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Americans in for a surprise, and plenty more fiscal debate
Americans will pay Washington more, despite rhetoric from politicians saying they shot down most tax increases on New Years Day, and in the aftermath of what widely was described as a flawed federal b...
1/2/13 at 7:52 PM
Farm bill could help federal officials avoid fiscal cliff 11/19/12 at 10:20 AM
Lame duck session could turn fiscal cliff into pothole 11/18/12 at 6:53 PM STAFF BLOGTHE DULLUM FILE
Godfather of Charts
Below is one of thewinners ofthis year's Wonky Awards as posted in the Washington Post's Wonkblog. We re-post it here (without permission). Best use of graphs: Chris Coonss remembrance of Kent Conrad...
12/29/12 at 9:46 AM
The Football Star, The Supermodel and The Senator 8/11/11 at 12:03 PM
The Week That Was 8/5/11 at 9:53 AM FLICKERTALES FROM THE HILL
SPECIAL REPORT: Review shows state’s Republicans benefiting more from oil and gas contributions than Democrats
FARGO Government and big business dont always make the most logical bedfellows. But in North Dakota, politics and oil go hand-in-hand. With the Bakken boom fueling North Dakotas economy, politicians...
7/16/12 at 10:21 AM
North Dakota politicians toe party lines in reaction to ruling 6/28/12 at 12:55 PM
2012 farm bill receives Senate approval with N.D., Minn. support 6/21/12 at 2:31 PM THE NEW FORTY
Unacceptable losses
The suicide rate of active duty military membersis up to about one a day. Whenwe add this to the 18 veteran suicides a day that have been documented overthe past few yearswe should be horrified. One a...
6/9/12 at 9:22 PM
Sean Alexander Dacus 12/2/11 at 10:35 PM UND NEWS
UND co-sponsors sixth annual summit on unmanned aerial systems in Grand Forks May 22-23
How unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) are used for both peaceful and military purposes will be the focus of the Sixth UAS Action Summit May 22-23 at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks. The conference the...
5/16/12 at 8:43 AM
‘America’s nurse,’ former UND faculty member Mary Wakefield to address more than 1,700 candidates for graduation at UND’s spring commencement, Saturday, May 12 5/8/12 at 1:48 PM
UND’s spring commencement ceremonies begin Saturday, May 5, with School of Law 5/4/12 at 9:11 AM DIVERSION DISCUSSION
Army Secretary sends Red River diversion plans to Congress
WASHINGTON U.S. Sen. Kent Conrad says the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works has signed a record of decision for the Fargo-Moorhead diversion, officially sending the project to Congress ...
4/3/12 at 5:00 PM
White House gives OK on F-M diversion project 3/30/12 at 3:49 PM
Congress could take up F-M diversion project next year but hurdles remain 12/21/11 at 7:30 AM STAFF BLOGTHE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND
N.D. minority leader says Stenehjem's death "will leave a great void"
BISMARCK--Senate Minority Leader Ryan Taylor released the following statement this morning in regard to the death of Senate Majority Leader Bob Stenehjem: "I was shocked and saddened when I received ...
7/19/11 at 9:16 AM
Napolitano plans to visit Minot on Wednesday 7/8/11 at 5:27 PM
Heitkamp refutes 'pay to play' claim 5/4/11 at 6:02 PM STAFF BLOGREGGIE TALES
Good-Bye Kent, Regis
This morning, within about an hour of each other, two prominent, national heavyweights decided to announce that they were retiring from their current positions. North Dakota Senator Kent Conrad and TV...
1/18/11 at 11:50 AM
Random Thursday 6/3/10 at 10:00 AM