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USPS Advocates Urging Rep. Cramer to Sign Bill Preventing Post Office Privatization

They stood outside his office

FARGO, N.D. — U.S. Postal Service employees are fighting to keep a public Post Office at more than 140 sites across the country, including here in Fargo. They stood outside Congressman Kevin Cramer’s office because they want him to sign a bipartisan bill which would prevent the post office from being privatized. The protests come after President Trump said he would…

Trump Protestors Gather Outside GOP Fundraiser

Several supporters were also outside the hotel

FARGO, N.D. — Trump’s event at the Delta by Marriott Hotel was closed to the general public, but that didn’t stop people from gathering outside. Supporters gathered across the street from the hotel while protestors gathered on the side to chant as the president’s motorcade came in. “We’re here to protest the Kavanaugh appointment as well as the fact that a…

Part 1: One-On-One With Democratic U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp Of North Dakota

Heitkamp Talks About Running For Re-Election In A Red State

FARGO, N.D. — Senator Heidi Heitkamp is in the midst of a fight to keep her U.S. Senate seat. The North Dakota Democrat is being challenged by Republican Congressman Kevin Cramer. We sat down with her for a one-on-one conversation about the campaign, her vote against tax cuts and how toxic politics has become. TJ Nelson: “She is North Dakota’s…

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…

Planned Parenthood Takes a Stand on DACA Program

Dreamers across the country are in fear of losing their right to call the United States Home

FARGO, ND — Dreamers across the country are in fear of losing their right to call the United States Home. One national organization is helping community members get their voices heard. People in Fargo are standing up for those affected by DACA, the Obama–era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. “These people don’t know anything besides the United States. It’s…

Trump Administration Takes Back Sodium Restrictions for School Lunches

The new rule also allows schools to have sweetened milk and are not required to served grain-rich products

  WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Department of Agriculture is putting off reducing the amount of sodium in school lunches. The Obama Administration set the reduced sodium targets to take place in 2018, but the White House now says they don’t have to change through 2019. The food and nutrition service of the Ag Department says allowing the targets to remain…

National and Local Advocates of Planned Parenthood Host Progress on the Prairie Event

Defunding programs and removing access could change the future of millions

FARGO, ND — Advocates of Planned Parenthood gathered downtown to show their support for the organization at their annual Progress on the Prairie event. Former Senator Olympia Snowe says possible changes to Planned Parenthood from the new administration could affect thousands. “‘Where will I get my birth control if you’re not here? What happens if you close your doors?’” asked…

Trump Administration Leaves United Nations Cultural Agency

The decision was a natural part of the administration's nationalistic agenda

FARGO, ND — The Trump Administration has decided to leave a United Nations cultural agency. Officials said they made the decision to leave on its “anti–Israel” stance. The Trump Administration decided to leave UNESCO – or the UN Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization. The organization’s stated mission is to promote literacy, freedom of the press and equality for women. UNESCO…

Locals React to President Trump’s Plan for Tax Reform

Many people in Fargo say they either don't agree with the president's platform or were unaware of what his ideas really are

FARGO, ND — President Trump’s visit to North Dakota is affecting people here in Fargo. Many people in Fargo say they either don’t agree with the president’s platform or were unaware of what his ideas really are. “He’s more than welcome to come. I appreciate him stopping by but it’s not my platform that I believe in,” said Matt Boreen…

North Dakota GOP Has Concerns About Sen. Heitkamp’s Leadership

They don't agree with her choices on healthcare, jobs, the security of American people and agriculture

FARGO, ND — North Dakota’s GOP wants people in the U.S. Senate who will work in accordance with President Trump’s agenda. They held a press conference to voice concerns they have with legislation by Senator Heidi Heitkamp, a Democrat. They don’t agree with her choices on healthcare, jobs, the security of American people and agriculture. North Dakota Young Republicans and…