Jon Tester http://kunc.org en The Battle For Congress: Senate And House Races To Watch http://kunc.org/post/battle-congress-senate-and-house-races-watch For Republicans itching to regain control of the Senate, Tuesday's election presents a rare opportunity. Only 10 GOP incumbents are on the ballot, compared with nearly two dozen Democrats and independents who caucus with them.<p>That means the magic number for Republicans is low. They need only a net gain of three or four seats to take over the Senate — and, assuming they keep the U.S. House of Representatives, consolidate their influence on Capitol Hill. Tue, 06 Nov 2012 12:01:00 +0000 Carrie Johnson 36060 at http://kunc.org The Battle For Congress: Senate And House Races To Watch Montana Democrat Faces An Uphill Battle To Keep His Senate Seat http://kunc.org/post/outside-money-defining-montana-senate-showdown Republicans are still within reach of a big political goal this year: retaking control of the Senate. They lost the majority in 2006, in part because of the razor-close victory of Democratic challenger Jon Tester in Montana.<p>Now, Tester is the incumbent facing a tough challenge of his own. And if he's going to win re-election, he has to turn out a lot of younger voters, the way he did in 2006. And on that front, he does have some allies.<p>Pearl Jam gave a benefit concert for Tester on Sunday night at the University of Montana. Mon, 01 Oct 2012 21:08:00 +0000 Martin Kaste 34469 at http://kunc.org Montana Democrat Faces An Uphill Battle To Keep His Senate Seat Another Senate Campaign Could See SuperPAC Truce (Or Not) http://kunc.org/post/another-senate-campaign-could-see-superpac-truce-or-not It might seem like the equivalent of trying to bail the ocean with a bucket but we now have another major race, the U.S. Senate race in Montana, in which the idea of a self-imposed truce by the candidates on superPAC money in the race has come up.<p>Sen. Jon Tester, a Democrat, sent <a href="http://images.politico.com/global/2012/02/120208_signedagreement.html">a letter</a> to Rep. Thu, 09 Feb 2012 16:29:00 +0000 Frank James 22100 at http://kunc.org Sen. Jon Tester Decries Citizens United's Impact In Montana, Nationally http://kunc.org/post/sen-jon-tester-decries-citizens-uniteds-impact-montana-nationally The contest for the seat held by Sen. Jon Tester, a Montana Democrat, is one of the potentially close 2012 races that could ultimately decide whether Democrats maintain control of Congress' upper chamber.<p>As such, the battle is attracting attention from outside groups hoping their financial assistance will make a difference for both the first-term Democrat and his Republican challenger, Rep. Mon, 30 Jan 2012 21:55:00 +0000 Frank James 21642 at http://kunc.org Sen. Jon Tester Decries Citizens United's Impact In Montana, Nationally