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U.S. Sen. Al Franken. Photo by Eric Hylden/Forum News Service

No, Senator Heitkamp, Al Franken Hasn’t Really Apologized

No, Senator Heitkamp, Al Franken Hasn’t Really Apologized

In the wake of accusations against Senator Al Frank (D-Minnesota) by model and broadcaster Leeann Tweeden, in which she claims that he forced a kiss on her and groped her breasts, fellow Democratic Senator Heidi Heitkamp announced that she’d be donating to charity Franken’s contributions to her campaign: Senator Franken’s conduct was inappropriate and unacceptable

U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald

Will Senator Heidi Heitkamp Return Campaign Money From Clinton Ally Who Lobbied for the Russians?

Senator Heidi Heitkamp was an early supporter of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 run for the White House, so it’s not surprising that the Senator has received a lot of money from the Clinton political network. But some of that money now has a taint to it. Tony Podesta, a powerful lobbyist and brother to Clinton campaign

Senator Heidi Heitkamp Dave Wallis / The Forum

Poll: Senator Heitkamp’s Popularity Has Fallen Off Since Summer, Biggest Slide Measured in the Senate

Not so long ago Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tom Campbell’s campaign released polling showing the challenger ahead of incumbent Senator Heidi Heitkamp. There was much scoffing about the poll, as perhaps there should be for any survey conducted and released by a political campaign, but now new numbers from Morning Consult indicate there may be

Screenshot from a television ad for state Senator Tom Campbell's U.S. Senate campaign.

Audio: NDGOP Senate Candidate Tom Campbell Calls Criticism of His Farming Subsidies a “Disingenuous Attack”

In his campaign marketing, which has been hot and heavy here in the early days of the 2018 election cycle, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tom Campbell describes himself as a “conservative farmer.” Some have criticized that claim, pointing out that the candidate’s company, Tri Campbell Farms, has received a lot of money in subsidies from

State Senator Tom Campbell (R-Grafton)

Tom Campbell Campaign Releases Polling Showing Their Candidate Beating Heidi Heitkamp

State Senator Tom Campbell’s campaign has released polling from a firm called 1892 which they say shows the candidate beating Democratic Senate incumbent Heidi Heitkamp in the general election and also winning a six-way Republican primary. You can read their full press release below. Here’s the run-down on who conducted the polling and how: 1892

Tammy Miller, Border States Electric CEO Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor

Republican Sources Say Border States Electric CEO Tammy Miller Visited White House in Advance of Possible Senate Run

Earlier this year I was the first to report that Border States Electric CEO Tammy Miller was considering seeking the NDGOP’s endorsement to run for the U.S. Senate. That would mean challenging Democratic incumbent Heidi Heitkamp. The buzz in political circles is that Miller is close to getting in the race, and that she actually

Aaron and Cindy Krauter at their farm outside Regent. Grady McGregor, Forum News Service

North Dakota’s Democrats Might Actually Have an Interesting Candidate Not Named Heidi Heitkamp

During most recent election years North Dakota’s Democrats have offered up to voters a menu of utterly uninspiring candidates. A sort of coalition of the coerced. People with no chance of winning pushed into campaigns to spare the state party the embarrassment of unfilled races. When former state Rep. Ben Hanson, fresh off of losing

Senator Heidi Heitkamp (Jesse Trelstad/Grand Forks Herald)

Senator Heidi Heitkamp Raised More Money From Goldman Sachs Employees Than North Dakotans

Fully aware that she’s in a vulnerable electoral position in the 2018 political cycle, first term North Dakota Senator Heidi Heitkamp has been working on filling her campaign coffers so that she can effectively fight off any Republican challenge. But most of itemized donations from individuals to her campaign have been, by far, from out

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp shakes the hand of President Donald Trump with other state leaders Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, at the Tesoro Refinery in Mandan, N.D. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor

Poll: 42 Percent of North Dakotans Say They’re Less Likely to Vote for Heitkamp if She Opposes Trump Tax Plan

Will Senator Heidi Heitkamp back President Donald Trump on tax reform? Her ride on Air Force One to the President’s event in North Dakota a few weeks back made national headlines. She also reportedly attended a dinner with Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner at which tax reform was the topic of discussion. That Heitkamp is

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