Heidi Heitkamp

A lot changed in Iraq between my first deployment in 2004 and my second in 2008. In 2004, we (Coalition Forces) were stuck in the middle of a festering hotbed over religion, politics and the growing pains of a country ...

If Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem and Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread are successful in their lawsuit against the Affordable Care Act, what does it mean for North Dakota’s Medicaid Expansion? It seems that unless an act of Congress were to follow, ...

Following last week’s acknowledgment from Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread that he had “assisted” Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem in the latest health care lawsuit, I submitted an open record request. I wanted to see what kind of assistance the Insurance Department ...

Since 2014, I’ve been pushing efforts to increase broadband access for all North Dakotans. From a proposal we called “Broadband North Dakota” during my race for the Public Service Commission, to introducing a revolving loan program in the 2015 Legislative ...

Americans for Prosperity, a conservative group funded by the Koch brothers, announced they cannot endorse Kevin Cramer at this time. Today’s rebuke from AFP was direct and perhaps confrontational to comments Cramer made earlier about their decision-making. Certainly Cramer’s crew ...

We’ve already been bombarded by political advertisements for the midterm election. There really is little a person can do to avoid them. The thing is, we know the saturated airwaves will get worse the closer we get to November. Candidates ...

One of the rising profiles in American politics is Jason Kander of Missouri. The former Missouri State Representative, Secretary of State, and U.S. Senate candidate has earned a spot on the radar of political observers. Kander’s name has been thrown ...

Earlier this week, we learned that Heidi Heitkamp and Kevin Cramer have agreed to three debates in October. What has been left out of those reports is that Kevin Cramer has rejected participation in at least four other debates. For ...

Last night President Trump officially nominated Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court during a prime-time ceremony. The onslaught of political dollars will begin to flood into states like North Dakota to try and influence not only the opinion of our ...

Twenty-four hours after President Trump stopped in Fargo to deliver a campaign speech for Congressman Kevin Cramer, he invited Cramer’s opponent Senator Heidi Heitkamp to the White House to discuss issues and receive her input. The invitation demonstrates the working ...