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North Dakota's Jack Dalrymple Is The 4th Most Popular Governor In America

Among the 41 states in which polling is available, Governor Jack Dalrymple ranks as the 4th most popular governor according to data compiled by the New York Times’ Nate Silver. The full ranking is below. Dalrymple has a composite 68% approval rating, and 24% disapproval, aggregated from two separate polls. His high approval numbers illustrate

Poll: Faith In Federal Government Hits An All-Time Low, Even Among Democrats

As is usually the case with these sort of polls, I’m a little skeptical, but according to Pew Americans – even, surprisingly, Democrats – have a low opinion of the federal government. And for Democrats, their faith in the feds has declined even under President Obama’s term in office: The percentage of Democrats expressing a

Democrats Lose Big On Gun Control Push

Gun control has been on the back burner for Democrats since a Clinton-era crackdown played into Democrats losing control of Congress in the 1994 midterms. But when the Newtown shooting happened, the opportunists on the left thought they had an opening. Today that theory got put to a test, and it flopped. Big time. Despite

In North Dakota's Next Election You'll Need An ID To Vote

North Dakota has some of the most lax voting requirements in the nation. There is no voter registration, and to get a ballot you can either have someone else at the polls vouch for you or you can fill out an affidavit which isn’t checked out until well after your ballot has already been counted.

North Dakota's Only Abortion Clinic Doesn't Want Pro-Life Bills Referred

Yesterday news broke that a group of petitioners had filed to begin the referral process for the three pro-life bills Governor Jack Dalrymple recently signed into law. But, oddly enough, the state’s only abortion clinic is opposed to referral claiming it will divert resources that could be better used to sue over the law. Some

Woman Who Accused Rep. Cramer Of "Verbal Abuse" Is A Democrat Operative

Yesterday news broke that a Spirit Lake Indian Reservation official had accused Rep. Kevin Cramer of “threats of violence” and “verbal abuse” during a discussion over his concerns about the Violence Against Women Act. The woman, one Melissa Merrick, posted her version of events online but so far that version hasn’t been corroborated by anyone

Associated Press: Republicans Pushing Voter ID Laws Because Obama, Democrats Won In 2012

This is an actual passage from an actual, and supposedly objective, Associated Press article: RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Gov. Bob McDonnell has signed legislation into law that will require voters to carry photo identification with them to the polls, starting next year in Virginia. Virginia joins four other states that have strict photo ID requirements

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