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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

US Senate panel approves Baucus as ambassador to China

February 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved on Tuesday the nomination of Sen. Max Baucus, a Montana Democrat who has helped steer trade policy with China, to be the next U.S. ambassador to Beijing.
The unanimous voice vote cl…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Sinner hints at U.S. House race: State senator says he’s made decision, but must ‘get some other people to agree’

February 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – State Sen. George B. Sinner said he has reached a decision on whether to challenge Republican incumbent Rep. Kevin Cramer in November for North Dakota’s lone seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.

He just isn’t saying what it …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Sinner hints at U.S. House race: State senator says he’s made decision, but must ‘get some other people to agree’

February 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – State Sen. George B. Sinner said he has reached a decision on whether to challenge Republican incumbent Rep. Kevin Cramer in November for North Dakota’s lone seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.

He just isn’t saying what it …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Peterson brushes off early attacks from national GOP

August 29, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, who is laying groundwork to seek his 13th term in Congress, said Thursday he’s unfazed by national Republicans’ early attempts to oust him from office in 2014. Continue Reading

Democratic governors nervous about health plan

August 4, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MILWAUKEE Democratic governors say they are nervous about getting the new federal health care law implemented but add they will be better positioned in next year’s elections than many of their Republican counterparts who have resisted the far-reaching and politically polarizing measure. Continue Reading