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

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

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.

North Dakota Officials On Television: "The media has created the perception that the voters choose the nomination."

Earlier this week I wrote about an argument North Dakota’s Republican National Committeeman Curly Haugland has been making for some time now. Namely, that the delegates allotted by these state primary votes which have been getting so much attention are not bound to any candidate. They’re “beauty contests,” says Haugland, and mean nothing. At the