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Heitkamp apologizes after open letter misuses women’s names as Cramer slams ‘reckless’ move
October 16, 2018 - 2:41pm
BISMARCK — North Dakota Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp apologized Tuesday, Oct. 16, for misusing women’s names in a campaign ad that identified...
Cramer raises almost $1.7 million in third quarter, Heitkamp holds cash advantage
October 15, 2018 - 8:00pm
BISMARCK — Republican Rep. Kevin Cramer raised almost $1.7 million in the third quarter for his Senate bid, according to filings his campaign...
ND tribal leaders hope to overcome voter ID 'barriers' after Supreme Court decision
October 15, 2018 - 2:58pm
BISMARCK — On the Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation, where the tribal chairman estimated the unemployment rate sits at 60 percent, $15...
Kavanaugh confirmation continues to reverberate in ND
October 9, 2018 - 8:20pm
BISMARCK — The confirmation of Justice Brett Kavanaugh this weekend continued to reverberate in North Dakota's U.S. Senate race between...
Energy conference turns into Heitkamp, Cramer debate
October 8, 2018 - 6:15pm
BISMARCK—The first debate between Heidi Heitkamp and Kevin Cramer was canceled last week, but attendees at an energy conference on Monday,...
Nation's pocketbook opens for ND Senate race
September 25, 2018 - 9:30am
BISMARCK — As the nation turns its gaze toward North Dakota and its pivotal U.S. Senate race, the candidates' campaigns have been inundated...
Appeals court ruling a setback for Native Americans challenging North Dakota's voter ID law
September 24, 2018 - 4:57pm
BISMARCK — A federal appeals court halted part of a lower court's ruling in the long-running battle over North Dakota's voter identification...
North Dakota Senate debates edge closer: Politicians weigh in on impact of Heitkamp-Cramer appearances
September 18, 2018 - 4:36pm
BISMARCK — Sen. Heidi Heitkamp and Rep. Kevin Cramer may only meet a few times in debates during the home stretch of North Dakota's U.S....
With two months to go, North Dakota's Senate race comes into focus
September 4, 2018 - 6:28am
BISMARCK — On a recent morning in the basement of Bismarck’s public library, Heidi Heitkamp wiped away tears as she listened to heart-wrenching...
Washington Post reports Trump heading back to North Dakota
August 22, 2018 - 8:35am
FARGO - President Donald Trump will make a campaign stop in North Dakota "in the coming weeks," according to an article in the Washington Post....
ND coal group welcomes new power plant emissions rule while environmentalist derides industry's 'gift'
August 21, 2018 - 5:20pm
BISMARCK — North Dakota politicians and the head of its coal industry group welcomed a proposed Trump administration rule on power plant...
U.S. Energy Secretary applauds North Dakota for role in energy 'renaissance'
August 13, 2018 - 8:50pm
BISMARCK—U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry toured North Dakota coal facilities Monday, Aug. 14, and applauded the state for its role in...
Cramer explains backing Democrats' plan to save pensions
August 7, 2018 - 7:56pm
FARGO — Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., told an audience of mostly retired truckers Tuesday, Aug. 7, that it wasn't very hard for him to sign...
Evolving careers: Former North Dakota delegation keep ties to state but remain busy with projects in nation's capital
July 27, 2018 - 11:05am
BISMARCK — Nearly a decade removed from Congress, former North Dakota Democratic Rep. Earl Pomeroy is eyeing a more permanent return to...
North Dakota leaders offer mixed reactions on Trump 'handout' to farmers hit by trade disputes
July 24, 2018 - 4:57pm
BISMARCK — North Dakota agriculture and political leaders offered mixed reactions Tuesday, July 24, to the Trump administration's plans for...