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What Can Heidi Heitkamp's Iran Vote Tell Us About Her 2016 Intentions?

What Can Heidi Heitkamp's Iran Vote Tell Us About Her 2016 Intentions?

North Dakota Senator Heidi Heitkamp kicked off a waiting game yesterday when she said, in the wake of Governor Jack Dalrymple’s announced retirement, that she would announce her intentions with regard to running for that office “sooner rather than later.” People I’ve spoken to say that’s probably September. Until then, it’s anyone’s guess as to

Why Are We Treating Iran Better Than American Oil Companies?

“We can’t export. We can’t access the world market.” That’s Harold Hamm, CEO of Continental Resources, speaking during a recent CNBC interview about falling oil prices and the federal restrictions on exporting crude oil. Basically, domestic oil producers are held by regulation as a captive audience for the refiners. Because unrefined oil cannot be exported,

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No Senator John Hoeven Is Not A Traitor

A group of U.S. Senators, including North Dakota Senator John Hoeven, recently signed a letter to the Iranian government warning the country that any diplomatic agreement with President Barack Obama must be approved by Congress. Now the New York Daily News has branded these Senators “traitors,” and a WhiteHouse.gov petition is calling for their arrest. It’s

Video: Democrat Legislator Compares ND To North Korea, Iran For Opposing United Nations Gun Treaty

The North Dakota House today brought to the floor SCR4018, which expresses the sense of the North Dakota legislature that our federal government ought to oppose a new United Nations gun treaty out of fear that it would infringe upon the 2nd amendment rights of Americans. After the resolution’s introduction on the House floor, Democrat

Broken Promises: Obama Closes Guantanamo Closing Office

Remember when President Obama was campaigning on closing the Guantanamo Bay detention facility? Well, he’s finally gotten around to closing something related to Gitmo: The State Department on Monday reassigned Daniel Fried, the special envoy for closing the prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, and will not replace him, according to an internal personnel announcement. Mr.