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New director at North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame

June 25, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Ray Morrell, Mandan, is the new North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame executive director, according to a press release. Continue Reading

Dorgan: Don’t criticize UND officials for Sioux transition

March 31, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS Former U.S. Sen. Byron Dorgan said Thursday that North Dakota higher education officials shouldn’t be criticized for their steps toward retiring University of North Dakota’s Fighting Sioux nickname and logo. Continue Reading

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Lawyers Seek to Double Fees in Indian Settlement Case

February 25, 2011 in WDAZ

Fmr. Sen. Dorgan calls demand ‘shameful’
Lawyers representing Native Americans helped win a record $3.4 billion settlement with the federal government. Now they want a judge to double their fees. Continue Reading

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Conrad getting out of the game

January 18, 2011 in INFORUM

After departures of fellow Democrats, last member of Team ND to leave field
Sen. Kent Conrad announced Tuesday he won’t seek re-election next year, becoming the last of North Dakota’s three long-serving Democrats in Congress to bid farewell to the Capitol and busting the 2012 Senate race wide open. Continue Reading

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Conrad getting out of the game 2

January 18, 2011 in INFORUM

After departures of fellow Democrats, last member of Team ND to leave field
Sen. Kent Conrad announced Tuesday he won’t seek re-election next year, becoming the last of North Dakota’s three long-serving Democrats in Congress to bid farewell to the Capitol and busting the 2012 Senate race wide open. Continue Reading

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It’s been a great honor serving the people of ND

January 1, 2011 in INFORUM

You might imagine that “cleaning out my desk” after serving 30 years in Congress has brought back a treasury of wonderful memories for me.
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Retiring Dorgan spurs action on Indian issues

December 29, 2010 in INFORUM

WASHINGTON By any measure, 2010 was a banner year on Capitol Hill for American Indians. Continue Reading

Congress must renew Special Diabetes Program

December 2, 2010 in The Jamestown Sun

The “lame duck” session of Congress has a lot of important work to do in a very short amount of time. Much of that work involves very high profile issues. Facing up to the need to reduce the deficit; deciding whether to extend tax cuts now scheduled to expire and, if so, for whom; preventing a sharp cut in the rates doctors are paid for treating Medicare patients; and passing the Defense Authorization and Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bills are just a few examples.
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Pomeroy: No regrets on health care vote, doubts run for North Dakota governor

November 6, 2010 in INFORUM

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) Rep. Earl Pomeroy doesn’t regret his support of federal health care legislation, and the incumbent Democrat doesn’t believe his vote cost him the election against Republican Rick Berg.
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Expert: Innovation key to energy success

September 20, 2010 in INFORUM

BISMARCK The kind of U.S. brain power and focus that went into creating video games and Facebook needs to shift to the nation’s energy development, a top energy official said Monday.
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