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Poll shows Berg ahead of Heitkamp in Senate race

October 19, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Republican U.S. Rep. Rick Berg is leading Democrat Heidi Heitkamp 50 percent to 40 percent with 10 percent still undecided in North Dakota’s U.S. Senate race, according to a poll conducted for Forum Communications. Continue Reading

Schnepf: All at NDSU can learn from voter fraud scandal

October 2, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

It’s rare when the president, athletic director and football coach from North Dakota State University appear together to make a major announcement. Continue Reading

Romney stumbles in running mate announcement

August 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

With the political world watching, Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney misspoke while introducing his running mate. Romney mistakenly introduced Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan on Saturday as the next president of the United States. Ryan, of course, has been tapped to serve as Romney’s vice presidential nominee. Continue Reading

Ryan seen as Romney’s bridge across GOP spectrum

August 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Even before Wisconsin sent Paul Ryan to Congress, he was meticulously carving a path that seemed to point only upward. As a young Capitol Hill staffer, he impressed Republican lawmakers with his hustle and intellectual curiosity. He blended quickly with an elite crop of conservative thinkers. Continue Reading

Ryan: Obama has ‘record of failure’

August 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

His selection just hours old, Republican Mitt Romney’s vice presidential pick, Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, was already tearing into President Barack Obama’s “record of failure.” Continue Reading

OUR OPINION: N.D.’s ballot hurdles may be too high

July 9, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Is it just our imagination, or have North Dakota candidates and initiated-measure organizers run into more than their share of paperwork snafus? Continue Reading

A crowded race for GF schools

June 4, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Voters will pick from nine candidates in the June 12 election to select four members to serve on the Grand Forks School Board. Continue Reading

OUR OPINION: Lawsuit lurks in background of House race

April 5, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The lawsuit against the two GOP candidates for House is sure to be a campaign issue; and given the circumstances, Democratic House candidate Pam Gulleson probably will try to make the most of it. Continue Reading

Richest presidents? Romney would rank among top 4

January 28, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Just how rich is Mitt Romney? Add up the wealth of the last eight presidents, from Richard Nixon to Barack Obama. Then double that number. Now you’re in Romney territory. He would be among the richest presidents in American history if elected probably in the top four. Continue Reading

Ron Paul looks past South Carolina to caucus states

January 21, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul is already looking past the South Carolina primary with plans to make the most of a few states that could be more receptive to his libertarian, Internet-driven message. Continue Reading