Plain Talk: Longtime Republican strategist weighs in on changes to the NDGOP


MINOT, N.D. — “The history of this in other states hasn’t been good,” Pat Finken said on this episode of Plain Talk.

Finken is a longtime Republican strategist who has consulted and managed campaigns for candidates such as Sens. John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer, and worked for and against ballot measures. He joined this episode to discuss the recent takeover of the North Dakota Republican Party by populists, or culture warriors, or the MAGA movement, depending on your preferred nomenclature.

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