Heidi Heitkamp

“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…

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp Supports Gina Haspel’s CIA Director Nomination

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp meeting with CIA Director Nominee Gina Haspel (Courtesy: Sen. Heidi Heitkamp’s office)Washington, DC – Democratic North Dakota Sen. Heidi Heitkamp will join her Republican colleague, Sen. John Hoeven in voting in favor of Gina Haspel becoming the country’s first female CIA Director. In a statement, Heitkamp says after meeting with Haspel and other intelligence leaders, she has…

U.S. Senators Heitkamp, Smith Emphasize the Need for Pension Reform

The two senators called on retirees to make their voices heard in Washington

FARGO, N.D. — U.S. Senators Heidi Heitkamp and Tina Smith spoke with several retired workers in Fargo to discuss pension reform. The two Senators are part of a bipartisan, joint Senate–House committee whose goal is to solve the pension crisis. They say the dilemma threatens nearly 2,000 North Dakotans and 400,000 retirees nationwide. Both Heitkamp and Smith feel that it’s…

ND Senator Heitkamp 1st Democrat to Support Pompeo For Secretary of State

Heitkamp says she met with Pompeo in March to discuss his nomination and how the State Department can help advance U.S. diplomatic, military, and economic interests.

WASHINGTON, DC — Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp says she will vote in favor of confirming President Trump’s Secretary of State nominee, Mike Pompeo. Heitkamp says she met with Pompeo in March to discuss his nomination and how the State Department can help advance U.S. diplomatic, military, and economic interests. Heitkamp is the first Democrat to announce her support for Pompeo. Pompeo…

North Dakota GOP Endorses U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer for U.S. Senate

Cramer will face incumbent North Dakota Senator Heidi Heitkamp in November election

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — During his speech to delegates at the Republican convention in Grand Forks, Cramer said “Washington has forgotten how to listen” and that there’s been too much taxation and too much regulation. With the endorsement secured, Cramer is now focused on the long campaign ahead. “There’s nothing like being with 1600 of your closest friends. Getting their…

Senator Heitkamp Visits PATH to Introduce New Bill for Kinships

Supporting Kinships Connection Acts would provide funding for caretakers of children under kinship care

FARGO, N.D. — Senator Heitkamp visits the child and family services agency PATH to learn how children are impacted by the opioid crisis. Heitkamp also introduced her new bill, the Supporting Kinships Connections Act, to keep children with close family when their parents are unable to care for them. According to the US Census Bureau, 2.5 million children live under kinship…

Vice President Pence Visits Fargo

Pence is attending a Fargo fundraiser for Republican U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer, who's trying to unseat Democratic U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp.

FARGO, N.D. (AP) _ U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is traveling to North Dakota on Tuesday. Pence is attending a Fargo fundraiser for Republican U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer, who’s trying to unseat Democratic U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp. Pence also is scheduled to speak at an event on tax reform. He’s to deliver a similar speech in Minneapolis on Wednesday. It’s…

Vice President Pence Headed To Fargo

The talk is described as a policy event at the Fargo Marriot, Tuesday afternoon, March 27th.

FARGO (KFGO) – Vice President Mike Pence is heading to Fargo, for an event hosted by the pro-Trump group America First Policies. The talk is described as a policy event at the Fargo Marriot, Tuesday afternoon, March 27th. According to the Washington-based non-profit, the vice president will speak about “how the tax cuts and Jobs Act will impact you, your…