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Doug Burgum addresses the crowd after winning the office of governor Nov. 8, 2016, at the Sanctuary Events Center in Fargo. Dave Wallis / The Forum

Governor Doug Burgum Probably Isn’t Going to Run for the U.S. Senate

Governor Doug Burgum Probably Isn’t Going to Run for the U.S. Senate

UPDATE: Governor Burgum has responded to my request for comment. He said there is “no truth whatsoever” to the rumors. Speculation and rumor mongering about North Dakota’s 2018 U.S. Senate race is in high gear, all the more so because incumbent Democrat Heidi Heitkamp announced her re-election campaign officially this week. There are lots and lots

State Senator Tom Campbell, a Republican from Grafton, appears in the latest ad for his U.S. Senate campaign, his fourth of the election cycle.

Senate Candidate Tom Campbell Releases Fourth – Yes, Fourth – Television Ad

Say what you want about state Senator Tom Campbell and his campaign for the U.S. Senate, but he’s been a boon for marketers in North Dakota. At least in terms of television ads, he’s already campaigning as though it were September of 2018 instead of September 2017. He’s just released his fourth campaign ad of

State Rep. Rick Becker, left, and State Treasurer Kelly Schmidt, right.

Voters Getting Call From Pollster Testing Becker, Schmidt Against Heitkamp

Multiple SAB readers contacted me last night and this morning saying they’ve been getting polled on potential match ups in North Dakota’s 2018 Senate race. Incumbent Democrat Heidi Heitkamp announced that she’s running for re-election this morning, which is news to exactly nobody given the millions from out of state she’s already been stuffing in

File photo of Republican State Senator Tom Campbell in Bismarck, N.D. (Logan Werlinger/Grand Forks Herald)

Podcast: Republican Senate Candidate Campbell Says Trump Speech Targeting Heitkamp Was “Frustrating”

The Rob (Re)Port airs from 1-2pm weekdays on 970 WDAY AM and 93.1 FM. You can subscribe to the podcast here. State Senator Tom Campbell doesn’t agree with the perspective of many political observers that President Donald Trump was awful chummy with Democratic Senator Heidi Heitkamp during the former’s visit to North Dakota yesterday. “If

Border States Electric CEO Tammy Miller

Border States Electric CEO Tammy Miller Considering Challenging Heitkamp for Senate Seat

North Dakota’s Senate race is heating up for Republicans. Congressman Kevin Cramer is considering a Senate run, and state Senator Tom Campbell of Grafton (who will be on my radio show this afternoon) is officially in the race and campaigning hard. Also considering Senate bids are state Rep. Rick Becker of Bismarck, former Congressman Rick

Geologist Kathy Neset, right, educates a group of teachers about the Bakken on Tuesday, June 11, 2013, near New Town, N.D. Amy Dalrymple/Forum News Service

Potential Senate Candidate Kathy Neset Got a Lot of Attention at Trump Speech Yesterday

“People were all over Neset yesterday,” a SAB reader who was in attendance at President Donald Trump’s speech in Mandan tells me. Neset, of course, is geologist and State Board of Higher Education member Kathy Neset who is being recruited by the North Dakota Republican Party for a possible run for the U.S. Senate. I broke

State Senator Tom Campbell appears in a video ad for his 2018 U.S. Senate campaign via YouTube

More Than a Year Away From Election Day Republican Tom Campbell Is Already Carpet Bombing North Dakotans With TV Ads

State Senator Tom Campbell just dropped his third television ad of the 2018 election cycle. Last week we got “Combine and a Prayer” as well as the pro-Trump ad “Message,” this week we get “Threshing.” Which Campbell turns into an agriculturally-themed pun. He’s going to give Washington a threshing. Do you get it? Because he’s a conservative outsider

North Dakota Senator Heidi Heitkamp

Cook Political Report: North Dakota’s Senate Race “Leans Democrat”

“U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp is in an unenviable position,” writes Jennifer Duffy for the Cook Political Report, “she is a Democrat sitting in a state that President Donald Trump carried by 36 points and is a member of a Senate minority doing everything in its power to oppose Trump and Senate Republicans.” The report also

Self-Described “Outsider” Senate Candidate Touts 34 Endorsements From the Good Old Boys Club

If you needed evidence of how befuddled state Senator Tom Campbell’s campaign for the U.S. Senate is already, look no further than today’s press release touting 34 endorsements from state lawmakers. “Tom Campbell – a conservative farmer, outsider, and business leader – announced today that over thirty North Dakota legislators have endorsed his campaign for the U.S.


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