May 4, 2014 in Uncategorized
I had a front-row seat to debates for two of North Dakotaâs most hotly contested elected positions on Thursday night, serving as the timer for U.S. House and agriculture commissioner debates while Press Publisher Harvey Brock moderated the event sp…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com
May 1, 2014 in Uncategorized
BISMARCK â North Dakota candidates for Congress and state agriculture commissioner squared off in the first statewide debates of the election year Thursday night in Bismarck.
Ryan Taylor, a cattle rancher and former state senator from Towner whose…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com
February 28, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
WASHINGTON (AP) The House on Thursday passed and sent to President Barack Obama a far-reaching extension of the Violence Against Women Act. The vote came after House Republican leaders, cognizant of divisions in their own ranks and the need to improve their faltering image among women voters, accepted a bill that cleared the Senate two weeks ago on a strong bipartisan vote. Continue Reading
October 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
In cordial fashion, U.S. House candidates Kevin Cramer and Pam Gulleson sounded off on health care, the farm bill and partisan gridlock in a debate here Tuesday. Continue Reading
September 5, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
BISMARCK North Dakota’s candidates for the U.S. Senate, U.S. House and governor argued about Social Security, taxes and the management of the state’s oil boom Wednesday as they met in their first series of debates. Continue Reading
August 3, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
FARGO Members of Congress are heading home this weekend for a five-week holiday, leaving the 2012 farm bill in limbo. Continue Reading
August 2, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
FARGO Marking the 47th anniversary of Medicare, Democrat Pam Gulleson pledged Wednesday to defend the federal health care program for senior citizens against Republican proposals that she said would seek to dismantle it. Continue Reading
June 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Kevin Cramer pulled off a primary election upset Tuesday, beating North Dakota Republican Party-endorsed U.S. House candidate Brian Kalk at the polls to clinch the GOP nomination to run for the U.S. House in November.
The Associated Press called the race in favor of Cramer late Tuesday. By 11:35 p.m., 395 of the state’s 426 precincts were reporting their vote totals showing Cramer leading Kalk 55 to 45 percent. Continue Reading
June 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Despite the Republican-endorsed candidate having his most successful fundraising stretch to date, Democrat Pam Gulleson maintains a strong lead in the fundraising battle in North Dakota’s U.S. House race, according to new financial disclosure documents filed Thursday with the Federal Election Commission. Continue Reading
April 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
The early bird got the worm in the five-way race for North Dakota Republicans’ endorsement in this year’s U.S. House race.
After three ballots Sunday, state Republicans selected Public Service Commissioner Brian Kalk as their endorsed nominee. Continue Reading