Houston, Tex., restaurant on Sept. 25, 2020. The couple, the son’s father and stepmother, were at a bar dancing in the early morning hours of Friday when a man approached them. The man groped the stepmother and slapped
Robert Carlson, a California businessman who dreamed of becoming the cocaine king of the skies, used private jets for three years to funnel a billion dollars worth of cartel drugs through smaller airports across the country — exploiting a security blind spot. He did it over and over again, profiting off a rarely policed mode of transportation. And
Yesterday, Governor Mike DeWine signed House Bill 614 into law, legislation that should help to relax the concerns of law-abiding Ohio gun owners whose CHLs are expiring soon. An amendment to HB 614 extends all CHL expiration dates through at least June 30, 2021. In addition, if a license expires between April 1, 2021 and
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A Latino Congressman and mainstay of Democratic politics in northern New Mexico is vying for an open U.S. Senate seat against a television-savvy Republican challenger with household name recognition as a former network meteorologist based in Albuquerque. The race between U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján of Nambé and first-time candidate
After ammunition and body armor retailers were unsuccessfully sued by the parents of Jessica Ghawi, who was killed in a 2012 mass shooting, the companies sought to recoup their legal fees. According to the victim’s mother, her family declared bankruptcy after it was ordered to pay more than $200,000 by a judge. Now, Corky Messner, the Republican whose
Massad Ayoob gives his perspective on Kenosha, Wisc., new gun ownership, training in the time of pandemic and more. Few names in the realm of concealed carry and self-defense are as recognized as Massad Ayoob. Plain-spoken and extremely thoughtful, the renowned firearms author, law-enforcement veteran, competitive shooter, firearms instructor and all-around self-defense guru has demystified
“That’s what big sisters are supposed to do.” That’s what my older sister, Marisa, always says when I ask her about that day three years ago in Las Vegas, when she lay her body down on top of me and my friends to protect us from bullets raining down on the concert we were attending.
Pity the queers (their term, not mine). Having just emerged blinking and malnourished from Mike Pence’s concentration camps, they find themselves staring into the maw of a new nightmare: a supreme court possibly disinclined to treat the constitution like a goody bag. But as long as they have media allies who are willing to offer
Yesterday, Governor Newsom announced action on the anti-gun bills awaiting his consideration before the September 30th deadline. Newsom vetoed SB 914, and signed AB 2362 and AB 2847. While the NRA applauds Governor Newsom’s veto of SB 914, we continue to express our frustration over the continuing attack on our Second Amendment Rights with his signing
New pistol models sold in California will eventually have to include micro-stamping technology that will make them easier to trace by law enforcement if they are used in crimes, under legislation signed Tuesday by Gov. Gavin Newsom. The measure is the latest flashpoint in a years-long battle between the governor and the National Rifle Assn.