Rick Berg’s problem is not his campaign. Rick Berg’s problem is the Farm Bill. No, not the Farm Bill specifically, although that’s playing a role. It’s the Farm Bill as a symbol: a symbol of Republicans in the U.S. House … Continue reading →
As Republican U.S. Rep Rick Berg tells it, North Dakota politics reached a new low last week. As Democratic Heidi Heitkamp, who’s running against him for the U.S. Senate, sees it, if Berg brags about his business acumen, it’s fair to … Continue reading →
FARGO – Rep. Rick Berg said Thursday he was never involved in the property management firm skewered in a new ad from Heidi Heitkamp in the race for North Dakota Senate, but his past statements call that assertion into question.
News Coverage |  Wednesday, September 12, 2012
WASHINGTON — Congressional agreement on a stalled farm bill seemed increasingly out of reach on Wednesday, as a few hundred farmers gathered near the Capitol to press for its passage. They were greeted by an unusually bipartisan group of lawmakers pushing for … Continue reading →
WEST FARGO – Strong commodity prices and a fruitful harvest should have farmers smiling big at Big Iron this week, but the looming expiration of the federal farm bill on Sept. 30 also is fueling worries about next year.
A few months ago, the Republicans saw their chances to win back control of the Senate as a sure thing. Now, it’s not looking so good. Democrat Heidi Heitkamp joins Ed to discuss why her strategy is succeeding in a … Continue reading →
A top staffer for the North Dakota Republican Party privately conceded that Democratic Senate candidate Heidi Heitkamp is winning the TV advertising war there. In a Friday email to a North Dakota businessman, Steve Woodke, North Dakota GOP executive director Anthony … Continue reading →
North Dakota’s political history stands in contrast with most other states. Voters routinely split tickets between Republicans and Democrats, and in years when national issues have driven the debate, voters remain focused on hyper-local issues.