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Bismarck businessman and former NDGOP Chairman Gary Emineth speaks about one of his businesses in Grand Forks. Photo by Tim Albrecht/Grand Forks Herald

Gary Emineth Will Be Officially Launching U.S. Senate Campaign in February

Earlier this month I broke the news that Bismarck businessman, and former NDGOP Chairman, Gary Emineth was considering a run for the U.S. Senate. This morning I can report, based on information from a source close to Emineth who spoke on condition of anonymity, that said run will happen. “Gary intends to begin going to

Gary Emineth Photo by Tim Albrecht/Grand Forks Herald

Podcast: Potential Senate Candidate Gary Emineth Says Heitkamp Is “Very Beatable”

“She’s very beatable.” That’s what former NDGOP chairman Gary Emineth told me about Democratic Senate incumbent Heidi Heitkamp today. I broke the news yesterday that Emineth is considering a run for the Senate. Today he joined me on my radio show to talk about it (full audio of today’s show is below, subscribe to the

Former NDGOP Chairman Gary Emineth Photo by Tim Albrecht/Grand Forks Herald

Former NDGOP Chairman Gary Emineth Considering U.S. Senate Run

Last week we got news that Congressman Kevin Cramer would not be running for the U.S. Senate, leaving state Senator Tom Campbell as the only announced Republican against Democrat incumbent Heidi Heitkamp. But today I can report that Gary Emineth, a Bismarck-based businessman and former Chairman of the North Dakota Republican Party, is thinking about

Podcast: Senate Candidate Tom Campbell Says He “Doesn’T Support or Endorse” Trump’s “Sh*thole” Comments

The audio from today’s radio show is below. If you want the audio delivered to your devices every day you can subscribe to the podcast. U.S. Senate candidate Tom Campbell joined me today. Campbell has worked hard to align his campaign with President Donald Trump, so I asked him what he thought of Trump’s comments

Peter Tefft, as seen Monday, August 14, 2017, is a pro white civil rights activist. Dave Wallis / The Forum

NDGOP Chairman Rips White Supremacist Who Endorsed Senate Candidate, Criticizes Forum for Publishing Letter

Fargo-based white supremacist Pete Tefft (who prefers to refer to himself as a “pro-white civil rights activist,” whatever that is) made a stir recently when he began posting social media messages supporting Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tom Campbell and criticizing Democratic incumbent Heidi Heitkamp. This prompted Campbell’s campaign to ban Tefft from their social media

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

SBHE Member Kathy Neset Not Challenging Heitkamp in Senate Race

According to a report in the Tioga Tribune, oil field consultant and State Board of Higher Education member Kathy Neset will not be running for the U.S. Senate this cycle. Though she’s not ruling out a future run. “I hope the time comes again,” she told her hometown paper. “I’d love to serve in the Senate

Screenshot from a television ad for state Senator Tom Campbell's U.S. Senate campaign.

Audio: NDGOP Senate Candidate Tom Campbell Calls Criticism of His Farming Subsidies a “Disingenuous Attack”

In his campaign marketing, which has been hot and heavy here in the early days of the 2018 election cycle, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tom Campbell describes himself as a “conservative farmer.” Some have criticized that claim, pointing out that the candidate’s company, Tri Campbell Farms, has received a lot of money in subsidies from

State Senator Tom Campbell (R-Grafton)

Tom Campbell Campaign Releases Polling Showing Their Candidate Beating Heidi Heitkamp

State Senator Tom Campbell’s campaign has released polling from a firm called 1892 which they say shows the candidate beating Democratic Senate incumbent Heidi Heitkamp in the general election and also winning a six-way Republican primary. You can read their full press release below. Here’s the run-down on who conducted the polling and how: 1892

Tammy Miller, Border States Electric CEO Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor

Republican Sources Say Border States Electric CEO Tammy Miller Visited White House in Advance of Possible Senate Run

Earlier this year I was the first to report that Border States Electric CEO Tammy Miller was considering seeking the NDGOP’s endorsement to run for the U.S. Senate. That would mean challenging Democratic incumbent Heidi Heitkamp. The buzz in political circles is that Miller is close to getting in the race, and that she actually

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