Republicans

US House Nominee Kelly Armstrong Makes Campaign Stop in West Fargo

The Republican nominee heads to Valley City tomorrow for the "Rally in the Valley"

WEST FARGO, N.D. —┬áJust days after winning the GOP nomination for North Dakota’s seat in the US House of Representatives, Kelly Armstrong makes a quick campaign stop in West Fargo. Armstrong was the featured speaker at the Republican Roundup in West Fargo. Tonight’s event is one of a few GOP events taking place this weekend, all leading up to the…

Who Will Be the Next Endorsed Republican Candidate?

Cass County Republicans held an open forum just ahead of the State Convention this upcoming weekend

FARGO, N.D. — Cass County Republicans held an open forum just ahead of the State Convention this upcoming weekend. Three of the candidates running for Congress spoke about why they want to be the endorsed Republican candidate. State Senators Kelly Armstrong and Tom Campbell and Paul Schaffner spoke to people in the community and answered questions about controversial issues being…

Mac Schneider to Run for U.S. House

The democrat plans to kick-off his campaign for the U.S. House on Tuesday

BISMARCK, N.D. — A former North Dakota Senate Minority Leader is running for Congress. Mac Schneider will kick-off his campaign for the U.S. House on Tuesday. The attorney is planning stops in Grand Forks, Fargo and Bismarck to announce his intention to seek the Democratic-NPL endorsement for the job. He’ll face off against fellow Democrats Ben Hanson and John Grabinger….

As Senator Franken Prepares to Exit, Leadership Battle Waits to Take Center Stage in Minnesota

Republican state Sen. Michelle Fischbach is poised to become lieutenant governor after Lt. Gov. Tina Smith is sworn in tomorrow to replace Franken

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — This is Sen. Al Franken’s last day as a member of Congress. The Democratic Minnesota lawmaker will resign his seat officially tomorrow after numerous allegations of sexual harassment. Republican state Sen. Michelle Fischbach is poised to become lieutenant governor after Lt. Gov. Tina Smith is sworn in tomorrow to replace Franken. But Fischbach plans to…

President Trump Signs $1.5 Trillion Tax Overhaul Bill

The legislation provides generous cuts for corporations and the wealthiest Americans and smaller ones for the middle class and low-income families.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (AP) President Donald Trump has signed into law a $1.5 trillion tax overhaul package. Trump touted the size of the tax cut, declaring to reporters in the Oval Office before he signed it Friday that “the numbers will speak.” The president said he was going to wait to sign it until after Jan. 1 but changed his…

Minnesota Speaker of the House Talks to MSUM, Concordia Students

Kurt Daudt says he wanted to let college students know the important role they can take in politics

MOORHEAD, Minn. —┬áMinnesota Speaker of the House Kurt Daudt is in town to talk with MSUM and Concordia students about why they should get involved in politics. Daudt says it’s important for him to let college students know the important role they can play in politics. He says he will help students get in touch with elected officials whether they…

Sen. Al Franken, Sen. Amy Klobuchar Honor Memory of Late Sen. Paul Wellstone

Gov. Mark Dayton has declared today "Wellstone Remembrance Day."

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today marks the 15th anniversary of the death of U.S. Senator Paul Wellstone of Minnesota. Gov. Mark Dayton has declared today “Wellstone Remembrance Day.” The senator, along with his wife, daughter and campaign aides were all killed in plane crash in northern Minnesota in 2002. The Democratic lawmaker was running for a third term. Wellstone died just…

Mediation Sessions Continue in Minnesota to Avoid Government Shutdown

Governor Dayton says he wants to rework costly tax breaks and other measures but Republicans sued, calling it unconstitutional

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — Mediation sessions between Gov. Dayton and top Republican lawmakers are underway. The Minnesota Supreme Court directed Dayton and legislative leaders to work out a months-long legal battle over Dayton’s decision to veto the Legislature’s operating budget. He says he wants to rework costly tax breaks and other measures but Republicans sued, calling it unconstitutional. The…

Senator Franken Says Latest Health Care Proposal is Worse than Previous Plan

The development comes as the GOP has revived its partisan attack on Obamacare

NATIONAL — A bipartisan attempt at shoring up the Affordable Care Act is officially over in the Senate. The development comes as the GOP has revived its partisan attack on Obamacare, with Senate leaders and President Trump pushing repeal and replace legislation. Senator Franken is blasting the latest attempt by the GOP to replace Obamacare and calls the “Graham-Cassidy” bill…

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…