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Senator Heitkamp’s Latest Ad Says She’ll “Work With Anyone,” but Her Enemies List Says Otherwise

Senator Heitkamp’s Latest Ad Says She’ll “Work With Anyone,” but Her Enemies List Says Otherwise

Publicly Senator Heidi Heitkamp likes to cultivate for herself a reputation as a pragmatic centrist. In fact, that’s the theme of her most recent radio ad (which hits the airwaves today, I posted the audio on Friday). The title of that ad is “Work With Anyone” and it alleges Senator Heitkamp’s willingness to do just

Heitkamp Chief of Staff, Without Irony, Says the Senator’s Key to Success Is to “Get Out and Talk to People”

Politico has made a “power list” of “women to watch” in Washington D.C., and on that list is North Dakota’s own Tessa Gould. Gould is Senator Heidi Heitkamp’s chief of staff, well known the media types in the state as the person who will send you nasty emails and shout at you on the phone

Majority Leader Al Carlson speaks on the floor of the North Dakota House of Representatives during the 2015 legislative session. Photo by TOM STROMME/Bismarck Tribune

Video: ND House Majority Leader Supports Suing Feds Over Refugee Resettlement

Earlier this month the Tennessee State Assembly voted to approve a lawsuit against the federal government over refugee resettlement. The state, which like North Dakota has withdrawn from refugee resettlement under the Wilson-Fish Act, is now challenging the right of the federal government to settle refugees within its borders based on the 10th amendment. Tonight

Video: Doug Burgum Seems To Be Running For Governor Of Fargo

Last night NDGOP gubernatorial candidates Rick Becker and Doug Burgum were on Chris Berg’s Valley News Live program for what was described as a candidate forum. Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem, the third man in the race, didn’t participate and got¬†ripped for it. Stenehjem, along with the other two candidates, will be participating in the debate

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Video: Chancellor Won't Say If He'd Renew NDSU President Dean Bresciani's Contract

Last night North Dakota University System Chancellor Mark Hagerott appeared on Chris Berg’s show on Valley News Live, and as is often the case when it comes to public officials and touchy situations what he didn’t say spoke volumes. And what Hagerott didn’t say is that he’d renew North Dakota State University¬†President Dean Bresciani’s contract.

Video: Telos President Tries To Claim Polling Wasn't Politically Motivated, Promptly Fails

Tonight Chris Berg interviewed Todd Reisenauer, the head of Telos Associates, the company behind that polling released on left wing talker Joel Heitkamp’s show earlier this week (video below). The result was a metaphorical clown car full of sweaty, anxious failure driven directly into a ditch where it promptly caught on fire. Berg grilled Reisenauer

On Television: "The Rosa Parks Of Exposed Breasts"

Chris Berg invited me to participate in his Friday roundtable discussion on Valley News Live last night, and as always I was happy to oblige. Our topics of discussion for the show were the Island Park lurker controversy, the breastfeeding controversy in Moorhead, and the seemingly cozy flood diversion buyouts happening on Oxbow. The breastfeeding

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