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How Conrad, Dorgan spent millions left in their war chests

December 7, 2013 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Former U.S. Sens. Kent Conrad and Byron Dorgan left politics with millions of dollars saved up for campaigns that never happened.
Their money didn’t just disappear.
Together, Dorgan and Conrad used more than $1.4 million of t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

How Conrad, Dorgan spent millions left in their war chests

December 7, 2013 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Former U.S. Sens. Kent Conrad and Byron Dorgan left politics with millions of dollars saved up for campaigns that never happened.
Their money didn’t just disappear.
Together, Dorgan and Conrad used more than $1.4 million of t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Omdahl: Let’s talk about reservation problems

December 7, 2013 in Uncategorized

Over the next three years, we are going to do a lot of talking about problems on Indian reservations. As a member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., has introduced legislation to create an 11-member, three-ye…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Omdahl: Let’s talk about reservation problems

December 7, 2013 in Uncategorized

Over the next three years, we are going to do a lot of talking about problems on Indian reservations. As a member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., has introduced legislation to create an 11-member, three-ye…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Former Sen. Dorgan stays busy, writes thrillers

June 1, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS In “Gridlock,” a political thriller due out in July, one of the novel’s main characters a genius scientist with the dark good looks of actress Lara Flynn Boyle drives out to the western North Dakota ranch of a friend, Ashley Borden, “brash” reporter for the Bismarck Tribune. Continue Reading

Cabinet role for former Sen. Dorgan?

February 1, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS A former member of North Dakota’s congressional delegation is reportedly being considered for a role in President Barack Obama’s Cabinet. Continue Reading

Civility in public discourse: Dueling with words

May 21, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Former N.D. Sen. Byron Dorgon talks civility in the political arena, encourages diversity of voicesIt may take a “message from the American people through the ballot box” to tame negative, demeaning politics and a “deliberate strategy of delay” that keeps Congress from acting effectively, former Sen. Byron Dorgan, D-N.D., said in Grand Forks Monday. Continue Reading

Can we talk? UND symposium addressed civility in public discourse

May 13, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Former Sen. Byron Dorgan, D-N.D., will be the keynote speaker opening night at the Chester Fritz Library.UND’s Conflict Resolution Center has scheduled a five-day symposium May 21-25, “Civility in Public Conversation: Have we lost our ability to talk?” Continue Reading

Energy ‘eco-thriller’ co-authored by Dorgan out next week

March 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Former North Dakota U.S. Sen. Byron Dorgan is a co-author of a new ‘eco-thriller’ novel, “Blowout,” that details a fictional attempt to sabotage alternative energy development in western North Dakota. For Dorgan, an author of two non-fiction books, it is his first novel.
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Dorgan in Fargo Monday for book launch of ‘Blowout’

March 22, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Retired North Dakota U.S. Sen. Byron Dorgan will celebrate his latest book with an appearance and book signing at 7 p.m. Monday at Barnes and Noble bookstore in Fargo. Continue Reading