U.S. Senate

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…

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…