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Podcast: Senate Candidate Gary Emineth Says “Heitkamp Is Scared”

Podcast: Senate Candidate Gary Emineth Says “Heitkamp Is Scared”

“We finally got to the point where we could say we were in,” Republican U.S. Senate candidate Gary Emineth said of his decision to acknowledge that his campaign is official today. “It’s going to be nasty,” he said of the impending race. “Heidi Heitkamp is afraid,” he said. While acknowledging that she’ll be a “tough”

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Senator Jon Casper: Legislature Has Already Taken Steps to Improve Transparency and Ethics

This guest post was submitted by state Senator Jon Casper, a Republican from Fargo. I led the charge last session to pass campaign finance reform. Republican legislative leaders co-authored the legislation and worked to pass SB 2343. The finance reform legislation Republicans passed was the most sweeping since the state started requiring any type of

North Dakota Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger announces his campaign for the Republican Party’s nomination for North Dakota Tax Commissioner office on Wednesday, Feb.5, 2014, at the Fargo Holiday Inn. David Samson / The Forum

Podcast: Rauschenberger Says Struggle With Alcohol “Has Not Impacted My Job”

The audio from today’s radio show is below. If you want the audio of every show delivered directly to your device, subscribe to the podcast. Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger joined me on air today. He’s seeking a second full term in office. He was appointed by former Governor Jack Dalrymple to the Cory Font’s uncompleted

Podcast: That Blue Alert Thing, Legislative Candidate Kristin Roers, and Senator John Hoeven

Is the Government going to shut down tonight? “I hope not,” Senator John Hoeven told me on today’s radio show. He made a really good point about the Democratic filibuster of legislation to keep the government running. What, exactly, is in the bill that they don’t like? Are they really willing to shut down the

Podcast: The State of the Media in Trump’s “Fake News” Era

  Grand Forks Herald publisher Korrie Wenzel joined me today to talk about the movie The Post (you should see it if you haven’t) and the status of the news media in President Donald Trump’s “fake news” era. I also talked about this post about a Republican lawmaker from New Town, North Dakota, who is currently

Gary Emineth Photo by Tim Albrecht/Grand Forks Herald

Podcast: Potential Senate Candidate Gary Emineth Says Heitkamp Is “Very Beatable”

“She’s very beatable.” That’s what former NDGOP chairman Gary Emineth told me about Democratic Senate incumbent Heidi Heitkamp today. I broke the news yesterday that Emineth is considering a run for the Senate. Today he joined me on my radio show to talk about it (full audio of today’s show is below, subscribe to the

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