Schema-Root.org logo

 

  cross-referenced news and research resources about

 politics of North Dakota

Schema-Root.org logo
images:  google   yahoo YouTube
spacer

updated Thu. April 18, 2019

-
In the United States, the Dallas company Energy Transfer Partners spent months fighting camps of protestors seeking to block the Dakota Access Pipeline, which brings crude from North Dakota's Bakken shale to Illinois. As with the Trans Mountain pipeline, Dakota Access was opposed by a diverse ...
But as the GOP tries to keep control of Congress this year, the fact that Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, and North Dakota are some of the nation's top soybean-producing states is creating some headaches for the party of Trump. Key congressional races across the Midwest could tip the scales in the House, and ...

Doug Burgum outlines plans to reinvent North Dakota's budgeting process, Democrats are calling for a bipartisan commission to be involved. ... Though North Dakota has positive economic indicators heading into the 2019-2021 budget cycle, the state had to deplete reserves by $800 million in 2017 to ...
From the still-thawing soybean fields of North Dakota and Kansas to the corn and pork farms of Iowa, voters across the political spectrum say the president's attacks on American economic rivals could do grave damage to an already unstable commodities market. “They're not in touch with the reality of the ...
FARGO, N.D. — In all the years Phil Davenport has been on this earth, he says there's one thing that never continues to change in North Dakota politics: corruption. “People are using large amounts of money and incentives to influence our elections and influence what the electors are doing,” said ...
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Democrats lack candidates for 10 state House seats and three seats in the state Senate, and Republicans aren't fielding anyone for either chamber in a district that includes an American Indian reservation in the north-central part of the state, candidate filings show.

"One vote does matter in the Senate — it matters to the folks in North Dakota with pre-existing conditions like cancer, asthma or diabetes and it matters to the farmers and ranchers who are staring down a potential trade war that could deeply impact their livelihoods," Sean Higgins, a Heitkamp campaign ...
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Republican congressional candidate Tom Campbell called a news conference Wednesday amid speculation that he will end his campaign. Campbell was to make an announcement on the House race at a luncheon in Fargo. His campaign would not say what it was.
The North Dakota secretary of state will not run seek re-election after his party endorsed another, setting the stage to end his 25-year career and opening up the race for a new state elections head. Al Jaeger waved to a cheering crowd with his family Sunday at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks as state GOP ...
The NDGOP delegates will keep North Dakota normal because they accurately represent the people in their state. They are not detached elites. They are the people. Nonetheless, as soon as the convention ended, they rolled up their sleeves and vowed to help each other deal with the weather. The political ...
And she will face North Dakota's at-large GOP congressman, Kevin Cramer, in the general election this fall. But Heitkamp dismisses the simplicity of that red-state characterization. “I spend a lot of time in North Dakota,” she told NBC News. “That's something that's really hard for national political pundits to ...
“Trade supports tens of thousands of jobs in North Dakota and provides access to foreign markets that are vitally important to our economy, especially during periods of low commodity prices like this. Disrupting that trade relationship puts our farmers at a disadvantage, and we urge the administration to ...
Pence said the North Dakota race is particularly high on Trump's priority list because Cramer was one of his earliest political supporters and has been one of ... "That's because she's earned respect from both sides of the aisle by putting partisan politics aside and putting North Dakota first — standing up for ...
Meanwhile, North Dakotans for Public Integrity is affiliated with and funded by Represent.us, a national group pushing for transparency in political donations and lobbying restrictions, as well as the creation of a state ethics commission. According to its filings with the North Dakota Secretary of State's office, ...
Twenty-six years ago Democrats dominated state politics. Here's a look back at how and why the balance of power in North Dakota began to shift to the right. When Ed Schafer was sworn in as governor in 1992, the executive branch of government, the state senate and North Dakota's entire congressional ...
Former Vice President Joe Biden spoke at the Democratic Convention, and just last week Vice President Mike Pence came to Fargo to stump for Kevin Cramer. We spoke to Cramer Wednesday, who said it's likey we'll see the president back in North Dakota before November. Minot State University political ...
John Hageman covers North Dakota politics from the Forum News Service bureau in Bismarck. He attended the University of Minnesota in the Twin Cities, where he studied journalism and political science, and he previously worked at the Grand Forks Herald and Bemidji Pioneer. Jhageman@forumcomm.

