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BISMARCK — The North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party and its newly endorsed candidate for U.S. House are denying allegations he had an extramarital affair. Chase Iron Eyes, a Fort Yates attorney and American Indian activist who received the party's endorsement Saturday, said he also doesn't know how a picture he took of himself naked ended up posted online with the allegations. "This is a smear campaign," he said in a phone interview Tuesday.
BISMARCK — Gov. Jack Dalrymple on Tuesday rejected a request from Democrats to call lawmakers back to Bismarck to undo $50 million in recent budget cuts, saying it's unnecessary and the budget plan for the coming year is "just fine." Democrats sent a letter to Dalrymple last week asking him to call a special session so lawmakers could take a more strategic approach to budget cuts made in February and prompted by a projected $1.07 billion revenue shortfall brought on by low crude oil and farm commodity prices.
BISMARCK – Gov. Jack Dalrymple said Tuesday he will not call a special session of the Legislature as requested last week by Democrats who say a more strategic approach is...
BISMARCK — North Dakota Democrats endorsed the state's first Native American candidate for federal office and recruited a retiring state lawmaker to run for U.S. Senate, but also left slots unfilled for several statewide offices on the final day of their state convention in Bismarck. Fort Yates attorney and American Indian activist Chase Iron Eyes delivered a rousing speech as he accepted the Democratic-NPL Party's nod for U.S. House.
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 remember how he ended up alone at the house with the kicked-in door, or why he walked out of it carrying two cases of antique shotguns when the police showed up. "I couldn't really piece together the whole thing. I was blank-out drunk," he said.
BISMARCK – Attorney and American Indian activist Chase Iron Eyes delivered a rousing speech as he accepted the Democratic-NPL Party’s endorsement for U.S. House on Saturday. “I got into this...
BISMARCK -- North Dakota Democrats failed to field candidates for state treasurer and state insurance commissioner on Saturday at their state convention. Democratic-NPL chairwoman Kylie Oversen asked for nominations from...
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,...