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N.D. Dems to announce U.S. House candidate next week; Sinner says, ‘I haven’t backed away’

March 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – The state Democratic-NPL Party expects to announce a candidate next week for North Dakota’s lone seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, party Executive Director Chad Oban said Tuesday.

“Our candidate will be very well-position…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Republicans see the light on immigration

February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

In 2012, the Republican Party stood for the ancient biblical proposition that the sins of the father should be visited upon the son. Mitt Romney captured its presidential nomination while vowing to veto the Dream Act, which would allow immigrants bro…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Miller seeks Republican party nod for re-match with Falk

January 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

PRINSBURG – A Prinsburg resident active in the Republican party will be seeking its endorsement to run for the House District 17A seat.

            Tim Miller announced his campaign on Wedne…continue reading on wctrib.com

David Brooks, The New York Times, column: ‘Big government = bad’ philosophy fails again

November 10, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Let’s just look at one segment, Asian-Americans. Many of these people are leading the lives Republicans celebrate. They are, disproportionately, entrepreneurial, industrious and family-oriented. But on Tuesday, Asian-Americans rejected the Republican Party by 3 to 1. They don’t relate to the Republican equation that more government equals less work. Continue Reading

House Speaker Al Carlson, R-Fargo, column: Vote Republican on Tuesday

November 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

America was built on opportunity, not dependency. It’s our responsibility to do as our parents did to leave this county a better place than we found it. Continue Reading

Thomas Friedman, The New York Times, column: In Minnesota, ‘a fight for the GOP’s soul’

November 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The state House and Senate Republican caucuses today are dominated by the tea party and libertarian followers of Ron Paul.
But here’s what’s telling. These GOP hard-liners, while able to win their more conservative “exurbia” and rural districts, are not doing well when it comes to overall state politics. Continue Reading

Local GOP convention draws big crowd

February 16, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

More than 200 Grand Forks Republicans packed into a meeting room at the GuestHouse Inn on Thursday for the local district convention. Continue Reading

John Aron Trandem, Fargo, column: More to Cramer’s decision than meets eye

January 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

I can’t speak to what’s in Kevin Cramer’s heart, but his claim that he’s opening up the debate is simply false. Continue Reading

Race for Minnesota GOP chairman takes shape

December 20, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Veteran political consultant Pat Shortridge said he will run to be chairman of the Minnesota Republican Party while former state representative Mike Osskopp is dropping out of the race. Continue Reading

SD GOPers stir pot with new legislator rankings

December 6, 2011 in The Daily Republic

The site www.sdrepublican.org is presented as a “snapshot” of how legislators voted on some issues, compared with the planks of the state Republican Party platform. Continue Reading