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Berg, Heitkamp meet in last N.D. U.S. Senate debate

October 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Democrats are failing to slow the nation’s growing $16 trillion debt because they won’t agree on budget and tax reforms in the U.S. Senate, Republican Rick Berg said Thursday in his final duel with Democrat Heidi Heitkamp in North Dakota’s closely watched Senate race. Continue Reading

Candidates seek foreign policy edge in third and final debate

October 22, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WASHINGTON (AP) Still neck-and-neck after all these months, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney head into their third and final debate with each man eager to project an aura of personal strength and leadership while raising doubts about the steadiness and foreign policy credentials of the other guy. Continue Reading

Mitchell Rotary to host ballot-issue debates

October 12, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The Mitchell Rotary Club will host two election forums in the upcoming weeks. The first will feature a debate regarding Referred Law 14 at 12:30 p.m. Thursday at the Ramada. David Owen, South Dakota Chamber of Commerce and Industry president, and Ben Nesselhuf, South Dakota Democratic Party chairman, will debate Referred Law 14, an Act to establish the Large Project Development Fund.
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Ryan prepares to face Biden, toughest debate foe yet

October 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

As in 2008, where Sarah Palin had to convince voters that she was ready for the demands of the vice president’s office, the stakes in this debate are also unusually high. Continue Reading

Romney looks strong but still lays out few specifics

October 3, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

DENVER With the presidency hanging in the balance, President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney clashed sharply Wednesday in their first debate, trying to convince voters they’re uniquely qualified to lead the country to full recovery from the worst economic downturn since the 1930s.
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Candidates for 3 ND offices clash on taxes, oil

September 5, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK North Dakota’s candidates for the U.S. Senate, U.S. House and governor argued about Social Security, taxes and the management of the state’s oil boom Wednesday as they met in their first series of debates. Continue Reading

Varilek wants 12 debates against Noem

August 3, 2012 in The Daily Republic

So far, Dakotafest only confirmed showdown in battle in House race.
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ND US House candidates schedule 6 debates

July 20, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO (AP) North Dakota’s Democratic and GOP candidates for the U.S. House have agreed to six debates this fall, and Republican Kevin Cramer said Friday he wouldn’t mind having more. Continue Reading

Oil Patch dominates platform debate

March 16, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The social and environmental effects of western North Dakota’s growing pains highlighted a two-hour debate Friday over the Democratic-NPL Party’s proposed platform for 2012. Continue Reading

Ag forum debates HSUS deal

March 14, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

LUVERNE Chad Gregory is not a very popular person these days, and he knows it. Continue Reading