4th Generation Montanan
US Navy Veteran
Energy Engineer
Montana Teacher

Yellowstone County Democrats Cocktails with the Candidate Video

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Flathead Beacon
Stark Reality of U.S.-Russian Relations

In 2004, I represented COMSUBGRU EIGHT, a U.S. overseas flag command, at the BALTOPS exercise planning conference in Norfolk, Virginia, home of our country’s largest naval base. Among the audience was a cadre of Russian Federation officers, as Russia would be a participant in theRead More

Letter to Fellow Montana U.S. Senate 2020 Democratic Primary Candidates

Dear Montana U.S. Senate 2020 Democratic Primary Candidates, The role of our U.S. Senators is very important to all of us living in Montana and the United States. There are very real and important consequences when somebody who is not qualified, or more interested in a political agenda rather than the interest of hard-working Montana … Continued

The Montana Post
Do Not Take the Bait, America: Avoid War with Iran

America’s 21st century Middle East wars have cost our country thousands of American lives, hundreds of thousands of injured soldiers, the burden of having contributed to nearly a million Afghan and Iraqi deaths, and, per the latest estimate, $6 trillion, over a quarter of the entire U.S. federalRead More

Billings Gazette
Why I support food security for all Americans

At the U.S. Naval Academy, as a plebe, our squad leader, a future Navy SEAL, asked our table: “Who here believes in the concept of food stamps?”
Of ten plebes, each of us seated on the front two inches of ourRead More

Helena Independent Record
Montana Communities deserve to keep their minor league teams

As a boy growing up in Helena, I’d often go to Kindrick Legion Field to watch Helena’s minor league baseball team – first, the Phillies, then Gold Sox, then, lastly, Brewers – do battle against other teams, but also, pre-game, to watch my great-uncle, Denny Dunn, get the field ready forRead More

Billings Gazette
Let’s honor U.S. heroes with action, not just words

I’m no hero, but I’ve been privileged to have served alongside heroes.
One such man is Mike “Groove” McGreevy. We completed the arduous Pre-Mini BUD/S training together at the U.S. Naval Academy, during ourRead More

Bill Basl Endorses John Mues

A leading advocate for national service and former national director of AmeriCorps at the Corporation for National Service, Bill Basl, is formally endorsing the candidacy of John Mues to serve as the next U.S. Senator from the State of Montana.   With his endorsement of John Mues to be elected to the U.S. Senate, Bill Basl … Continued

Montanans Are Paying the Price of the Trade War with China

In traveling throughout Montana as a U.S. Senate candidate, I can attest that our farmers, ranchers, small businesses, and everyday consumers are being hurt by the poorly conceived trade war with China.  Companies have gone bankrupt, grain is being dumped on the ground outside of bins, train cars are sitting idle on railroad tracks, and … Continued

Kelly McCarthy Endorses John Mues to be Elected to the U.S. Senate

  “I’m honored to endorse my friend and fellow veteran, John Mues, to be the next US Senator from Montana.  He is our first best choice to make sure Montana remains The Last Best Place.” -Kelly McCarthy  Air Force veteran and former Montana House of Representatives leader from Yellowstone County, Kelly McCarthy, announced his endorsement … Continued

Great Falls Tribune
9/11 – Never Again

We Cannot Forget the Significance of the 9/11 and U.S.S. Cole Attacks

The terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 occurred in the middle of my naval service.  They also weren’t the first time thatRead More

Round Up Web
Democratic Senate Candidate John Mues Speaks to Richland County Voters

John Mues is running for the Montana U.S. senate seat against incumbent (R) Steve Daines. Sunday afternoon, August 25, Mr. Mues spoke in front of small group at the Extension building about his desire to replace Senator Daines in the upcoming elections. Mues and wife Claudia live near Loma. TheyRead More

Silver State Post
Silver State Post Endorses John Mues for U.S. Senate

U.S. Senate candidate John Mues’ announcement video: [embed]https://youtu.be/xf5BiGIjr1M[/embed] Mues better represents Montana values. You need look no further than his candidacy announcement video to see Deer Lodge and Powell County holds special importance to U.S. Senate hopeful JohnRead More

Billings Gazette
Our Country’s Working Men and Women Built America

Labor Day is one of our most important holidays. Yet, not everyone wants us to recall that Labor Day is about working men and women who built America. They built our dams, interstate highway system, electrical grid, shipping ports, airports, military bases, power plants. They serve in ourRead More

Billings Gazette
Senator Daines Promotes Corporate Socialism

The greatest irony of Sen. Steve Daines’ latest howls against “socialism” — including his PR stunt on the U.S. Senate floor condemning socialism — is that Daines’ policies are leading to exactly that: Multinational corporate socialism. HowRead More

Lawrence Pettit Endorsement Announcement

Accomplished Author & National Leader in Higher Education, Lawrence Pettit, has endorsed John Mues for U.S. Senate   The former CEO of the Montana University System and accomplished professor, author and leader in public policy, Lawrence Pettit, endorsed John Mues to serve all Montanans in the U.S. Senate. Originally from Lewistown, Montana who resides in … Continued

Dorothy Bradley Endorsement Announcement

As all of you know, Dorothy Bradley is one of the premier and most compelling figures in Montana history and a genuine thought leader.  A great American. I am HONORED by her endorsement of my U.S. Senate candidacy.  I will tirelessly and effectively serve ALL Montanans, independent of background, as our next U.S. Senator from … Continued

The Missoulian
Daines comments damage Montana

An open letter to U.S. Sen. Steve Daines:
Recently, Senator Daines, you called four young newly elected congresswomen of color — Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, Ayanna Pressley, Ilhan Omar, and Rashida Tlaib — onRead More

Great Falls Tribune
Mues enters 2020 U.S. Senate race

John Mues, a fourth-generation Montanan, announced Thursday he is in the 2020 race as a Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate seat now held by GOP Sen. Steve Daines. “I’m running because we need leaders who are tough, have integrity, and who want to improve the lives of all Montanans, notRead More

Yellowstone Public Radio
Second Montana Democrat Enters U.S. Senate Race

A second Montana Democrat has announced a campaign for U.S. Senate. The 2020 election will be John Mues first foray into politics. The engineer, former teacher and Navy veteran from Loma, Montana says he’s running to address the largest economic inequality in U.S. history. "When you haveRead More

Billings Gazette
Democrat John Mues joins U.S. Senate race

John Mues, a Navy veteran and engineer who works in the energy field, announced Thursday he’s running for U.S. Senate in 2020. Mues is the second Democrat to join the race to run against incumbent U.S. Sen. Steve Daines, a Republican who is seeking his second term. Wilmot Collins, who has beenRead More

Bozeman Daily Chronicle
Democrat John Mues launches campaign for U.S. Senate

A second Democrat has entered Montana’s 2020 U.S. Senate race. John Mues, an engineer and military veteran from Loma, told the Chronicle Wednesday that he’s running on a platform that emphasizes creating high-paying jobs in the state, investing in education and tackling climate change.Read More

The Mountain Standard
Op-Ed: Anaconda, MT Job Corps

While stationed overseas as a naval officer, I became close friends with a local family. They loved America, loved what it represented in terms of opportunity and justice for all, and, in turn, they loved Americans. Because I was their neighbor,Read More

Montana Standard
Guest view: Some perspective on ‘saving’ Job Corps

While stationed overseas as a naval officer, I became close friends with a local family. They loved America, loved what it represented in terms of opportunity and justice for all, and, in turn, they loved Americans. Because I was their neighbor, because, perhaps, I diligently (though not entirelyRead More