THE NEW FORTY My bipartisan disappointment...
I think that doing or saying nothing in the face of actions or ideas that you perceive to be inherently wrong or divisive, is -in and of itself -a form of tacit approval. I know I am not alone in this... Posted on 9/16/12 at 11:59 AM
In this Nov. 7 photo, Democratic candidate for North Dakota’s U.S. Senate seat, Heidi Heitkamp, holds up the Oct. 20 Fargo Forum in Bismarck showing the newspaper had Heitkamp’s challenger, Republican Rick Berg, leading Heitkamp in the state by 10 points.
BISMARCK — Come January, North Dakota U.S. Rep. Rick Berg won’t have a job or hold a public office for the first time in almost three decades. In an election where control of the U.S. Senate was thought to be at stake, the freshman Republican congressman gambled on winning an open seat and lost.
GRAND FORKS — Two days after her election to the U.S. Senate, Heidi Heitkamp said she was not certain she would be greeting happy supporters at a Grand Forks victory party today, but she gave them all the credit.
BISMARCK — With all but one of North Dakota's precincts reporting, former North Dakota attorney general Heidi Heitkamp held a razor-thin lead over U.S. Rep. Rick Berg for the state’s open U.S. Senate seat on Tuesday, with the winner potentially determining the balance of power in the Senate.
Republican candidates for office, from left, Gov. Jack Dalrymple; Kirsten Baesler campaign manager Annette Tait; Baesler, who is running for North Dakota Department of Public Instruction and Rep. Rick Berg, R-N.D., who is running for the U.S. Senate, gather at the Republican headquarters on Saturday evening for a victory rally.
BISMARCK — Democrats are failing to slow the nation’s growing $16 trillion debt because they won’t agree on budget and tax reforms in the U.S. Senate, Republican Rick Berg said Thursday in his final duel with Democrat Heidi Heitkamp in North Dakota’s closely watched Senate race.
When you hack through the thicket of charges, counter-charges, half-truths and out-and-out lies in the broadcast ads in the U.S. Senate campaign in North Dakota, at the end of it all the election is about competing visions for the nation’s future. On that basis, Congressman Rick Berg is the better option.
FARGO — Saturday’s publication of a Forum Communications Co. poll that shows U.S. Rep. Rick Berg leading Democrat Heidi Heitkamp by 10 percentage points — with 10 percent undecided — has some calling foul on the poll’s methodology.
FARGO — Republican U.S. Rep. Rick Berg is leading Democrat Heidi Heitkamp 50 percent to 40 percent — with 10 percent still undecided — in North Dakota’s U.S. Senate race, according to a poll conducted for Forum Communications Co.
FARGO — With Election Day less than four weeks away and North Dakota’s U.S. Senate race in a dead heat, candidates will be looking to their parties’ most popular figures in the state to help woo undecided voters.
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