John Hoeven

In an unusual Saturday announcement, the Trump Administration took another swipe at the Affordable Care Act that is expected to increase premiums on middle-class consumers. The move would freeze protection payments to insurers with “sicker patients” from financial loss. Those ...

By now you may have learned that North Dakota’s Senator John Hoeven was one of eight Republican Senators to spend our Independence Day in Russia. July 4th was only one of the multi-day trip Hoeven and his seven colleagues spent ...

We can add another troubling moment in the tenure of embattled EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt. He and his spokesman Jahan Wilcox barred some press from a summit where Pruitt was speaking. A security guard even physically shoved a female reporter ...

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 that question. I’m not alone in wondering. The latest example ...

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 (RFS). Schneider joins Senator Heidi Heitkamp and other farm-state Senators ...

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, one of the largest oil refiners in the nation, to ...

The cringe-worthy comments continue for Congressman Kevin Cramer. It has been reported that during one of his “radio town halls” that Cramer compared voting for President Trump’s agenda only part of the time is like being faithful to your spouse ...

Here is a rundown of what you might have missed in North Dakota politics this week sprinkled with a dash of sarcasm. Consider it a cheat sheet for tonight’s happy hour discussion. Cheers to the weekend. If you’d like to submit ...

Vice President Mike Pence stops in Fargo today for two events. One is a private fundraiser for Congressman Kevin Cramer that will cost people $1,000 to enter. The other is a public event hosted by “America First Policies” which is ...

Here is a rundown of what you might have missed in North Dakota politics this week sprinkled with a dash of sarcasm. Consider it a cheat sheet for tonight’s happy hour discussion. Cheers to the weekend. If you’d like to submit ...