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Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) speaks during a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs subcommittee hearing on the “Oversight of Efforts to Protect Unaccompanied Alien Children from Human Trafficking and Abuse” on Capitol Hill in Washington, Aug. 16, 2018. (Erin Schaff/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)

Poll: Cramer Leads Heitkamp by 12

Poll: Cramer Leads Heitkamp by 12

Earlier this week we got polling, commissioned by local NBC affiliates, which indicated that Republican Kevin Cramer was leading Democrat Heidi Heitkamp by 10 points in North Dakota’s Senate race. Bolstering that poll’s credibility is a second poll commissioned by Fox News which indicates that Cramer is beating Heitkamp by 12 points. The full polling

FILE -- Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) speaks with reporters on her way to a weekly luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, July 24, 2018. Republicans believe Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation could help them retain control of the Senate in the midterm elections but cause a backlash among women and independent voters, hurting GOP chances in House races. (Erin Schaff/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)

Reporter: Senator Heitkamp “Literally Running Scared” From Reporters

Earlier today Senate candidate Kevin Cramer took calls on my radio show from listeners. One of the topics which came up, not surprisingly, was the Kavanaugh confirmation controversy. Cramer got after Heitkamp a bit for what he says is a squandering of North Dakota’s influence over that process by her refusal to make a decision

Podcast: Conrad Attacks and Cramer Takes Calls

Congressman Kevin Cramer joined me for our weekly open phones segment, taking unscreened questions from the audience. Cramer also had some comments about his opponent in the Senate race, incumbent Heidi Heitkamp, going silent on the Kavanaugh controversy. “Why doesn’t she have an opinion?” he asked, adding that Heitkamp is squandering North Dakota’s influence over

FILE -- Sen. Kent Conrad (D-N.D.) and his bichon frise, Dakota, head to the Senate floor in Washington, Dec. 13, 2010. Over 80 current members, including Conrad, are preparing to depart Capitol Hill at the end of the 112th Congress, half of them leaving involuntarily. (Stephen Crowley/The New York Times)

Heitkamp Deploys Man Who Married His Campaign Manager to Attack Cramer for Hiring His Wife as Campaign Manager

Throughout this election North Dakota Democrats, and Senator Heidi Heitkamp’s campaign specifically, have attacked Congressman Kevin Cramer for employing his wife as campaign manager. Kris Cramer has responded to these attacks, pointing out that she has an advanced degree in communications and is more than qualified to work for her husband, and based on FEC

FILE -- Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) during a Senate committee meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, June 12, 2018. Heitkamp has made comments suggesting she is uneasy with the allegations against Judge Brett Kavanaugh. (Tom Brenner/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)

North Dakota Democrats Release Polling Showing Heidi Heitkamp Is Winning…In Part of the State

The news for Senate candidate Kevin Cramer, in terms of public polling, has been pretty good for a while now. Not only has he led in every single publicly released poll of North Dakota’s statewide electorate released since February, and all but one poll released this election cycle, but a recent survey commissioned by the

NDGOP Rips Heitkamp Over Absence During Violent #NoDAPL Protests

From late summer in 2016 to mid-winter in 2017 south central North Dakota was inundated by violent anti-pipeline activists. Those extremists instigated violent conflict with law enforcement. They destroyed property. They harassed pipeline workers and citizens living in the region. All the while their activities were bolstered by Democratic President Barack Obama who refused to

Congressman Kevin Cramer poses with his wife Kris in front of "Executive One" at the White House in Washington D.C. Photo via Twitter

Kris Cramer: Heidi Heitkamp Has Hit a New Low

This guest post was submitted by Kris Cramer, wife of U.S. Senate candidate Kevin Cramer and manager for his campaign. In 2012, I gave up my career and began working on Kevin’s campaigns in a professional capacity as campaign manager.  Recently, Senator Heitkamp’s campaign hit a shameful new low with the release of a television

FILE -- Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.), right, speaks at a campaign rally as President Donald Trump looks on at Scheels Arena in Fargo, N.D., June 27, 2018. In a threat aimed at Trump, Charles Koch said his grass-roots network, Americans for Prosperity, would not support Cramer in the 2018 midterm elections. (Tom Brenner/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)

Poll: Cramer Leads Heitkamp 51 – 41, Respondents Name Kavanaugh as Their Top Issue

New polling commissioned by NBC North Dakota News shows Congressman Kevin Cramer leading Senator Heidi Heitkmap by 10 percentage points. According to the poll, which surveyed 650 likely voters September 17 – 27, Cramer is supported by 51 percent while Heitkamp is at 41 percent. Here’s a run-down of the publicly available polling in the

Congressman Kevin Cramer poses with his wife Kris in front of "Executive One" at the White House in Washington D.C. Photo via Twitter

Heitkamp Attacks Cramer’s Wife and Campaign Manager Over $25,000 Per Year Salary

For months now Senator Heidi Heitkamp and her fellow Democrats have been trying to make an issue out of the campaign finances of her challenger, Congressman Kevin Cramer. Remember that silly attack on mileage reimbursements which saw Democrats insisting Cramer was a “scam artist” because he couldn’t possibly have racked up over $1,100 in mileage

Heidi Heitkamp Trots Out Noted Political Hack to Serve as “Law Enforcement” Critic for Cramer

Senator Heidi Heitkamp’s campaign has sent out to the press (forwarded to me by a recipient) an invitation to a conference call with someone described as “former North Dakota law enforcement.” I laughed out loud when the person described this way is none other than Tim Purdon, a partisan Democrat heavily involved in party politics

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