Law officers have shot and killed a man after authorities say he fired at police during a chase in south-central North Dakota. Jamestown police started pursuing the man on Highway 281 north of Jamestown just before noon Wednesday. Stutsman County sheriff's deputies joined the chase. KQDJ reports the ...
Kylie Oversen, the chair of the North Dakota Democratic-NPL and a former state legislator, announced her intention to run for the office of state Tax Commissioner at a press conference in ... North Dakota Democratic-NPL chair Kylie Oversen has announced her campaign for state tax commissioner.
Armstrong files paperwork for House run in North Dakota. John Hageman Forum ... North Dakota Republican Chairman Kelly Armstrong speaks during a U.S. Senate campaign rally for N.D. Rep. ... Armstrong, a Dickinson attorney, resigned his position as North Dakota Republican Party chairman Tuesday.
Eric James Reinbold Northwest Minn. man accused of storing pipe bombs faces federal charges. City clerk in northwest Minnesota sues town leaders. Explore related topics:Newsgovernment and politicsFargoNorth DakotaDistrict 27election 2018Jonathan CasperNorth Dakota Legislature. Advertisement.
John Hageman covers North Dakota politics from the Forum News Service bureau in Bismarck. He attended the University of Minnesota in the Twin Cities, where he studied journalism and political science, and he previously worked at the Grand Forks Herald and Bemidji Pioneer. Jhageman@forumcomm.
Former Vice President Joe Biden will headline the North Dakota Democratic-NPL Convention next month. ... North Dakota Dem-NPL chair Kylie Oversen also praised Biden's record: "Vice President Biden has been a fighter for workers, families and retirees for his entire career — and whether he was ...
Today, all but three of North Dakota's institutions of higher education are included in the state Constitution. That's a condition Tom Isern, a history professor at North Dakota State University -- named in the 1889 founding document as the “agricultural college” -- says is a product of ambitious framers who ...
That's a condition Tom Isern, a history professor at North Dakota State University—named in the 1889 founding document as the "agricultural college"—says is a product of ambitious framers who sought to lock down institutions and secure them from often-fickle political tides. As a historian, Isern has turned ...
FILE - In this May 26, 2016, file photo, North Dakota Republican state Rep. Kevin Cramer speaks in Bismarck, N.D. Cramer will announce Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, he is entering North Dakota's Senate race, a move that would give Republicans the candidate they hoped would take on Democratic Sen.
Cramer -- as a statewide elected official in North Dakota, which has only one House seat -- would bring a much higher profile to the race. Democrats noted that a year ago, Republicans appeared to have soured on Cramer as a Senate recruit. Joshua Karp, a spokesman for the Democratic group American ...
The comment is just one of several inflammatory posts Gary Emineth, the former North Dakota Republican Party chairman, shared on social media, a CNN KFile review shows. In other posts, Emineth called former President Barack Obama a "POS" (an acronym for piece of shit) and retweeted an image that ...
In election years when the White House isn't up for grabs, Minnesota caucuses are less consequential. Caucuses are the first of four levels of political meetings, and they don't endorse any candidates. County conventions, the second level, endorse legislative candidates. District conventions, the third level, ...
Senators in the bipartisan group had made clear on Sunday that they were eager to bring about an end to the crisis, knowing that they were working against the clock. “Resolution gets more difficult the longer we wait,” said Senator Heidi Heitkamp, Democrat of North Dakota. Lawmakers in the House, who ...
As far as the political fallout, a handful of Democratic Senators who serve in red states seemingly realized the impact of this vote on their own midterm election prospects. Senators Joe Donnelly of Indiana, Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota, Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Claire McCaskill of Missouri voted ...
Likewise, Claire McCaskill of Missouri, Joe Donnelly of Indiana and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota are on the ballot this year in states that Mr. Trump won by double-digit ... Maggie Hassan and Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire are continuing their state's tradition of pragmatic New England politics.
6th newsletter she indicated that she is “bi-partisian” at least eight times, so one would think she is “almost” a Republican, so I must conclude she is not fighting the Republicans (at least while she is in North Dakota). She is not fighting abortion, because she is a strong supporter of Planned Parenthood.
The political landscape is changing in North Dakota where the fastest-growing minority group is Hispanic, she said. "For the first time in North Dakota's history, we have a Hispanic candidate," she said, introducing Aurora Ortega, who was in the audience. Ortega plans to run this fall for the right to represent ...
