Heidi Heitkamp

Rick Berg Unanimously Elected To Full Term As North Dakota GOP Chairman

He was first elected party chairman in 2018 to fill out the term of Kelly Armstrong

BISMARCK, ND — Former U.S. Congressman Rick Berg of Fargo has been elected to his first full term as chairman of the North Dakota Republican Party. Members of the party’s state committee unanimously backed Berg at their meeting in Bismarck on Saturday. He was first elected party chairman in 2018 to fill out the term of Kelly Armstrong, who stepped down…

Heitkamp Says DNC Should Reevaluate New Debate Criteria

Heitkamp says the DNC is unfairly targeting candidates from rural states.

FARGO (KFGO) – Former U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) is criticizing the Democratic National Committee for establishing new rules that affect which candidates are allowed to participate in presidential debates. The DNC says to qualify, candidates must now have at least 1% in three approved polls or receive donations from 65,000 people, including at least 200 people in 20 states….

Sen. Klobuchar’s Presidential Campaign Stops in Fargo Committing to Unity

"To be home in Minnesota and North Dakota, as I've always said a river does not divide our two states, it brings us together," said Minnesota Senator, Amy Klobuchar

FARGO, N.D.– Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar is on her presidential campaign, making stops in Fargo and Moorhead. “To be home in Minnesota and North Dakota, as I’ve always said a river does not divide our two states, it brings us together,” said Minnesota Senator, Amy Klobuchar. Klobuchar focused her campaign in Fargo on bridging the divide between political parties to get…

Donnelly with Heitkamp’s One America: Democrats need to show they care about rural areas

UNITED STATES – Former Democratic Senators Heidi Heitkamp and Joe Donnelly say Democrats will not win in 2020 without a focus on middle America. The politicians rolled out the One Country Project last month. The group is reaching rural voters in 8 states, including North Dakota, Iowa, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania. Donnelly says Democrats can learn from his and Heitkamp’s losing…

Two Former Democratic Senators Launch Voting Initiative “One Country Project”

North Dakota's Heidi Heitkamp and Indiana's Joe Donnelly

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Two former Democratic senators from red states who lost re-election bids in 2018 are leading a campaign to help their party win back votes in rural America. North Dakota’s Heidi Heitkamp and Indiana’s Joe Donnelly are starting an initiative called the One Country Project. Its website states that Democrats need to “reopen the dialogue” in areas where people…

Sen. Cramer & Hoeven Co-Sponsor “Savanna’s Act”

The legislation, introduced by former US Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, passed the senate last year but never came up for a vote in the house.

WASHINGTON, DC (KFGO) – Senator Kevin Cramer says he’s now a co-author of a bill known as “Savanna’s Act,” designed to improve investigations into the disappearances and murders of Native American women. The legislation, introduced by former US Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, passed the senate last year but never came up for a vote in the house after a retiring house…

FMR. ND Sen. Heitkamp Discussing Shutdown on 1st Day as CNBC Contributor “Make Government Boring Again”

Courtesy: CNBCNEW YORK – Former North Dakota Sen. Heidi Heitkamp has a new job. She’s joined Squawk Box on CNBC as a political commentator. In her first segment, she talked about the partial federal government shutdown. “I think my theory on government is make government boring again. Actually talk about issues,” Heitkamp said. Last weekend, she said she has no plans to…

Former Sen. Heidi Heitkamp Continues to Push Congress to Pass Savanna’s Act

Former North Dakota Sen. Heidi Heitkamp is still trying to get Congress to pass Savanna’s Act even though she’s left office. The bill would would improve crime databases and start reporting missing and murdered indigenous people. The National Crime Information Center says there were more than 5,700 reports of killed or missing Native American women and girls in the United…

Retiring House Judiciary Chairman Calls Savanna’s Act “unfair to law enforcement”

House Judiciary Chairman Rep. Bob Goodlatte of VirginiaWASHINGTON – A retiring Republican Virginia Congressman blocking Savanna’s Act from passing in the house says the measure is unfair to law enforcement. House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte says he agrees with the intent of North Dakota Sen. Heidi Heitkamp’s plan to improve the federal government’s response to violence against Native American women….

Sen. Heitkamp in Farewell Speech “I want you to continue to dream and continue to believe”

WASHINGTON – North Dakota Sen. Heidi Heitkamp had an emotional goodbye to Washington after one term in a farewell speech on the Senate floor on Tuesday. The Democrat told her colleagues “gridlock and partisanship does not have to rule the day.” The 63-year-old says she fought every day for rural America. That includes what Heitkamp believes are her biggest successes like…