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Early Voting In Clay County Delayed Due To Ballot Issue

The lawsuit was resolved, but didn't allow the county enough time to get the ballots on time.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — People hoping to vote early in the presidential primary in Clay County are going to have to wait a little longer. The delay is the result of a lawsuit against Minnesota over adding a name to the Republican ballot since President Trump was the party’s only candidate. The lawsuit was resolved, but didn’t allow the county enough…

U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement Advances Through More Senate Committees

Sen. John Hoeven says USMCA will provide much needed certainty for our agriculture, energy and other industries

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Our local congressional delegations are praising the advancement of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement. The Senate Appropriations Committee has approved the trade deal. It has also been approved by the Finance, Energy and Public Works and Budget committees. Health, Education, Labor and Pensions; Commerce and the Foreign Relations committees still have to weigh in before going to the full…

State Lawmaker Blames Political Opponents For Anti-Islam Posts On Facebook

Rep. Jim Kasper of Fargo says his account may have been hacked

FARGO, N.D. — A Republican state lawmaker from Fargo says he doesn’t know how two anti-Islam posts appeared in his Facebook feed. Rep. Jim Kasper says his account may have been hacked by political opponents. Kasper posting an apology on his personal page to those who can see his posts. He says he has about 4,000 Facebook friends, most of…

Rep. Collin Peterson Leaning Against Impeachment But Sticking With Party

He says he has been approached about becoming a Republican

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Minnesota Democratic Congressman Collin Peterson says he’s leaning against voting in favor of impeachment for President Trump, but he has yet to make a final decision. He says he doesn’t believe Democrats have presented a solid enough case. Peterson says with little chance of the Republican-controlled senate going along, the process is only dividing the country further….

North Dakota’s Congressional Delegation Reacts To Impeachment Hearing

Representative Kelly Armstrong calls it "political theater" and says we haven't heard anything new

WASHINGTON, D.C. — North Dakota’s Republican congressional delegation is weighing in on the first day of hearings. Representative Kelly Armstrong calls it “political theater” and says we haven’t heard anything new. Sen. John Hoeven says the impeachment process has not followed precedent and has not provided President Trump with important due process rights. Pointless. That’s how Sen. Kevin Cramer feels…

Trump Only Republican on Presidential Primary Ballot in MN

Three other Republican candidates won't be listed.

MINNEAPOLIS–President Donald Trump isn’t the only Republican candidate running in the presidential primary, but he’ll be the only choice on the ballot in Minnesota. The Republican Party of Minnesota has informed the state Secretary of State that Trump will be the only name listed on the 2020 Republican primary ballot. Three other Republican candidates who many consider long shots won’t…

North Dakota Gov. Burgum Announces Plans to Seek Reelection

Burgum defeated Democrat Marvin Nelson and Libertarian Marty Riske in the November 2016 gubernatorial election.

BISMARCK, N.D.–Gov. Doug Burgum has announced his plans to seek reelection in 2020. In a video announcement posted on YouTube Thursday, Burgum highlights accomplishments since he and Lt. Gov. Brent Sanford took office three years ago. Burgum says they are “reinventing government with modern business efficiencies” and have “turned a budget shortfall into a budget surplus and cut government spending…

State Senator From Minot Calls Rep. Ilhan Omar “Elected Terrorist”

Sen. Oley Larsen also posted a fake photo that claims to show Omar holding a weapon at an al-Qaida training camp

MINOT, N.D. — A Republican state senator from Minot calls Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar an “elected terrorist” on Facebook. Sen. Oley Larsen also posted a fake photo that claims to show Omar holding a weapon at an al-Qaida training camp. It is actually an Associated Press photo taken at a Mogadishu military training campus in 1978, before Omar was born….

Walz to Meet Privately with Lawmakers on Insulin Legislation

The meeting is set for Friday at the Capitol.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz is meeting privately with lawmakers about emergency insulin legislation. The meeting is set for Friday at the Capitol. Walz earlier called on House Democratic and Senate Republican leaders to negotiate a compromise between their competing insulin affordability proposals. The Democratic governor wants to call a special session to resolve one of the major unfinished…

St. Louis Park City Leaders Reinstate Pledge of Allegiance After Backlash

President Trump Even Tweeted That The Pledge Was Under Siege And He Vowed To Win Minnesota in 2020

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption ST. LOUIS PARK, MN — The St. Louis Park City Council has voted to reinstate the Pledge of Allegiance. After recently voting to reduce the recital of the Pledge, the council received significant pushback from community members and from President Donald Trump. Council member Thom Miller started the meeting by moving to reinstate the pledge….