With the 2014 election on the horizon, a Republican candidate has emerged to contest Minnesota Rep. Collin Peterson for his seat in Congress.RELATED CONTENT
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, visiting China as a dispute over a new Chinese air defense zone rattles nerves around the region, said on Wednesday that relations between Washington and Beijing had to be based on trust.RELATED CONTENT
Young Americans are unhappy with virtually every major thing President Barack Obama has done since he was re-elected, but they would still vote for him today, according to the results of a Harvard University survey released on Wednesday.RELATED CONTENT
In an act of amazing public service, I have not written a column in three months. In the course of that time, I’ve stepped back from politics, a bit, and thought about other things. That naturally raises the question: How much emotional and psychic space should politics take up in a normal healthy brain?RELATED CONTENT
Looking to bolster his support after a rocky couple of months, President Barack Obama will speak out on income inequality and economic mobility, issues likely to resonate with his core supporters, in a speech on Wednesday.
The second-ranking Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Tuesday he would not support a stop-gap funding measure aimed at avoiding a January government shutdown that keeps automatic spending cuts in place.
North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple stopped in Grand Forks Tuesday to discuss the future of property taxes after announcing the creation of a 14-member Task Force on Property Tax Reform earlier that day.RELATED CONTENT
Gov. Jack Dalrymple is forming a task force to study permanent property tax reform in North Dakota. Dalrymple will announce the details of the task force, including its makeup and goals, during a press conference at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Capitol, according to a news release from the governor’s office.RELATED CONTENT
Each week, Herald reporter Brandi Jewett answers your questions about local government, laws and other local topics.RELATED CONTENT
North Dakota’s bulging budget surplus produced in part by the oil bonanza has sparked interest in ballot drives for spending initiatives or tax cuts.
Legislators and some others are worried North Dakota policymakers could find themselves shackled if the state goes the way of states like California, where a litany of sometimes contradictory tax-and-spending mandates were imposed by voters.
Ceiling tiles, stained and sagging from years of roof leaks, hang over the heads of elementary school students here on the Standing Rock Reservation in south-central North Dakota.RELATED CONTENT
Congress left Washington on Nov. 22 for Thanksgiving without reaching agreement on a new farm bill, leaving in question whether the bill will be finished before the end of the calendar year.
Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai has refused to sign a security deal with the United States, the White House said, and Washington may have to resort to the "zero option" of withdrawing all American troops from the strife-torn country next year, as it did in Iraq.
When Minnesotans last fall rejected a proposed constitutional amendment that would have required voters to present photo identification at the polls, it represented a huge victory for liberal groups that had fought to oppose it. On the front lines of that effort was TakeAction Minnesota, which over the last decade has become a powerful advocate for liberal causes.