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January 18, 2018
With a government shutdown looming, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan prepares for his press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Thursday. Must credit: Washington Post photo by Melina Mara
House approves bill to keep government open as Senate Democrats threaten to block it
January 18, 2018 - 9:10pm
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 18, 2018. President Donald Trump blew up Republican strategies to keep the government open past Friday when on Thursday morning he said a long-term extension of the popular Children’s Health Insurance Program should not be part of a stopgap spending bill pending before the House. (Erin Schaff/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Senate Democrats gather votes to block spending bill; White House slams Congress over possible shutdown
January 18, 2018 - 4:13pm
January 17, 2018
Patty Schachtner of Somerset, Wis., is the new state senator from far western Wisconsin. Forum News Service file photo
Democrat takes surprise win in Wis. state senate race along Minn. border that drew national attention
January 17, 2018 - 6:20pm
January 6, 2018
This year is shaping up to be a clash of Republican idealists vs. realists
January 6, 2018 - 8:07pm
November 28, 2017
Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on July 11, 2017.  Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer.
After Franken, Democrats struggle for steady harassment message
November 28, 2017 - 12:06pm
October 17, 2017
File photo of Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, standing, chatting with former President Bill Clinton and his daughter, Chelsea Clinton, at a gala in New York, Feb. 9, 2010. Weinstein had been a fixture at Democratic fund-raisers on both coasts in every recent presidential campaign and has helped gather checks for candidates from others in the entertainment industry. (Casey Kelbaugh/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Commentary: The Democratic Party's obsession with Hollywood celebrities was bound to blow up
October 17, 2017 - 2:01pm
September 8, 2017
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and fellow Democrats speak about the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Sept. 6, 2017. Hours after Trump scrapped the Obama-era program which spared young illegal immigrants from deportation, he said via Twitter that he could “revisit the issue” in six months if Congress did not act. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times)
Pelosi isn't apologizing to Democrats for cutting a deal with President Trump
September 8, 2017 - 12:49pm
September 6, 2017
U.S. President Donald Trump departs the White House on his way to North Dakota on September 6, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
Siding with Democrats, President Trump agrees to 3-month debt-limit rise
September 6, 2017 - 1:33pm
August 21, 2017
Illus. in: Nonpartisan Leader, April 1, 1918, cover. Institute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo
Port: North Dakota Democrats face fraction as upstart progressives want a split
August 21, 2017 - 10:58am
August 16, 2017
Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), who is a muslim, testifies before the House Homeland Security Committee on the extent of the radicalization of American Muslims on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 10, 2011. " (Stephen Crowley/The New York Times)
Minn. Rep. Ellison blasts Trump, but says Democrats have a lot of work to do
August 16, 2017 - 1:38pm
August 5, 2017
Democratic Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi(D-CA) speaks at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC, on July 26, 2017, condemning president Trump's tweets stating that he plans to limit the ability of transgender people to serve in the military. (Alex Edelman/Zuma Press/TNS)
Democrats begin to see Pelosi as a 2018 problem
August 5, 2017 - 9:32am
July 25, 2017
Forum Communications Company Publisher, Mark Jacobs. photo by Jenna Watson/Grand Forks Herald
Jacobs: N.D. Democrats stuck in the doldrums
July 25, 2017 - 7:27am
June 21, 2017
North Dakota Representative Kevin Cramer speaks Sunday, April 3, 2016, at the ND GOP Convention at Scheels Arena in Fargo of his choice to endorse Donald Trump for president. Rick Abbott / The Forum
Port: Kevin Cramer says Democrats caught in "academic bubble" where "socialism makes sense"
June 21, 2017 - 2:55pm
June 16, 2017
Port: Elections, not political deal making, should earn Democrats control of committees
June 16, 2017 - 2:30pm
May 31, 2017
Tyler Axness (left), Sen. Joan Heckaman (center) and Rep. Corey Mock discussed the legislative session at the Dickinson Library Tuesday. Photo by Ellie Potter/The Dickinson Press
Democratic leaders visit Dickinson, voice concerns about property taxes
May 31, 2017 - 8:38pm