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
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
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
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
September 3, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
In its 123 year history, North Dakota has sent one woman to U.S. Congress, Jocelyn Burdick in 1992, to serve out the remainder of her husband’s term after he passed away. Her Senate tenure lasted three months. Continue Reading
July 3, 2012 in WDAZ
The competitive campaign for North Dakota’s U.S. Senate seat has attracted dozens of notable donors.
Prominent business tycoons, politicians and celebrities both near and far have thrown their financial weight behind Republican Rep. Rick Berg and Democrat Heidi Heitkamp. Continue Reading
May 23, 2012 in WDAZ
MINOT, N.D. (AP) North Dakota’s prosperity from an energy boom as the rest of the country slowly crawls out from under a collapsed economy is making a contest of a Senate race that Democrats had all but conceded.