SENATOR HEIDI HEITKAMP

Kevin Cramer Making Senate Announcement at Bismarck Rally Friday

It's expected that Republican Cramer will run for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Democrat Heidi Heitkamp.

BISMARCK, ND — North Dakota Congressman Kevin Cramer will hold a rally on Friday for what he’s calling Senate announcement and rally. It’s expected that Republican Cramer will run for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Democrat Heidi Heitkamp. The announcement and rally are scheduled for 5:30 p.m. on Friday at the Ramada Bismarck. Earlier this week, Cramer said…

U.S. Senate Taking Action Over FCC’s Repeal of Net-Neutrality

Heitkamp says repealing the net neutrality rules could lead to higher prices for consumers

NATIONAL — One day after attorneys general for 21 states and the District of Columbia sued to block the FCC’s repeal of net-neutrality rules, the Senate is poised to take action. A Senate resolution to reverse the repeal has the support of 50 senators and required the support of just one more senator to pass under Congressional Review Act rules….

Rep. Cramer Will Not Run For Senate

The decision ends months of speculation about whether Cramer would run for the senate seat held by Democrat Heidi Heitkamp, who is seeking a second term.

WASHINGTON (KFGO) – North Dakota Republican Congressman Kevin Cramer says he will not run for the U.S. Senate this year, instead choosing to seek a fourth, two-year term in the U.S. House. The decision ends months of speculation about whether Cramer would run for the senate seat held by Democrat Heidi Heitkamp, who is seeking a second term. State Senator…

Fargo Man Found Guilty of Threatening U.S. Senator Heitkamp

Kevin Lee Olson, age 56, was convicted by a federal jury after a four-day trial.

Fargo, ND — Kevin Lee Olson, 56, was found guilty of threatening United States Senator Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota. Olson was convicted of Threatening Interstate Communications by knowingly transmitting an e-mail, for the purpose of issuing a threat to injure another person, and with knowledge that the communication would be viewed by another person as a threat. Olson was…

Senator Heitkamp Speaks Out on Health Care Vote

Heitkamp posted videos online of North Dakotans against the Republican health care bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Minnesota Senators Al Fraken and Amy Klobuchar and North Dakota’s Democratic U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp voted against the procedural motion. Republican Senator John Hoeven voted for it saying “we will continue working to put in place a suitable replacement”. Heitkamp posted videos online of North Dakotans against the Republican health care bill, including a West Fargo woman…

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…