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Column: The real fight is among Democrats

December 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — Old habits die hard. The media are so enamored of the continuing (and largely contrived) story about the great Republican civil war that they fail to appreciate that the real internecine fight is being waged on the other side of the ai…continue reading on dglobe.com

Republicans Schomacker, Hamilton aim for re-election

October 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

Editor’s note: The following are written responses to questions posed to the candidates; they are published in the form they are received and not edited.

District 22A

Joe Schomacker
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Republicans Schomacker, Hamilton aim for re-election

October 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

Editor’s note: The following are written responses to questions posed to the candidates; they are published in the form they are received and not edited.

District 22A

Joe Schomacker
Occupation: Small business Owner — Schomacker Cleaning of…continue reading on dglobe.com

Ag chairman defends Cramer on farm bill delays

October 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO – Battling Democratic accusations that he tried to derail the farm bill last year, Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., is getting help from his House Agriculture Committee chairman.

In a conference call with reporters Monday, Chairman Frank Lucas, …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Ag chairman defends Cramer on farm bill delays

October 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO – Battling Democratic accusations that he tried to derail the farm bill last year, Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., is getting help from his House Agriculture Committee chairman.

In a conference call with reporters Monday, Chairman Frank Lucas, …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

GOP lawmakers pitch 60/40 split of oil production tax revenue to address local needs

September 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Western North Dakota counties struggling to keep pace with oil and gas development would more than double their current take of oil tax revenue under a revised formula pitched by Republican lawmakers Wednesday.

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Plan for the Patch: Western N.D. lawmakers to discuss early funding bill for 2015 construction season

September 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK –- Four western North Dakota lawmakers have scheduled a press conference here Wednesday to discuss their plan to introduce an early funding bill in January that would give oil-impacted areas a head start on the 2015 construction season.

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Plan for the Patch: Western N.D. lawmakers to discuss early funding bill for 2015 construction season

September 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK –- Four western North Dakota lawmakers have scheduled a press conference here Wednesday to discuss their plan to introduce an early funding bill in January that would give oil-impacted areas a head start on the 2015 construction season.

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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