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November 21, 2019
Women made historic gains in 2018 election, but politics remain 'far' from equal, expert tells UMN
MINNEAPOLIS -- Despite historic wins in the 2018 election, the political playing field is "far from a point of parity" between male and female...
November 21, 2019 - 6:27pm
November 14, 2019
Minnesota, Dakotas congressional delegations react to impeachment proceedings
ST. PAUL — With the U.S. House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence having wrapped the second day of this week's impeachment proceedings,...
November 14, 2019 - 5:48pm
October 15, 2019
Former TV personality Tawnja Zahradka challenges incumbent Tom Emmer to District 6 seat
ST. PAUL — Former television personality and 1995 Mrs. Minnesota Tawnja Zahradka is challenging four-year incumbent U.S. House Rep. Tom Emmer,...
October 15, 2019 - 2:20pm
September 18, 2019
South Dakota's Rep. Johnson to Congress: Time to pass the USMCA
PIERRE, S.D. — South Dakota's Republican U.S. Rep. Dusty Johnson says it's time for Congress to pass a trade deal with Mexico and Canada. On...
September 18, 2019 - 4:40pm
September 11, 2019
Noem, DC delegation offer prayers, support after tornado rips through Sioux Falls
PIERRE, S.D. — South Dakota lawmakers are offering prayers and help from near and far for Sioux Falls residents away after a tornado and 100-mph...
September 11, 2019 - 6:36pm
August 26, 2019
Johnson to face 2020 Democratic challenger for S.D.'s lone U.S. House seat
PIERRE, S.D. — Republican U.S. Rep. Dusty Johnson will be facing a challenger to keep South Dakota's lone seat in the U.S. House of Representatives...
August 26, 2019 - 6:32pm
August 23, 2019
Borglum rolls out first policy proposal of US Senate campaign: Put budget increases to a referendum
PIERRE, S.D. — In her first major policy proposal since launching her campaign for U.S. Senate, South Dakota state Rep. Scyller Borglum is...
August 23, 2019 - 6:34pm
July 11, 2019
'A tragic reminder': Rounds, Johnson sponsor bill to repeal federal anti-Native discriminatory laws
PIERRE, S.D. — South Dakota Republicans U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds and U.S. Rep. Dusty Johnson are teaming up with Arizona and Oklahoma legislators...
July 11, 2019 - 4:35pm
June 20, 2019
Dakotas' governors join 25 others urging Congress to ratify U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement
PIERRE, S.D. — South and North Dakota's governors have joined 25 other governors throughout the country urging U.S. Congress to ratify the...
June 20, 2019 - 2:25pm
May 23, 2019
U.S. Senate passes Thune's bill to 'crack down' on robocalls
PIERRE, S.D. -- The U.S. Senate on Thursday, May 23, overwhelmingly passed Majority Whip and South Dakota U.S. Sen. John Thune's bill to "crack...
May 23, 2019 - 8:17pm
October 11, 2013
Obama and Republicans struggle to break fiscal deadlock
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama and congressional Republican leaders moved to end their fiscal impasse on Friday, but struggled to strike a deal on the details for a short-term reopening of the federal government and an increase in the U.S.
October 11, 2013 - 1:12pm
April 24, 2012
Hoeven gets seat on Keystone pipeline conference committee
WASHINGTON -- Sen. John Hoeven was named today to the joint U.S. Senate-House Transportation conference committee, which gives him a seat at...
April 24, 2012 - 2:06pm
March 30, 2012
Congress OKs 90-day extension of road funding
Congress approved a 90-day extension of federal funding for transportation projects Thursday, preventing potential delays in road construction and repair projects throughout North Dakota and the nation. It's the ninth extension since the Federal Highway Bill expired in September...
March 30, 2012 - 8:59am
November 22, 2011
Devils Lake Basin to get $10.2 million for flooded roads
The Devils Lake Basin is getting $10.2 million in federal funds to repair flood-damaged roads, according to the state's Congressional delegation Tuesday. Altogether, the state is getting $31.5 million to repair federal-aid highways and roads on federal lands damaged by flooding this...
November 22, 2011 - 6:44pm
With few candidates and 1 senator, Congress is a frontier for North Dakota's women
Two North Dakota women who have announced their bids for the 2012 U.S. Congressional election have also joined an exclusive club. They are two of eight North Dakota women to run for U.S. Congress in more than 50 years. "Isn't it ridiculous that (women) are 51 percent of the population...
October 22, 2011 - 10:00pm