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Leaders Speak Out: Savanna’s Act Unanimously Passed in the Senate, Stopped in the House

The legislation is designed to improve access to crime databases and reporting missing and murdered Native Americans

FARGO, N.D. — Just weeks after Savanna Greywind was abducted and tragically killed, Savanna’s Act was introduced to the senate. Just last week it was unanimously passed, and now it’s come to a halt in the House. Just over a year after being introduced to the Senate, Democrat and Republican senators are agreeing; they want Savanna’s Act to pass. “It…

Heitkamp and Cramer Debate for Final Time Before Election Day

Questions ranged from domestic to international issues

FARGO, N.D. — Election Day is 11 days away, and one of the most closely watched Senate races is right here in North Dakota. The final debate Senator Heidi Heitkamp and Congressman Kevin Cramer engaged passionate supporters on both sides. Questions ranged from both domestic to international issues. Some topics were on current events, like the migrant caravan from Central America, the…

Sen. Ernst Joins Rep. Cramer for Agriculture Discussion With Local Farmers

Farmers raised many concerns from the snow to infrastructure

FARGO, N.D. — Sen. Jodi Ernst (R-Iowa) joined Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) to talk to farmers about their concerns. Ernst says the two states have a lot in common because agriculture powers their economies. Many farmers talked about the impact the snow has had on their crop. They say they want a level playing field and to not have their concerns…

Trump Protestors Gather Outside GOP Fundraiser

Several supporters were also outside the hotel

FARGO, N.D. — Trump’s event at the Delta by Marriott Hotel was closed to the general public, but that didn’t stop people from gathering outside. Supporters gathered across the street from the hotel while protestors gathered on the side to chant as the president’s motorcade came in. “We’re here to protest the Kavanaugh appointment as well as the fact that a…

Protesters Demostrate Against Rep. Cramer’s Healthcare Vote

The U.S. House voted to pass the healthcare bill on this day last year

FARGO, N.D. — One year after Rep. Kevin Cramer’s vote for the American Health Care Act, North Dakotans gathered to protest against his stance. Protesters gathered at the North Dakota Republican’s Fargo office to bring awareness to what they say is the need for healthcare. The demonstration was organized by the North Dakota Democratic–NPL party. People who participated say Cramer’s stance…

Representative Kevin Cramer To Announce Candidacy For U.S. Senate

The GOP congressman has spent the last six years serving as the state's lone representative

NORTH DAKOTA — Representative Kevin Cramer posted to Facebook that he will officially announce his campaign for the U.S. Senate in Bismarck on Friday. This, after first saying that he would not run for the seat held by Democratic Senator Heidi Heitkamp. Kevin Cramer was first elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2012 when long–time Representative Rick Berg…

Democratic Leaders Host Summerfest for Metro Area

The event is focused on getting to know their voters while also discussing their plans for the 2018 election

FARGO, ND — Democratic lawmakers for North Dakota are grilling brats and burgers at Rheault Farm in Fargo. The event is focused on getting to know their voters while also discussing their plans for the 2018 election. KVRR’s Nick Broadway joins us live from the farm with more. NICK BROADWAY: I’m at Dem-NPL’s Summerfest 2017. They’ve got burgers and brats…

North Dakota Congressman Calling MSNBC Host “Epitome of an Elitist Snob”

Cramer said it is upsetting to see that the media no longer has basic respect for the office of the president

  NATIONAL — President Trump’s social media use is put in the spotlight (not like it was ever out of it to begin with) and one North Dakota congressman is joining in on Mr. Trump’s Twitter attack. Representative Kevin Cramer says the president’s tweets attacking MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski is just Mr. Trump’s way of defending himself. During an interview with…

Congressman Kevin Cramer’s Town Hall Tussle

The two men were asked to leave the town hall. Video from KXMB in Bismarck

Video from KXMB in Bismarck. MANDAN, ND — Rep. Kevin Cramer’s Town Hall in Mandan quickly escalated into a minor tussle. It started when one person approached Rep. Cramer and attempted to stuff money into the congressman’s jacket pocket in an effort to defend another person in attendance over health care. He then continued to come at Rep. Cramer, demanding…

From Farmers to Congress: Growers Talk 2018 Farm Bill with Area Politicians

Farmers meet with politicians to make suggestions for the 2018 Farm Bill

FARGO, N.D. — It’s a bill which affects every farmer in the country. The congressional delegation in North Dakota wants to make sure they get it right. The 2018 Farm Bill, which is in the debate stage, acts as a federal safety net for farmers in the U.S. When something bad happens to farmlands, a little extra financial help can…