North Dakota Politics

This week, the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference (WBPC) will take place in Bismarck. The conference is hosted by the North Dakota Petroleum Council, North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources, and ...

What would it take for John Hoeven to vote against the wishes of his leader Mitch McConnell? The longer Hoeven serves in the Senate, the more I find myself asking ...

In his first campaign advertisement of the year, Kevin Cramer followed the lead of Mitch McConnell and set a negative tone. Typically, a candidate would want to set a positive ...

Josh Boschee sent a press release early this morning indicating a strong fundraising report. Candidates are required to file a pre-primary fundraising report. In the release detailing his report, Boschee ...

In a locally televised interview, Kevin Cramer admitted to what I speculated early on about his decision to enter the U.S. Senate race. It was billionaire, out-of-state, oil tycoon Harold ...

I’m disappointed. You should be too. This isn’t about partisan politics. No, this is about being a decent human being. It is about running an organization that understands sympathy. About ...

It’s true what they say, some things just don’t change. The latest example is the conduct of Kevin Cramer during a North Dakota campaign. In a letter printed in the ...

Congressional candidate Mac Schneider has joined a bipartisan call for the EPA and it’s embattled Administrator Scott Pruitt to cease the issuing of “hardship waivers” on the Renewable Fuel Standard ...

Late Monday, Politico reported Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) filed a lawsuit against the non-profit American Action Network (AAN). The lawsuit aimed at the Paul Ryan-aligned group is ...

At the beginning of April, I wrote about how two of North Dakota’s refineries received a waiver from the EPA. The waivers claimed it was too difficult and expensive for Andeavor, ...