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What Does Heidi Heitkamp's Vote On Defunding Planned Parenthood Tell Us About Her Political Future?

What Does Heidi Heitkamp's Vote On Defunding Planned Parenthood Tell Us About Her Political Future?

Today a bill to remove federal funding from Planned Parenthood received majority, bipartisan support in the U.S. Senate but not the 60 votes required to invoke cloture and end a filibuster (see the roll call). Among those voting against cloture was North Dakota Senator Heidi Heitkamp, something that wasn’t news to SAB readers. What I’m

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Planned Parenthood's Dead Baby Part Sales Would Be Explicitly Illegal In North Dakota

North Dakota Senator Heidi Heitkamp has been largely quiet on the controversy over Planned Parenthood apparently selling dead baby organs and tissues resulting from abortions, but over the weekend we did learn that she will be voting against yanking federal funds from the group. What’s interesting is that if what Planned Parenthood has admitted to

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Heidi Heitkamp Says She'll Vote Against Defunding Group That Was Apparently Selling Intact Dead Babies

The news on the Planned Parenthood controversy keeps getting worse. The group successfully got an injunction prohibiting the release of additional undercover videos arguing that it violated the privacy of their staff and put them in danger (something nobody seemed to care about when it was, say, Mitt Romney being secretly recorded). But one of

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North Dakota Republicans To Heidi Heitkamp: Give Planned Parenthood Back Their Money

The North Dakota Republican Party today called on Senator Heidi Heitkamp to return campaign dollars she received from a Planned Parenthood official. “On July 22, forty-nine United States Senators signed a bipartisan letter to the Secretary of Health and Human Services outlining their concerns and requesting a thorough investigation of Planned Parenthood and its actions,”

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Intimidation: North Dakota Planned Parenthood Warns Local Media About Airing Controversial Sting Video

Valley News Live has published a press release they received from Planned Parenthood of Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota regarding the secretly recorded video of the group’s officials discussing the sale of baby body parts. “Planned Parenthood of Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota warned news outlets today that airing undercover videos from the Center

Republican Takes Days Off From Legislative Session To Quietly Receive Planned Parenthood Award

Rep. Kathy Hawken, a Republican from Fargo, really likes taking time off from her job at the state Legislature. Last session, in 2013, Hawken went on a Las Vegas vacation while were colleagues were hard at work in Bismarck. What’s ironic is that Hawken, who is championed by the left as a Republican proponent of abortion,

North Dakota Public Worker/Teacher Unions Show Solidarity With…Planned Parenthood?

North Dakota United is a group formed by the state’s two largest unions: The teachers and the public workers. The group claims to represent over 11,000 people, and describes itself on its website as a “professional organization.” You’d think, from the way they describe themselves, that they mostly concern themselves with professional development and advocacy