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GOP take control of Minnesota House

November 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Victories in greater Minnesota on Tuesday delivered the state House back to GOP control.
It was a lonely GOP victory in what otherwise was an election day dominated by Democrats in state races.
Republicans picked up DFL seats in many r…continue reading on dglobe.com

GOP take control of Minnesota House

November 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Victories in greater Minnesota on Tuesday delivered the state House back to GOP control.
It was a lonely GOP victory in what otherwise was an election day dominated by Democrats in state races.
Republicans picked up DFL seats in many r…continue reading on dglobe.com

Column: A Democrat who embraces Obama

October 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — David Perdue took the cheap and easy route.
The Republican Senate candidate in Georgia, like Republican candidates in most other competitive races, calculated that the surest road to victory was to tie his opponent, in this case Democ…continue reading on dglobe.com

For McFadden, a career in the crosshairs

October 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Republican Minnesota U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden has never been a public official, so his business career has become the field of attack.

He has made millions of dollars in business and regularly is portrayed by Democratic opp…continue reading on dglobe.com

Minnesota senator faces ethics charges

September 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Minnesota Republicans say Sen. Jeff Hayden, D-Minneapolis, breached Senate rules and demand that he go in front of an ethics committee.
GOP senators say Hayden used his influence as a lawmaker to convince the Minneapolis School Board to…continue reading on dglobe.com

Column: Democrats’ revolting equal-pay games

April 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — Here’s a radical notion: It is simultaneously possible to believe that women are entitled to equal pay and to not support the Paycheck Fairness Act.
Not that you’d know it from the rhetoric President Obama and fellow Democrats are…continue reading on dglobe.com

Zubke, Voigt file to run for District 39

April 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

With the filing deadline nigh, two lifelong western North Dakotans have filed to run for a seat on the House of Representatives repping District 39.

Denton Zubke, CEO of Watford City’s Dakota West Credit Union, is running as a Republican, and 20…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Zubke, Voigt file to run for District 39

April 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

With the filing deadline nigh, two lifelong western North Dakotans have filed to run for a seat on the House of Representatives repping District 39.

Denton Zubke, CEO of Watford City’s Dakota West Credit Union, is running as a Republican, and 20…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Fargo legislator facing DUI charge won’t run for re-lection

February 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO – A longtime state representative from Fargo has decided not to pursue re-election, citing in part a pending drunken driving charge against him.
“But it was not the deciding factor,” said Scot Kelsh, a five-term Democrat.
Kelsh said he …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Going head to head on taxes: Property tax emerges as key issue as tax commissioner hopefuls kick off campaigns

February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Property taxes are handled at the local level, but they quickly emerged Wednesday as a major issue in the statewide race for North Dakota tax commissioner.
Recently appointed Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger, a Republican, and Fargo…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com