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Q & A with Rick Berg: Looking back on falling short

June 3, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Half a year after narrow Senate loss, Berg still figuring out post-politics lifeFARGO A year ago, Rick Berg’s goal was to visit three North Dakota cities every day as he campaigned for the state’s open U.S. Senate seat. Continue Reading

AP’s top ND news story of 2012: Heitkamp vs. Berg

December 28, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

In this Nov. 7 photo, Democratic candidate for North Dakota’s U.S. Senate seat, Heidi Heitkamp, holds up the Oct. 20 Fargo Forum in Bismarck showing the newspaper had Heitkamp’s challenger, Republican Rick Berg, leading Heitkamp in the state by 10 points. Continue Reading

VIDEO: Berg says good-bye as term nears end

November 28, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

In farewell remarks on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives today, Rep. Rick Berg, R-N.D., urged his colleagues to set aside partisan politics while addressing fiscal challenges facing the country. Continue Reading

MATTERS AT HAND: Heitkamp defies the odds to win a Senate seat

November 10, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Jacobs discusses Heitkamp’s victory and a victory of a different sort. Continue Reading

Rick Berg sees future as ND investor

November 9, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Come January, North Dakota U.S. Rep. Rick Berg won’t have a job or hold a public office for the first time in almost three decades. In an election where control of the U.S. Senate was thought to be at stake, the freshman Republican congressman gambled on winning an open seat and lost. Continue Reading

Heitkamp credits volutneers for Senate win

November 8, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS Two days after her election to the U.S. Senate, Heidi Heitkamp said she was not certain she would be greeting happy supporters at a Grand Forks victory party today, but she gave them all the credit. Continue Reading

Berg concedes Senate race, averting recount

November 7, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO After a long night of watching agonizingly close results roll in, U.S. Rep Rick Berg conceded North Dakota’s tightly contested U.S. Senate race to Democrat Heidi Heitkamp Wednesday afternoon. Continue Reading

Democrat Heitkamp wins Senate race in North Dakota

November 7, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Democrat Heidi Heitkamp averted a Republican sweep in North Dakota’s top races with a narrow defeat of Republican Rep. Rick Berg in the U.S. Senate race. Continue Reading

Heitkamp, Berg race for US Senate too close to call

November 6, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK With 26 precincts still left to report results, former North Dakota attorney general Heidi Heitkamp held a razor-thin lead over U.S. Rep. Rick Berg for the state’s open U.S. Senate seat on Tuesday, with the winner potentially determining the balance of power in the Senate. Continue Reading

Republican Victory Rally

November 3, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Republican candidates for office, from left, Gov. Jack Dalrymple; Kirsten Baesler campaign manager Annette Tait; Baesler, who is running for North Dakota Department of Public Instruction and Rep. Rick Berg, R-N.D., who is running for the U.S. Senate, gather at the Republican headquarters on Saturday evening for a victory rally. Continue Reading