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June 18, 2019
Trump launches reelection bid amid turbulent time for the White House
ORLANDO, Fla. - In the 24 hours before President Donald Trump was slated to formally launch his reelection bid here in the nation's largest swing...
June 18, 2019 - 10:12pm
Trump to officially announce his reelection bid Tuesday night in Orlando
ORLANDO, Fla. - President Donald Trump will announce his reelection campaign here Tuesday night at an event he has promised will be "wild" -...
June 18, 2019 - 6:03pm
February 9, 2019
McFeely: Klobuchar's appeal evident in Trump-loving rural Clay County
FARGO -- The long knives are out for U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar, Democrat from Minnesota, who is expected to announce her candidacy for president...
February 9, 2019 - 2:49pm
September 16, 2018
Heitkamp, Cramer campaigns hit stride in North Dakota
GRAND FORKS — In case you haven't noticed, there's a Senate race in North Dakota. Incumbent Democrat Heidi Heitkamp and her challenger,...
September 16, 2018 - 9:25am
McFeely: Heitkamp vs. Cramer sure to be nasty, expensive
Buckle up, North Dakota. The political campaign of your life is about to begin. It's Heitkamp vs. Cramer, the winner to the U.S. Senate. The...
February 16, 2018 - 7:56pm
February 1, 2017
Minnesota statehouse elections getting pricier
ST. PAUL — It takes big bucks to win — or lose — control of the Legislature. Candidates, their allies and opponents spent more than $31 million in 2016's battles in state House and Senate races, according to a Pioneer Press analysis of reports released Wednesday. The massive...
February 1, 2017 - 8:37pm
July 2, 2014
Target asks its customers to keep their guns out of stores
DALLAS - U.S. retail giant Target has asked people to keep guns out of its stores after being the subject of campaigns in Texas where people...
July 2, 2014 - 4:21pm
February 20, 2013
Gingrich: GOP failing to grasp new demographics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich says President Barack Obama's campaign was "eight, maybe 10 years, ahead" of the Republican Party last year in understanding the rapidly changing face of the American electorate. Gingrich tells "CBS This Morning" that GOP strategists...
February 20, 2013 - 3:00pm
December 31, 2012
LLOYD OMDAHL: Curbing conflicts of interest in campaigns
Some citizens in Dunn Count, N.D., have been trying to initiate a grand jury to consider the conflict of interest involved in campaign contributions...
December 31, 2012 - 12:00am
November 2, 2012
Sen. John McCain tours UND's aviation facility; says Grand Forks poised for UAS leadership
The aviation industry is about to make a sharp technological turn to an era of unmanned aircraft systems, and Grand Forks is in position to be...
November 2, 2012 - 11:25am
October 31, 2012
Verle Reinicke, Bismarck, letter: Attack ads work, but they're wrong
BISMARCK -- "You are not to bear false witness against your neighbor." Martin Luther wrote a definition for that commandment in 1529. He said, "We are to fear and love God, so that we do not tell lies about our neighbors, betray or slander them or destroy their reputations. Instead...
October 31, 2012 - 1:15am
October 10, 2012
GOP senators say Ritchie campaigns against voter ID amendment
Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie uses state funds to campaign against a proposed constitutional amendment that would require voters to show photographic identification, two Republican state senators allege in a complaint filed Thursday. Senators Scott Newman of Hutchinson...
October 10, 2012 - 12:00am
October 4, 2012
GOP: Ritchie campaigns against amendment
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie uses state funds to campaign against a proposed constitutional amendment that would require voters to show photographic identification, two Republican state senators allege in a complaint filed Thursday. Sens. Scott Newman of...
October 4, 2012 - 9:39pm
August 22, 2012
Political campaign signs not permitted on state highway rights of way
Placement of campaign signs and other unauthorized objects in state highway rights of way is prohibited under Minnesota State Statute 160.27, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT).
August 22, 2012 - 12:00am
June 30, 2012
OPINION: Online campaign store is a conflict of interest
For more than a year, a member of Secretary of State Jason Gant's staff ran an online company that sold political campaign materials while he was also working in the Secretary of State Office. Pat Powers operated Dakota Campaign Store before and after joining Gant's staff in January...
June 30, 2012 - 6:37pm