SEN. KEVIN CRAMER

Former Senator and Republican Presidential Candidate Bob Dole Dies at 98

North Dakota U.S. Sen. Kevin Cramer Pays Tribute to Dole

Sen. Bob Dole & Kevin Cramer (Undated photo)WASHINGTON (AP) – Americans are remembering Bob Dole, a man who defied the odds in war, only to fall short of his ultimate goal in politics. Dole died Sunday. He was 98. After paralyzing wounds in World War II, Dole willed himself to walk again, and ran for Congress with a right arm…

Armstrong joins Cramer & Hoeven in fight against Biden vaccine mandate

Rep. Kelly Armstrong, Sen. Kevin Cramer, Sen. John HoevenWASHINGTON (KVRR) – North Dakota’s congressional delegation says a new Biden Administration order that requires companies with more than 100 employees to mandate COVID-19 vaccines is an unconstitutional overreach. Millions of Americans will need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by Jan. 4 or get tested for the virus weekly under government rules…

Group of Republican Senators To Challenge Biden’s Workplace Vaccine Mandate

WASHINGTON, D.C. (KVRR) — North Dakota Republican Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer are joining around 40 other Republican senators to challenge President Biden’s expected order requiring large employers to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations. The ranking member of the Senate committee on employment and workforce safety, Sen. Mike Braun of Indiana, is leading the charge. They will use the Congressional Review…

National Guard Troops Deployed To D.C. In 2020 Return Home

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR/AP) — Members of a Bismarck-based North Dakota National Guard unit who were called to active duty in Washington, D.C. late last year are back home. Gov. Doug Burgum and Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer attended a homecoming ceremony for the Guard members in Bismarck. Seventy soldiers with Company C, 2nd Battalion…

Hoeven, Cramer, urge U.S. to temporarily stop accepting Afghan evacuees

Sens. Kevin Cramer & John HoevenWASHINGTON (KVRR) – North Dakota Republican Sens. John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer are among 16 senators who want the Biden administration to stop accepting most Afghan refugees until vetting procedures are changed. The 16 senators outlined their concerns in a letter to Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin. “We are concerned…

West Fargo Company Lands Nearly $8 Million Defense Contract

WASHINGTON, D.C. (KVRR) — A West Fargo company has landed a U.S. Department of Defense contract worth nearly $8 million. North Dakota Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer say Pro-Mark Services will upgrade the primary mechanical and electrical systems throughout the Dock Five hangar at Minot Air Force Base. The work is expected to be completed by March 2023. Hoeven…

Cramer calls Afghanistan withdrawal ‘complete failure’, Biden’s actions ‘unfitting’

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) – Calling President Biden’s withdrawal from Afghanistan a “complete failure,” Sen. Kevin Cramer on Tuesday said Biden’s actions are “unfitting for the office he holds and are embarrassing our country on the world stage.” “Instead of showing remorse or taking proper action, the President is misleading the American people while his Administration focuses on getting credit for…

ND Air National Guard breaks ground on new facility

"This building is going to set us up for 20 to 30 years of doing what Hooligans do best; Leading missions in the entire National Guard and the entire Air Force."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The Happy Hooligans of the 119th Wing break ground on a $17.5 million facility. The construction project will be an operations facility for use by the 119th Operations Group at the North Dakota Air National Guard Base. “The reason this is being built and the folks that deserve the most gratitude are the airmen. This is…

Cramer, Cruz, introduce bills to ban federal mask and vaccine mandates

WASHINGTON (KVRR) – Sen. Kevin Cramer (R-ND) and Texas GOP Sen. Ted Cruz have introduced legislation that would prohibit federal mandates requiring face coverings and COVID-19 vaccines. Cramer says the “No Mask Mandates Act” would end President Biden’s executive order related to mask mandates on public property, end the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s  mask mandate affecting transportation, while…