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Heitkamp: Moving forward and making bipartisanship work

October 22, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

For 16 days, Native families on North Dakota’s Indian reservations weren’t able to get help from the Bureau of Indian Affairs leaving families hungry and without housing assistance they desperately need. Continue Reading

Heitkamp bemoans Senate gridlock

August 12, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK North Dakota Sen. Heidi Heitkamp said Monday there is something wrong with the process in Washington when three Senators can keep Congress from passing a budget.
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Bringing together veterans, VA officials to improve care

July 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

As our country was preparing to celebrate Independence Day earlier this month, I traveled our state to hear the needs of our veterans. Continue Reading

Veterans roundtable: Heitkamp identifies lack of mental health for returning troops

July 1, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

A hot-button national issue was the main item of interest during a veterans roundtable at the Strom Center in Dickinson on Continue Reading

Heitkamp urges House to reconsider vote on farm bill

June 24, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp said Monday that the House needs to reconsider its vote Thursday that defeated one of two proposed farm bills. Continue Reading

North Dakota feeling a draft

May 17, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The Department of the Interior released an updated draft of rules on hydraulic fracturing Thursday, but it appears those on both sides of the fracking issue are unhappy with the proposal. Continue Reading

Heitkamp won’t support background checks expansion up for Senate vote

April 17, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WASHINGTON Sen. Heidi Heitkamp said in a statement this morning that she doesn’t “see a path for my support” on a proposal on the Senate floor today to expand background checks for gun sales. Continue Reading

Rick Berg concedes race

November 7, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Republican Rick Berg conceded the close U.S. Senate race Continue Reading

Heitkamp gets 50.3 percent of North Dakota’s vote and Rick Berg at 49.3 percent

November 7, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

With U.S. Senate candidate Heidi Heitkamp pulling in 50.3 percent of North Dakota’s vote and Rick Berg at 49.3 percent, a recount can be requested, according to the North Dakota Voting Information and Central Election Systems website. Continue Reading

Clinton stumps for Heitkamp in Fargo

October 29, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO The signs and the chants said “Heidi.” But the rock star atmosphere in the Fargo Civic Center most definitely said “Bill Clinton.”
The former president was in town Monday night to bolster Heidi Heitkamp’s U.S. Senate bid. A capacity crowd at the Civic Center showed up to greet him with full-throated enthusiasm Continue Reading