Democrats

With a little over five months until the midterm election, I’m beginning to wonder if national Democrats have changed much from 2016. Missteps, alienating certain industries, and a dwindling advantage in voter enthusiasm should give them pause and push them ...

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 ...

During the early morning hours, Senate Republicans passed their tax bill. Along with its passage, they have now forfeited the right to specific claims in the political and governing process. Here is a brief, but ever-growing, list of things Republican ...

In a series of public responses to a press conference held by Democratic legislators, House Majority Leader Al Carlson, Republican of Fargo, admitted the budget situation is his party’s responsibility and the minority was not welcome to be involved in ...

The Executive Budget proposal released from President Trump demonstrates why Democrats need to refocus on the working class and rural America. Multiple analyses have shown the negative impacts of Trump’s proposal would disproportionately harm rural Americans, low-income workers, and senior ...

(The following was submitted as a guest post by Perry Miller of Wahpeton, ND. Miller expands on a conversation we had when he was a guest on “Happy Hour in the Heartland”. The audio of that podcast can be heard ...

Dear Democratic National Committee, I’m writing you as a recently defeated Democratic State Senator in the “Red State” of North Dakota to talk about rural America. I’ve heard you may be interested in learning about us after the results of the 2016 election. Some of you ...