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Poll Suggests North Dakotans Strongly Support Immigration Reform

Poll Suggests North Dakotans Strongly Support Immigration Reform

Politico reported yesterday that new polling showed strongly majority support for immigration reform across the nation. According to the polling data from North Dakota, reform is popular in this state as well. Here’s what Politico reported: In a polling memo set for release Thursday– and shared early with POLITICO – Democratic pollster Tom Jensen and

Gun Control, Immigration At The Bottom Of America's List Of Priorities

According to Gallup, Americans rank gun issues and immigration at the bottom of their list of priorities: PRINCETON, NJ — Americans put reforming immigration and reducing gun violence — the focus of much of the attention on Capitol Hill in recent weeks — at the bottom of a list of 12 priorities for Congress and

Hoeven A Definite No On Gun Control Bill, Heitkamp Still A Maybe UPDATE: Heitkamp Says No

The Senate plans on voting on gun control today, and Democrats don’t yet have their votes. Senator Heidi Heitkamp still isn’t clear on how she’ll vote. Senator John Hoeven, for his part, says that despite voting to end the filibuster of the bill he’s a definite “no” vote. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, a Democrat, didn’t say

North Dakota House Votes To Stop State Enforcement Of New Federal Gun Control Laws

This was much heated debate on the floor of the North Dakota House today over HB1183, introduced by Rep. Roscoe Streyle (R-Minot), which would prohibit the use of state resources to enforce any new federal gun control laws. Earlier today the House passed several laws easing up on concealed carry restrictions in the state –

Why Doesn't Heidi Heitkamp Support Fair Trials For The Accused?

Senator Heidi Heitkamp is on a statewide tour touting the Senate’s passage of the Violence Against Women Act. The intent of Heitkamp’s tour is blatantly political – Rep. Kevin Cramer will be up for re-election at the top of the statewide ballot next year, and Heitkamp clearly intends to use the VAWA as a wedge

Is America Ready For A Libertarian Republican President?

“I would absolutely not run unless it were to win,” Senator Rand Paul said on Fox News Sunday today in response to questions about a potential run for President. “But I think the country is really ready for the narrative coming — the libertarian Republican narrative.” So what is the “libertarian Republican narrative?” “I think

In Most Of North Dakota Federal Agents Can Search Your Phone Without A Warrant

A new report from the Department of Homeland Security is asserting the right of immigration and border patrol officials to execute “suspicionless and warrantless” searches of electronic devices (cell phones, laptops, tablets, etc.) within their jurisdiction, which extends 100 miles into the United States from our international borders and coast lines. A glance at this

What's Standing In The Way Of Immigration Reform Is Entitlement Reform

Immigration is much in the news this week thanks to the work of yet another “gang” of Senators. There’s a lot of confusion about just what that “gang” is actually proposing so I don’t really want two weigh in, but I think two things are true: 1) Conservatives need to shift on the issue of

Democrat Under Investigation For Having Sex With Underage Hookers Heading Up Illegal Immigration "Gang"

New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez is one of the members of the “Gang of Eight” that will be tackling immigration reform. He’s also currently under investigation by the FBI for having sex with underage hookers in the Dominican Republic at the home of one of his political contributors. So, clearly, this guy is well-qualified to

Heidi Heitkamp Noticeably Absent From List Of "Red-State Democrats" Planning To Stand Up To Obama

If there was one bedrock foundation in Heidi Heitkamp’s campaign for the US Senate in North Dakota, it was the idea that she was “independent.” That she’d go to Washington DC and stand up to President Obama and the liberal wing of her national party. In fact, Heitkamp campaigned so far to the right that

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