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These Maps Illustrate Why The EPA’s New Waters Of The U.S. Rule Is So Scary

These Maps Illustrate Why The EPA’s New Waters Of The U.S. Rule Is So Scary

“North Dakota’s congressional delegation isn’t happy about a new rule finalized by the Environmental Protection Agency today,” reports Mike Chaussee for KXNet. “Senator Heidi Heitkamp says she’s frustrated. Senator John Hoeven says he’s concerned. And Representative Kevin Cramer calls the decision disturbing.” But if you haven’t been following this issue you may be wondering why there’s so much

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Farm Groups: Hoeven Deal Doesn’t Fix “Bought” And “Corrupted” Federal Conservation Agency

While North Dakotans were debating Measure 5 on the 2014 ballot – that was the one which would have diverted hundreds of millions in oil tax revenues to a slush fund for conservation groups – farm groups began to wonder why the measure’s primary sponsor, Ducks Unlimited, was allowed to hire personnel for the federal

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On Television: Heidi Heitkamp Tries To Bully The Media Again

My segment last night with Chris Berg on Valley News Live’s 6:30 Point of View program began with some comments from VNL reporter Bradford Arick. Arick described a phone call he got from U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp’s office complaining about some questions he asked during the Heitkamp-guided visit by embattled Department of Homeland Security official

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Hoeven On Filling Senate Vacancies: “I’m Always Good With Going To The People”

Rep. Roscoe Streyle set off something of a firestorm with legislation that would change how North Dakota would fill vacancies in its representation in the U.S. Senate. Currently the U.S. Constitution requires that House vacancies be filled by a special election, but because Senators used to be picked by the state governments (up until the

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No Senator John Hoeven Is Not A Traitor

A group of U.S. Senators, including North Dakota Senator John Hoeven, recently signed a letter to the Iranian government warning the country that any diplomatic agreement with President Barack Obama must be approved by Congress. Now the New York Daily News has branded these Senators “traitors,” and a WhiteHouse.gov petition is calling for their arrest. It’s

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Video: U.S. House Sends Keystone Legislation To President Barack Obama

The U.S. House today approved the Senate’s version of the Keystone XL pipeline legislation, sending the matter to President Barack Obama without the need for conference committee. Rep. Cramer, who introduced the House iteration of the legislation, spoke in favor of the Senate version and in favor of the House sending legislation to President Barack

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Poll: 61% Of North Dakotans Approve Of Legislature, Dems As Unpopular As Tea Party

I have more polling data available today courtesy of DFM Research taking a look at how North Dakotans see their political leaders and institutions. You can read the full report, complete with all the cross-tabs and other info, below but here’s a summary of the findings: The only real surprise I saw here was the

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Heitkamp Vote Doesn’t Match Her Words On Immigration Or The Filibuster

Today the U.S. Senate took up legislation to fund the Department of Homeland Security which contains a provision, passed by the U.S. House, to overturn President Barack Obama’s executive order granting de facto amnesty to certain illegal immigrants. Democrats managed to filibuster the bill as it failed to get the 60 votes needed. Among those voting to

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