Politics / Elections

Bernie Sanders supporter ‘scared’ for the nation now more than ever

Andrea Denault says she does not believe former Vice President Joe Biden is capable of beating Donald Trump

FARGO, N.D. — Some Bernie Sanders supporters in the area are weighing their options after he withdrew from the Democratic presidential nomination race. Andrea Denault of Fargo says it’s important for voters to remember that although Sanders is no longer running for president, his name is still on the ballot. States that have yet to vote in the Democratic primaries…

Coronavirus relief coming for farmers Rep. Peterson says

WASHINGTON – Callers in Minnesota Congressman Collin Peterson’s telephone town hall are worried farmers aren’t getting enough Coronavirus relief. The Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program offers loans to keep companies afloat. However, it’s only available to businesses with employees. Congressman Peterson says the House is looking to pass a bill Friday with a provision from the SBA to make…

Sanders Drops 2020 Bid, Leaving Biden as Likely Nominee

Sanders plans to talk to his supporters later Wednesday.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders, who saw his once strong lead in the Democratic primary evaporate as the party’s establishment lined swiftly up behind rival Joe Biden, ended his presidential bid on Wednesday, an acknowledgment that the former vice president is too far ahead for him to have any reasonable hope of catching up. The Vermont senator’s announcement makes…

Sen. Hoeven introduces legislation to fund $3 billion oil purchase for emergency reserve

The Bill was introduced by Republican Senator John Hoeven, Republican U.S. Representative Michael Burgess, and Democrat U.S. Representatives Lizzie Fletcher

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven introduced legislation that aims to fund a government purchase of oil to help boost the industry that has been hit hard by reduced demand. The bipartisan bill asks for $3 billion in funding to purchase crude oil produced in the U.S. for the Strategic Petroleum Reserve.  This move comes after Congress declined…

Dem-NPL Governor Candidate Lenz Announces Running Mate

Vig is a farmer and former lawmaker from Steele County.

NORTH DAKOTA – The Democratic-NPL endorsed candidate for governor of North Dakota announced her running mate. Dr. Shelley Lenz, who is a veterinarian and small business owner, has picked Ben Vig for Lieutenant Governor. Vig is a farmer and former lawmaker from Steele County. He was elected to represent District 23 in the State Legislature in 2006. He served until…

WATCH: MN Governor State of the State

(FOX 9) – Minnesota Governor Tim Walz will deliver the annual State of the State Address at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 5. You can watch the State of the State right here on KVRR.COM as well as the KVRR Facebook page. As of Sunday, there have been at least 900 confirmed cases of COVID-19 statewide, and 29 deaths attributed to the virus. “The peak will…

Democratic National Convention Moved from July to August

MILWAUKEE, WI— The Democratic National Convention has been moved from July to August. The DNC was scheduled for the week of July 13, 2020 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In a release from the Democratic National Convention Committee the convention was pushed back to the week of August 17, 2020. In light of the unprecedented health crisis facing our country, the Democratic…