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Polarizing politics? Public may be growing more partisan, but trend may not hold true in N.D.

June 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Retired U.S. Sen. Byron Dorgan points to 1990 and then-House Minority Whip Newt Gingrich when assigning blame for an era of aggressive campaigning in American politics.

“They put out something nationally saying ‘We’ve poll-tes…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Polarizing politics? Public may be growing more partisan, but trend may not hold true in N.D.

June 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Retired U.S. Sen. Byron Dorgan points to 1990 and then-House Minority Whip Newt Gingrich when assigning blame for an era of aggressive campaigning in American politics.

“They put out something nationally saying ‘We’ve poll-tes…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Republicans look for an opening

May 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Minnesota Republicans are looking for any opportunity to get a foothold in a state government dominated by Democrats.

Sen. Scott Newman announced Thursday that he is seeking to upset two-term Democratic Attorney General Lori Swanson a…continue reading on dglobe.com

NDGOP director says Hendrickson not eligible for U.S. House endorsement

April 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – DuWayne Hendrickson, a Minot Republican who announced his intention last month to seek the party’s endorsement for U.S. House of Representatives, will not be eligible for the endorsement at this weekend’s state convention in Minot, a…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

NDGOP director says Hendrickson not eligible for U.S. House endorsement

April 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – DuWayne Hendrickson, a Minot Republican who announced his intention last month to seek the party’s endorsement for U.S. House of Representatives, will not be eligible for the endorsement at this weekend’s state convention in Minot, a…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Tipping the election scale: Local Democrat, GOP leaders sound off on upcoming western North Dakota primaries

March 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

Republicans dominate the political landscape in western North Dakota. Nonetheless, the Democratic-NPL Party is attempting to make inroads during legislative elections this fall.

But before Democrats can win any elections west of the Missouri River…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Tipping the election scale: Local Democrat, GOP leaders sound off on upcoming western North Dakota primaries

March 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

Republicans dominate the political landscape in western North Dakota. Nonetheless, the Democratic-NPL Party is attempting to make inroads during legislative elections this fall.

But before Democrats can win any elections west of the Missouri River…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

House passes $500 million tax cut

March 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — The Minnesota House passed a $500 million tax cut Thursday and the governor announced he wants to trim taxes $616 million, but the Senate is headed for smaller cuts.
Democrats said the bill representatives passed 126-2 would provide tax…continue reading on dglobe.com

Taylor considering run for ag commissioner

February 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – A cattle rancher and former state senator who made an unsuccessful bid for governor in 2012 is considering a run for state agriculture commissioner, a job currently held by a Republican who faces a challenge for the GOP endorsement.

D…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Taylor considering run for ag commissioner

February 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – A cattle rancher and former state senator who made an unsuccessful bid for governor in 2012 is considering a run for state agriculture commissioner, a job currently held by a Republican who faces a challenge for the GOP endorsement.

D…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com