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Column: The real fight is among Democrats

December 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — Old habits die hard. The media are so enamored of the continuing (and largely contrived) story about the great Republican civil war that they fail to appreciate that the real internecine fight is being waged on the other side of the ai…continue reading on dglobe.com

Ag chairman defends Cramer on farm bill delays

October 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO – Battling Democratic accusations that he tried to derail the farm bill last year, Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., is getting help from his House Agriculture Committee chairman.

In a conference call with reporters Monday, Chairman Frank Lucas, …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Ag chairman defends Cramer on farm bill delays

October 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO – Battling Democratic accusations that he tried to derail the farm bill last year, Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., is getting help from his House Agriculture Committee chairman.

In a conference call with reporters Monday, Chairman Frank Lucas, …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Dems question Laffen advertisement: Footage was filmed for oil industry ad

October 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Democratic party officials are raising questions over a Grand Forks Republican state senator’s campaign advertisement.
But the senator, Lonnie Laffen, said there is nothing wrong with the ad.
Laffen’s ad includes a few seconds o…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Polarizing politics? Public may be growing more partisan, but trend may not hold true in N.D.

June 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Retired U.S. Sen. Byron Dorgan points to 1990 and then-House Minority Whip Newt Gingrich when assigning blame for an era of aggressive campaigning in American politics.

“They put out something nationally saying ‘We’ve poll-tes…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Polarizing politics? Public may be growing more partisan, but trend may not hold true in N.D.

June 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Retired U.S. Sen. Byron Dorgan points to 1990 and then-House Minority Whip Newt Gingrich when assigning blame for an era of aggressive campaigning in American politics.

“They put out something nationally saying ‘We’ve poll-tes…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Obama to supporters: Move to North Dakota

May 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW YORK — President Barack Obama has a modest, tongue-in-cheek suggestion for people in New York City who support his agenda: move to North Dakota.

The idea drew laughs in what was otherwise a somber speech at a $32,400-per-ticket fundraiser fo…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

‘We will give them a choice’: Democrats have full slate of candidates for western districts

April 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

Democrats will have a full slate of candidates for the three districts in western North Dakota up for election, and it could be a game-changer.
“The fact that we have candidates and people willing to step forward, I think it changes things,” sai…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

‘We will give them a choice’: Democrats have full slate of candidates for western districts

April 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

Democrats will have a full slate of candidates for the three districts in western North Dakota up for election, and it could be a game-changer.
“The fact that we have candidates and people willing to step forward, I think it changes things,” sai…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Democratic senators press Obama for Keystone XL decision by May 31

April 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — Eleven U.S. Democratic senators on Thursday urged President Barack Obama to make a final decision on whether to approve TransCanada’s Keystone XL crude oil pipeline from Canada to the U.S. Gulf Coast no later than May 31.

“We need a …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com