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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

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

Late rush of Democrats adds to legislative contests: 19 districts have both parties on ballot

April 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — A late rush of Democrats filing for office means North Dakota voters will see contested races in all but five of the 24 legislative districts on the ballot in the June 10 primary election.
All odd-numbered districts are up for election …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Late rush of Democrats adds to legislative contests: 19 districts have both parties on ballot

April 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — A late rush of Democrats filing for office means North Dakota voters will see contested races in all but five of the 24 legislative districts on the ballot in the June 10 primary election.
All odd-numbered districts are up for election …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Kubik announces District 37 campaign

March 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

Back in 2000, Dick Cheney famously chose himself as George W. Bush’s running mate after chairing a vice presidential candidate search committee for Bush.
Though not on the same scale politically, Dickinson’s Mandy Kubik, chair of District 37 for…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com