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Heitkamp seeking nominations for Angels in Adoption
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., is encouraging North Dakotans to nominate individuals, families or organizations who are improving the lives of foster and adopted children as Angels in Adoption.Through Angels in Adoption, members of Congress are able to honor individuals, families or...
June 25, 2016 - 7:32am
June 18, 2016
Puhl, federal appeals court nominee from ND, slated for Senate hearing
FARGO -- Jennifer Klemetsrud Puhl, a federal prosecutor who has been nominated to a seat on the federal appeals court, will appear next week before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Puhl, who was nominated by President Barack Obama in January, is scheduled for a hearing Tuesday, June...
June 18, 2016 - 7:53am
June 17, 2016
Bill moves ahead to allow credit for ag exports to Cuba
WASHINGTON—U.S. Senators Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., and John Boozman, R-Arkansas, announced Thursday that the Senate Committee on Appropriations voted 22 to 8 to add their bipartisan bill to expand U.S. agricultural exports to Cuba to the financial services spending bill. The...
June 17, 2016 - 7:20am
August 29, 2014
Heitkamp, Cramer criticize Canadian Pacific
GRAND FORKS — Members of North Dakota’s congressional delegation criticized Canadian Pacific Railway on Thursday for its new system of ordering train cars for agricultural shipments. U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., sent a letter to Canadian Pacific CEO E. Hunter Harrison on...
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August 29, 2014 - 4:47am
January 9, 2014
Derailment info sought by Senator
CASSELTON, N.D. — Sen. Heidi Heitkamp is asking federal regulators for more information on the history of train derailments near Casselton, where a derailment caused a fiery explosion last week. In a statement, Heitkamp said she asked the Federal Railroad Administration how often...
January 9, 2014 - 8:19am
October 30, 2013
Heitkamp’s first Senate bill proposes Commission on Native Children
WASHINGTON – The first bill introduced by U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp since she took office in January proposes creating a commission to conduct an intensive study into issues facing Native American children and recommend ways to ensure they are better cared for and given opportunities...
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October 30, 2013 - 12:33pm
January 3, 2013
Heitkamp sworn in, joins U.S. Senate
Heidi Heitkamp was officially sworn in to the United States Senate this afternoon by Vice President Joe Biden. Heitkamp was sworn in using her mother's bible, while her family and a few close friends looked on from the Senate Gallery. She was accompanied by retiring Sen. Kent Conrad...
January 3, 2013 - 1:39pm
November 12, 2012
Heitkamp aside, N.D. Democrats struggle for answers
FARGO -- He was a political underdog running against a popular office holder for the North Dakota governor's office. His party was weak and had occupied the coveted governor's mansion for just one term in the preceding three decades. But he managed to score a victory, and the...
November 12, 2012 - 5:55am
November 7, 2012
Berg doesn't concede as Heitkamp squeaks out apparent win in U.S. Senate race
November 7, 2012 - 12:00am
October 15, 2012
GOP ND Senate candidate Berg slammed on farm bill
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- North Dakota Senate Democratic candidate Heidi Heitkamp says GOP rival Rick Berg hasn't been able to budge fellow Republicans to support a new farm bill. Berg and Heitkamp debated agriculture, Medicare and energy Monday. The debate was recorded for later broadcast...
October 15, 2012 - 5:30pm
October 1, 2012
On-air advantage in Senate battle?
FARGO -- As farmers mingled and salivated over new tractors at the recent Big Iron event in West Fargo, U.S. Senate candidate Heidi Heitkamp...
October 1, 2012 - 5:50am
August 17, 2012
Ad targets Heitkamp's ties to lawyers
FARGO -- With no downtime between punches, the sister policy group of a top conservative super PAC released another attack ad Thursday against...
August 17, 2012 - 6:47am
Sorum considers entering governor race
BISMARCK -- A Fargo architect considering a run for governor thinks he could beat Republican Gov. Jack Dalrymple and speculated Democratic challenger Heidi Heitkamp. Paul Sorum, 49, said he's received "just an outpouring" of calls, emails and letters from people asking him to run...
June 17, 2011 - 8:15am
May 5, 2011
Heitkamp refutes 'pay to play' claims
BISMARCK -- Former North Dakota Attorney General Heidi Heitkamp's connection with a federal judicial nominee was used by Republicans this week to oppose his nomination. As part of their opposition to the Rhode Island nominee who was confirmed by the Senate on Wednesday, Republicans...
May 5, 2011 - 7:26am
September 21, 2010
Heitkamp considers running in 2012
Former North Dakota Attorney General Heidi Heitkamp says she has been encouraged to run for governor in 2012, but won't decide until after this fall's election. "To everything there is a season. You kind of have to decide, what is the passion I have today? A lot of the things I...
September 21, 2010 - 7:44am