Legislation is advancing to cover some state costs related to 2009 spring flooding and bills stemming from the 2010 Minnesota governor's race recount.
Walsh County Sheriff Lauren Wild survived a special recall election Tuesday, winning with 1,758 votes — or 50.2 percent in the three-man race — over his main challenger: the veteran deputy he fired after besting him in November’s general election.RELATED CONTENT
Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie was due to appear before a House subcommittee in Washington. He's one of two secretaries testifying at a hearing about what went right and wrong during the 2010 election. The other is from Colorado.RELATED CONTENT
A second national campaign is tempting for former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, whose party tends to favor candidates who make a second run. Should he seek the nomination, Huckabee, who does a weekday radio program that airs around the nation, enjoys high name recognition and packs a populist message that could find a receptive audience among tea party-style activists. Huckabee also enjoys the highest favorable ratings among those mulling bids.RELATED CONTENT
Campaign finance reports posted Tuesday showed the House Republican Campaign Committee sunk $1.7 million into House races, compared with $2.5 million for the DFL House Caucus.RELATED CONTENT
A competitive primary and wealthy candidates made Democrats the big spenders in a Minnesota governor's race that had the party on the winning end.RELATED CONTENT
Will a campaign contribution of $9,800 to North Dakota Public Service Commissioner Kevin Cramer affect any future decision-making process?
Walsh County and Sheriff Lauren Wild have denied the allegations in a federal suit brought against them by a deputy who was fired after running for sheriff.RELATED CONTENT
The group seeking to oust Sheriff Lauren Wild has gathered enough signatures to force a recall election, Walsh County Auditor Sharon Kinsala said.
The white snow flew and the red ink grew as 2010 drew to a close in Minnesota, but the blizzard that brought down the Metrodome roof and the projection of a daunting $6.2 billion state deficit were just two of the year’s most notable stories.RELATED CONTENT
The results of the historic election on Nov. 2 indicate the stated “gigantic pool of voters in the middle” leans politically right and not left, contrary to what left-leaning media and the “No Labels” sorority creatively imply.
Earlier this week, Rep. Earl Pomeroy, D-N.D., submitted farewell remarks to the U.S. House of Representatives. Here is the text of the remarks.RELATED CONTENT
A longtime Walsh County sheriff's deputy who was fired after running for sheriff against his boss has filed a lawsuit in federal court.
People need to know where their representatives stand on these issues and how those representatives will vote. These issues affect day-to-day life in ways North Dakotans need to be aware of, and residents cannot depend on others to watch and monitor these issues.
During his tenure, Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party Chairman Brian Melendez saw DFLers command broad majorities in the House and Senate and win a governor's race for the first time in a quarter-century.RELATED CONTENT