Heidi Heitkamp

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…

LIVE: The Midterm Impact Going Forward

MSUM Political Science Professor Breaks Down Impact of Key Races Going Forward

  MSUM Political Science Professor Dr. Barbara Headrick does a postmortem on the 2018 midterm election. First, she talks about a possible future presidential run for Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar, who cruised to re-election amid a rising national profile. Then she discusses the impact abuse allegations had on a Keith Ellison’s narrow victory in the Minnesota Secretary of State race….

Big Night For Kevin Cramer, Kelly Armstrong, Amy Klobuchar, Tina Smith and Tim Walz

Cramer Defeats U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp, Klobuchar and Smith Have Easy Wins Over Republican Challengers

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption BISMARCK, ND — Rep. Kevin Cramer, a three-term congressman, is heading to the U.S. Senate. Cramer defeated Democratic U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp in a race that was close before Heitkamp’s decision not to vote for President Donald Trump’s U.S. Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh. Cramer won by double-digits over Heitkamp and says he decided to…

LIVE: Breaking Down The Midterms

MSUM Political Science Professor Dr. Barbara Headrick Breaks Down Races In ND & MN

  Dr. Barbara Headrick, MSUM Political Science professor, breaks down the biggest races in North Dakota and Minnesota with Adam Ladwig and Emily Welker. She talks about whether or not there’s enough polling data to accurately predict the Heidi Heitkamp/Kevin Cramer Senate race in North Dakota, and why she thinks the results will be closer than the polls say. Dr….

Coming Down the Home Stretch: Congressman Cramer Gears up for Election Day

The Republican nominee for Senate talked with potential voters at the NDSU tailgate

FARGO, N.D. — Just days before his race with Democratic Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) comes to a close, Congressman Kevin Cramer (R-ND) decided to mix two of his favorite things together: meeting North Dakotans and enjoying some NDSU football. “There’s big crowds of voters, people that I know, so I just decided to come out here and say hi to friends,…