Heidi Heitkamp

It appears Doug Burgum or those associated with him have been in the field polling North Dakota voters in July. Readers reached out to discuss what can simply be described as a “push poll” to build up the narrative Burgum ...

Americans were relieved from another impending tax increase from tariffs on Mexican goods over the weekend. Congratulations are in order, I suppose. Last week, Republicans in Congress learned what can happen when they show independence from the White House when ...

Over the last few years, whenever I’ve spoken with people around the state, I’ve caught an earful of ideas about how North Dakota’s center-left can rebuild. Many of those ideas didn’t make it past the bar napkin note they were ...

Congressman Kevin Cramer demands that taxpayers keep paying him a salary while the federal government is partially shut down due in no small part to his own vote. This is the second time the government has shut down during his ...

Not all lobbyists lost in this election. Just the groups and councils who have secretly pulled some levers in North Dakota government and wanted desperately to keep their special level of coziness. The North Dakota Petroleum Council spent $60,000, the ...

Six years ago to the day, November 6th, 2012 North Dakota voters hired Heidi Heitkamp to the Senate and Kevin Cramer to the House of Representatives. November 6th, 2018 those two candidates elected by many of the same voters will ...

Fox News has published what appears to be a thinly sourced, forced partisan narrative against Heidi Heitkamp and her tenure as North Dakota’s Attorney General. Weeks ago, a reader contacted me to talk about a poll they just completed. They ...

Information obtained by ND xPlains shows outside special interest groups spent over $1 million on television and radio to try and influence Senator Heidi Heitkamp’s vote on Brett Kavanaugh. This does not include online and digital spending. The largest outside ...

Chances are some people were angered by that headline. Meanwhile, others may be empowered. The split on Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh has been sharp. I’ve heard it at coffee shops, diners, and most pointedly on my radio talk show ...

Kevin Cramer has finally released an ad this election cycle talking about accomplishments. It is something I have pushed his campaign to do for months. “Notice anything missing in those ads? Accomplishments….we’ve yet to hear what specifically he has accomplished in his ...