Letter to the editor: Heitkamp resorts to lame negativity in campaignWhen a candidate can’t run on his or her own record the candidate attacks the other party with negative ads. This seems to be the game plan from the Heidi Heitkamp campaign.
By: Cindy Hinz, The Jamestown Sun
When a candidate can’t run on his or her own record the candidate attacks the other party with negative ads. This seems to be the game plan from the Heidi Heitkamp campaign.
Headline: Rick Berg voted against laws to protect North Dakota women from violence. Fact: The North Dakota Council on Abused Women Services and 21 crisis intervention centers are pleased Berg voted against HR4970. They said this act wasn’t right for North Dakota services, providers or have ever seen and guess who will pay it, yes, the middle class.victims. Berg chose the difficult alternative recognizing the need to put good policy over Washington politics.
Another false ad: Berg against mammograms. No: He voted against more government intervention in the health insurance/health care markets. Remember, it was the Obama administration who said women should postpone mammograms until later in life.
Another false ad: Berg voted against raising the minimum wage. Fact: Berg voted to raise the minimum wage to what it is today. He voted to cut office budgets by 11 percent and returned $130,000 back to the treasury.
As attorney general, Heitkamp approved pay hikes as high as 32 percent for her assistant attorneys general. She went around North Dakota and promoted Obamacare. From what I’ve read, this will be the biggest tax increase we
If the only way Heitkamp can get elected is by misleading us on Berg’s record, then she is not the right candidate for North Dakota.