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BISMARCK – Chase Iron Eyes says he doesn’t remember stealing the car when he left the bowling alley in Bismarck on that fateful day almost 14 years ago. He doesn’t...
Dems elect national committeeman, woman BISMARCK — Delegates to the Democratic-NPL Party state convention elected Dina Baird of Bismarck as national committeewoman and state Rep. Josh Boschee of Fargo as national committeeman Friday. They will replace Renee Pfenning and Chad Nodland, who aren't seeking re-election. Their terms end after the Democratic National Convention July 25-28 in Philadelphia. Delegates also approved Bob Valeu, Darlene Turitto and Grace Link as the party's presidential electors. rrr
BISMARCK – North Dakota Democrats endorsed state Rep. Marvin Nelson for governor by a unanimous ballot at the state party convention here Friday. Nelson, a 57-year-old crop consultant from Rolla,...
BISMARCK – North Dakota Democrats launched their state convention here Friday with a focus on rebuilding their bench and restoring party balance and criticism of the Republican majority’s management of...
BISMARCK — A fourth Republican is jumping into the race for governor of North Dakota, setting up the possibility of a three-way race for the GOP nomination in the June primary. Paul Sorum of Bismarck, who ran for governor as an independent in 2012, said Thursday he will file his candidacy with the secretary of state's office late Thursday or Friday after his supporters gathered more than the 300 signatures needed to gain a spot on the June 14 primary ballot.
BISMARCK—The director of North Dakota's lone abortion clinic expects a rebound in the percentage of abortions performed through medication, after the approval this week of a revised drug label that essentially cancels out the effects of a 2011 state law pushed by abortion foes. "This is what our patients were asking for," Red River Women's Clinic Director Tammi Kromenaker said Thursday.
BISMARCK—North Dakota Democrats will kick off their three-day state convention here Thursday with the most registered delegates since 2008 and a focus on rebuilding. Democratic-NPL Party Executive Director Robert Haider said 522 delegates are registered to attend the convention at the Bismarck Events Center, along with 60-some alternate delegates.
BISMARCK—Chase Iron Eyes, an attorney and enrolled member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe who has advocated for American Indian rights, is running as a Democrat for North Dakota's lone seat in the U.S. House. Iron Eyes said he will seek the Democratic-NPL Party's endorsement Saturday at its state convention at the Bismarck Event Center. The Fort Yates resident also is a delegate to the convention from District 31.
BISMARCK — A Bismarck attorney who announced his candidacy for the North Dakota Supreme Court on Wednesday said he's not impressed with the quality of some of the state's judges and intends to "jack them up" in his written opinions if elected. Robert Bolinske Sr. said he hasn't decided which of the two open Supreme Court seats he will seek. Justice Lisa Fair McEvers is running for the seat she was appointed to in November 2013, and so far she has no challengers for the unexpired two-year term.
BISMARCK — For local Republican district chairman John Trandem, Tuesday’s news that presidential hopeful Ted Cruz will deliver the keynote address Saturday at the state GOP convention in Fargo isn’t...