Mitt Romney, "frontrunner" for the GOP presidential nomination, emerged as the leading candidate with only 37 percent of the vote.
Progressives in the "Big Sky State" are praising the Montana Supreme Court for rejecting the U.S. Supreme Court's "corporate personhood" decision.
A representative of the Newt Gingrich Super PAC blamed the loss of manufacturing jobs on Romney's style of doing business.
But organizers want to send at least 720,277 names to the state as a show of strength and to provide a cushion should officials disallow some of the signatures.
Just weeks into the campaign, United Wisconsin announced that 507,533 people have signed a recall petition.
The president said he was forced to make the appointment now, during the current Congressional recess, if the consumer protection agency was to function.
Overturning corporate personhood is a key legislative goal of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders.
For all the fights between the candidates, on basic economic issues the two frontrunners are essentially united.
The Justice Department says it is looking carefully at the voter suppression laws put through by Republican lawmakers all over the country.
Elizabeth Warren's campaign to defeat tea-party darling Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., has surged to frontrunner status.