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Wyatt Smith, attending his first ND Republican convention, staffs the Young Republicans booth at the convention Friday afternoon at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks. photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald

Heitkamp Primary Challenger Gathers Signatures at NDGOP Convention

Heitkamp Primary Challenger Gathers Signatures at NDGOP Convention

It’s a Republican convention this weekend in Grand Forks, but there is a left wing presence. At the Democratic state convention last month Senator Heidi Heitkamp faced a challenge from Dustin Peyer. Heitkmap won the endorsement of the convention, but apparently there’s an effort to put Peyer on the June primary ballot. The very nice

Tom Campbell announces his candidacy for the U.S. House during a U.S. Senate campaign rally for N.D. Rep. Kevin Cramer on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, at the Ramada in Bismarck. (Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service)

After All the Announcements and Maneuvering, Here’s What North Dakota’s Federal Races Look Like This Morning

Congressman Kevin Cramer announced last week that he’s running for the U.S. Senate. That has set off a ripple of maneuvering across Republican political circles, and I thought I’d round up what everything looks like as of this morning. First, as I wrote over the weekend, we can expect current NDGOP Chairman, and Dickinson-area state

Dustin Peyer. Photo courtesy of Facebook.

Democrat on Why He’s Going to Primary Heidi Heitkamp: “There Are People Who Aren’t Satisfied”

Yesterday on my radio show I had on Dustin Peyer. Peyer is a former legislative candidate, the current chairman for the Democratic Party in District 28, and a man who says he’s going to challenge incumbent Senator Heidi Heitkamp in the 2018 cycle. At a time when Democrats and their various allies are all-in on

Dustin Peyer Photo via Facebook

Democrat Expected to Announce Primary Challenge Against Incumbent Senator Heidi Heitkamp

It’s April of 2017, yet I can’t seem to avoid writing about next year’s U.S. Senate election. Earlier today I wrote about Senator Heidi Heitkamp making herself an ally of President Donald Trump and how smart that is, politically. But that decision is not without some repercussions within her own party. Heitkamp has some vocal