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FILE This Feb. 13, 2014 photo shows Rep. Steve Daines, R-Mont., left, speaking at a news conference with Montana Attorney General Tim Fox,  in Helena, Mont. Daines is running against Democrat John Walsh for the Senate seat Democrat Max Baucus left earlier this year. Max Baucus’ decision not to seek re-election to the Senate after 35 years opened the door for Republicans to pick up one of the six Democratic seats they need to recapture control of the Senate. But his early resignation after being named U.S. ambassador to China may have bolstered Democratic prospects of retaining the seat they have held for a century, thanks to the value of incumbency.

    Baucus casts wide shadow over Montana Senate race

    Max Baucus' decision not to seek re-election to the Senate after 35 years opened the door for Republicans to pick up one of the six Democratic seats they need to recapture control of the Senate. But his early resignation after being named U.S. ambassador to China may have bolstered Democratic prospects of retaining the seat they've held for a century, thanks to the value of incumbency.

  • NBA plans expanded programs with military

    Army graduate Mike Krzyzewski will lead a U.S. national team practice at his alma mater, and the U.S. women will train at the Naval Academy as part of an increased partnership among the NBA, USA Basketball and the Department of Defense.

  • Court declines to block drug ruling in patent case

    Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts on Friday declined to temporarily block a lower court ruling that opens the world's best-selling multiple sclerosis drug to competition from generic rivals next month.

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