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Picklepalooza set in Kulm
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June 6, 2018
Commentary: Poll: Heitkamp approval goes underwater among North Dakotans, 50 percent say elect someone else
Morning Consult has released their monthly tracking polling of key states in the midterm elections, and much like last month it’s ugly news...
June 6, 2018 - 8:31am
June 1, 2018
Commentary: Koch Brothers praise Heidi Heitkamp, confuse the hell out of everyone
The Koch Brothers and the various groups they fund are a bête noire for our friends on the left. Senator Heidi Heitkamp, currently in the throes...
June 1, 2018 - 11:07am
May 30, 2018
Commentary: North Dakota’s Democrats, desperate to re-elect Heidi Heitkamp, suddenly love Donald Trump
Back in 2016 the North Dakota Democratic Party, as you might expect, were not fans of President Donald Trump.
May 30, 2018 - 11:50am
May 29, 2018
Commentary: As Native American voters abandon her, Democrat Heitkamp touts comparison to a caustic chemical
“I take ‘battery acid’ as a compliment,” Senator Heidi Heitkamp says in her latest campaign ad. It’s supposed to be a positive ad –...
May 29, 2018 - 9:25am
May 20, 2018
Commentary: The NDGOP cannot stand behind a convicted peeping Tom
UPDATE: Gardner has withdrawn from the race, though as I note below I don’t believe he can get his name off of the primary ballot at this time....
May 20, 2018 - 12:01pm
May 14, 2018
Commentary: Sen. Heitkamp’s latest ad says she’ll 'work with anyone,' but her enemies list says otherwise
Publicly Senator Heidi Heitkamp likes to cultivate for herself a reputation as a pragmatic centrist. In fact, that’s the theme of her most...
May 14, 2018 - 1:27pm
May 11, 2018
Commentary: SBHE member Kevin Melicher is out as six candidates advance to fill vacancies
Kevin Melicher, who was appointed to the State Board of Higher Education by former Governor Jack Dalrymple, was never perceived as a strong pick....
May 11, 2018 - 9:57am
May 7, 2018
Commentary: Senator Heidi Heitkamp’s campaign not saying if staff benefited from the Trump tax cuts she voted against
In my Sunday print column I mentioned something I want to expand on a bit here on the blog. “Even Heitkamp’s own campaign staff appears to...
May 7, 2018 - 10:28am
April 30, 2018
Commentary: Hiring comedians to insult Republicans is not how journalists will regain the trust of Americans
In January of this year Gallup released a poll showing 84 percent of Americans thinking the press is very important to the health of our democracy,...
April 30, 2018 - 12:29pm
April 27, 2018
Commentary: Why can’t the North Dakota University System be satisfied with a 31 percent increase in funding for a 7 percent increase in students?
At a State Board of Higher Education meeting yesterday there was a lot of griping among some board members about Governor Doug Burgum’s suggested...
April 27, 2018 - 10:02am
April 25, 2018
Commentary: Senator Heidi Heitkamp begins biggest campaign of her political life…with a recycled ad from 2012?
Incumbent Democrat Senator Heidi Heitkamp’s campaign is out with their first ad of the 2018 election cycle, and I think the (mostly out of...
April 25, 2018 - 10:19am
April 23, 2018
Commentary: If Democrats want more say over North Dakota’s budget they should try winning some elections
Last week Governor Doug Burgum released budget guidelines which called for state agencies to prepare for more budget cuts in the coming legislative...
April 23, 2018 - 9:56am
April 20, 2018
Commentary: The fight over online sales taxes cannot be about fairness
“Our view: Put online sellers on equal footing,” is the headline over a Grand Forks Herald editorial today, making the point that the U.S....
April 20, 2018 - 10:11am
April 16, 2018
Commentary: After attacking Cramer as 'scam artist,' turns out Sen. Heitkamp has also paid her family with campaign cash
For months now North Dakota Democrats have been viciously attacking Congressman Kevin Cramer, challenger to incumbent Senate Democrat Heidi Heitkamp,...
April 16, 2018 - 1:09pm
April 12, 2018
Commentary: Poll: Heitkamp approval has gone from 60% to 47% over last four quarters
According to new polling released by Morning Consult, Democratic Senator Heidi Heitkamp has seen a significant drop in her approval numbers as...
April 12, 2018 - 8:07am