Hoeven, Berg taking oaths of officeBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - The newest members of North Dakota's congressional delegation are being sworn into office in Washington
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - The newest members of North Dakota's
congressional delegation are being sworn into office in Washington.
Former Gov. John Hoeven is the state's first Republican senator
in a quarter century. Rick Berg is the first North Dakota
Republican in the U.S. House in three decades. They're to take the
oath of office on Wednesday.
Hoeven easily defeated Democrat Tracy Potter in the Nov. 2
election for the Senate seat held by retiring Democrat Byron
Dorgan. Berg defeated incumbent Democrat Earl Pomeroy with nearly
55 percent of the vote.
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