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Cass County Republicans Asked to Stay True to Conservative Roots

Former gubneratorial candidate and current state representative Rick Becker says voting with moral guidelines will strengthen the state's GOP

FARGO, ND — The Cass County United Republican Committee hosted its monthly Politics and a Plate luncheon at the Holiday Inn. Former gubernatorial candidate State Rep. Rick Becker was in town to share his vision of a stronger GOP in North Dakota. Cass County Republicans gathered at the Holiday Inn in Fargo to listen a new strategy for the state’s…

Lt. Gov. Brent Sanford Talks Politics at the Holiday Inn

Everything from property taxes and education to the drought were discussed

FARGO, ND — A little lunch with a whole lot of politics. The Cass County United Republican Committee hosted their “Politics and a Plate” luncheon. It was held at the Holiday Inn to hear Lieutenant Governor Brent Sanford’s political goals for the state. Everything from property taxes and education to the drought were discussed. “What are we going to do…

North Dakota Democrat Joins Many Republican Lawmakers Against President Trump’s New Cuba Policy

They Say His Plan Is Bad For American Producers

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Trump’s new Cuba policy isn’t sitting well with many Republican lawmakers, Russia and even a North Dakota Democrat. The president is clamping down on some commerce and travel between the United States and Cuba but leaving intact many new avenues President Obama had opened. The Russian Foreign Ministry has criticized the president’s decision and his verbal…

UPDATED: Senator Bernie Sanders Responds to Reports Alleged Gunman Volunteered on His Campaign

The gunman was shot by U.S. Capital Police, apprehended and taken to the hospital, officials said.

James Hodgkinson UPDATE: 12:00 P.M. ALEXANDRIA, VA (FOX) — A gunman believed to be a supporter of former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders sprayed a hail of bullets at a GOP baseball practice Wednesday morning, injuring House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and four others before U.S. Capitol Police took down the rifle-wielding assailant. “I have just been informed that the alleged shooter…

Governor Dayton Reverses Decision on Minnesota’s Tax Bill

Some Republicans say Dayton exceeded his constitutional authority

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota Governor Dayton has reversed course on his decision not to sign the Tax Bill and allow it to become law without his signature. He issued a statement around 11 o’clock last night saying he “did” sign the bill to fulfill the requirements to protect the funding for the Department of Revenue. There is still…

Dayton Eliminates Funding for House and Senate, Said Republicans Launched “Sneak Attack”

Governor Dayton has signed nine so-called "Budget Bills" to avoid a government shutdown

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Governor Dayton has signed nine so-called “Budget Bills” to avoid a government shutdown. But he said he considers some of the Republicans actions a “sneak attack.” He is allowing the Tax Bill to become law without his signature. He used the line-item veto to strip funding for the House and Senate for four years saying the job…

Minnesota Lawmakers Running Out of Time to Finalize Budget Deal

The House and Senate passed a handful of budget bills last night after backing away from negotiations with the Democratic governor

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — The plan by Republicans to pass budget bills despite veto threats by Gov. Dayton is on hold. The House and Senate passed a handful of budget bills last night after backing away from negotiations with the Democratic governor. They had planned today to finish up those bills. But a Senate Republican’s absence to tend to…

Congressmen Peterson Speechless Over Racist Minnesota GOP Facebook Post

A social media post on the Minnesota GOP attacking congressmen peterson has one person out of a job

MINNESOTA — A Minnesota GOP member has resigned over a Facebook post aimed at Democratic Congressman Collin Peterson. The post that was quickly deleted included racist remarks toward Congressman Keith Ellison. The post took many by surprise, including locals and has one person out of a job. “Normally, the content they put out is genuine and professional,” said Thomas Manninen,…

Minnesota Lawmakers Focus on Possible Budget Compromises

But Republicans and Democratic Gov. Dayton have lots of divides to bridge

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota lawmakers returned from a week-long break with their eyes on the budget. Their return marks the beginning of the rush to agree to a new, two-year budget that will likely exceed $45 billion. But Republicans and Democratic Gov. Dayton have lots of divides to bridge. The GOP is pursuing nearly $1 billion or more in…

Gov. Dayton Skeptical on Republican Plan for Lower Health Insurance in Minnesota

The bill creates a reinsurance program to help insurance companies cover expensive medical claims

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — Democratic Gov. Dayton says he has concerns about a $542 million Republican plan to lower health insurance costs for Minnesotans but he won’t veto it. Dayton says he’ll let the plan become law without his signature. The bill creates a reinsurance program to help insurance companies cover expensive medical claims. Republicans who support the bill…