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Hoeven On Filling Senate Vacancies: "I'm Always Good With Going To The People"

Hoeven On Filling Senate Vacancies: "I'm Always Good With Going To The People"

Rep. Roscoe Streyle set off something of a firestorm with legislation that would change how North Dakota would fill vacancies in its representation in the U.S. Senate. Currently the U.S. Constitution requires that House vacancies be filled by a special election, but because Senators used to be picked by the state governments (up until the

Democrat Party Chairman Needs A Lesson In Civics

Earlier this legislative session lawmakers hurried through a bill to mandate a civics test for North Dakota high school students. To pass, under the bill, these students would have to pass the same test immigrants do. Maybe we need a civics test for political party leadership too. [mks_pullquote align=”right” width=”300″ size=”24″ bg_color=”#000000″ txt_color=”#ffffff”]No wonder these

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