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Why Is It That Democrats See Barack Obama as a Successful President?

Why Is It That Democrats See Barack Obama as a Successful President?

“Barack Obama Urges Democrats to Try to Sound More Like Him in 2018,” reads a headline from Jim Geraghty at National Review today. His column touches on the rising tide of Democratic outrage politics in the Trump era, and he notes that former President Barack Obama is urging Democrats to shift their tone back to

Trump’s Attack on Harley Davidson Sounds Like Something the Obama Administration Would Do

Recently iconic motorcycle manufacturer Harley-Davidson announced that they may be shifting more of their operations overseas do to the Trump administration’s trade policies – specifically announced tariffs on imported steel and aluminium – driving up the cost of manufacturing. That inspired a tirade from the President on Twitter: Early this year Harley-Davidson said they would

Audio: In First Radio Ad Heitkamp Touts Casting “Over Half” Her Votes With Trump

A source has provided me with a copy of Senator Heidi Heitkamp’s first radio ad. I’m told it’s set to hit the airwaves next week (full disclosure, I have no idea if this has been submitted to the radio station I work at or not). It’s 60 seconds long and pretty interesting stuff. Not surprisingly

Maybe Now President Obama Understands How the Pipeliners Felt?

Maybe it makes me a bad person, but I’m experiencing some schadenfreude when it comes to former President Barack Obama’s struggles to get his library built in Chicago. So far his efforts to build on the site of Chicago’s historic Jackson Park (home of the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition, an event probably more important than

Senator Heidi Heitkamp’s Voting Pattern Moves Away From Democrats the Closer She Gets to Election Day

Senator Heidi Heitkamp invests a lot of time in cultivating an image of herself as a centrist. A moderate Democrat. That’s why Heitkamp is playing patty cake with President Donald Trump, a man most of her Democratic base sees as a tyrant. But Republicans, and the NDGOP specifically, tell a different story. They argue that

Bipartisan Agreement Over North Dakota’s U.S. Attorney Is a Welcome Departure From Hyper-Partisan Obama Era

The Trump administration has asked dozens of Obama-appointed U.S. Attorneys across the nation to step down, which is a routine matter for new administrations. Particularly when control of the White House switches parties. But North Dakota’s federal prosecutor is staying on the job, and the bipartisan consensus among North Dakota’s congressional delegation is that Trump

Audio: Rep. Cramer Says He Expects Trump to Approve Dakota Access Pipeline by Next Week

Congressman Kevin Cramer was on my radio show today live from Washington D.C. where he attended the inauguration of President Donald J. Trump. During his speech Trump said his administration would be one of action, and apparently he wasn’t kidding. When I asked Cramer when we might see some movement from the incoming administration on

Obama Administration Sends Notice of Intent to Prepare Lengthy EIS for Dakota Access Pipeline Project

President Barack Obama, even as the sun sets on his years in office, has been working diligently to hamstring incoming President Donald Trump. Today that effort took the shape of a notice to the Federal Register of the Department of the Army’s intent to create a full Environmental Impact Statement for the Dakota Access Pipeline.

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