U.S. Senate

Rick Berg Unanimously Elected To Full Term As North Dakota GOP Chairman

He was first elected party chairman in 2018 to fill out the term of Kelly Armstrong

BISMARCK, ND — Former U.S. Congressman Rick Berg of Fargo has been elected to his first full term as chairman of the North Dakota Republican Party. Members of the party’s state committee unanimously backed Berg at their meeting in Bismarck on Saturday. He was first elected party chairman in 2018 to fill out the term of Kelly Armstrong, who stepped down…

Drew Wrigley Sworn In As U.S. Attorney For North Dakota

Wrigley's Second Time Serving In The Position

FARGO, ND — Drew Wrigley is once again U.S. Attorney for North Dakota. He took the oath of office Wednesday afternoon during a private ceremony. He was appointed by President Donald Trump and unanimously confirmed last week by the Senate. He previously held the job from 2001 to 2009. Wrigley also served as North Dakota’s 37th Lieutenant Governor from 2010 until…

Drew Wrigley Gets His Old Job Back As U.S. Attorney For North Dakota

It's a role Wrigley served in from 2001 to 2009

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Former U.S. Attorney for North Dakota, Drew Wrigley, has his old job back. Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer announcing that the Senate has confirmed Wrigley for the position. President Trump nominated him for U.S. Attorney for North Dakota last August. It’s a role Wrigley served in from 2001 to 2009 before serving as lieutenant governor with Gov….

Peter Welte Nomination As U.S. District Court Judge for North Dakota Advances

His nomination now moves on to the full Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved the nomination of Peter Welte to serve as the U.S. District Court Judge for North Dakota. Welte is currently in private practice but spent over a decade as State’s Attorney for Grand Forks County. His nomination now moves on to the full Senate. The Senate will also vote on former Lieutenant Governor…

Drew Wrigley To Be Considered For His Old Job By U.S. Senate

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted to move his nomination forward

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Former Lt. Governor Drew Wrigley is closer to getting his old prosecuting job back. Wrigley’s nomination to serve once again as U.S. Attorney for North Dakota is now moving to the full Senate for consideration. The Senate Judiciary Committee voted to move his nomination forward. Wrigley served as U.S. Attorney for North Dakota from 2001 to 2009 The…

Donald Trump, Jr. Visits North Dakota To Encourage People To Vote For Cramer And Armstrong

Polling shows both men with wide leads over their competitors

WILLISTON, N.D. — President Donald Trump’s eldest son is in North Dakota tonight at a campaign event for Republican Kevin Cramer’s U.S. Senate bid. Donald Trump, Jr. and his girlfriend, former FOX News host Kimberly Guilfoyle, posted this picture to Twitter of a Get Out the Vote event at Williston High School. Cramer posted video to Facebook of the crowd rushing…

Poll: U.S. Senate Race In North Dakota In Virtual Tie

The poll was conducted for Fox News by Anderson Robbins Research and Shaw & Co. Research

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D) & Rep. Kevin Cramer (R)Republican Congressman Kevin Cramer and Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp are in a virtual tie in the North Dakota U.S. Senate race. A new poll shows Cramer leading Heitkamp among likely voters by 48% to 44%. The margin of error is plus or minus 3.5 points. The poll was conducted for Fox News…

Cramer Fundraiser Featuring President Donald Trump Will Cost Couples $1,000

VIP Reception and Fundraiser Will Be Held Friday at Delta Hotels by Marriott in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — Final details are being worked out for President Donald Trump’s return to Fargo on Friday. Air Force One is expected to land at Hector International Airport in the noon hour. The president will then attend a special VIP Reception and Fundraiser at Delta Hotels by Marriott. The event will cost $1,000 per couple and the money will…

Sen. John Hoeven Praises Sen. John McCain On The U.S. Senate Floor

"He was somebody that was down to earth, that was a person that you could connect with at a real level."

Sen. John Hoeven (R-ND) / Sen. John McCain’s U.S. Senate DeskWASHINGTON, D.C. — Senator John Hoeven of North Dakota is one of many colleagues commemorating the life of Senator John McCain in the Senate. “You know he was a friend,” said Hoeven on the floor of the U.S. Senate. “He was somebody that was down to earth, that was a…

Minnesota Senate Candidate Richard Painter Visits Moorhead

University of Minnesota law professor sounds off against President Trump and steel tariffs

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Democratic candidate for one of the U.S. Senate seats in Minnesota makes a campaign stop in Moorhead. Richard Painter spoke to supporters at The Boulder Tap Room about how it’s time to take a stand against President Trump in Washington DC. An ethics lawyer for President George W. Bush, Painter switched over to the Democratic Party after…