Sen. John Hoeven

Sen. Klobuchar Holds Virtual Roundtable On Minnesota Storm Damage and Federal Response

WASHINGTON (KVRR) — Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar says she believes the congressional delegation will be able to get federal help into the state as communities recover from severe storms, wind, and flooding. She held a virtual roundtable with leaders from Polk, Todd, Stevens and other counties to talk about the damage. The delegation is working with USDA and FEMA to…

Hoeven will oppose Jackson’s confirmation to Supreme Court

Ketanji Brown JacksonWASHINGTON (KVRR) – Sen. John Hoeven (R-ND) says he will oppose the confirmation of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court. “We need Supreme Court Justices that will uphold the law, and who will not legislate from the bench. After reviewing Judge Jackson’s record and meeting with her today, I am concerned that she will not…

Republican Sen. Cramer to Vote No On Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson

WASHINGTON, D.C. (KVRR) — Sen. Kevin Cramer of North Dakota joins a long list of Republican senators announcing their intention to vote “no” on confirming Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court. After meeting the judge this week, Cramer said she’s intellectually and academically qualified for the court. But he worries her judicial philosophy is far to the left…

Hoeven Narrowly Wins ND GOP Endorsement Over Becker

BISMARCK, N.D. (KFGO) — North Dakota U.S. Sen. John Hoeven won the endorsement Saturday of Republican convention delegates for a third term, besting a challenge from GOP state Rep. Rick Becker, who leads a growing ultraconservative wing of the party. It took just one ballot for Hoeven to get more than 50% of the votes from GOP convention delegates to…

Hoeven faces rar-right challenge at state GOP convention

Sen. John Hoeven & Rick BeckerBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — John Hoeven has spent more than two decades handily winning the support of delegates to the state’s Republican Party convention, first as governor and later as a U.S. senator. This year, though, may be different. Hoeven faces a challenge from state Rep. Rick Becker, the leader of a growing faction of…

Cramer, Hoeven introduce TRUCKERS Act

FARGO (KVRR) – North Dakota U.S. Sens. Kevin Cramer and John Hoeven are co-sponsoring a bill that would exempt non-U.S. citizen commercial truck drivers from vaccination requirements when temporarily entering the United States from Canada or Mexico. The bill is called the Terminating Reckless and Unnecessary Checks Known to Erode Regular Shipping (TRUCKERS) Act. “Vaccine mandates for truckers to enter…

Democrat announces campaign for North Dakota U.S. Senate seat

Katrina ChristiansenJAMESTOWN, N.D. (KVRR-KFGO) – An engineering professor at the University of Jamestown has announced her bid for U.S. Senate. Katrina Christiansen is seeking the Democratic nomination for the seat held by Republican Sen. John Hoeven. Christiansen is the first Democrat to announce a bid for statewide elected office. Hoeven, a former governor, won his 2016 reelection bid with 78%…