Print Column: Cramer Campaign Is Under Fire on All Fronts


MINOT, N.D.—I loved from the outset the dynamics of a Cramer vs. Heitkamp Senate race.

Rep. Kevin Cramer is the happy warrior. He engages with feisty town hall attendees, and subjects himself to zingers from callers during his weekly talk radio segments on shows around the state. It contrasts well with Sen. Heidi Heitkamp who has a tendency to be thin skinned and studiously avoids engaging directly with the public or her critics.

Lately, though, it’s Cramer who has seemed thin skinned.

A feud has erupted between Cramer and the White House.

Specifically with Marc Short, President Donald Trump’s liaison with Congress.

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