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Fear driving gun, ammo purchases

October 29, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Some at local show worried about Obama others say fear is unfounded.
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Congress May Allow Keystone XL Pipeline to Move Forward

January 21, 2012 in WDAY

(WDAY TV) – A new development in Congress may allow the Keystone XL Pipeline to move forward after all. Continue Reading

President Obama pays his respects at ground zero

May 5, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Marking Osama bin Laden’s death where the terrorist inflicted his greatest damage, President Barack Obama soberly laid a wreath today at New York’s ground zero and declared, “When we say we will never forget, we mean what we say.” Continue Reading

Obama: ‘Putting the economy into overdrive’ a top priority

January 21, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

President Barack Obama said today that “putting the economy into overdrive” is a top priority, even as a new poll showed the public giving him poor marks in this area. Continue Reading

Trouble lurking ahead for Obama’s education plans

January 15, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Signs of trouble are arising for President Barack Obama’s plan to put education overhaul at the forefront of his agenda as he adjusts to the new reality of a divided government. Continue Reading

GOP House majority primes for fight with Obama

January 5, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Taking control of the House at last, Republicans are rushing straight into a political fight with President Barack Obama over health care and changes in Washington they say voters demanded in the midterm elections. Continue Reading

House Republicans attempt to repeal health care reform

January 3, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Eager to show who’s now in charge, the House’s new Republican majority plans to vote to repeal President Barack Obama’s landmark health care overhaul before he even shows up in their chamber to give his State of the Union address. Continue Reading

Obama: Democrats, GOP must cooperate in 2011

January 1, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

President Barack Obama says Democrats and Republicans must work together in the new year and share responsibility for moving the country forward. Continue Reading

Senate to vote on extending Bush tax cuts

December 15, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

The Senate is poised today to pass legislation that would spare taxpayers at every income level from a significant rate increase.
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Obama defends extension of tax cuts

December 7, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

With Democrats balking at his compromise with Republicans, President Barack Obama today staunchly defended his decision to deal with the GOP in order to extend about-to-expire tax cuts for all Americans. Continue Reading