U.S. Senate

Political Science Expert Breaks Down Former President Trump’s Acquittal

Trump stands as the only president in U.S. history to be impeached twice in the House and acquitted by the Senate.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — As former president Trump is acquitted of charges in causing insurrection at the U.S. capitol. A Political science expert breaks down what’s next for the country. “You had a president that two times activated the party in the majority of the house, the Democratic party that they felt compelled by his actions to go through impeachment…

Trump’s trial could begin on Inauguration Day

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial could begin as soon as 1 p.m. on Inauguration Day Wednesday as President-elect Joe Biden is being sworn into office. That’s according to a a timeline of Senate procedure obtained by The Associated Press.  It’s the possible schedule if House Speaker Nancy Pelosi sends the articles of impeachment to the Senate soon. Trump…

UPDATE: Jason Lewis out of hospital following hernia surgery

UPDATE: Jason Lewis’ campaign says the Republican was discharged from a Hibbing hospital Wednesday afternoon after two nights there for emergency hernia surgery. “I would like to thank Dr. Wendell Smith and the entire ICU staff at the Fairview Range Medical Center in Hibbing for safely performing my emergency surgery and also for the stellar care I received afterward. I…

Minnesota U.S. Senate Candidate In Quarantine

EAGAN, Minn. — U.S. Senate candidate Jason Lewis is in quarantine and getting tested again for COVID-19. A campaign spokesperson says the former Minnesota congressman was in contact with a person who has tested positive for the virus. They say Lewis is feeling fine and has no symptoms. All campaign staffers who were in contact with Lewis since Monday are…

Jason Lewis, Tina Smith are Projected Winners in MN Senate Primary Races

Minnesota holds its primary election

MINNESOTA — In the Republican race for the Senate seat in Minnesota, Jason Lewis is the projected winner. 80 percent of precincts reported as of 10:35 PM, Lewis has nearly 78 percent of the vote. Lewis is up against Cynthia Gail, Bob “Again” Carney Jr., James Reibestein and John L. Berman. Tina Smith is the projected winner for the DFL…

Military Pay Raises And Funding For ND Military Missions Passes Senate

Bill Now Goes To The U.S. House

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Service members are closer to getting a three percent pay raise. It’s included in the latest National Defense Authorization Act which was just passed by the Senate. The bill includes funding for a number of North Dakota defense missions. It restricts the retirement of the global hawk at Grand Forks Air Force Base and provides for B-52…

LIVE: President Trump’s Impeachment Trial Heads into Day 3 in US Senate

The Democrats wrapped up the first day of their presentation shortly before 9 p.m. Wednesday.

The U.S. Senate continues the impeachment trial of President Donald J. Trump.LIVE BLOG: https://fxn.ws/37wTqZDTune in to Fox News Channel for live coverage. Posted by Fox News on Thursday, January 23, 2020 WASHINGTON (AP)–House Democrats launched into marathon arguments in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial Wednesday, appealing to skeptical Republican senators to join them in voting to oust Trump from office…

U.S. Senate Resolution Honors Life & Service of the Late Jocelyn Burdick

She served for three months in the Senate after her husband, Senator Quentin Burdick, passed away in 1992

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The first woman to represent North Dakota in the U.S. Senate is honored on the Senate floor. North Dakota Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer introduced a Senate resolution to honor the life and service of the late Jocelyn Burdick. She served for three months in the Senate after her husband, Senator Quentin Burdick, passed away in…

Savanna’s Act Moves To The Full U.S. Senate For A Vote

It is named for Savanna Greywind

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Savanna’s Act is finally heading to the Senate floor for a vote. Sen. Kevin Cramer says it was approved by the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs. He is urging the full Senate to act on it quickly. It is named for Savanna Greywind. The 22-year-old pregnant member of the Spirit Lake Tribe was murdered by a neighbor…