Heidi Heitkamp

North Dakotans go to Washington to ask Sen. Heitkamp and Sen. Hoeven to Protect Obamacare

WASHINGTON – North Dakota families travel to Washington, D.C. to urge Senators John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp to protect the Affordable Care Act. Melissa Schroeder maxes out on her health insurance every year. Her son Tyler has a form of congenital heart disease and caring for his needs costs hundreds of thousands of dollars. “This is all just maintaining his health…

Secretary of Homeland Security Learns About Drones’ Impact on Border Security at Grand Sky

Secretary of Air Force Heather Wilson will visit Grand Sky on August 20

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A few weeks ago Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke was in Fargo. Now all eyes are on North Dakota yet again as another member of President Donald Trump’s cabinet makes a visit to our region. This time Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen is in Grand Forks to learn how drones can impact border security. When it…

Pro-Life Supporters Urge Sen. Heitkamp to “Confirm Kavanaugh”

Heitkamp will meet with Kavanaugh on August 15

FARGO, N.D. — Members of the Pro-Life Court Coalition are urging Sen. Heidi Heitkamp to vote for President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court pick, Brett Kavanaugh. They stood outside the federal building in Fargo holding “Confirm Kavanaugh” signs. Speakers included members of the Susan B. Anthony List and a few students from the University of Mary in Bismarck. Sen. Heitkamp voted for…

Rep. Kevin Cramer Praises Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court Nomination

WASHINGTON – North Dakota Congressman Kevin Cramer believes Washington D.C. Appellate Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh is a great nominee for the Supreme Court. “He’s always leaned towards the state’s rights versus the overreach of the federal government. Particularly in environmental cases that involve the EPA. I think for North Dakota you could not do better than Judge Kavanaugh and that’s…

Rep. Kevin Cramer Opens Up About Trump Visit, Upcoming Election

Cramer anticipates that Trump will make another appearance in North Dakota at a larger venue than Scheels Arena

FARGO, N.D. — Ahead of November’s election with Senator Heidi Heitkamp for a seat in the U.S. Senate, Congressman Kevin Cramer says this race could demonstrate how civil politics really are in North Dakota. Fresh off President Trump’s visit to Fargo last week, Cramer says even though the political climate in the state might be rough and tumble at times, he…

Sen. Heitkamp Speaks on Veterans Issues at American Legion Conference

The Senator will not be in town when President Trump visits on Wednesday

FARGO, N.D. — When visiting with veterans at the American Legion Convention in Fargo, U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) was quick to complement their work in helping those who serve. “I don’t think that we would have as robust of veterans services if it weren’t for the American Legion, if it weren’t for the VFW, if it weren’t for the AM…

“A Very Good Story to Tell on Results” Sen. Heidi Heitkamp Stands by Her Record in ND Senate Race Interview

  It was an easy primary election win for Democratic U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota since she faced no party challenger. November will be another story when she comes up against Rep. Kevin Cramer for her seat in the Senate. KVRR talked to Senator Heitkamp Tuesday about the race that is heating up between the two candidates. Campaign…

Congress is Deciding on Bills That Could Fund FM Diversion and Nat’l Guard Readiness Center in Fargo

WASHINGTON – Bills in the House and Senate could give millions of dollars to important Red River Valley projects. The Army Corps of Engineers has set aside $35 million for design work for the diversion in this year’s budget. 2019 Funding bills passed in the House and in the Senate Appropriations Committee give $32 million for a North Dakota National…

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp Endorsed by ND AFL-CIO

FARGO, ND – The North Dakota AFL-CIO endorsed Sen. Heidi Heitkamp at its convention in Fargo Friday. Delegates there represented more than 17,000 North Dakota union members. The AFL-CIO supports the Democrat in her race for reelection against Congressman Kevin Cramer because they say Heitkamp has lead the charge to protect North Dakotan’s pensions. “One of the big issues in this…