A man accused of trying to hit a police officer with his vehicle in North Dakota has been arrested. Bismarck police say 22-year-old Ulises Villalobos was taken into custody Thursday in Brookings, South Dakota, without incident. Police had said that the officer shot at the suspect during the incident earlier ...
RUSO – There's just something about small towns. You know, those little communities of 100 or so people where everybody knows everybody, promises are made and kept by a simple tip of a hat and friendliness shines. Places where sunsets are celebrated and quiet evenings are cherished daily.
But the trends have continued, and perhaps worsened, since that briefing, with two more prominent Republican House members announcing plans to retire from vulnerable seats and a would-be recruit begging off a Senate challenge to Democrat Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota despite pressure from ...
Hagerott believed that such a campaign could be a move of political retaliation by backers of former Republican gubernatorial candidate and North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem. The motivation for that, Hagerott said, was his own refusal to censure former interim UND President Ed Schafer for ...
He's likely hoping President Donald Trump's blessing will give him cover for his political about-face. ... Democrats believe Heitkamp has a strong personal brand in the state that could help her win (and she recently touted her North Dakota bona fides by refusing to wear a coat in frigid temperatures).
a radio program syndicated statewide in North Dakota, saying he needed to spend time with his 10-year-old son. ... nominal Democratic opposition — rather than challenging a sitting senator, even in a bright-red state like North Dakota — is the latest sign of a challenging political environment for the GOP.
He made his announcement during a North Dakota radio program. “This is shaping up to be a tough cycle for Republicans across the board,” said Jennifer Duffy, a senior editor for The Cook Political Report who specializes in Senate races. “It only makes sense that recruiting is going to be difficult.
Burgum signed a letter Thursday notifying FirstNet that North Dakota has decided to opt in to the rollout of the nationwide interoperable broadband network, as proposed in the FirstNet State Plan. The decision to opt in was also a recommendation by North Dakota's Statewide Interoperability Executive ...
Doug Burgum appear during the North Dakota Republican Party's debate in Bismarck, N.D. Burgum will use state lawyers to defend him against a lawsuit filed by the Republican-led Legislature, meaning that he will be represented by an office headed by his former political rival. The decision was ...
BISMARCK, North Dakota (AP) — In North Dakota, where Donald Trump won in a landslide last year, Republicans' lone Senate candidate is a little-known ... Cramer has also suggested that the fate of tax legislation could affect his decision, noting last month that “political survival depends on us doing this.
The post included a picture of the congressman with "Kevin Cramer U.S. Senate." Kris Cramer, who is Cramer's wife and also works on his campaign, declined to confirm that Cramer is entering the race. The North Dakota seat is seen as a big pickup chance for Republicans. Heitkamp narrowly won in 2012, ...
Cramer will enter a Republican primary against state Sen. Tom Campbell. But Cramer -- as a statewide elected official in North Dakota, which has just one House seat -- would bring a much higher profile to the race. Democrats noted that a year ago, Republicans appeared to have soured on Cramer as a ...
Even as politics became more polarizarized, Andrist "always saw his fellow legislators and government people as individuals and not as instruments of a political party," his son said. "He made his own decisions," said Senate Majority Leader Rich Wardner, R-Dickinson. "He always knew why he was ...
Even as politics became more polarizarized, Andrist "always saw his fellow legislators and government people as individuals and not as instruments of a political party," his son said. "He made his own decisions," said Senate Majority Leader Rich Wardner, R-Dickinson. "He always knew why he was ...
A lawsuit filed Wednesday against the state of North Dakota seeks to prevent the transfer of up to $2 billion in oil and gas mineral rights, challenging a ... The North Dakota Petroleum Council lobbied in support of the bill, arguing that uncertainty over mineral ownership around Lake Sakakawea deters oil ...
We heard this Sunday from blogger Rob Port, as dependable a spokesman for the party and its ideology as can be found among political pundits in the state. More than that ... This isn't a prediction about the election results, but it does explain why the fizz has gone out of North Dakota politics. Mike Jacobs ...


 

news and opinion


 


 


 


 


schema-root.org

    usa
     states
      north dakota
        politics
          elections

North Dakota:
        counties
        highway patrol
        municipalities
        national guard
        politics
        state government

cross-references for
politics: