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Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) gestures during an exchange with former Vice President Joe Biden, left, about his opposition to school busing as Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) looks on during the Democratic presidential debate in Miami on Thursday night, June 27, 2019. Doug Mills / ©2019 The New York Times

Should There Be an Age Limit for Holding Elected Office?

Should There Be an Age Limit for Holding Elected Office?

Former President Jimmy Carter, 95 years old next month, was asked during a recent town hall at the Carter Center in Atlanta whether he would consider running for president again. Carter was defeated by Ronald Reagan in 1980 after serving only one term in office. He is technically eligible to run again, and indeed former

Senator Kevin Cramer (R-North Dakota) (Joshua Komer/Grand Forks Herald)

Plain Talk: Senator Cramer Says Obama’s Iran Deal Partly to Blame for Attacks on Saudi Oil Facilities

On this episode of Plain Talk, Senator Kevin Cramer and I discussed the recent attacks on Saudi oil facilities. Iranian equipment was used in the attacks, but the country is denying involvement. Cramer, who said he’s “read the classified CIA brief on the evidence,” said it’s his “sense” Iran was behind the attacks. “Any deniability

Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) TOM STROMME/Bismarck Tribune

Senator Kevin Cramer Signs Letter to Facebook Over Censorship of Pro-Life Content

North Dakota Senator Kevin Cramer – along with Senators Ted Cruz (Texas), Josh Hawley (Missouri), and Mike Braun (Indiana) – has sent a letter to Facebook asking them to remove any restrictions placed on content produced by a pro-life group which was “fact-checked” by people with ties to the pro-choice side of the abortion debate.

Plain Talk: Senator Cramer Says He Could “Easily See” President Trump Saying He’d Pardon Crimes to Build the Border Wall

A recent report from the Washington Post claims, based on unnamed sources, that President Donald Trump has said he would pardon crimes in order to help build a border wall between the United States and Mexico. Asked if this report bothers him, Senator Kevin Cramer said, “It does if I believe it.” But Cramer, alluding

Plain Talk: Senator Cramer Sees “Pervasive Antisemitism” Among Democrats, Says Tax Cuts Didn’t Cause Budget Deficits

On this episode of Plain Talk, Senator Kevin Cramer decried what he sees as “pervasive antisemitism in the Democratic party.” Though questioned on that characterization, he backed off it a bit. “Maybe ‘pervasive’ is the wrong word for it, but the Democratic party leadership is becoming far too comfortable with it,” he said. His comments

Print Column: Why Do Democrats Feel Like They Have the Moral High Ground When It Comes to Hate?

MINOT, N.D. — North Dakota Sen. Kevin Cramer came under fire recently for comments he made in the context of the war of words between President Donald Trump and Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland. “I could be a victim of racism, but I don’t offend easily, I just don’t offend that easily,” Cramer told a press

Senator Kevin Cramer David Samson / The Forum

Plain Talk: “If You Want to Be Offended by Something You’ll Be Offended” Says Senator Kevin Cramer

Senator Kevin Cramer took questions from listeners on this episode of Plain Talk, and every single question this week had to do with his recent comments about disparagement of North Dakotans which he made in the context of President Donald Trump’s feud with Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings. Cramer says he’s “never heard Elijah Cummings claim

ND Rep. Kevin Cramer speaks at the North Dakota GOP Convention at Scheels Arena in Fargo on Sunday, April 3, 2016. Rick Abbott / The Forum

Senator Kevin Cramer: Sometimes People Are Racist Against North Dakotans

Senator Kevin Cramer recently made some comments defending President Donald Trump in his feud with Rep. Elijah Cummings, and in them suggested that he’s at times a victim of racism because people make “snide” remarks about North Dakota. From the Washington Times: “I could be a victim of racism, but I don’t offend easily, I

President Donald Trump watches Senator Kevin Cramer speak at a campaign event in Fargo during the 2018 election. Fargo Forum photo

Plain Talk: “Donald Trump Has Never Been a Real Fiscal Conservative” Senator Kevin Cramer Says

“Move on.” That’s what Senator Kevin Cramer had to say about the Mueller hearings on this episode of Plain Talk. “I told a group of reporters, you are the only people who cares,” he added, saying he doesn’t hear much from constituents about the Mueller investigation or the hearings. He said that special investigations are

Plain Talk: Senator Cramer Says He’s “Surprised” Trump Even Cares About #TheSquad

“I don’t care a whole lot about it,” Senator Kevin Cramer said on this episode of Plain Talk, referring to the feud between President Donald Trump and a group of Democratic women in the House who refer to themselves as “the squad.” “I’m surprised President Trump cares so much about these congresswomen,” Cramer continued, calling

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