Heidi Heitkamp

Franken to Make Announcement Thursday, Female Colleagues Including Heitkamp Call For His Resignation

Several female senators are calling on fellow Democratic Sen. Al Franken to resign.

WASHINGTON – Faced with multiple calls for him to resign, Senator Al Franken (D) Minnesota will make an announcement on Thursday. Late Wednesday on his official Twitter account a statement was posted saying, “Senator Franken is talking with his family at this time and plans to make an announcement in D.C. tomorrow. Any reports of a final decision are inaccurate.”…

Savanna’s Act Focus of Hearing for the Senate Indian Affairs Committee

It is named for Savanna Greywind of Fargo

  FARGO, ND — The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a hearing Wednesday on Savanna’s Act. The bill was introduced earlier this month by Sen. Heidi Heitkamp to help address the crisis of missing and murdered Native women. It is named for Savanna Greywind of Fargo. She was 8-months pregnant when she went missing in August. Her baby was…

Congressman Kevin Cramer Responds to President Trump’s Comment, Las Vegas Shooting

He says if the iran deal is decertified, the next 60 days are vital for congress

FARGO, ND —¬†Congressman Kevin Cramer says he’s not sure what President Trump means when he was quoted saying during a photo-op with military leaders that it was the “calm before the storm.” Cramer, along with Senators Heitkamp and Hoeven and Congressman Colin Peterson gathered at the Fargo VA for a ribbon cutting. Rep. Cramer talked about President Trump’s comments about…

Fargo’s VA Hospital Unveils $25 Million Expansion

a healing garden and expanded imaging department among new additions

FARGO, ND —¬†Fargo’s VA Hospital unveiled a $25 million expansion which has been five years in the making. New areas include a community living center, a primary care clinic, an improved intensive care unit, a healing garden and an expanded imaging department. North Dakota U.S. Senators Hoeven and Heitkamp, Minnesota Congressman Colin Peterson and North Dakota Congressman Kevin Cramer where…

Sen. Heitkamp Introduces Savanna’s Act

The legislation would improve tribal access to certain federal crime information databases.

WASHINGTON – Federal legislation aimed at protecting Native American women and girls from violence, abduction and human trafficking is named for Savanna Greywind, the pregnant Fargo woman who was killed and whose baby was taken. U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp introduced Savanna’s Act Thursday in Washington. The legislation would improve tribal access to certain federal crime information databases. Heitkamp says that…

Heitkamp Gets Community Input on Tax Reform Plan

She went to Fargo first and later went to Grand Forks

FARGO, ND —¬† Small businesses make up 96 percent of North Dakota’s employers that impact the state’s economy. U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp met with small business leaders to hear about their concerns and challenges they face every day because of the current tax system. She said she wants to find ways to improve their businesses and help them to continue…

Breaking: Heitkamp Announces Run for Re-election

The Democratic Senator made the announcement on KFGO's "News & Views with Joel Heitkamp" Wednesday morning.

Fargo, N.D. (KFGO) – Senator Heidi Heitkamp is seeking re-election to the U.S. Senate. The Democratic Senator made the announcement on KFGO’s “News & Views with Joel Heitkamp” Wednesday morning. Heitkamp was sworn in on January 3, 2013, for her first term as a U.S. Senator from North Dakota. She beat out Republican Congressman Rick Berg by less than 3,000…

President Trump’s Visit to North Dakota: Protesters, Supporters and a lot of North Dakota Love

Every high-ranking North Dakota politician was in attendance including our Democratic U.S. Senator

MANDAN, ND — In his first visit to North Dakota as president, Donald Trump gave his speech on tax reform in front of a crowd of 700 invited guests in Mandan. The backdrop was the Andeavor Corporation Oil Refinery, formerly Tesoro. Every high-ranking North Dakota politician was in attendance including our Democratic U.S. Senator. An audience of North Dakotans from…

President Trump Visits Mandan for Speech on Tax Reform

He claims he will heavily simplify the tax code, saying 95 percent of Americans will be able to file returns on a single page

MANDAN, ND — President Donald Trump gave a speech to a crowd of hundreds in Mandan about his proposed tax reform. It was his first time being in the state since his inauguration. During Donald Trump’s first visit to North Dakota as president, he praised the state, saying it is a role model for the economy he wishes to see…

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…