Congress

Curious what impeachment inquiry means? Listen to Political Science Professor Barbara Headrick from Minnesota State University Moorhead discuss the breaking news from the House of Representatives officially moving forward with an impeachment inquiry. Headrick joined my KFGO radio show, “Afternoons ...

Public officials and candidates are required to file financial disclosures. Requirements vary from office to office on what needs to be reported. As Congressman Kevin Cramer is seeking a seat in the U.S. Senate, he may be using a loophole ...

President Trump and Congress are in discussions on how to change the funding formula for our nation’s highways. One of the topics on the table is flipping the current funding formula upside down. “Trump’s proposal is to flip the 80-20 ...

The first debate of North Dakota’s Congressional race was held over the weekend. Mac Schneider and Kelly Armstrong were hosted by the North Dakota Newspaper Association in Bismarck. One of the areas of separation was corporate farming in North Dakota. Armstrong’s ...

In a post earlier this week I talked about the public backstabbing of Tom Campbell. Republicans had dumped allegations of his past into a right-wing Washington publication. It was all a part of the orchestrated effort to get Kevin Cramer ...

We’ve entered day three of the government shutdown. In failing to fulfill the basic duties of government, it is reasonable for us to assign blame and question how in the world we got here. Let’s break it down. You’ll find ...

Let’s talk about legislative “process,” shall we? Throughout their attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare, Senator John Hoeven has continually attempted to defend the “process” his leader Mitch McConnell undertook. What we witnessed from the United States Senate over this ...

On Sunday night, Congress reached a bipartisan deal to fund the federal government through the end of its fiscal year which ends September 30th. Included in the compromise is approximately $15 million for the U.S. Department of Justice’s Emergency Federal Law ...

A funny thing happened on Capitol Hill today regarding legislation to replace Obamacare. U.S. Senator Rand Paul marched from the Senate over to the House of Representatives when he, “got word that the members of a House Energy and Commerce ...

Throughout the morning, North Dakota’s lone Congressman Kevin Cramer was stumbling, mumbling, and bumbling over his words when trying to convince the public last night’s surprise vote by Congressional Republicans to “gut the independent ethics office” was a good move. ...