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GOP looks into Red River flood control

April 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINOT — In a split vote before adjourning Saturday, delegates to the North Dakota GOP State Convention approved the party resolutions for 2014.
They include calls to repeal Obamacare and audit the Federal Reserve and support for a constitutional b…continue reading on

Alexandria Jaycees gear up for community projects

May 9, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

The Alexandria community hosts hundreds of conventions and conferences each year and this weekend, the spotlight is on a convention with a local connection.
The Alexandria Jaycees organization will host the spring Minnesota Jaycees State Convention this weekend. Continue Reading

Obama’s convention evolution complete

September 7, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Eight years ago, the little-known Democrat rocketed into the political spotlight with a soaring convention keynote address. Four years later, he accepted the Democratic Party’s nomination and became its standard bearer.
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PARKER: Michelle Obama’s valentine to men

September 7, 2012 in The Daily Republic

CHARLOTTE, N.C. There’s no point trying to find something wrong with Michelle Obama’s speech to the Democratic National Convention. It was perfection. Continue Reading

Obama’s night: Making his case for a second term

September 6, 2012 in The Daily Republic

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) His re-election in doubt, President Barack Obama aimed to persuade economically strapped middle class America to return him to the White House in a prime-time speech Thursday night closing out the Democratic National Convention.
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First lady’s message: Obama is just like you

September 5, 2012 in The Daily Republic

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Michelle Obama’s message: President Barack Obama is just like you. Continue Reading

SD delegation ready for low-stress Democratic convention

September 5, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Former Sen. Tom Daschle is part of the South Dakota delegation to the Democratic Convention. Continue Reading

Dems open convention playing defense of Obama

September 4, 2012 in The Daily Republic

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Democrats open their national convention Tuesday offering President Barack Obama as America’s best chance to revive the ragged U.S. economy and asking voters to be patient with incomplete results so far. Michelle Obama, in her opening-night speech, aims to give people a very personal reminder of “the man that he was before he was president.” Continue Reading

Obama to try to make case to stick with him

September 1, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

CHARLOTTE, N.C. Don’t expect President Barack Obama to try to reinvent himself at the Democratic Party’s national convention. Instead, he and a slew of his defenders will seek to convince voters to stick with the president they know rather than gamble on someone new, a challenging task given that most Americans say the country is heading in the wrong direction.
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Trouble with the chair: Clint Eastwood mocked for RNC bit

August 31, 2012 in West Central Tribune

LOS ANGELES (AP) Clint Eastwood earned plenty of bad reviews for his latest performance: a bizarre, rambling endorsement of Mitt Romney. Continue Reading

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