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U.S. Senate candidate Gary Emineth speaks at the NDGOPs District 35 convention in Bismarck on January 31, 2018. Photo via Emineth campaign

Will North Dakotans Care About Gary Emineth’s Intemperate Social Media Postings?

Will North Dakotans Care About Gary Emineth’s Intemperate Social Media Postings?

On Sunday some dummy wrote a print column about how North Dakota’s Democrats should avoid hubris when it comes to the U.S. Senate race this year. That dummy was me, and my point was that 2018 Democrats talking about Senator Heidi Heitkamp’s chances of re-election have begun to sound like Republicans in 2012 talking about

State Senator Tom Campbell appears in a video ad for his 2018 U.S. Senate campaign. YouTube

More Than 75 Percent of Senate Candidate Tom Campbell’s Financial Support Came From a Man Named Tom Campbell

It’s the same Tom Campbell, in case you didn’t get the joke. I’m probably not as funny as I think I am. Anyway, this is not so good: Republican state Sen. Tom Campbell's campaign says he's raised more than $1 million for his U.S. Senate campaign, with nearly three-quarters of it coming from himself. —

Paul Schaffner Photo from Schaffners 2010 House campaign

Third Candidate Announces for U.S. Senate Campaign

UPDATE: Schaffner has now informed me, as of about 1:15am on Feb. 1, that he is again not running. A third candidate has announced that he will be seeking the NDGOP nomination for the U.S. Senate. Paul Schaffner of Bismarck sent me the press release below tonight. He also posted his announcement to a Facebook group

Podcast: Senate Candidate Gary Emineth Says “Heitkamp Is Scared”

“We finally got to the point where we could say we were in,” Republican U.S. Senate candidate Gary Emineth said of his decision to acknowledge that his campaign is official today. “It’s going to be nasty,” he said of the impending race. “Heidi Heitkamp is afraid,” he said. While acknowledging that she’ll be a “tough”

Bismarck businessman and former NDGOP Chairman Gary Emineth speaks about one of his businesses in Grand Forks. Photo by Tim Albrecht/Grand Forks Herald

Gary Emineth Will Be Officially Launching U.S. Senate Campaign in February

Earlier this month I broke the news that Bismarck businessman, and former NDGOP Chairman, Gary Emineth was considering a run for the U.S. Senate. This morning I can report, based on information from a source close to Emineth who spoke on condition of anonymity, that said run will happen. “Gary intends to begin going to

Gary Emineth Photo by Tim Albrecht/Grand Forks Herald

Podcast: Potential Senate Candidate Gary Emineth Says Heitkamp Is “Very Beatable”

“She’s very beatable.” That’s what former NDGOP chairman Gary Emineth told me about Democratic Senate incumbent Heidi Heitkamp today. I broke the news yesterday that Emineth is considering a run for the Senate. Today he joined me on my radio show to talk about it (full audio of today’s show is below, subscribe to the

Former NDGOP Chairman Gary Emineth Photo by Tim Albrecht/Grand Forks Herald

Former NDGOP Chairman Gary Emineth Considering U.S. Senate Run

Last week we got news that Congressman Kevin Cramer would not be running for the U.S. Senate, leaving state Senator Tom Campbell as the only announced Republican against Democrat incumbent Heidi Heitkamp. But today I can report that Gary Emineth, a Bismarck-based businessman and former Chairman of the North Dakota Republican Party, is thinking about

John Tweten of Grafton, N.D. is voting for Donald Trump. (Jaison Empson/CBC News)

For Over 100 Years North Dakotans Didn’t Have the Right to Free Speech on Election Day

The long, dreary national election ends today. How long and dreary has it been? “In the time since the first major-party nominees announced their candidacy in early 2015, our then-5-month-old baby has become a walking, talking toddler and our spirited kindergartner has become an even more spirited second-grader,” my colleague Kris Kerzman writes in a

U.S. presidential hopeful Donald Trump speaks during a press availability at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York September 3, 2015. Trump signed a pledge not to run as an independent candidate if he loses the Republican Party nomination, a party official said, despite earlier refusals to rule out a third-party bid. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Gary Emineth: Let’s Stop Bitching About Donald Trump

It was August 22nd, 1996 when The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (welfare reform) was passed – 20 years later to the day there are more people dependent on the government than ever. I asked myself how did that happen? I’ve always wondered if Ben Franklin explained himself after he answered the woman

That Awkward Moment When North Dakota Trump Supporter Gary Emineth Realizes His Candidate Is a Thug

There was some poetic justice for former NDGOP chairman Gary Emineth at the Republican National Convention today. In case you weren’t paying attention the RNC – working hand-in-hand with the Trump campaign – quashed an effort from delegates on the floor of the convention to get a state-by-state roll call vote on party rule changes.

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